Archives: Brewer: Deschutes

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 […]

Battle of the Imperial Stouts

June 4, 2009 by Aaron Goldfarb | No Comments | Filed in Brewer: Avery, Brewer: Deschutes, Brewer: The Lost Abbey, Country: America, Grade: A plus, Grade: A regular, Grade: A-, Style: Stout

Deschutes The Abyss (2008) 11% ABV bottled vs. Avery The Czar 11.03% ABV bottled vs. The Lost Abbey Serpent’s Stout 10.5% ABV bottled When you’re a besotted loner, it’s virtually impossible to do blind taste tests.  What are you going to do?  Have your cat pour you some beers and mix them up?  Visiting friends […]