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Homebrewing: Tasting my Brett B Pale Ale

Late last year, a member of RateBeer inspired me to take on a new pale ale test. His recipe: 7.5 pounds of 2-row 8 ounces of carapils and a hopping schedule of 100% Motueka: 1oz @60, 2oz @10, 1oz @0 and 1oz dry hopped Wyeast 3112 (Brett B) as the only yeast to be used …

Review: Tired Hands Guillemot (Draft)

  3.5    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20 adamjackson (1326) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – JUN 27, 2013 Pours a dense dark black. Small off white head barley, roasted malts and currants. There’s some weird fruit notes Taste is sweet with raspberry and white wine. Grapey and sweet nice acetic taste good mouth feel. Nice and would be good in a …

Review: Goose Island Bourbon County Stout – Rare

4    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20 adamjackson (1326) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – JUN 27, 2013 Cpetrone84 graciously shared this bottle with me on his way home after visiting Hill Farmstead. We had a few other special treats. A – Pours pitch black, not quite as oily as I thought it would be, minimal head with almost no lacing. Appeared …

Review: Crooked Stave Surette Reserva (Leopold Peach Whiskey Barrel)

  3.4    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20 adamjackson (1319) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – JUN 24, 2013  Cellar Reserve ’13 Release. Enjoyed at 60F in a stemmed wine glass. A – Appearance is cloudy and burnt orange. Nice 2 finger head, sticky lacing throughout. S – Nose has oranges, cloves, lacto yeast and other citrus notes. There’s a lot of …

Linked: “The Fermostat”

I received an email from a reader of this blog. I get a ton of big beer companies (well, technically their PR companies message me) asking that I promote products like Bud Light Margarita and Towels. This is the first product pitch I’ve received from a normal guy who is also the creator of the …