A: peat-esque smoke woodsy smokedmeats yet slightly sweet as well very faint chocolate. F: smooth smokey phenols woodsy subtle semisweet faint bakers chocolate very faint spicy metallic-esque chemesthetic tingle. Much more mellow now. Prefer bit younger.
Purchased at BevMo! - Walnut CreekEarned the Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 41) badge!
Tick! Got from Paul Mallory w/ warning almost past its prime then somehow sat in back of our fridge for years — A: oxidized floral orangeblossom stale malty candied citrus fruity F: still carbonated, quite bitter still, oxidized but somehow not terrible!
Classic IIPA. This batch not as bright and punchy as I recall. Seems more tropical stonefruity and less bitter woodsy, but always great stuff. Fun seeing this more abundantly now that the new Windsor location is operating.
Purchased at Whole Foods Market 365
A: earthy roast coffee toffee darkchocolate slight vanilla subtle mango sticky rice FAINT pine/cone butterscotch soapy. F: rich thai iced coffee roasty malt semisweet chocolate caramelizedsugar toffee mildABVwarmth slight sugary tropic fruits. NOT cloying
Purchased at ØL Beer Cafe & Bottle Shop
A: plum coffee mocha chocolate maple molasses cherrycordial slight vanilla faint toasted coconut. F: full body toasted coconut plum/skin bittersweet coffee mocha chocolate rich toasty marrisotter faint spicy cinnamon-esque. Decadent yet balanced & smooth.
Purchased at ØL Beer Cafe & Bottle ShopEarned the Better Together (Level 84) badge!