Tag Archives: Middle of the Road

New Belgium Hoptober

Golden for sure… nose represents the blend of hops coming through with a floral/spicy note.  Overall pretty nice heading into the taste… but that is where it fell short… body does’t seem like it knows whether to be hoppy or … Continue reading

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Rock Lager

Ah Estonia… I traveled to Tallinn a few years back and let me tell you… it is a great city.  Great people, great culture, great history.  This brew took me back to that time, so I hoped the taste would … Continue reading

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Fat Cat Pompous Pompadour PORTER

Holy crap has it been a long time… a death in the family in Idaho, an assload of work, and busy family times = no time for the blog.  Sad but true.  Hoping to get back on it again, though.  … Continue reading

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2009 Pike Entire Wood Aged Stout

The 2009 vintage of the Pike Entire Wood Aged Stout looks awesome in the glass, doesn’t it?  Really… that is an amazing head with some dark beer syrup under it… mmm mmm good.  I wish it all were true… I think the … Continue reading

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De Dolle Dulle Teve

Dulle Teve… never heard of it, but Mr. Dave thought it would be good and so he picked it up the other day… comes from De Dolle Brouwers in Belgium. I am as fond of a solid Tripel as the next … Continue reading

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Laughing Buddha Purple Yam Porter

If it gives you any idication of when I bought this beer, Trade Route Brewing Co. was still under the name of Laughing Buddha… so, yeah… been a little while. 🙂  In fact, I don’t even know if they make … Continue reading

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Anderson Valley Deep Enders Dark Porter

Usually a huge fan of Anderson Valley, Deep Enders Dark Porter ends up in the ‘meh’ category.  Dark dark amber color, big ol’ head and foamy, the aroma really doesn’t come through and that leads to similarly mild taste.  I … Continue reading

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