Tynt Meadow

Tynt Meadow

So, here we go with this English Trappist. I must say that I am certainly intrigued, if not a bit wary. Pour is one of my pet peeves, dirty brown, ugly washing-up water Dubbel. I hate this look in a beer. Turbid and unattractive. Head is a little better, but is...

Wizard’s Winter Ale

12 oz single. Murky. mid-brown/orange pour that creates some head but not much lace. Nose offers a malty fruit base that adds a little bitterness that is reminiscent of grapefruit, but to be honest it’s not a grapefruit taste that one normally associates with a...

Geary’s Hampshire Special Ale

12 oz bottle courtesy of finewinemike as part of my 2010 Secret Santa package. This beer was on my Wants list for a long time, and I must admit I’m a bit confused by that – I *think* that’s because BA used to have this categorized as an ESB, and a...

February 27th, 1832 Mild Ale

22 oz presentation. Massive thanks go out to Gregg for the opportunity to try this one. The pour into the Terrapin snifter and gives quite a still body with a light, copper color with obviously no head or lace. Ultimately it looks like a brandy in the glass. The nose...

Samuel Smith’s Yorkshire Stingo

$10.99 from Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA for the 550 mL bottle. Pour is a suprisingly bright, garnet red color which encourages me. Head is short lived and even knowing about the bottle conditioning, the beer seems rather fizzy by many standards. This detracted from the...