Filed under: HeBrew, Imperial/Double IPA (snifter, tulip) | Tags: blood moon, brilliant, citrus, crisp, fennel seed, grapefruit, heather, heavy malt, high hops, high quality, high strength, incredible packaging, lace, long finish, long lasting white head, nice, ruby, rye, rye bread, sharp, spicy, syrup, well balanced, wheat
ABV, Volume & Calories: 10% in 22 fl oz. estimated at 400 C
Purchased at: Super Saver, Pennington, NJ for $4.49
Aroma: nice, grapefruit, citrus, syrup, wheat, heather, rye.
Visuals: incredible packaging, ruby, blood moon, brilliant, long lasting white head, lace.
Taste: well balanced, heavy malt, high hops, high strength, syrup, rye bread, fennel seed.
Palate: high quality, sharp, crisp, spicy, long finish.
Overall: A fitting tribute to Lenny Bruce. What a wonderful brew! As a onetime practicing Catholic, I’m in awe of Judaism’s inspiration for this brewery. A definite repeat. A favorite. High value for high craft.
Filed under: Ellezelloise, Imperial Stout (snifter) | Tags: amazing, beautiful design, chocolate, deep brown, heather, little hops, little lace, low strength, lower quality, medium craft, mostly malt, mostly opaque, quick finish, smooth texture, syrup, thin white head, unbalanced
ABV, Volume & Calories:9 % in 11.2 fl oz. estimated at 200 C
Purchased at: Super Saver Pennington, NJ for $3.00
Aroma: amazing, chocolate, syrup, heather. 10 out of 10.
Visuals: beautiful design, deep brown, mostly opaque, thin white head, little lace. 3 out of 5.
Taste: unbalanced, mostly malt, little hops, low strength, medium craft. 6 out of 10.
Palate: lower quality, smooth texture, quick finish. 3 out of 5.
Overall: A real disappointment, more of a brown ale than an imperial stout, not a repeat, not a favorite, little value, medium craft. 15 out of 20.