Posts Tagged ‘ Oude Tart with Cherries ’

Going Away Party

One of my friends is moving back to California, so he proposed a bottleshare at his favorite beer shop. Why did it have to be a Wednesday at 7:30PM?

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Short warm-up

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Batch #6, really, really good. Probably the best batch of West Ashley I’ve had. Great balance between funk and apricot.

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Gin bomb.

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Couldn’t taste this one after the previous 2 beers…

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Sour berlinerweiss from the Bruery. Not actually a berliner, but at a measly 8%, it is probably one of the Bruery’s lighter beers.

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Eclipse Rittenhouse Rye: Better than Masterpiece.

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I like the new Olde Hickory labels. The beer is also good.

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New bottles from pFriem.

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SOUR.

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NOT GOOD. Veritas 013. As Uli said to me two years ago, “this beer should not have been sold”

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Crooked Stave Batch 60: Like a super fancy Hose.

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Firestone Walker does good sour beers, but should sell them in big bottles.

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Infected.

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Actually pretty good!

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Tastes like……Christmas.

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Might be my favorite beer from Trillium so far! Very good in this sea of sours and stouts!

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Why would you bury wizards?!

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BOOOOZY.

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Addition of coffee ice cream is nice.

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Troegs: This brings back lots of nostalgia for my college days when Flying Mouflan was still just Scratch #4

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This is an old bottle, it’s very good, but a shadow of its former self.

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I don’t even remember this beer.

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This tasted like water. It was meh, like most Side Projects I’ve had. Perhaps I lack the nuance and sophistication required to appreciate these.

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Toppling Goliath SR-71: Remember a little while back when I had the new batch of Assassin and said it was really, really good (which was way better than b1 btw)? This beer is not nearly as tasty. It spent too long in the barrels in my opinion, and the barrel character of the beer has basically eliminated any flavor of stout this beer used to have.

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This was tasty! I still hate the name of the brewery though.

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Ending on lambic. Time to go home and sleeeeeeeep

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OM NOM NOM

Nomming so hard.

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Sorry it’s not beer.

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Here’s some beer! Yay Fantasia! I really wish the label was just of the tree and the notes, not some girl with enormous boobs.

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Green man something something: Really tasty. It was a great way to prod my stomach into drinking mode.

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No clue what fernet is (apparently some sort of bitter), but LOOK AT THOSE ASIANS IN THE BACKGROUND! One of them even looks like she’s evolving….think it will be Flareon, Jolteon, Vaporean, or one of those absurdly retarded evolutions that were added in future editions. Honestly, the pokemon universe is all sorts of fucked up, 151 or so pokemon in the known world and then people keep discovering another hundred or so every few years. Scientists in the pokemon universe are a bunch of retards, probably a bunch of Professor Oak clones. But I digress…

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Drie Fonteinen Schaerbeekse Kriek: Yep, my favorite kriek that doesn’t start with “cable car”. Makes for glorious funky poops too. A+

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Bruery Oude Tart with Cherries: Tastes like Lee Noir. Crazy! A-/A