★ Review: Lost Abbey Red Poppy Ale

  3.8    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20 adamjackson (412) – Canaan, USA – JUL 1, 2012 Acquired in a trade with a Californian friend. 12.7 ounces. 2012 Vintage. Taken from the cellar at 62 Degrees F and poured into a wine flute.  A – Wow. It is a Flanders Style Red so it poured a very murky plum brown with hints …

★ Homebrewing: Picked up a new book

Last week, I picked up a new book. Actually, I was so excited I accidentally bought two copies. Next person to visit my cabin to enjoy some beers will get the 2nd copy of it. I’m on chapter 2 and have already learned so much. It’s an incredible book and, if you are a home …

★ Cellaring: Finally Updated my Beer Cellar

This was LONG overdue. For the past 2 months, I’ve been adding and taking out beers from the cellar without updating the huge Excel file that I created in March. After my return from Belgium, it was important to go back and add in what I have. I need to also update my “Haves” on …

★ Review: My Homebrew Beers. 1-4 Batches.

I was asked to review my own home-brews by a few friends and commenters. Here they are.  This is the first beer I brewed. A wheat beer from Brewer’s Best. I added 2 ounces of blackberry beer flavoring A – After 4 weeks, still very cloudy and murky with a sort of plum appearance. 2-finger …