Grand Cru

22 oz bottle with the usual, Great Divide presentation. Red foil on this one. Dark copper, garnet colored body with good clarity and a small, off-white head. In the Chimay chalice the beer leaves some decent lace and a thin, creamy spotty head on the surface of the...

3 French Hens

750 mL capped bottle in the usual “The Bruery” presentation. Now I’m confused. Bought six bottles of this because I was sure I would like it, and after sharing bottle #1 I felt REALLY good about my purchase, however as I drink bottle #2 I feel less...

Panic Attack

12 oz single, Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA. When a beer has the generic words, “Belgian Style Ale” on the label it makes me nervous. When it’s from the Holy Mackerel stable as well, it makes me even more wary, and to be honest I do not have high hopes...

Trader Joe’s 2010 Vintage Ale

A release that I look forward to every year for two reasons; the value associated with this beer is generally exceptional, and Unibroue is simply a brewer that rarely misses when it plays in its own, Canadian inspired, “Belgian” ballpark. Corked &...

Long John Ale

12 oz single from Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA. Word on the street is that this is essentially the same beer as this; http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/864/46125 but the beer has been “tweaked” a little in terms of the recipe, and (obviously) it has been...