Archives: Grade: C-/D+


June 4, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | No Comments | Filed in Brewer: Peroni, Country: Italy, Grade: C-/D+, Style: Lager

4.7% ABV on draught This beer isn’t great. The Italian Budweiser. I wouldn’t typically drink it. Yet it was only $2 per pint at a Little Italy dive over the weekend. Handed the ditzy waitress an Andrew Jackson and told her to keep ‘em coming. Thus, I drank plenty and got drunk, quod erat demonstrandum. […]

Stella Artois

June 4, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | No Comments | Filed in Brewer: Stella Artois, Country: Belgium, Grade: C-/D+, Style: Lager

5.2% ABV on draught You signal to get the aloof bartender’s attention. You quickly scan the taps and order a beer. The bartender grabs a wet but clean pint glass and tugs you a draught. You blow the foam off and take a sip. The fluid hits your tongue and you taste the flavors, the […]

Sapporo Original Rice Lager

June 4, 2008 by Aaron Goldfarb | 1 Comment | Filed in Brewer: Sapporo, Country: Japan, Grade: C-/D+

5% ABV in one badass can Sapporo is not a particularly good beer, yet I drink it quite a bit, and I’m not sure why. Correction: I’m too embarrassed to admit why, something I’ll finally do by the end of this review. The big “schtick” with Sapporo—and I’m sure other Asian beers—is that they are […]