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Old 06-25-2013, 11:43 PM   #141
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I loved the guava Grove that AllenH sent me. Is it still available in Florida?
I think so but I'll have to check first.


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Old 06-27-2013, 10:28 PM   #142
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Beer #81 - Gubna IIPA - Oskar Blues


Golden orange on the pour turning into a fluffy white head with an orange tint. Head retention is great slowly fading away leaving behind a thick lacing. Once settled the color is more of a light copper. Aroma is well balanced with notes of citrus fruits, spiciness, and pine. The front palate is a nice mix of grapefruit and resiny earthiness that softens up to tangerine and crystal malt in the mid palate. The finish is a little more assertive ending with the initial flavors of grapefruit and pine. The 10abv makes itself known around the mid palate and lingers on with the finish. Medium bodied with fairly low carbonation which really gives this beer a thicker mouthfeel without making it overly sweet. A pretty good beer but I would have liked a little more hop flavor. It seemed a bit muddled.


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Old 06-28-2013, 02:56 AM   #143
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G knight way better imo
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:31 PM   #144
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I prefer Deviant Dales of all the Oskar Blues offerings.
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Old 06-29-2013, 12:28 AM   #145
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Beer #82 - Oak Aged Yeti - Great Divide

Rough pour shows off a motor oil black body that gradually erupts into a head reminiscent of chocolate milk. Some stained glass on the lacing. The aroma is a rich blend of dark chocolate, oak, spicy bourbon, dark fruit, and caramel. The first thing I notice upon taking a sip is very smooth bourbon which lingers on through the finish. Slowly the oakiness transitions into light smoky notes similar to a little char on grilled food along with touches of dark fruit. This is then met by flavors of dark chocolate and roast coffee with and underlying hint of vanilla the whole way through. The finish is incredibly long and while the booziness is there, its only as much as it should be and never any more. Thick, chewy, and lightly carbed the mouthfeel is almost syrupy. This was truly an amazing RIS and thats still an understatement. An absolute must try!!!


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Old 06-30-2013, 02:12 AM   #146
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Beer #82 - Oak Aged Yeti - Great Divide

Rough pour shows off a motor oil black body that gradually erupts into a head reminiscent of chocolate milk. Some stained glass on the lacing. The aroma is a rich blend of dark chocolate, oak, spicy bourbon, dark fruit, and caramel. The first thing I notice upon taking a sip is very smooth bourbon which lingers on through the finish. Slowly the oakiness transitions into light smoky notes similar to a little char on grilled food along with touches of dark fruit. This is then met by flavors of dark chocolate and roast coffee with and underlying hint of vanilla the whole way through. The finish is incredibly long and while the booziness is there, its only as much as it should be and never any more. Thick, chewy, and lightly carbed the mouthfeel is almost syrupy. This was truly an amazing RIS and thats still an understatement. An absolute must try!!!

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Love the yeti! And the chocolate Yeti is among the best. One of the great divide reps broke my heart when he told me they were no longer going to make the belgian yeti anymore.
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:36 AM   #147
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Love the yeti! And the chocolate Yeti is among the best. One of the great divide reps broke my heart when he told me they were no longer going to make the belgian yeti anymore.
Really an amazing beer. I'm hoping we'll somehow get more stuff down here. I was extremely surprised to see it when I was at the store. I'll definitely be grabbing more.
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:41 AM   #148
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Beer #83 - Sixty-One - Dogfish Head


Very interesting rose color on the pour that turns into a thick foamy head very similar to the look and texture of sea foam. Very good retention, the head actually held together about a half inch over the glass without falling down the sides. The beer eventually settles into a nice bright copper with rose hues. Mildly tangy grape must aroma backed by a floral hoppiness and light malt undertones. A very mild citrus hoppiness jumps out immediately giving way to a juicy fruit punch like flavor. This is also brief as its followed by a red wine note with a light sour bite that lingers on to be joined with a little maltiness in the finish. Texture is very crisp and leaves the tongue and roof of the mouth pretty dry. I can't really say this beer fits as an IPA but for what they've actually accomplished its definitely different and unique.


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Old 06-30-2013, 03:43 AM   #149
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Really an amazing beer. I'm hoping we'll somehow get more stuff down here. I was extremely surprised to see it when I was at the store. I'll definitely be grabbing more.
I didn't realize you were able to get great divide locally, I figured you got it in one of the trades you organized lately. One of these days I'm going to get in on one of those MOW's but there aren't too many beers people want I can get my hands on except anything crooked stave.
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Old 07-02-2013, 12:32 PM   #150
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The Belgian Yeti was my least favorite of the varieties. I'm excited to try the new oatmeal style.


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