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Reviews: Rue D’Floyd & Floyd D’Rue

RDF 3.6    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL15/20 AdamJackson (2223) – Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – MAY 20, 2014  Pitch black, minor latte head. decent alcohol fingers. pretty boring appearance. Smells like dark roasted chocolate with jalapeño peppers and roasted red peppers with coffee and vanilla. Very chocolate forward. sweet finish, very little booze flavors, no tartness detected at all. Fruit is …

Travel: Hill Farmstead Vera Mae Day 2014

On Memorial Day, twenty of us arrived at Hill Farmstead at noon to pick dandelions for this year’s vintage of Vera Mae. Many dozens of pounds of flowers and 3.5 hour of picking, drinking and making new friends. Beer description, ”Vera Mae is crafted from organic Vermont spelt, American hops, wildflower honey, dandelion flowers from …

Beer Haul: What’s in the box?!?!?!

Inbound are four 30 kilogram boxes from Belgium. Just got two so far, waiting on the other two. We’ll see what horrors are inbound Here are the 2012 and 2013 hauls following my Belgian trips. I had to buy a new wine rack for what’s in-store. I also am storing less bottles on-site now. Everything …

Review: AleSmith Speedway Stout (Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee)

3.9    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL15/20 AdamJackson (2214) – Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – MAY 17, 2014 Bottled February 2014, Thanks Eric for sending this over! Enjoyed at 55F split 3 ways.  A – Creamy coffee head, super sticky dark black, no light coming through at all.  S – Medicinal coffee, super fresh roasted notes. Has a very acidic chocolate and …