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Review: 3 Fonteinen J & J Oude Geuze Blauw

  4.2    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL16/20 adamjackson (1895) – Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – JAN 18, 2014  [delete] [move] Acquired in a trade from Mads in Denmark in February of 2013. Allowed this beer to sit horizontal in my basement for 10 months and now I’m ready to open it up on a random Saturday night by myself before a trip. …

Review: FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout – Elijah Craig 20 Year Barrel (2011)

  3.8    AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL16/20 adamjackson (1895) – Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – JAN 17, 2014  [delete] [move] This is the 2011 Bottling. Interesting 2011 is an 18/20 blend and the 2012 is full 20 years. Should have done these side by side but oh well.A – Pours pitch black. Not thick but certainly very dark in the glass. a …

Review: Duysters Tuverbol (2012)

  2.3    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20 adamjackson (1895) – Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – JAN 17, 2014  [delete] [move] This is a 2012 bottle acquired in Belgium allowed to sit upright for almost a year in my cellar.A – Gorgeous golden honey, light 1 finger creamy head. Bubbles remind me of a gueuze. very champagne like qualities. S – The smell …

Review: Birra del Borgo Duchessic

4.4    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20 adamjackson (1895) – Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – JAN 17, 2014  [delete] [move] Bottle from a friend I think in the DC area. Enjoyed myself on a lovely afternoon amidst a nice snow-fall at 55 Degrees F in a wine glass.A – Almost gushed on me but I saved it. I had this sitting up right …

Travel: A Visit to Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

I took an evening and went down to Santa Cruz. While I was there, I visited SARA, Burger, Whole Foods, 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall, Surfrider Cafe, Santa Cruz Mountain Brewery, Santa Cruz Ale Works and Seabright Brewing. Sante definitely stuck out to me not only in beer quality but in their approach. …