Letters After Z (Mystic Brewery)

Kettle Soured American Farmhouse Ale 3.6% ABV Hops: Ella From: Chelsea, MA The beer pours out like fizzy lemonade. It’s chalky-white and yellow, with a huge, crackling head of creamy, eggshell-white bubbles that froth and hiss and recede to rocky mountainscapes in the glass. These mountainscapes leave fluffy tendrils of swirling, smoke-like lacing on the sides of the glass. It is a frothy and beautiful … Continue reading Letters After Z (Mystic Brewery)

Beer Table Table Beer: Crooked Stave Edition (Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project)

Style: Belgian Pale Ale/Farmhouse Table Beer 3.6% ABV Brewed at: Westbrook Brewing Company, Mount Pleasant, SC Brewer’s Note: “I brew beer for the love of science. Every batch we brew has new parameters and new variables and I push to continually evolve our process and the flavors of our beers. This is a lightly tart golden beer with a small touch of Brett and heavy … Continue reading Beer Table Table Beer: Crooked Stave Edition (Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project)

Smuttlabs Grissette (Smuttynose Brewing Company)

Style: Grisette/Table Beer/American Farmhouse Pale Ale 3.5% ABV Bottled on: 11/4/14 From: Hampton, NH Brewery’s Note: NA… You guys should really start providing little blurbs about these. The beer pours from the bottle the color of a lightly dehydrated man’s piss, and sits in the glass as a similar, oranging yellow color. A small head of eggshell-white bubbles forms above the glass and then quickly … Continue reading Smuttlabs Grissette (Smuttynose Brewing Company)

Table Beer (Mystic Brewery)

Style: Table Saison 4.3% ABV From: Chelsea, MA Brewer’s Note: “Mystic Table Beer traces its roots back to a time when water was never an option at the dining table.  Beer, often as low as 1.5% ABV, was the only drink served to slake the thirst. At 4.3% ABV, Mystic Table Beer is a slightly more potent table beer, but it retains its namesakes’ eminent … Continue reading Table Beer (Mystic Brewery)