Ding's Beer Blog

09/22/2012
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Comments Off on Beer Review: Founders Brewing Co., Frangelic Mountain Brown

Beer Review: Founders Brewing Co., Frangelic Mountain Brown

Ding Points: 64.50 Pour: 60.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 50.00, Global: 60.00 Tasting Notes: 25.4 oz bottle, $13.99 Smyrna World of Beverage. Not sure why I bought this. Anyway…. A lighter than expected, reddish hue on the pour. I’m … Continue reading

04/04/2012
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Comments Off on Beer Review: Good People Brewing Company, Brown Ale

Beer Review: Good People Brewing Company, Brown Ale

Ding Points: 70.00 Pour: 70.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 70.00, Global: 70.00 Tasting Notes: 12 oz can from Vulcan Beverage, Birmingham, AL, and also at the brewery tap room. the picture below shows the brown ale on the far … Continue reading

02/15/2012
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Comments Off on Beer Review: Kona Brewing Co., Koko Brown

Beer Review: Kona Brewing Co., Koko Brown

Ding Points: 70.00 Pour: 70.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 70.00, Global: 70.00 Tasting Notes On-tap at Deckard’s. Rich, brown body, off white head, decent lace. Fades to a slightly disappointing tiny collar. Held to the light, there’s some pronounced, … Continue reading

11/13/2011
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Comments Off on Beer Review: Anchor Brewing Co., Brekle’s Brown

Beer Review: Anchor Brewing Co., Brekle’s Brown

Ding Points: 72.00 Pour: 70.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 70.00, Global: 80.00 Tasting Notes: The highly recognizable, ‘Anchor shaped’, 22 oz bottle that reminds me of their ‘Small Beer’ every time that I see it. Neck label along with … Continue reading

10/23/2011
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Comments Off on Beer Review: Abita Brewing Co., 25th Anniversary Vanilla Doubledog

Beer Review: Abita Brewing Co., 25th Anniversary Vanilla Doubledog

Ding Points: 70.00 Pour: 70.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 70.00, Global: 70.00 Tasting Notes: Chestnut body with a good, light coffee colored head on an aggressive pour. This fades fairly quickly to give a thin film on the surface … Continue reading

09/03/2011
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Comments Off on Beer Review: Shmaltz & Terrapin Beer Co., (A Beer For Hope) Reunion Ale ’11

Beer Review: Shmaltz & Terrapin Beer Co., (A Beer For Hope) Reunion Ale ’11

Ding Points: 73.00 Pour: 80.00, Nose: 80.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 70.00, Global: 70.00 Tasting Notes: Another beer in the charitable, reunion series. 22 oz bottle. A ‘Dark Imperial Ale’ whatever THAT is! This is the Shmaltz version. This should be … Continue reading