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★ Homebrewing / Announcements: Next Steps

This just arrived. When I’m back from Belgium, my Kegging kit and Kegerator conversation kit will arrive as well. I decided to jump right into kegging. It will be a cost savings over time and, if I am completely terrible at brewing beer, I can always use the kegerator for the purchase of commercial beers …

★ Review: Cantillon Mamouche (2010 Vintage)

4.3    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20 adamjackson (254) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – APR 8, 2012 Acquired this in a trade. Thanks Ryan! Poured into a champagne flute and Ommegang glass. Bottling date is June 2010. Stored at Cellar temp around 55 Degrees F since bottling.  This is a capped and corked beer. As soon as I popped the cap …

★ Site News: Aftermath of the eBay Post

Anonymous, “Hey, I bet you made bank on that post. Way to go on link-baiting every craft beer community on the web.” …Nope. Not “bank” in any way. I’ve been blogging since 1999 and have had some big successes and small ones. This blog (both my personal and my beer blog) are just ways to …

★ Review: Cigar City Marshal Zhukov’s Imperial Stout (2011 Vintage)

4.3    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20 adamjackson (254) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – MAY 8, 2012 Picked a couple of these up in a trade. 2011 Vintage. Figured it was time to crack one open. Poured into a Mikasa Tulip at 45 Degrees F. Reading the label, this beer is aimed to improve in taste through the February after release. …

★ Review: 3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze

4.1    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20 adamjackson (254) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – MAY 7, 2012 Hunger Mountain Co-Op $13 a bottle, Stored at cellar temp, Bottled 11-18-2010  A – 1 finger white head. Faded fast. Golden color. Almost yellow.  S – Wild grass, lemons, honeysuckle, wheat, oak  T – Intense oak taste. Lemonhead, honey,  M – 50/50 carbonation, champagne …