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Review: Sierra Nevada Ovila Saison

2.9    AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20 adamjackson (241) – Canaan, USA – APR 28, 2012 Picked this up at the local Co-Op. I’ve heard mixed reviews. Put it in the fridge for a few days and poured into an Ommegang glass.  A – 2-Finger crystal white head. Great creamy look with lacing. I’m drinking so many saisons lately that this “light …

Review: Portsmouth Hefeweizen

3.6    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20 adamjackson (241) – Canaan, USA – APR 28, 2012 A buddy in southern New Hampshire sent this up. Bottled 5 days ago. Poured into an Ommegang glass.  A – Half finger solid white head. Golden brown with a bit of haze.  S – Bready yeast, wheat, blueberries and birch wood  T – Wow. big wheat …

Review: Pizza Port / Lost Abbey Cuvee de Tomme

4.5    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20 adamjackson (241) – Canaan, USA – APR 28, 2012 Purchased this from a guy doing a cellar cleaning. 750ML format, 2009 Vintage. Stored in the cellar for a month or so. Poured into an Ommegang Glass.  A – Very small cork of the pop with very little carbonation. Tiny coffee coloured head but dissipated almost …

Review: Mikkeller/Grassroots Wheat is the New Hops IPA

4.1    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20 adamjackson (241) – Canaan, USA – APR 29, 2012 Picked this up at Hunger Mountain Co-Op. Stuck it in the fridge and poured into a Stella glass. Stoked to try this Mikkeller / Grassroots collaboration!  A – 3-Finger off-white head full of tiny little creamy bubblers. Beer is a very pale yellow like watered down …

Review: Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s India Pale Ale & Sun King Isis Imperial IPA

I received both of these cans in trades and was stoked to try them side by side. I took a break in between each one with a glass of water and crackers in a hope that my palate can get a fresh start. Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s India Pale Ale 3.8    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20 adamjackson (233) – Canaan, USA …