Ding’s Beer Blog

11/24/2013
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Beer Review: Seeing Double IPA, Foothills Brewing

Ding Points: 76.00 Pour: 70.00, Nose: 90.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 80.00, Global: 80.00 Tasting Notes: I’ve known this beer for many, many years and usually I’ve enjoyed it immensely, but this is the first time I’ve had it in the … Continue reading

09/15/2013
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Beer Review: Westbrook Brewing Co., Weisse Weisse Baby

Ding Points: 70.50 Pour: 40.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 80.00, Mouth: 80.00, Global: 70.00 Tasting Notes: $9.99 for the 750 mL from Growlers, HHI, SC, USA. Bottled 3/29/13. Well this beer has been a long time coming. A few years ago, … Continue reading

06/09/2013
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Beer Review: Westbrook Brewing Co, Mexican Cake

Ding Points: 80.00 Pour: 80.00, Nose: 80.00, Palate: 80.00, Mouth: 80.00, Global: 80.00 Tasting Notes: Two separate, approx. (what looked liked) 10-12 oz pours (in undersize Duvel glasses) at The Lodge, Hilton Head Island, SC. I had heard a little … Continue reading

05/10/2013
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Beer Review: The Wrecking Bar, Ding – The English Bitter

Ding Points: 70.00 Pour: 70.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 70.00, Global: 70.00 Tasting Notes: I have not spoken to Bob Sandage about ‘Ding‘, so I cannot comment on its origin with any degree of certainty, but here is what … Continue reading

04/14/2013
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Beer Review: Back Forty Beer Company, Freckle Belly IPA

Ding Points: 74.50 Pour: 90.00, Nose: 80.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 70.00, Global: 70.00 Tasting Notes: I’ve had very little exposure and experience with Back Forty beers, but when I did, I thought they were incredibly average. This is the first … Continue reading

03/31/2013
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Comments Off on Beer Review: Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager 1988-2013

Beer Review: Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager 1988-2013

Ding Points: 80.00 Pour: 80.00, Nose: 80.00, Palate: 80.00, Mouth: 80.00, Global: 80.00 Tasting Notes: So what do we have here? Apparently it’s a Lager, and 5 seconds research tell us it’s a Doppelbock, or at least an amped-up version … Continue reading

03/29/2013
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Beer Review: Jester King Craft Brewery, Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer

Ding Points: 64.50 Pour: 80.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 60.00, Mouth: 60.00 Global: 60.00 Tasting Notes: Big thanks go out to Lee for providing me with the original bottle of this back in 2012. That bottle was cracked open on vacation … Continue reading