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July 15, 2014

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4.5    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL19/20 AdamJackson (2289) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – JUN 15, 2014 UPDATED: JUN 16, 2014 Grabbed this bottle 2 weeks ago, $30 @ 2 per person, quite steep but when you compare it to the $20 375ML younger wild ales from so many breweries, it’s not a bad price. This is effectively a french wine barrel […]

July 14, 2014

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3.9    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL14/20 AdamJackson (2348) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – JUL 11, 2014 Picked up 3 bottles on July 11th at the brewery. Kept them upright and safe on the 1 hour journey home and stored upright in the keezer at 45 Degrees F for 5 hours. Enjoyed split 2 ways in HFS Stem-ware while watching Luther […]

July 10, 2014

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4    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20 AdamJackson (2343) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – JUN 28, 2014  Insanely cloudy. 1 finger head. Fades fast. Looks like peach juice. Smells like peach and melon and kiwi with a bit of oak and lemon juice. Well dang. This is pretty good. Peach, Gingersnaps, biting mineral water refreshing mouthfeel. Super juicy with lots of […]

July 9, 2014

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  3.3    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL14/20 AdamJackson (2343) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – JUN 28, 2014  Murky dark blood red appearance. No head. Nose is 100% raspberry. Just bursting with juiciness. Pretty good mouthfeel. A little oily. Far more sour than base origins. Raspberry is great. Way better than the cherry version. Acidity is quite high. Very nice.

July 8, 2014

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    3.3    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL15/20 AdamJackson (2343) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – JUN 28, 2014  Dark with a slight purple hue. 3 finger head. Fluffy and fades to a thin line. Nose is kind of strange. Not very jammy a touch of grape skins but an overwhelming fecal aroma. Taste is good. Pretty sour and earthy. Heavy […]

July 7, 2014

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  2.9    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20 AdamJackson (2343) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – JUN 29, 2014  [delete] [move] [convert2tick]  Picked up from my trustee. Enjoyed at 45F in two stemware. Bottled in May and I don’t think a Brett DIPA is going to change much so I opened this ASAP.A – Incredibly cloudy, burnt orange with a nice fluffy head. S […]

June 24, 2014

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  4.2    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20 AdamJackson (2299) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – JUN 17, 2014 Batch 2, enjoyed 4 ways at 45F in stemware.  A – Huge cork pop, no gush, Blood red pour, 1 finger head fizzes out to a small head.  S – The nose is fantastic. Gorgeous cherry dominates followed by a small raspberry acidity […]

June 19, 2014

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3.4    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL14/20 AdamJackson (2289) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – JUN 15, 2014 Thanks mark. Pours a sprite / 7up head that fades fast. Slight pink hue. Very close to a faint strawberry nose with a touch of lemon acidity. Oily and sweet, tossed salad with some balsamic and cucumber. Lovely carbonation. Very tart and I really […]

June 18, 2014

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3.7    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20 AdamJackson (2289) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – JUN 15, 2014 UPDATED: JUN 16, 2014 Acquired this a bit ago but can’t remember when. Bottle date is 03/2014. Split 3 ways (gasp) with some friends. This has been upright in my cellar since purchase..chilled to 50F before serving.A – Slight haze gold pour small head. Bottle […]

June 16, 2014

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Thanks to a great RB trader for sending me this bottle in a GoandpickitupBro! I have this version and the B.Nektar version so excited to try them both but obviously a side-by-side is just a waste of money. Anyway, this was very special to try. Everyone loved it including my friend who is semi-pro in […]

May 28, 2014

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RDF 3.6    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL15/20 AdamJackson (2223) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – MAY 20, 2014  Pitch black, minor latte head. decent alcohol fingers. pretty boring appearance. Smells like dark roasted chocolate with jalapeño peppers and roasted red peppers with coffee and vanilla. Very chocolate forward. sweet finish, very little booze flavors, no tartness detected at all. Fruit is […]

May 19, 2014

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3.9    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL15/20 AdamJackson (2214) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA – MAY 17, 2014 Bottled February 2014, Thanks Eric for sending this over! Enjoyed at 55F split 3 ways.  A – Creamy coffee head, super sticky dark black, no light coming through at all.  S – Medicinal coffee, super fresh roasted notes. Has a very acidic chocolate and […]

April 2, 2014

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I grabbed a few bottles in person via store hopping and trades during the Portland OR trip in the Fall. I finally cracked these open along with a bottle from the 90s of Golden Rose that was a gift from a certain beer geek in central Maine. Chris and I enjoyed these split 4 ways. […]

April 1, 2014

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  4.3    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL16/20 AdamJackson (2067) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – MAR 29, 2014 Bottle picked up last week. Just couldn’t wait to enjoy this beer!A – Poured a pitch black oily chocolate texture, 2 finger chocolate head fades to a small thin line. This beer coats the glass so very well! S – Nose is loaded. […]

March 31, 2014

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3.6    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20 AdamJackson (2041) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – MAR 27, 2014 2 finger fluffy head. Never fades straw yellow and hints of gold. This is the most aroma grassy, lemon and citrus forward beer. Notes of peach as well. Taste is Veery light. Lots f wheat and light aromatic and very sort of relaxing tastes. […]

March 28, 2014

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4.1    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL16/20 AdamJackson (2041) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – MAR 24, 2014 Picked this up at the brewery. 2 Per person I think? can’t remember. Enjoyed at home at cellar temp.A – Pitch black, amber brown on the pour. Prouces a 2 -finger semi-off white creamy dark head. S – Nose is very grape forward, not […]

March 27, 2014

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  4.5    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL18/20 AdamJackson (2041) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – MAR 24, 2014 Picked up on a Saturday in Vermont. Looks like I got one of the last bottles! Only one bottle I’m gonna regret this but it’s 1 per person.. so….A – Pitch black, total motor oil pour. 1 finger completely coffee color chocolate head. […]

March 18, 2014

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  4.2    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL17/20 AdamJackson (1994) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – MAR 7, 2014  Thank you Tommy for sharing this beer with me. Really excited to try it. Enjoyed at room temp in a stemmed wine glassA – Pitch black, minor head that quickly fades.S – Quite ashy. a ton of cocoa and marshmallow with just a […]

March 17, 2014

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4.1    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL17/20 AdamJackson (1994) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – MAR 9, 2014  Pours dark brown out of the glass, pitch black, really slow nitro like carb due to the abv. not much head. Nose is a whiskey bomb. Lots of vanilla and oak and raisins. Trims the nose hairs as you snift. The smell lets you […]

March 14, 2014

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3.4    AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20 AdamJackson (1994) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – MAR 7, 2014   Thanks DontDrinkBeer for sending this over. Split 3 ways in Quebec with some friends at room temp.A – Poured a 2 finger creamy milk chocolate head with big ’ol bubbles. Fades very slowly to some sticky lacing. Pitch black S – Nose is […]

March 13, 2014

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  4.1    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20 AdamJackson (1986) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – MAR 5, 2014  Thanks DmouthCaliBrewz for sharing this bottle with me. Split 4 ways (more than enough I should add) at about 55 Degrees F in snifters.A – Pitch black, 1 finger head that fades fast. Great legs, some minor particles on the swish. Looks eerily […]

March 12, 2014

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3.4    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL13/20 AdamJackson (1986) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – FEB 22, 2014  [delete] [move]  [convert2tick] 2014 Hoarders Society. Thanks Eric for sending this my way! Enjoyed this 750 with Chris on Saturday after enjoying some imperial stouts at Portsmouth Brewery / Earth Eagle. Stoked to try this with a fellow BA Coffee Stout lover.A – Out of the […]

March 11, 2014

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4    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20 adamjackson (1978) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – FEB 27, 2014  [delete] [move] On draft at La Trappe in San Francisco. $11 a pint and no line. GREAT!A – Crimson gold with a 3 finger creamy head. Fades so slow with sticky lacing. S – Nose is similar to elder. Smells like a pine cone with […]

March 10, 2014

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  3.8    AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL16/20 adamjackson (1972) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – FEB 27, 2014  [delete] [move] This is a beer I’ve been trying to track down for a while. I met a Ratebeerian in California who wanted to share some beers. He gave me a choice between a 2001 3F Oude Gueuze or a Civil Disobedience #1. I […]

March 7, 2014

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FW Walker 14: 3.2    AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20 adamjackson (1944) - Lyme, New Hampshire, USA – FEB 15, 2014  [delete] [move] Grabbed this in a trade last year. Opened alongside other FW beers. Snifter, fridge tempA – Pretty dark, oaky, barley wine / stout looking beer. minimal head. S – Nose has lots of dark fruit, vanilla, figs, red wine, chestnut […]