Sunday, December 2, 2012

Massachusetts round-up

Backlash Conquest, 6
very yeasty, enough to remind me of a homebrew.

Berkley IPA, 4
i had not heard of this new nano-brewer until i saw it on the shelves. unfortunately it was watery and contained an off-note. i will give them another chance soon.

Blue Hills Bunker Buster IPA, 5
not as flavorful as had hoped. nice to see them rolling out another hoppy offering though.

Cape Ann Fisherman’s Ale, 5
i opt for fisherman's brew over the ale every time.

Clown Shoes Hoppy Feet, 7
a little heavier than i would like but overall a solid american black ale.

Jack's Abby Hoponius Union, 7
sold to me as an ipa, but not an ale at all. not a bad hoppy lager though.

Portico Saison Charette, 7
another new boston brewer! very dry but good take on french farmhouse style.

Pretty Things Meadowlark IPA, 8
another great beer, but can't see myself shelling out $7 for this bomber too often.

Slumbrew My Better Half, 5
an "imperial cream ale." a unique attempt for sure, but too sweet for my liking.

Slumbrew Trekker Tripel, 8
an impressive tripel. authentic yet drinkable.

The Tap Three Graces, 4
a pretty unpolished tripel.