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Wine: Touring Tattinger Caves

Champagne Tattinger in Reims, France is in the top 10 of Champagne sales globally and this shows in the polish that is their tourist visitor center. Their staff is multilingual, the introduction video looks like the most cliche’ marketing video I’ve ever seen and the tour was very well scripted. These big places leave a …

Review: Närke Konjaks! Stormaktsporter

Overall 4.1   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20 AdamJackson (3386) Small bottle @ Akkurat in Stockholm A – Pitch black 2 finger espresso head. Looks fantastic in the glass, nice oily sheen. S – Really nice aroma. Sweet, whiskey liqueur and brown sugar and maple syrup with a solid espresso. A little …

Review: Cantillon Gueuze Vélomoteur

Overall 4   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20 AdamJackson (3386) Enjoyed a 75CL with some very fun Swedish Gents tonight @ Akkurat. Paid 935 SEK. Split 4 ways and poured very carefully by the bartender who had a great sense of humor and excellent English! A – Beer is a hazy golden …

Review: Lindemans Oude Gueuze Cuvée René Special Blend 2010

Note, this beer should see a healthy USA distribution. It’s above and beyond better than Cuvee Rene which I think is fantastic! Grab a bottle if you see it. Really wish I took more notes and more photos. Overall 4.2   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20 Dark orange, very hazy. 2 …

Review: 3 Fonteinen Millennium Geuze

Overall 4   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20 AdamJackson (3386) Thanks Joost for helping me rate a very hard to find beer. You and your wife make great food and are extremely generous even to us American beer geeks. Enjoyed @ DHVL for 125 Euros split 2 ways. Actually, I poured a …