★ Review: Deschutes The Abyss (2010 Vintage)

A lot of guys do what I do and that’s they buy/trade or seek out big beers like The Abyss because they hear it’s good. My ’08-’11 Abyss Vertical was completed 2 months ago yet I’ve just been sitting on them. I guess it’s just cool to look at a vertical and feel special about …

★ Review: Super Blueberry Beer Tasting Extravaganza

Last week, a few friends came to my place. I cooked BBQ and we enjoyed some of my home-brews. Then, we cracked open some delicious beers! Here some tasting notes and photos from that evening. Thanks Dave, Wally, John, Jen and my GF for coming over for a delicious evening! Cascade Blueberry 3.3    AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20 adamjackson (389) – …

★ Review: Goose Island Juliet (2012 Vintage)

4.3    AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20 adamjackson (378) – Canaan, USA – JUN 20, 2012 Thanks PepsiedCan for sending me two of these. 2012 Vintage 500ML.  A – Poured with a slight head that faded very fast. The beer is incredibly bubbly. An SRM of 11, dark purple red appearance with a slight cloudiness.  S – I can smell the Blackberries …

★ How to Make your RateBeer.com Reviews Look GREAT

My beer reviews on RateBeer look nice. I like them compared to the reviews from others. Not that I’m a great reviewer because I’m not. My palate is still developing and sometimes, I get lazy.  Most reviews on RateBeer are 1-2 sentences and it’s hard to find just the Taste or Smell notes from each. …