Category Archives: Beer Tastings

They Grow Up So Fast…

It seems like just yesterday, four people and myself piled into an Outback wagon, and proceeded to bbq for warmth in the parking lot of my favorite NY brewery.  Captain Lawrence.  Rosso E. Marron falls into their A list of … Continue reading

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The Clementation of the Oak…

Welcome to part two of the tasting last week.  This time the focus falls on Jackie O’s Brewpub out of Athens, OH and their amazing little concoction that is Orange Oak.   Sold early April of 2011 this particular bottle is … Continue reading

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The Acoustics of Barrel Aging…

Let’s preface this proper. I love rich english barleywines. I find most of their American counterparts to lack a soul in comparison. I love rye. I love barrel aging. Fast forward to a few nights back and this little gem … Continue reading

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Vi-kingdom for a horse…

We are back!  And I could not be happier.  It’s been too long and I really miss being able to express myself through the blog.  I’m one of those weird kids who goes a little nuts if I can’t be … Continue reading

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Two Pours Divereged in a Mellowed Wood…

Quite the treat tonight.  With roughly four hundred bottles of the re-release at Ølbutikken this past year in Denmark, this is the 2003 vintage Drie Fonteinen Malvasia Rosso.  Otherwise known as Druiven Gueuze.  Also to be noted, it rings in … Continue reading

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Dave’s Wild Rye’d, 6.4% oaked sour home brew…

Warning: I am a novice homebrewer.  Partial mash at this point and time. Late last august I brewed up two beers during the worst heat wave New England has seen in quite some time. 100+ degrees for a couple weeks … Continue reading

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Starbucks, take notes…

Three Floyd’s Hell’s Black Intelligencer…Not yet bottled, but after tasting it I can honestly say it would be a travesty if this never sees distribution.  The best coffee brew I have ever had, bar none. Classified as an oatmeal stout … Continue reading

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That’s a Sour Meat-A-Ball…

Welcome to the barnyard blues.  No review tonight guys.  Or rather no new review.  Recently my birthday came and went and I celebrated as I have the past couple years.  With a 375ml of Cantillon Blåbær.  This beer, for lack … Continue reading

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Bordeaux-lemite…

I am so damn proud of this title haha.  For those of you not getting the blacksploitation reference, see: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkjExJqf34o. What we have tonight is an incredibly rich, decadent, and intriguing Russian Imperial Stout from Nørrebro Bryghus and one seventh … Continue reading

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Pessimist meet Dissident…

The Dissident 2010 from Deschutes was recently released and snatched up faster than usual.  As always though, it was worth the effort.  Whilst ringing in at 10.5% abv, what you have before you is a supremely drinkable sour brown.   I’ll … Continue reading

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