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2 Years in Beer: Evolution of the Hobby

This was a great year in beer. There isn’t a single area of this hobby where I feel too many shortcomings remain at least when it comes to taking on beer. My personal shortcomings and issues of “gotta catch them all” continues to be something I battle with but in my efforts to spend less …

Site News: Year 2 in Beer is Coming Soon!

It’s my favorite post of the year, where I get to reflect on the past 12 months in beer and summarize the adventures in beer as I approach the start of a 3rd year in this hobby. Lots of number crunching but first, going to go snowboarding and reflect at the top of the mountain. …

Review: Hill Farmstead Flora (Satsuma Mandarin)

  3.9    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL15/20 adamjackson (1750) – Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – DEC 7, 2013  [delete] [move] Bottled late summer, enjoyed the 375ML by myself, full pour for the haters. 55F temp leaving an ounce behind for dregs.A – Looks like a rich Chardonnay, slight tint of yellow with champagne like bubbles. The little head there is fades in …

Review: The Bruery Melange #1

3.2    AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL14/20 adamjackson (1750) – Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – DEC 7, 2013  [delete] [move] I quite like Oude Tart and I also mostly like Black Tuesday (in small quantities). Let’s see how this super blend weighs in. This is 2013’s edition of Melange #1 from the Bruery. Enjoyed at 55 in a stemmed glass.A – Pour is …