★ Review: Goose Island Bourbon County Stout (’09 Vintage 12 Oz)

4.5    AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20 adamjackson (500) – Canaan, USA – JUL 30, 2012 Review #499. 2009 Vintage. Enjoyed in a snifter at cellar temp (60 Degrees F).  A – Nice carbonation psst as I open the bottle which is always a great sign. No head formed. Poured a viscous pitch black into the glass. Midnight black with some motor …

★ Red vs Blue (2012 Edition)

To many Americans and journalists, 2012 is an “election year’ so the coverage (aka name calling) is turned up to 11. The joke is that every year is an election year. I’m not talking about a global scale. I’m talking about The USA and how every November, citizens vote for the best candidate for local, …

★ Linked: Some July Reading for Your Consideration

I’ve been really busy this summer. Each weekend has been full of travel with my weeks filled with the combination of a long work day, brewing beer and reviewing beer. This beer thing is going legit. It doesn’t mean that I’m not spending a significant amount of time expanding with great books, articles and some …

★ Homebrewing: This is really starting to ramp up

I realized the other day that my beer closet was full of fermenting beer. I’ve been pretty busy with beer brewing and sharing a lot of it with neighbors by filling growlers, pitchers and pint glasses for them. Getting feedback is very helpful.  Currently Pouring: The last half gallon or so of my Blackberry Wheat …