Sunday, 19 April 2020

January 22, 2020

23/3003) Home:  Glory & Gold Cuvée 2019 BBA by Nickel Brook of Ontario:  *; 9.5%, 37 ibu; from their Reserve series; aged 2 years n bourbon barrels; brewed with malted barley, malted wheat, lactobacillus, demerara sugar, dried figs, orange peel, raisins, cinnamon, allspice, black pepper, cardamom, vanilla beans; could have done with fewer ingredients, especially the lactobacillus; tart, dry, astringent; the hint of the wonderful beer this could have been saves it from a half star rating;

On tasting it my wife exclaimed, "They wrecked it!".

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