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Review: Goose Island Bourbon County Stout (’09 Vintage 12 Oz)

4.5    AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20 adamjackson (500) – Canaan, USA – JUL 30, 2012 Review #499. 2009 Vintage. Enjoyed in a snifter at cellar temp (60 Degrees F).  A – Nice carbonation psst as I open the bottle which is always a great sign. No head formed. Poured a viscous pitch black into the glass. Midnight black with some motor …

Homebrewing: This is really starting to ramp up

I realized the other day that my beer closet was full of fermenting beer. I’ve been pretty busy with beer brewing and sharing a lot of it with neighbors by filling growlers, pitchers and pint glasses for them. Getting feedback is very helpful.  Currently Pouring: The last half gallon or so of my Blackberry Wheat …

Beer Haul: Mid-June / End of July 2012

I haven’t done one of these since my return from Belgium. It’s probably good as I didn’t get that much beer this summer. It’s been a slow month for me. I only did a handful of trades and really kept things slow. I also enjoyed many of the beers I had cellared / stored in …