★ Review: Lawsons Finest Maple Nipple

3.1    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20 adamjackson (757) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – OCT 16, 2012 Picked this up at the latest Farmers Market. I believe $8 a bottle. Enjoyed in a Hill Farmstead glass at cellar temp (60F)A – Minimal head, dark amber brown. S – Maple sweetness, some spiciness, brown sugar and lemons. T – Taste is very …

★ Canning and Pickling Test Run #2

A few weeks ago, I made some pickled eggs. These have 2 more weeks before they’re ready to eat. Tonight, I expanded the canning / pickling experiment by doing a mix of Cucumbers, Okra and Wax beans each canned with a mix of Mustard Seed and Jalapeño peppers. I took some photos of this test …

★ Review: Perennial Hommel Bier

3.8    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20 adamjackson (757) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – OCT 16, 2012 Acquired in a trade. Enjoyed at home in a wine glass at 60 degrees F.A – Beautiful clarity on this. Burnt orange appearance. 4 finger head that fades to a finger after a few minutes. Nice lacing! S – Smells gorgeous! Nice piney bitterness …

★ Review: Lost Abbey Serpents Stout

3.8    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 16/20   adamjackson (732) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – SEP 30, 2012 Thanks Ryan for sending me this bottle way back in the day. Vintage 2010. Enjoyed in a snifter with some friends.A – Deep thick and very hearty black pour. 3 finger coffee color head that faded to a quarter finger almost instantly. Pitch …

★ Review: Three Floyds Moloko Plus

3.7    AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20 adamjackson (732) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – SEP 26, 2012 Acquired this in a trade after Dark Lord Day this year. Enjoyed in a snifter at 60 degrees F.A – I actually started pouring this one vigorously. that was a mistake. Had to do an insanely slow side pour and still the head was …