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Beer, USA, Rock Bottom Brewery (Colorado), Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout

    N/ Dark chocolate smeared all over burlap. Crushed granite sprinkled into coffee. Positively delightful. T/ Full mouthfeel. Dripping milk and bitter chocolate. Wonderful acid. Balanced, crisp, elegant. Wow. Price = $6.95 for a snifter.  A bargain. Astounding. This is a phenomenal beer, aged in barrels from one of my favorite Bourbons. A […]

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Beer, USA, Pale Ale, Fat Tire, New Belgium Brewing Company, Fort Collins, Colorado


C/ Gorgeous amber – orange. N/ Fresh rope, fresh burlap, and nice crisp malts. Liquefied amber. Slightly crushed nuts (ouch!). T/ Medium mouthfeel. Smooth, round malts. Peaches and taffy, followed by a nice acid and wood snap. Round, long, somewhat flabby, finish with a mineral exit. A beer that is light enough for causal drinking […]

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Beer, USA, New Belgium Brewing, Colorado, “1554”

N/ Light soy sauce, deeply roasted coffee, hay, and cola. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Malts, burlap, and cola. Very Good. B+ Also see:

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