Beer Review: Harpoon Cambridge Uncommon


Beer: Cambridge Uncommon (100 Barrel Series, session #51) Brewer: Harpoon Brewery Source: Draft Rating: *** (7.8 of 10) Comments:  These limited edition Harpoon beers are often brilliant, I wish they were around longer.  Batch 51’s official description: “This hybrid style balances IPA aromatics with a classic Pilsner base. Czech tradition meets American hops.” The beer is…

Beer Review: Pretty Things American Darling


Beer: American Darling – Good Time Lager Brewer: Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project Source: 22 oz. bottle, poured into a pint glass Rating: *** (7.0 of 10) Comments: Another beer from my new favorite local brewery.  It’s a lovely golden beer with a thick head, a grainy aroma, and tastes like a crisp pilsener…

Beer Review: High & Mighty Purity of Essence


Beer: Purity of Essence lager Brewer: High & Mighty Beer Co. Source: 650 ml bottle, poured in a pint glass Rating: ** (6.8 of 10) Comments: Lager is an ordinary beer, at least in the United States, and this tastes like an ordinary lager.  That’s no slight as it’s seemingly easy to make crappy lagers…