Deep copper body under a yellowish head that hangs on. Great lace. Sweet flavors and very bitter finish. Cherry, mint, cilantro, citrus, and lime. Layered, complex flavors. Delicious and intense.
Filed under: pale lager (mug, English pint, lager, shaker) | Tags: Alcohol by volume, beer, Drink, Food, Pale lager, Recreation, rice, Sake
Style & glass: Pale lager; dimpled mug
12 fl oz x 5% ABV = 60 / 60 = 1 beers * 150 C = 150 calories (est.)
Available at: everywhere, for Pete’s sake for $.50 a can
smell is mostly corn, sight is mostly yellow, taste is mostly corn and rice, feel is thin and light, overall I’d say drink in the event you want to recall what it was like before you drank craft beer.
Filed under: American Strong Ale (trappist), Stone | Tags: Alcohol by volume, California, cherry, citrus, Cooking, fruit, Home, wine
Style & glass: American Strong Ale; Snifter
22 fl oz x 9.5% ABV = 209 / 60 = 3.48 beers * 150 C = 522 calories (est.)
Available at: Joe Canal’s for $9.99
aroma is tar and resin, visuals are deep angry ruby under a tan head, taste is citrus, cherries, peach, and a quick turn to pine and resin, feels crisp and bright, overall, a delicious and wonderful brew.
Filed under: Dogfish Head, IPA (shaker, tulip) | Tags: attractive, brilliant, enjoyable, hoppy, nice, overwhelming, pale, tasty
Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA (originally posted 6/1/2008)
Volume: 12 oz.
Glass: Okocim .5 L curved glass
Purchased at: Hopewell Valley Wines
Consumed on: 02/08/08
first impression: Nice though fleeting head. Scent overwhelming with hops in the best way. Quite pale and varied in color, and very clear. Just a bit bubbly and active in the glass. Hoppy bite is nice and heady. Fairly smooth, esp. compared to 90 Minute, and other hoppy brews, but still very nice. Good malty overtones. A very enjoyable brew, if a bit smooth for my tastes.
Visuals — Color, depth, belgian lace, legs: Color is rich and varied. Body is deep and malleable with movement. Lace is nice, if a bit light and airy.
Olfactory — Aroma: Hops are most present, thought the scent is a bit wheaty.
Taste — Hoppiness, bite, maltiness, flavor: Bite is nice but overtaken with sweetness and a bit of cloy, which intrudes. Still, very nice overall.
Tactile — weight, mouthfeel: Weight is good for a lighter brew. Stands tall as an IPA, almost as though it were a stout. Bites throughout tasting – a bit airy and carbonated, but not too much so.
second impression: A very nice brew, quite hoppy, a bit bitter, and tasty throughout. Color and weight are average, but flavor is enjoyable and attractive. Tends to be pricey for value.
Filed under: Belgian Strong Ale (trappist, tulip, tumbler)
Brilliant deep golden body under nonexistent white head in a tulip via tap at manny brown’s in newtown, pa. Amazing sour notes add depth to the bottled brew, smooth and inviting.
Filed under: IPA (shaker, tulip)
Brilliant, deep amber and slightly hazy, thin off white head. Taste is sweet, fruity, and of depth. Delicious, and no surprise, on tap at issac newton’s in newtown, pa. Nice.
Filed under: Porter (English pint, stem glass)
Translucent deep reddish brown under an off white head, acetic, sour body with a smooth mouthfeel. Delicious. On tap at issac newtons, newtown, pa.