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Reviews: Forest & Main Solaire Reserve

3.2    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL13/20 adamjackson (1499) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – AUG 28, 2013 Bottle shared with Leighton. Enjoyed at 55F in stemware.A – Incredibly bright yellow 2 finger head. Tons of foam S – Smells grassy with some brett notes. Honey and wheat T – Rustic taste like mineral water and brett leather. Dry overall, lots of …

Reviews: New Glarus R & D Sour Ale

4    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20 adamjackson (1499) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – AUG 28, 2013 Bottle shared with Leighton. Enjoyed at 55F in stemware.A – Burnt reddish orange appearance. 2 finger head that is overall pretty resilient. S – The nose is spot on to a gueuze from 3 Fonteinen. You get lots of citrus (lemon, orange) and a …

Reviews: Crooked Stave Petite Sour Hibiscus & Cinnamon (Apple/Peach Whiskey)

3.9    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL15/20 adamjackson (1499) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – AUG 28, 2013 Bottle shared with Leighton. Enjoyed at 55F in stemware.A – Gorgeous color. Blood red color 2 finger head fades to nice lacing S – Cinnamon almost comes through spicy on the nose. I don’t get a lot of floral characters T – Very tart. …

Reviews: Cigar City Brewpub Brewer’s Brunch Stout

4    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20 adamjackson (1499) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – AUG 28, 2013 Bottle shared with Leighton. Enjoyed at 55F in stemware.A – Pitch black. 2 finger espresso head. Great lacing S – Tons of coffee and some milk chocolate. Very roasty on the nose. T – Taste is nice. Super roaster and nice chocolate. Great bitterness. …

Random: 3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze Vintage (2003)

My birthday was last night so I tried a few things that I’ve just been sitting on downstairs…sitting on, staring at, hoarding, etc. Aged Gueuze has to be the best thing ever. This isn’t my oldest bottle but it’s up there with best gueuze I’ve ever had. Age does wonders for this beer.