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Review: Rodenbach Alexander (2015)

3.9/5  AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20   Most recent batch. Paid $13.99 at local Co-Op. Dark red pour. 3 finger egg white head that faded to a single One finger. Smells great. Cereal, cherries, plum and wood. Hmm. This is pretty darn good. Cherry is sweeter than I expected. Juicy, tart. Very sour in the middle. Finish is cherry …

Review: Hill Farmstead Civil Disobedience (Release 16)

4.2/5 AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20   750ML Bottle picked up at the brewery. Stored upright in the fridge for a few months at 39F and split 2 ways into Teku stemware. A – Good cap pop, no gushing at all. Pour yielded a 2 finger off-white to brown head. The beer looks brown to black in the glass …

Review: Hill Farmstead Six Years

  4.2/5 AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20   375ML bottle, stored upright since purchase in May at 38F. Split 2 ways in Teku glassware. A – Dark reddish brown, wood-like color, 2 finger cream brown head. It’s fully carbed but not intensely, good whisp of air on cap pop w/o gushing. S – It smells like an ultra-aged Rodenbach …

Review: Bells Bourbon Barrel-Aged Expedition Stout

  4.2/5 AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20   Bottle from someone. I can’t remember. Anyway, 375 split two ways at fridge temp. Stupid thick oily pour. 2 finger espresso head. This aroma is ridiculous. Bells has taken an award winning imperial stout and done something remarkable. Smells like cold press coffee and fudge. Damn. This is a booze bomb …