Unibroue Terrible Ale: 4.5 – There’s a bit of tartness and there’s a lot of enjoyment in this dark ale. However while it’s so close to being a great beer, there’s something else about this as an undercurrent. Something that makes this just an okay beer.
Price Average: Unibroue Terrible Ale $10
Alright I need to get my thoughts about this before the fold as there will be a treat for you. Speaking of treats this whiskey is certainly one for your tastebuds, of course that’s if you consider being kicked in the teeth as a treat. This is not a whiskey you throw into a cocktail or have when you want a calm sipping whiskey at the end of the day. This is a bar whiskey that you have when you want to wake up or if life has gotten just a little too boring.
20 Pounds of Pumpkin: 5.0 – It’s an okay pumpkin beer, and there’s some nice spice on the aftertaste. They add a lot of pumpkins (hence the namesake) and it gives it almost a vegetable like flavor instead of a real ‘pumpkin’ flavor that comes from either a manufacturer or roasting seeds.
Price Average: 20 Pounds of Pumpkin $8 for 6-pack
Alright in our final ‘we did too much whiskey let’s do all but whiskey’ set of reviews we have something that’s been an old favorite of the site that we’ve finally gotten around to reviewing. 1800 is the lounges current choice of tequila if you are looking for something cheaper, good quality, and also that you can find easily while not looking like Eurotrash in your bar.
Thunder Hole Ale: 6.5 – It’s nice and crisp and there’s a good nutty aftertaste. Overall this is really drinkable, has a nice depth of flavor and really makes a solid ale.
Price Average: Thunder Hole Ale $10 for mixed 6-pack
The Beast: 2.0 – It’s sweet and syrupy in all the wrong ways. There’s certainly depth here, and apparently a high alcohol content. It tastes like the worst result of a bourbon barrel aging, and then some. Quite honestly this was not finished and was poured out, which is never a good sign. The score would be lower aside from the rare chance that someone with a ‘unique’ palate looking for something like this would love it, but just because someone like Durian doesn’t mean it’s a highly ranked food.
Price Average: The Beast $10
So the good news here is that if you want something that looks like Patron, is about as good as Patron, costs slightly less than Patron, but above all is not Patron – you are in luck good patron. (Had to do it) I look forward to trying the aged versions of this because while this itself mellows – I want to see if that powerful tastes carries on despite aging.
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