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

4.4    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20 adamjackson (671) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – SEP 21, 2012 Acquired this in a trade in February. Enjoyed with friends at cellar temp (60F) in a big red wine glass. 2011 vintage.  A – Poured a viscous thick black appearance. 2 finger totally espresso crema colored head. This head has decent lacing, nice alcohol …

★ Beer Haul: I forgot a few September Things

Well, some beers I picked up in California have arrived. Also, a few trades have come in and I did a solid beer run to Hill Farmstead so I guess it’s time to do another one of these. It’s a short “haul” post, I promise. Hill Farmstead Ann Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (’10) More 3 …

★ Review: Jester King Black Metal Imperial Stout

3.3    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20 adamjackson (660) – Canaan, New Hampshire, USA – SEP 19, 2012 Acquired in a trade. Enjoyed at 60 Degrees F in a Bordeaux glass from Riedel.  A – Pours a midnight black / pitch black appearance out of the bottle but doesn’t have the viscosity I expected. Minor 1 finger coffee colour head that faded …

★ The new Starbucks Rewards (Faster than ever)

It has been almost three weeks since I posted this rant about how I believed Starbucks Rewards was becoming less appealing each year since its release in 2008. Today, I received some welcome news from Starbucks. You can view the new Starbucks Rewards program here: http://www.starbucks.com/rewardsfaster. I’ve copied this and pasted it below:  For starters, rewards …