The Angel’s Share – Brandy Barrel-Aged

375 mL bottle, corked and caged bottle from Mac’s, Atlanta, GA, USA. $14 for the privilege. 11.5% on the label. It’s flat. 100% flat. Was pretty positive that it would be even before I bought it, but it still needs to be recorded. The beer pours with a...
Firestone 13 – Anniversary Ale

Firestone 13 – Anniversary Ale

Notes added 03/06/2022 I think this is now 12 years old, possibly a little more. I was inspired to crack it on the basis of just ordering the 25th Anniversary Ale from FW. I still have a XII and an Eleven left to crack. They’ll be opened very soon. From a distance a...

Jubel 2010

22 oz, black waxed affair (as Abyss). Pour is a superb looking, garnet color with some tremendous clarity. Head is small, leaves little lace but is a pleasing tea hue. Attractive. Nose has a rich, sugary, molasses light liquor note that is replicated in the taste t a...

Lukcy Basartd Ale

22 oz bottle from Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA. Magnificent clarity on the garnet pour with a head that is initially good but fades quite quickly. A little lace. The color is very attractive. There’s a big, ‘ole piney West Coast nose upfront with this one....

Legend

$9.68 from Euro Street Market in Jacksonville Beach, FL. The red wax on the bottle is extremely thick and a big pain in the ass to get through. 2009 vintage with the date embossed in the wax as per a seal. The pour is pretty much un-carbonated and yields a murky,...