We crack the cap on three years worth of Dark Horse 4 Elf. How does this bold winter warmer hold up to time in the cellar?
Is it worth your time to cellar Founders Backwoods Bastard — a bourbon barrel-aged version of its Dirty Bastard scotch ale?
We size up a 2009 and 2010 bottle of Terrapin’s Wake n Bake Coffee Oatmeal Stout. Does it compete with the oatmeal stout’s we’re accustomed to in the Midwest?
You drink the Strawberry Shortscake NOW, you don’t wait for the right time. By the time it’s the right time, the real right time has long since passed.
We let a bottle of Jolly Pumpkin Noel De Calabaza rest for three years. The result is a sour and complex beer worth savoring.
We lay down a few bottles of Troegs Mad Elf to sample after six months and one year in the cellar.
What happens when you cellar New Holland Pilgrim’s Dole for a year? This:
We sit down with Twisted Spoke owner Cliff Einhorn and split a three-year vertical of Schlafly Reserve Barleywine.
Stoudts Fat Dog Imperial Oatmeal Stout has a bit of chocolate and black licorice on the palate with a little nuttiness in the finish once this warms up.
Stone Vertical Epic 10.10.10 starts out all Belgian, Belgian, Belgian. Thick. Rich. Huge with yeasts and breadiness and sweetness and banana esters
Stone Vertical Epic 09.09.09 is almost-pure vanilla and chocolate, almost the consistency of chocolate milk, with other flavors like coriander and citrus.
One our earliest and least inspiring ncellaring experiments. Find out what happened when we laid a Boulevard Saison Brett down in the cellar for a year.
“Schlafly Holiday Ale is a bottle-conditioned, English-style “Old Ale” brewed at the Schlafly Tap Room on 21st Street for Culnaria, a Schnucks market.”
Christmas beers in July? Sure, why not. I mean, who doesn’t want to drink Port’s Santa’s Little Helper, a Russian Imperial Stout, when it’s 95 degrees out?
The Anchor Our Special Ale 2009 delivered all the spices you would expect – cinnamon, cloves, a touch of sweetness and a nice dose of nutty, bready malt.
What’s that? You cellared a few bottles of Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA? Yes, yes we did. And we don’t regret it for a second.
The Stone Vertical Epic 07.07.07 is bright, spicy, and…minty? Sounds like a chewing gum, doesn’t it. Oh, it’s much better than that.
Our review of the Stone Vertical Epic 06.06.06: This Belgian Strong Dark Ale is a mouthful in name alone, and the followthrough from the beer is equivalent.
Behold, three years of Founders KBS.
Does a single year in the cellar mellow the abrasiveness and aggressive Stone Imperial Russian Stout?
Stone Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout: “Smells like Raisinets and pain.”
We delve in to three years of Stone Old Guardian. We had no idea what we were getting ourselves into.