The Abyss (Old World)

The Abyss (Old World)

As far as I can ascertain this is just The Abyss in sherry barrels – or at least that’s what’s advertised. Should be right up my alley. Let’s see. Capped and black waxed as usual, but the bottled on date is not decipherable. “2019...
Parabola Autumn Edition 2021

Parabola Autumn Edition 2021

Dark chestnut approaching black pour, with a great looking mocha head. Surprisingly rich looking head (and good lace and retention) for such a massive ABV. Also surprisingly, the beer gives up mostly chocolate on the nose. As it opens up with temperature, the bourbon...
11th Anniversary

11th Anniversary

If the truth be known, I’ve been influenced by Westbrook’s Mexican Cake – a lot. I really love that beer, and as a result, a special release of something (probably) not dissimilar is likely to get my attention. 11th Anniversary did. Whenever I see a Westbrook...
Deth’s Tar

Deth’s Tar

12 oz can, $7.48 as a single from Belmont Beverage, Lima Road, Fort Wayne, IN. I would NEVER have bought this beer before I moved to the Midwest. Now that I’m so much closer to Chicago, I read more and more about this beer, so I saw it as a single, held my nose, and...
Bourbon County Double Barrel Toasted Barrel

Bourbon County Double Barrel Toasted Barrel

2021 Vintage. Approx. $55 for the bottle. Ouch. Jet black pour – of course – head can be created with an aggressive pour. It’s tan. Nose is pretty solvent like. The legs on the beer are great, and obviously a function of the ABV but they are wine like. To...