Posts Tagged ‘ Premiere Annee ’

Cooking Rampage

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Being away from home for so long made me really want to cook. So I pretty much cooked all night, and also enjoyed this beer. I will say, Premiere Annee is aging really gracefully, shame it’s my last one.

This did a number on my liver

Binge watched Entourage and drank a bunch of beer with some friends. It made my liver suffer.

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Upright Fatali Four 2013: Old beer, but it’s amazing. Heat has subsided a little bit, but the funk has gone off the charts. I love this beer, it’s great and I still haven’t experienced anything else like it from another brewery. A

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Allagash Ghoulschip: This is what all pumpkin beers should be like. Nice tartness, with a pronounced smoky toast flavor (from the pumpkin seeds) at the end. B+

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De Garde Belle Ensemble: This beer is super funky and SOUR. If all of De Garde’s older sours are going to be like this, we have a good couple years to look forward to! A

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Hair of the Dog Matt: This beer is wonderful as always, so delicious, with a side of diabeetus.

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Crooked Stave Origins Grand Cru: Haven’t had this beer in about a year or so, and it tastes even better than I remember. Wonderful mellowness with a nice savory finish.

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Block 15 Premiere Annee: This beer has aged pretty well, and I’m not sure if I could pick this out from the standard geuzes from Cantillon, Drie Fonteinen, and Tilquin.

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Block 15 Golden Canary: This most recent batch just isn’t as good as the original. For srs, batch 1 is best.

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8.9%?! This beer ruined me.

Couple bottles

Drank a couple beers with a friend the night before the HotD beer sale. It was a good time.

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Block 15 Peche on the left and Premiere Annee on the right. Crazy ass shit right here. A+

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I like Maine Brewing Co’s labels, really nice. Beer is good too. A-

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Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin: Straight chocolate ice cream. A-

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Laurelwood Framboise: Much better than I remember, good stuff!

Might as well drink more sours

My friend from school really likes sours, and since he’s from NYC, he doesn’t get to drink much sour beer. We fixed that problem in Portland.

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Crooked Stave Origins Grand Cru: Great beer, I wish it wasn’t so alcoholic though…A

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We went for a couple beers from Cascade: Tawny Port on the left, Honey Ginger Lime on the Right.

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Block 15 Premiere Annee: Since we had the Peche the day before, I decided that we might as well have the base beer, which is almost as good. A

Turbulent Consequence Release

Drove down to Block 15 yesterday for the release of the two Turbulent Consequence beers: Premiere Annee and Peche. As always, eating brunch at Les Caves guarantees you an allotment of bottles…so I brought my brunch face down to Corvallis.

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Block 15 Turbulent Consequence Peche: Nothing like a glass of peach sour beer at 9:45 in the morning. It was also fantastic. It’s incredible how clean the finish on this beer is. A/A+

Next up, going next door to Block 15 to pick up our bottles, and maybe get another beer on draft.

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Block 15 Turbulent Consequence Premiere Annee: Much more sour than the Peche, most likely because this beer doesn’t have the fruit to take the edge of the lacto, but it’s still really damn good. This beer might be more drinkable as well. Might not be on the level of Golden Canary, but it’s darn close. A

I think it’s time for a private tour of Block 15’s brewing facility!

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Things are kind of cramped in here.

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Spontaneous fermentation for the win!

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Obligatory haul photo.

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I’ve been getting a lot of beer lately. This is starting to become a problem.