(The) Coffee Ruby

(The) Coffee Ruby

I’m generally not a fan of coffee based beers. I love coffee, but as usual with my beer, I have little or no need for a bunch of adjuncts or any extra, infused flavors. Having said that, I’ll never, ever pass up a chance to try a Fantôme that I’ve not had before. It’s...
Mystic Farms (2021)

Mystic Farms (2021)

When a brewer/brewery owner texts you and says that there’s a beer coming on in a few days that he thinks that you’ll like, you pay attention. When Tom Carpenter is that brewer, who has had to suffer my bitching and moaning about some of the beers that he...
Strange Ghost

Strange Ghost

A special beer. Label declares, ‘1 brew Dark Triple Version’, lot 02 f a 21, best before end of 2024. Pour offers a chestnut brown body with a deeply impressive, mocha/tan colored head. It’s rich looking in every aspect of its appearance. Nose almost seems like a...
Logsdon Two Rivers Noir

Logsdon Two Rivers Noir

I love several Logsdon beers, I generally enjoy a wine influenced beer, and farmhouse funk is certainly part of my ‘favorite style’ profile. All good, things seem set fair here, then … or is it? Head is that of a soda. Fizzy but disappeared entirely almost instantly....
Fantôme Vertignasse

Fantôme Vertignasse

Of all the Fantôme bees I’ve drunk over the years, I suppose that one would say that this is the most quintessential given that it’s utterly mad. Grass green pour, it resembles a grass based smoothie. Carbonation is decent, and there is a obviously really interesting...