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Beer Haul: Summer & Fall 2016

I’ve been buying a lot of beer but haven’t done a great job of keeping up with things. You guys can always hit Flickr to see what’s up but here’s everything acquired since my last post ‘ There’s probably 12 or so bottles I didn’t photograph that were misc. purchases and I have a lot …

Review: Hill Farmstead Vera Mae (Wine Barrel / 2016)

4.1/5    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20   New Entry! YAY! Acquired in August 2016. First year I wasn’t able to help pick flowers. Sorry Shaun. Sat upright at 40F for 2 months and split 2 ways in Teku glassware. A – Looks like Vera of yore. An orange, golden glow, incredible clarity with a solid white tight bubbly head …

Events: Zwanze Day 2017 @ Dieu Du Ciel, Montreal QC

This year’s Zwanze Beer was good, it wasn’t great. I’m always pretty disappointed with the Zwanze beer and then I’ll have it from the bottle a year later and it’s just much better. I think time + bottle conditioning always help the Zwanze beers come alive. Since Hill Farmstead did not host an event this …

Events: CBC Boston 2016

Since professional cameras weren’t allowed at CBC until Mikkel changed the rule and reached out to me, I had already packed the Canon S110 pocket camera to take to CBC Boston last weekend. His note came too late but the photos were decent. Low-light is awful with the S110, almost no depth of field, colors …