Beer club tasting. 11-21-08
This is the 3nd session.
Southern Tier Cuvée Series One 11.0 ABV.ALE IMPRESSIONS; Light copper color, slight malt flavor with mild bitterness, dry finish with subtle hop aroma. FRENCH OAK IMPRESSIONS: Qualities of toasted coconut, almond biscotti and toasted almonds with a taste of honeysuckle.
Dennis; could taste the barrel from the ageing I liked it.
Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye ABV 8.0%, IBU 90+. Essentially a bold American IPA made with 20% rye malt. Darker in color, Hop Rod Rye boasts a huge hop aroma and flavor accompanied by a slightly sweet, malty finish.
Dennis; nice Hop & rye taste, Very good
Rogue Brutal Bitter ABV 65%, IBU 59.an Imperial bitter with exotic traditional floor malts, citrusy, hoppy flavor, and stupendous hop aroma.
Dennis; I like a good bitter beer and this is one of them.