★ Hill Farmstead, eBay and Rumors

I don’t whip out the soap box often. In fact, I haven’t done a post like this since April 25th when I came clean about selling beer on eBay, squashed rumors and attempted unsuccessfully to bring the conversation full circle that we are the problem for inflated demand for “rare” beers and we should only …

★ Review: Nike+ FuelBand

At NikeTown in NYC, the entire 1st floor of a 6 story building is dominated by gigantic screens displaying a wrist band that calculates how active you are. There are dozens of employees offering hands on demos making sure all customers walking through the front door stop by to try one on. I don’t try …

★ Homebrewing: Culturing Wild Yeast

The adventure continues! I saved dregs from all of the beers consumed during the Blueberry Beer Tasting that took place at my place a few weeks ago. All of the dregs were placed into my girlfriend’s favorite Riedel wine glass and I covered it with saran wrap / plastic wrap. I then stuck that glass …

★ Review: Six Hill Farmstead Reviews in One Weekend!

I love driving North. Each time, I get to drink some pretty amazing beers. This weekend, AirForceHops and Elizabeth joined me on a drive to Waitsfield for Lawson’s, Waterbury for Heady Topper, Montpelier for Three Penny Taproom and to Greensboro for Hill Farmstead. It was a pretty great day! We brought some beers home with …

★ Review: Cantillon Iris 2007 & 2008

4    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20 adamjackson (433) – Canaan, USA – JUN 30, 2012 2007 Vintage. Shared by Wally. enjoyed in a flute glass with friends.  A – Excellent cloudy light brown. Nice and orange. Great bottom to top bubbles. No head at all.  S – Loving the apple. Apple pie. Nice Acetic scent. Pine and Grapefruit.  T – Musty …