Filed under: Bear Republic, Imperial Stout (snifter) | Tags: beautiful packaging, black, corn, fort knox, hay, hefty, high hops, high quality, intricate lace, longer finish, low malt, marshmallow, medium strength, opaque, smooth texture, syrup, thin tan head, very nice, well balanced
ABV, Volume & Calories: 8.1 % in 22 fl oz. estimated at 400 C
Purchased at:Canal’s Lawrenceville, NJ for $4.89
Aroma: hefty, hay, corn, marshmallow, syrup, very nice.
Visuals: beautiful packaging, fort knox, black, opaque, thin tan head, intricate lace.
Taste: well balanced, low malt, high hops, medium strength.
Palate: high quality, smooth texture, longer finish.
Overall: Hard to tell what this even tastes like after the Mikkeller Black, but the quality shines through. A repeat, could even be a favorite. high value. Medium high craft.
Filed under: DuPont, Saison [farmhouse ale] (tulip) | Tags: alcohol, brilliant, clear, fields, fine lace, golden, hay, high craft, high quality, long malty finish, low hops, low malt, low strength, nice, okay design, rain, smooth texture, thin white head, very well balanced, wheat
ABV, Volume & Calories: 6.5 % in 12.7fl oz. estimated at 150 C
Purchased at: Canal’s Burlington, NJ for $3.79 after discount
Aroma: nice, hay, fields, wheat, rain, alcohol. 8 out of 10.
Visuals: okay design, brilliant, golden, clear, thin white head, fine lace. 5 out of 5.
Taste: very well balanced, low malt, low hops, low strength, high craft. 8 out of 10.
Palate: high quality, smooth texture, long malty finish. 4 out of 5.
Overall: A very nicely craftedfarmhouse ale — perhaps the best, I’d have it again, not nearly a favorite, medium value, high craft. 16 out of 20.