Category Archives: Tasting

Taylor Definitely Left Korea too Early

The latest find at HomePlus, Max: Kiwi edition.

Of course, when you hear that a Korean brewery has made a special, limited New Zealand edition of their typical swill, your immediate thought is that it will somehow include kiwi juice. Instead, they apparently used a crop of New Zealand hops (and possible passion fruit) to make their newest brew. Continue reading

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JW Lees Tasting- Harvest vs Lagavulin

A while back, I made my first (and so far only) trip to the Four Firkins. Amongst the many excellent and rare beers available I found a bottle of JW Lees Harvet ale. What did I find sitting next them? … Continue reading

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Mikkeller Black Hole Tasting

Last night, while I brewed the “Peace Coffee Stout Porter Kit,” from Northern Brewer, I had the opportunity to have one of the greatest beers of my life. As I have said before,my two favorites styles of beer are Old … Continue reading

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Tasting-Boulder Never Summer Ale

Beer #3 of the winter seasonal mix-pack. This one actually is a winter seasonal. I open this bottle knowing nothing of the beer, assuming that it is a winter warmer style beer. Then again, boulder puts out some unique beers, … Continue reading

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Tasting-Lake Superior Special Ale

This is beer #2 from my Winter seasonal mix-pack. Okay, okay, it’s not a winter beer, and it certainly isn’t a seasonal, but I needed a sixth beer to round out the pack. I had a bottle of this many … Continue reading

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Tasting-Boulevard Nut Cracker Ale

While venturing into the liquor store, looking for hours, I found that they had put up a new make your own 6-pack shelf. The shelf had a wide assortment of beer, and I was able to find a couple holiday … Continue reading

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Tasting-Sam Adams’ Old Fezziwig Ale

I picked up a  Sam Adams winter mixed 12 pack. I bought it mostly for the Winter Lager, but also enjoyed the Cranberry Lambic, Boston Lager, and Old Fezziwig Ale. I fell short of reviewing each of the six beers, … Continue reading

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