Beer Review: Éphémère (bottle)


Beer: Éphémère Brewer: Unibroue Source: 750 ml. bottle Rating: *** (7.2 of 10) Comments:  For my birthday, my friend Craig presented me with a bottle of Éphémère although he feared I wouldn’t like it.  Fortunately, I’ve tried it three years ago during a babymoon on Mt. Desert Island and gave it a glowing review at…

Beer Review: Samuel Adams Winter Lager


Beer: Samuel Adams Winter Lager Brewer: Boston Beer Company Source: Draft Rating: *** (7.8 of 10) Comments: I had this on-tap at Doyle’s Cafe the pub close to the Samuel Adams headquarters in Jamaica Plain where Sam Adam’s beers always taste best.  This is a chocolate-brown beer with a thick – although quickly dissipating –…

Beer Review: Lagunitas IPA


Beer: Lagunitas IPA Brewer: Lagunitas Brewing Company Source: Draft Rating: **(6.7 of 10) Comments: A clear, golden amber with a thick head and good carbonation.  Fruity tones are balanced by sticky, bitter hops.  I’m not a big IPA fan but this one is okay with me.