Archives: Brewer: AleSmith

The Blind Leading the Blind

October 15, 2009 by Aaron Goldfarb | 2 Comments | Filed in Brewer: AleSmith, Brewer: Deschutes, Brewer: Pennichuck, Country: America, Grade: A regular, Grade: A-, Grade: B-, Style: Porter, Style: Stout

Note: 2/3rds of this post comes courtesy of a trade with Jay at Hedonist Beer Jive. When I get together with my friends DW and Batch, we like nothing more than to set up a blind taste test amongst some hard-hittin’ beers.  There’s no more accurate way to judge, and enjoy, a great beer than […]

AleSmith YuleSmith

July 31, 2009 by Aaron Goldfarb | 2 Comments | Filed in Brewer: AleSmith, Country: America, Grade: A regular, Style: IPA

8.8% ABV from a bomber Listening to High School Kids Discuss Their “Favorite” Beers When It’s Clear They’ve Never Tasted Them Before The setting:  a bowling alley in Port Jefferson, Long Island, Thursday night, 11:00 PM* Our principles:  three pimple-faced high school boys, approx. age 15 “So…uh…what’scha favorite beer?” “Uh…I like…Sam Adams…(?)” “Yeah.  Yeah, me […]

AleSmith IPA

April 23, 2009 by Aaron Goldfarb | 10 Comments | Filed in Brewer: AleSmith, Country: America, Grade: A regular, Style: IPA

7.25% ABV from a bomber My Quasi-Celebrity Girlfriend, Part III (previously…) “Just go hail a cab for us!” We stood in the lobby of the Land O’Lakes Girl’s building, me in normal date attire, her dressed like the Land O’Lakes Girl. “You know, you didn’t have to trick me into coming to this trade show […]