Improved Old Fashioned

Improved Old Fashioned

Plain and simply? It’s ugly. The classic, muddy brown dirty dishwater Dubbel. I mean, it does generate some head, and for a beer of this ABV that’s no mean feat, so a little credit where credit is due, but that color … Botanicals and whisk(e)y aromas...

Saranac Rye Pilsener

12 oz single, thanks to Kevin for the chance to try this. Rye beers (of any description) are not really my thing so I approach this with a degree of trepidation. the beer pours as a totally clear, golden straw color with a small, white head. Carbonation is decent and...

Sweetwater Crank Tank Rye’d Ale

Had this a few times in the last few weeks, this review is for the final 22 oz bottle that I will drink. Pour is a rich looking, clear orange with some good carbonation and head and lace to match. The lace is pretty sticky. Looks solid in the glass and almost has the...

Rugbrød

750 mL bottle from Arbor Place Beverage, Douglasville, GA, USA. I approach this with some trepidation since I am not the biggest fan of rye beer in general. Pour is a very good looking, chocolate brown body with a solid, dense, well formed head with good retention and...

Brooklyn Manhattan Project

Two draft pours at The Brick Store, Decatur, Atlanta, GA, USA. Delighted to come across this; an unexpected and happy surprise. Beer forms a not especially attractive, Dubbel brown body but is topped with a wispy, white head that is sustained well to leave great lace....