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Review: Fremont Abominable – Bourbon Barrel Coffee Cinnamon

3.9    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20 Thanks BVC for sending! Bomber, 2014 split with AFH and Headur. A – Pours a dark red, pitch black, 1 finger head. S – This smells amazing! Cinnamon is very prominent. coffee, not so much. Milk Chocolate aroma, some rye, spice and herbs. T – Sweet, toffee, tons of very well integrated cinnamon, …

Review: Fremont Dark Star – Bourbon Barrel Coffee Edition

4.1    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20 Bomber. Thanks BVC for sending this. Great trade and many thanks! Shared with AFH @ 50F in a tulip. A – Pitch black, 2 finger coffee colored head, big bubbles fades to a small line. S – Aroma is amazing. Smells like fresh espresso with a creamy chocolate fudge. Bourbon barrel is incredibly …

Spring 2015 Beer Haul

The last Beer Haul was really impressive even to me. Looking back, it was a very crazy quarter. This one was much less crazy but certainly worthy of a post. I’m going to save my March and May Belgian trip hauls for their own post which will go up around June. Edit: the March Lambic …

Review: Against the Grain / De Molen Bo & Luke (Rosemary & Mint)

3.6    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20 Bottle from Skrip in Jerseeeeeeeey. Thanks man! A – Pitch black pour, looks thick and dense. a 1 finger espresso head that fades quickly. S – Aroma is straight up Andes candy bars. Mint, chocolate, roasted notes…not getting a lot of rosemary aroma. T – Well, there is a ton of Mint & …

Beer Tasting: April 25th tasting in Epping, NH

My once a month tasting @ Chris’ house was a lot of fun. It was quite a few of us but as for core drinkers, only 4 were available. There may be a few not pictured but the Remount bottles were impressive as well as the Jacks’ Abby XS Imperial IPA. 2013 Saison Brett was …