i cannot believe i was able to compile my beer project emails from 2012! emails that i inflicted for seven days on patient friends 🙂
7/21/12, 1st beer of my beach vacation
aside from reading a book a day, i’ll strive to drink a dogfish beer a day, i promise. 1st day: theobroma, brewed w/ aztec cocoa, chilies, honey, etc., dates back 1200 b.c. very nice!!!! love it
7/22/12, day 2 “ta henket”
ta henket is brewed w/ ancient form of wheat, loaves of bread, chamomile, doumpalm fruit, etc. nice too. different from last night’s nutty flavor.
7/23/12, day 3 “positive contact”
positive contact, big wit type brew with apples, apple cider, cilantro, cayenne pepper, farro and caplypso hops, very flavorful, more bitter/less sweet than previous two but I like bitter, having with grilled rockfish; will check if have bottled version
collaboration between dogfish & one of ethan’s favorite hip hop musicians to commemorate the band’s reunion & release of new material, named after song in deltron 3030 (released in 2000)
7/24/12, day 4 “urkontinent”
urkontinent, belgian dark ale with flavors of coffee and chocolate flavored cherries; ingredients include wattleseed, toasted amaranth, green rooibos, etc. my favorite so far – i like nutty dark beer! having it with fish and rice (sub from fries)…. fish looks good. this brew is 8 pct abv; theobroma was 10 pct .
7/25/12, day 5 “namaste”
belgian-style white made w/ dried orange slices, fresh cut lemongrass & coriander… okay changed my mind – this is my favorite… definitely a thirst quencher! drinking it like water… this is just 5 pct abv. getting short rib again
7/26/12, day 6 “black & red”
changed my mind again – this is the best! my reaction on my 1st sip was “oooooh!” very unexpectedly flavorful on the sweet side. it is “….dry minted stout with a serious fruit problem. loads of roasty, minty with a tart fruit background.” having steak & rice (sub for fries) with it. black & red is 10.5 pct abv
7/26/12, day 6 1/2 “90 minute ipa”
90 minute ipa, we are at an applebee’s…i don’t like ipa’s but there’s no choice here…
7/27/12, day 7 “limited release sampler”!
i was torn between firefly ale & sah tea (the rest are my antonia, namaste & theobroma) and this being the last day – got a sampler. love sah tea among the 3 new ones! firefly is english pale ale, fruity, citrusy, 5 pabv; my antonia is imperial pilsner, 7.5 pabv; sah tea is finnish, fermented w/ german weizen yeast, 9 pabv; having calamari and grilled rockfish (both again). great finish huh?