Brewery Ommegang Cave Hennepin (2000) Pale orange-gold, big frothy head with lace, yeasty bouquet with dried apricot aroma and trace of corkiness , complex dry spicy, delicate champagne-like flavor. Medium-full body with alcohol notes, fine dry fruity finish. A wonderful beer. Brewery Ommegang Hennepin (non-cave aged) 2001 Similar color, head is not as full or... View Article
Full Pints - Styles Features Creating the World's Biggest Beers November 1, 2009 - Greg Kitsock
You might call them craft beer’s nuclear club. We’re talking about breweries that have pushed the alcohol content of beer past 20 percent by volume, through the process of fermentation alone.
Full Pints - Learn Beer - Styles - Styles Features March 1, 2009 - Lew Bryson
“For [beer] possesses the essential quality of gulpability. Beer is more gulpable than any other beverage and consequently it ministers to the desire to drink deeply. When one is really thirsty the nibbling, quibbling, sniffing, squinting technique of the wine connoisseur becomes merely idiotic. Then is the moment of the pint tankard of bitter.”–Anonymous, 1934... View Article
Full Pints - Learn Beer - Styles - Styles Features January 1, 2009 - Charles D. Cook
Walk into a good multi-tap bar these days or, especially, a good beer retail store, and Belgium rules. A beer lover shopping for new flavors is confronted with bewildering choices: bottles that are corked and wired in the manner of champagne, beers that claim religious connections and others with fruit incongruously depicted. The labels, written... View Article