Sunday, August 9, 2009

Bells Expedition Stout

Beer: Expedition Stout

Brewer: Bells

Style: Imperial Stout

Tasting notes: (0908) A 2.5 year-old bottle. Ditto as 0905. Downgraded from 4 glasses. Click
here for previous review.

Top 100: 29 December 2005 and 10 March 2007. (Not on 30 January 2009 or 9 August 2009.)

Rating: 3 glasses

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier

Beer: Hefeweissbier

Brewer: Weihenstephaner

Style: Hefeweizen

Tasting notes: (0908) Cloves and banana. Light and flavorful. Wonderful. Click here for previous review.

Top 100: 29 December 2005, 10 March 2007, 8 February 2009 and 2 August 2009.

Rating: 7 glasses

Rogue Shakespeare Stout

Beer: Shakespeare Stout

Brewer: Rogue

Style: Stout

Tasting notes: (0908) Shared bottle w/ Knapps. Yummy, Chocolate and coffee and hops bite. Complex, balanced, tasty, sippable and gulpable. Upgraded from 6 glasses and would like to compare w/ Siberian night. (0702) A bottle at Williams. Very nice. Downgraded to 6/8 after having Bell's Expedition. (0610) Shared a bomber with Valeries. Wonderfully complex and balanced. Present but not overbearing burnt charcoal blends to dark malt with chocolate and coffee and a touch of caramel and then melts to mild hop bitterness.Good to sip and fine to drink.

Top 100: 29 December 2005 and 10 March 2007. (Not on 3 August 2009.)

Rating: 7 glasses