Thank you for indulging me with this post as it’s more about the homebrewing experience than it is a pic, which clearly isn’t great. I have surgery coming later this week and have been pulling beers, commercial and homebrew, out of my stash to drink this week.
The pic is of a nondescript brown ale of roughly 5.5% abv that I aged on bourbon soaked oak chips prior to bottling. I had one bottle left, remembered it being good but not great. This beer is exceptional, it’s what we in this hobby yearn for, perfection. Impeccably clean, rich, complex, and drinkable. I’ve had few such beers , I call them transcendent. It is a perfect beer, a 50 pointer, not defined by a romanticized place but by the liquid. A perfectly aged beer opened at the perfect time, a beer of low alcohol that shouldn’t age so well, but did. It’s filled with notes of chocolate, vanilla, maple, light bourbon, and caramel in a very natural balanced state not pounded in artificially.
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