A rare break celebrating the completion of my Crisis Communication course. This one has golden raisin, toffee, fruit cake & vanilla on nose, palate. Hint of ethanol in background. Mouthfeel is thin for the style, but otherwise this is a nice quaffEarned the International Dance Day (2021) badge! Earned the Cheers To You! (Level 8) badge! Earned the Untappd Supporter (Level 2) badge! Earned the Wheel of Styles (Level 28) badge!
2018 vintage. Says to drink within 5 years. Oak barrel, peach, crab apple nose. Mildly funky & a bit floral. Taste largely follows + strong tartness. Light-medium MF, very tart & acidic middle, drying finish with oaky afters. Stellar fruited farmhouse.
Purchased at Birreria VoloEarned the Land of the Free (Level 64) badge!
Melon fruit, orange jujube, pine resin. Fresh nectarine, some ethanol & cedar notes. Hint of caramel. Taste mostly follows. Medium-full, silky MF, long warming resinous finish. Delicious, aromatic take on the style.
Purchased at Rainhard BrewingEarned the For the Can (Level 80) badge!
Cocoa powder, dark roast coffee, chili pepper aromas. Some milk chocolate, vanilla & Maltesers. Taste largely follows + mild lingering heat. Lush, full, slightly chewy MF. Perfectly balanced imperial coffee stout with a welcomed chili kick.
Gift from my brother (thanks Matt!). Mango, papaya, cantaloupe nose. Some biscuit, orange blossom & taffy. Hint of spice. Taste mostly follows. Medium-full MF, juicy middle, spicy resinous finish w/ a bit of warmth going down. Flavourful, nuanced DIPA.Earned the I Believe in IPA! (Level 85) badge!