Imperial Stout Trooper New England Brewery Review By Z.P. & D.P.

Imperial Stout Trooper
New England Brewery
ABV – ?
Appearance – Dark, very dark, like the very depths of the darkest depths of space. Dark mocha colored head.
Smell – Sweet, almost chocolatey,
Taste – Dark chocolates at first, the middle has an alcohol bite and the end is some very nice roasted grains.
Mouthfeel – Creamy, like a milk stout.
Drinkability – Yeah, I could dig drinking these on a cold night. All night. Forever.
Closing Notes – First off, this is a Star Wars beer, try it solely based on that. Then appreciate the delicious flavors that come with it. Quality beer and I was super pumped to be able to get it.
Overall – 4.0

Review By D.P.

Appearance – Deep, dark, dense liquid with a chocolately foamy head…like wookie fur.
Smell – Awesome sweet aroma like chocolate liqueur. Reminiscent of Darth Vader’s breakfast slurry. Yum!
Taste – Chocolate, coffee, grains, as complex as Obi-Wan-Kenobi’s fighting skills.
Mouthfeel – Silky smooth, like Princess Leia’s tunic.
Drinkability – Yes, search the galaxy for this brew.
Notes – If the Ewoks ate yabba-yabba leaves exclusively and drank naught but the fermented syrup of the chocco-plinko vines, and this caused them to poop out yummy little candy-bars……..ummmm never mind.
My call – 3.5

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Diesel Sixpoint Craft Ales Review By Z.P.

Diesel
Sixpoint Craft Ales
ABV – 6.3%
Appearance – Dark Mahogany.
Smell – Hops through and through.
Taste – Hops at first then we get some roasted grains in the middle with a lingering sticky piney flavor.
Mouthfeel – Sticky.
Drinkability – It is drinkable. Not my favorite though.
Closing Notes – I have heard a lot about this brewery, and most of it good, but for me this beer just wasn’t pleasing to most of my palate. I would try their other beers though.
Overall – 2.0

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Hell Or High Watermelon 21st Amendment Brewery Review By Z.P

Hell or High Watermelon
21st Amendment
ABV – 4.9
Appearance – Slightly hazy very yellow.
Smell – Smell yeasty.
Taste – This taste like creamy watermelon. That is it all the way trough.
Mouthfeel – Creamy.
Drinkability – It goes down easy.
Closing Notes – If you like watermelon, I would say try this. I would drink it again because it is vastly different from most beers. It isn’t unpleasant, just kind of hard to adjust to. It is certainly unique.
Overall – 3.0

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Butternuts Beer and Ale PorkSlap Pale Ale Secondary Review by Z.P.

Butternuts Beer and Ale
PorkSlap Pale Ale
ABV – ?
Appearance – Slightly cloudy amber color. Very nice lace.
Smell – Pineapple. Very pleasant.
Taste –  Mellow hops at first followed by a nice malty middle with a slightly bitter aftertaste.
Mouthhfeel – Simple.
Drinkability – Very Smooth, I could easily drink more than one
Closing Notes – This beer is quite good. I tried it a few weeks ago and plan on visiting their brewery in a few weeks. I would like to drink a few, but I imagine I would be Porkslapping(see the picture on the can) the people I wad with after a few of these.
Overall – 4.0

Butternuts Beer and Ale Snapperhead IPA Secondary Review by D.P.

Butternuts Beer and Ale
Snapperhead IPA
ABV – ?
Appearance – Pours nicely,  a bit cloudy, honey colored, nifty brussels lace.
Smell – Strong floral notes and tropical fruits.
Taste – Sweetness at first,  pleasant middle.  The taste of grains peek through at the finish,  followed by an interesting,  barley infused,  mildly bitter yet lingering aftertaste.
Mouthfeel – No complaints.
Drinkability – Try it,  if you like IPA’s,  you won’t be disappointed.
Notes – This beer is like the Led Zeppelin song, “Achille’s Last Stand”.  It starts out with the rolling drums and thumping bass which are soon joined by Robert Plant’s rocking vocals.  The finish is an overlay of instruments,  lyrics and background ah, ah, ahAH’s,  and crescendo-ing oh oh oh oh oh oh oh’s.  The lingering aftertaste is the guitar moaning out the last mournful notes which slowly fade into oblivion.  You are left wanting more.
My call – 4.5

Tagus Original Secondary Review by D.P.

Tagus
Original
ABV – 4.5%
Appearance – Golden,  sharp.  Impressive effervescence.  Rich head.  A nice looking beer.
Smell – Malt and green vegetables.
Taste – Sweet, honey-like taste,  start, middle, and finish.  Very mild sense of bitterness in the aftertaste.
Mouthfeel – Not bad.  Maybe a bit syrupy.
Drinkability – Sure,  why not?
Notes – The honey flavor prevails but is not overpowering.  The 8.45 oz. bottle is cute.  Just a touch too sweet for my liking,  kind of like the annoyingly nice and condescending woman who answers the phone when you call to complain about a utility bill.
My call – 3.0

Dogfish Head 120 minute IPA Secondary Review by Z.P. and D.P

Dogfish Head
120 minute IPA
Review by Z.P,
Appearance – Copper colored with some light sediment.
Smell – Straight up hops. It even smells a little alchololy.
Taste – Alcohol at the start then there are some very complex hop flavors in the middle the end is very earthy with a slight woodiness. The aftertaste is just a lingering hoppiness but not bitter.
Mouthhfeel – Thick, slightly cloying.
Drinkability – I imagine this is amazing on a hot day in the sun or while golfing.
Closing Notes – I have been after this beer for a couple years now and I am pleased with it. It is a very complex beer with a ton of flavors. It is certainly something to drink on special occasions at $10+ a bottle.
Overall – 4.5

Review by D.P.

ABV – 15% – 20%
Appearance – Medium  amber color,  slightly cloudy,  nice foamy head,  suspended sediment.
Smell – Very strong….smells like paint thinner.
Taste – Sweet at first,  incredibly powerful hop sensation,  alcohol,  somewhat fruity oddly enough.  No strong bitter aftertaste at all.
Mouthfeel – Smooth as silk.
Drinkability – Pretty awesome,  but for sipping only.
Notes – It took forever to get my hands on one of these,  but it was worth the wait.  Happy to try it,  but honestly there are plenty of other beers I’d rather drink.
My call – 3.5