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Tasted non blind on August 24, 2012. All served on draught.

  • Rogue Chateo OREgasmic
  • Deschutes Chainbreaker White IPA
  • Peticolas Royal Scandal
Rogue Chateo OREgasmic

Rogue Chateo OREgasmic

The Rogue is amber color in the glass, opaque with a good, retentive head. Nose of orange peel, spice box and malt. Flavors of orange rind, apricot core and bitters. Good weight with a bit of an earthy finish. Good to very good. Let’s call this one three and a half out of five stars.

Deschutes Chainbreaker White IPA

Deschutes Chainbreaker White IPA

The Deschutes is wheat colored in the glass, cloudy with a good, retentive head. Nose of yellow pears, acacia flowers and wet stones. Flavors of yellow pears, lemon grass and hops. Light and fairly clean on the palate. Good to very good. Let’s call this one three and a half out of five stars.

Peticolas Royal Scandal

Peticolas Royal Scandal

The Peticolas is amber color in the glass, clear looking throughout with a good, fairly retentive head. Nose of cherries, flowers and malt. Flavors of cherries, sweet brandy and light bitters on the finish. Good weight on the palate. Very good. Let’s call this one four out of five stars.

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Tasted non blind on August 22, 2012. All served on draught.

  • Green Flash Linchpin White IPA
  • Deep Ellum Double Brown Stout
  • Stone Smoked Porter with Vanilla Beans
Green Flash Linchpin White IPA

Green Flash Linchpin White IPA

The Green Flash is orange to gold color in the glass, opaque with a short and non-retentive head. Aromas of orange peel, lemon and apricot. Flavors of apricot, orange, lemon and bitters. Good weight with a moderate finish. Good to very good. Let’s call this one three and a half out of five stars.

Deep Ellum Double Brown Stout

Deep Ellum Double Brown Stout

The Deep Ellum is dark brown color in the glass, opaque with a medium retentive head. Aromas of coffee, mocha and toast. Flavors of malt balls, coffee and nutella. Good weight and balance. Good to very good. Let’s call this one three and a half out of five stars.

Stone Smoked Porter with Vanilla Beans

Stone Smoked Porter with Vanilla Beans

The Stone is dark brown color in the glass, opaque with a medium head with good retention. Aromas of light notes of smoke up front followed by vanilla and cocoa powder. Flavors of chocolate, nuts and espresso. Medium weight. Good to very good. Let’s call this one three and a half stars out of five.

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