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★ Review: Omnipollo Agamemnon Bourbon

3.9/5 AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20   Thanks angst for the bottle. A stout made with syrup from Vermont in Sweden. Whoa. Pours like motor oil. Thick and syrupy. Two finger brown and creamy head appears at the very end of the pour. Fades quickly. Even at 40F, the aroma is potent. Almond joy, vanilla, coconut, chocolate and cream. …

★ Review: Oxbow Cross Fade

  3.4/5 AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20   500 picked up at hill farmstead a few months ago. Dense 3 finger white head. Pours a lightly hazy gold. Smell is very earthy and a lot of grass, herbs and such. Starts with a light tartness then goes to this super peppery herbal beer with a lot of salad and …

★ Review: All In Brewing Hustle Imperial Stout

3.8/5 AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20   Tall bottle from, Angst. Split two ways and enjoyed at fridge temp. Totally black. 3 finger hazy coffee colored head with a bit of lacing left over. The smells is interesting. I hate to say it has a bleach or bathroom cleaner spray smell to it along with cocoa and cream. Dense …

★ Review: Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel Brandy/Cognac

4/5 AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20   Small bottle from my friends in QC. Enjoyed at 40F in my Peche Mortel glass. Pours oily black with a thick 5 finger espresso head that fades slowly leaving behind thick lacing. Oh my. That aroma. Standard Peche aromas of coffee, chocolate, espresso, vanilla. Then you get a boozy brown sugar, brandy …

★ Review: Cycle Pallet 1

  4.4/5    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20   Bomber. Acquired in a trade. A – Oily thick black with a little red edges. S – The nose is like Tiramisu. Cinnamon and coffee overload with gingerbread ,oats, coffee, cocoa, vanilla. It’ like a christmas cake / cookie mixture. T – This is amazing stuff. Cinnamon for DAYZZZZ. Vanilla on …

★ Review: Cycle Nooner #9

4.1/5 AdamChandler (4474) – Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – JUL 23, 2016  [delete] [move] [convert2tick]  Bomber, acquired in a trade A – Dense, thick, pitch black, small coffee colored head. S – Smells nice! Sweet, peppery, licorice, vanilla, cocoa and sugar. T – Loads of vanilla here…like a ton. barrel character is good, an ashy smoked undertone under the …

★ Review: Cycle / Mikkeller DOS Brunch

4.5/5    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20 Bomber for AFH’s 500th Imperial Stout. A – Completely black with just a little red on the edges. Not much head. Pours thick. S – The aroma is very mellow. Earthy, light, chocolate and coffee bean. T – Tons of flavor here. The beer itself. A+. Dense with a ton of chocolate, a …

★ Review: Trillium / Evil Twin From Dusk Trill Dawn

4/5    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20   Pitch black. totally black 1 finger coffee colored head. thick and dense. This smells VERY good, loads of coffee aroma and brown sugar. woohoo. this like drinking coffee with some beer added. Vanilla, brown sugar, cream, more vanilla and whoppers. it’s like dessert in a glass. Very good mouthfeel. thick and dense. …

★ Saying Goodbye to Bruery Hoarders’ Society

Above: 2 tracking numbers I keep in my Deliveries.app of packages that I’ll never receive. In December, I received a note from UPS that a package was damaged in transit. The damage occurred before the box left Southern California. In it, 12 bottles of Bruery Hoarders beers, most of which were my entire Black Tuesday …