Filed under: Belgian Strong Ale (trappist, tulip, tumbler), Duvel | Tags: banana, cloves, complex finish, crisp, deep, delicious, dry, Fruity, great, hoppy, morning sunlight, smooth, sweet
Filed under: American Pale Ale (lager glass, shaker), Jim Dundee | Tags: calm, cereal, cirtus, corn, crisp, doughy, dry, dust, Grain, grassy, hay, hops, light, moldy, nice, not great, nuts, orange, smoke, sparkle, sulfur, sunset, wispy head
Volume: 12 fl oz
Purchased at: Joe Canal’s – sampler.
Price per fl oz: $11 / 144 fl oz = $.07 per fl oz
Consumed on/at: Home on March 18th, 2008
sensory first impression: A bit of sparkle, but a calm beer. nice deep sunset color – clear orange red. big head goes to bumpy head goes to wispy head goes to nothing. Suprisingly nice flavor – crisp, a touch of hops. Not entirely disappointing, but not very great. A bit watery, but not undrinkable. Not far off from big pilsners though.
Malt flavor is: hay, grain, cereal, nuts, and dust.
Hop flavor is: grassy, a wee bit citrus.
Yeast flavor is: doughy, moldy, dry
Other flavors include: bubblegum, corn, sulfur, smoke.
Color is: bright, orange, red fiery, sunset.
Liquid is: clear, a bit thin.
Head and lace are: minimal, white.
Maltiness or Sweetness level is: light
Hoppiness or Bitterness level is: very light
Sour level is: none.
Body or Mouthfeel is: thin.
Texture is: slick, papery.
Carbonation is: average
Finish is: slight, and short.
Overall experience: Not a bad beer. Not off putting, but not very good. I don’t think I’d get it again. The price is the best part, and that’s just not a very good reason to choose a beer.
Filed under: Jim Dundee, pale lager (mug, English pint, lager, shaker) | Tags: amber, beautiful, bubblegum, citrus, deep, delicious, dough, golden, Malty, medium, nice head, nuts, orange, red, refreshing, respectable, rocky
JW Dundee’s American Amber Lager
Volume: 12 fl oz
Purchased at: part of sampler
Price per fl oz: $10 / 144 fl oz = $0.069 per fl oz
Consumed on/at: home on March 27th, 2008
sensory first impression: Nice head. Beautiful amber color. Rocky head is refreshing. Good color and temperature.
Malt flavor is: nuts, malty depth.
Hop flavor is: floral, deep citrusy, herbaceous.
Yeast flavor is: doughy, liquid, wet.
Other flavors include: alcohol, bubblegum, soy sauce, vanilla.
Color is: pale, golden, amber, orange, red, fiery.
Liquid is: clear.
Head and lace are: bumpy, tan, nice lace.
Maltiness or Sweetness level is: medium
Hoppiness or Bitterness level is: medium,
Sour level is: light
Body or Mouthfeel is: medium
Texture is: creamy, oceanic,
Carbonation is: lively,
Finish is: long and nice.
Overall experience: A very nice, respectable, beer. Delicious.
Wow, it’s just abhorrent. I mean how could you possibly make a worse beer? You’d have to simply brand toilet water as an ultra light beer, and you’d still have something better than this. This is the absolute pits of beer.
Filed under: Belgian Strong Ale (trappist, tulip, tumbler), Browerij Het Anker | Tags: acrid, apple, clear, deep red, fruit, funk, leather, long finish, long lasting white head, mold, no hops, plastic, salt, strong, sweet, Syrupy, very lacy
ABV, Volume & Calories: 8.5 % in 11.2 fl oz. estimated at 200 C
Purchased at: Canal’s Lawrenceville, NJ for $3.50 ($13.99 Belgian sampler)
Aroma: syrupy, sweet, funk, mold. 8 out of 10.
Visuals: clear, deep red, long lasting white head, very lacy. 5 out of 5.
Taste: leather, salt, fruit, apple, no hops, strong. 8 out of 10.
Palate: acrid, plastic, long finish. 4 out of 5.
Overall: Seems like a very good brown ale. I’d have it again, and it’s very good. Well crafted, and the best of the three I tried so far. 17 out of 20.