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Dogfish Head Noble Rot

Dogfish Head Noble Rot

It has often been the feeling that there are those who are entrenched within the wine community and those who drink beer almost exclusively, but without much overlap between. It could be the prejudice that beer is not sophisticated enough (when was the last time you went to an upscale restaurant with any semblance of a beer list?) or that wine is too pretentious (although the recent trend in ‘beer tastings’ gives that concept a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, Dogfish Head, Saison

Firestone Walker 15th Anniversary Ale

Firestone Walker 15th Anniversary Ale

Earlier this month, I reviewed Firestone Walker’s 14th Anniversary Ale, which featured a big proportion of stouts compared to their latest anniversary ale. The official blend ratio according to Firestone Walker is: -76% Barley Wine style beers, 19% Stout and 5% Imperial IPA -Beers included: Helldorado, DDBA, Sticky Monkey, Parabola, Velvet Merkin, Good Foot, Bravo, and Double Jack Add in aging within bourbon, brandy, and wine barrels and this seems like a recipe for success. Firestone Walker 15th Anniversary … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Strong Ale, Barleywine, Beer, Bourbon, Brandy, Firestone Walker, Imperial Stout, Wine