Smuttlabs Biere de ‘Shire (Smuttynose Brewing Company)

Smuttlabs Biere de ‘Shire (Smuttynose Brewing Company) Style: Mixed Fermentation Saison (French Saison and Brettanomyces Drei) 9.1% ABV Bottled: May 2015 From: Portsmouth, NH Brewery’s Note: “Part of the Farmhouse Series – brewed with french saison yeast and Brettanomyces.” The cork pops with the best hiss I’ve heard from a Smuttlabs beer, and pours into the glass as a color somewhere between nuclear yellow and the … Continue reading Smuttlabs Biere de ‘Shire (Smuttynose Brewing Company)

Avec Les Bon Voeux (Brasserie Dupont)

Style: Imperial Saison/Farmhouse Ale 9.5% ABV From: Tourpes, Belgium Brewery’s Note: “The Bons Vœux is a blond top fermentation beer with refermentation in the bottle. Since 1970, the brewery has been brewing a special beer to give as a New Years present to their best clients. (The name of this beer “Avec les bons Vœux de la brasserie Dupont” means “With the best wishes of the brewery … Continue reading Avec Les Bon Voeux (Brasserie Dupont)

Matt’s Burning Rosids (Stone Brewing Company)

Style: Imperial Cherrywood-Smoked Saison 10.5% ABV Bottled On: 12/20/13 From: San Diego, CA Brewer’s Note: “Rather than regarding Burning Rosids as a somber memento, please think of it as a celebration of Matt, just as we do. When you drink this very special beer, please join us in raising your glass, both in Matt’s memory and in tribute to everything he so passionately stood for: … Continue reading Matt’s Burning Rosids (Stone Brewing Company)