Ding's Beer Blog

07/20/2012
by Ding
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Beer Review: Green Flash Brewing Co., Rayon Vert

Ding Points: 81.50 Pour: 80.00, Nose: 90.00, Palate: 80.00, Mouth: 80.00, Global: 80.00 Tasting Notes: Interesting bottle that reminds me a little of the Australian stubbies. Pour is a mid-orange color with a huge, ice-cream like head. The retention is … Continue reading

03/14/2012
by Ding
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Beer Review: Sam Adams Longshot Cat. 23, Friar Hop Ale

Ding Points: 64.00 Pour: 80.00, Nose: 60.00, Palate: 60.00, Mouth:, 70.00,  Global: 60.00 Tasting Notes: BJCP Style 23 is ‘Specialty Beer’ which really means a dumping ground for beers that do not fit into other categories. Light marmalade amber pour … Continue reading

05/13/2011
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Comments Off on Beer Review: Heavy Seas/Clipper City, Dubbel Cannon

Beer Review: Heavy Seas/Clipper City, Dubbel Cannon

Ding Points = 50.50 Pour: 60, Nose: 50, Palate: 50, Feel: 40, Global: 50 Tasting Notes: 12 oz single from Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA. The pour produces a somewhat disappointingly lifeless beer, with head, retention and lace all significantly … Continue reading