Tag: Brooklyn

  • 5 Surprising Facts About Cinco de Mayo

    Cinco de Mayo has become, for some Americans, an excuse to show off their multicultural sensitivity while putting away gallons of yellow, fizzy beer. The history of this popular holiday however, is often clouded in misconceptions. 1. Cinco de Mayo is not widely celebrated in Mexico. The day is celebrated in certain communities, mostly in the the […]

  • Brooklyn Black Ops 2010 – 2011 Beer Review

    Brooklyn Black Ops 2010 – 2011 Beer Review

    Beer cellaring is all the rage. In this review we put a year old bottle of Brooklyn Black Ops —the Woodford Reserve bourbon barrel aged Russian imperial stout that is bottled flat and then fermented with champagne yeast— up against a fresh bottle. As an restless beer geek, I’m hoping my patience with the 2010 […]

  • Founders KBS Kentucky Breakfast Stout 2011/2010

    [dropcap]H[/dropcap]aving reviewed the 2011 Founders KBS Kentucky Breakfast Stout already on draft, it is time to compare this legendary imperial stout against some other barrel aged beers as well as against the 2010 vintage. Does a beer that is already cave aged an entire year fade away after another year in the bottle? Does the […]