Monthly Archives: April 2019

Allagash The Stranger and the Crane

The deep brown color and roasty/nutty aroma tell me this is a brown ale. First taste and light mouthfeel say Saison! The taste combines saison yeast spice with subdued coffee and cocoa of a dark ale. Cranberry subtly presents itself as the beer warms up. One-of-a-kind hybrid of a saison and brown ale with a... Read more »Read more »

Mast Landing Gunner’s Daughter

Gunner’s Daughter pours dark brown with an ample light brown head. Huge aroma of peanut butter with some dark chocolate as well. There is a big, rich dark mouthfeel. Tastes like a homemade peanut butter cup. There’s tons of flavor squeezed into a low ABV beer.Read more »

Allagash Cuvee d’Industrial 2017

Allagash Cuvee d’Industrial has a dark golden to amber appearance. The aroma gives off mild malt and is vinous but let’s you know this is a sour! (7 out of 10 on the sour scale.) The sweetness may come from the red wine and Sauterne barrels included in the 24 barrel blend. There is a... Read more »Read more »

Liquid Riot Cuckoo for Coconuts

Cuckoo for Coconuts is a dark brown porter, has a fantastic aroma of vanilla, coconut and dark chocolate. The taste of coconut is not prominent but is shared with sweet and dark chocolate, vanilla, graham cracker and a hint of coffee. Cuckoo for Coconuts is crazy-delicious and very drinkable.Read more »

Boothbay Craft Brewing Thirsty Botanist

Thirsty Botanist pours a dark gold color with a clean white head and moderate haze. Aroma combines citrus and tropical balanced by light piney bitterness. Thirsty Botanist tastes like pineapple and mango juiciness upfront with a lingering piney-grapefruit through the pint. One of Maine’s go-to IPA’s — smooth and delicious.Read more »