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What Beers Did You Drink Today? Or Yesterday? (Part 3)

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Went to a  launch tasting at Roosevelts last night.  The new to Oklahoma beer is Paradox out of Divide, CO.  The Blood Rooted is a Wild Sour Golden Ale Brewed with Blood Orange juice and Ginger aged in oak wine barrels (didn't specify which wine).  Almost floral with hints of citrus and didn't get much oakiness.  The other taste I had was Future Knowledge, an oak fermented farmhouse ale, knox foeder#1.  The oak came out in this one.  Both were interesting, I will go back to the Blood Rooted to retaste.  

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MILF and a Winter Grind from Mother's Brewing in Springfield , MO and had a tap of Black Betty from Nebraska Brewing.  Monday I had a Rye'd or D'IPA from Anthem Brewing out of OKC at Mcnellie's South City Pint Night where we get to take the glass home.  Anybody need any shaker beer glasses?  If you pay for the postage I will give them to you.  Assorted breweries.  


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On weekends I like to drink Carling and Peroni, but yesterday I decided to try Krombacher. Pretty good too

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"Betsy" - allegedly the first beer specifically brewed for being consumed during air travel. I had this some weeks ago in the Cathay lounge in Hong Kong and found it a bit flat. This time I ordered it as my pre-lunch drink on the flight from FRA back to HKG. At the reduced pressure in the cabin the carbonation was just right. It was kind of fruity, with a pronounced bitterness. Reminded me of a cross-over between a pale ale and a lambic. Overall a quite nice beer ...

 

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Last night I tasted Sweet Tooth from Tall Grass.  Very nice, the slight bit of salty helped balance the sweet from the caramel.  A nice fall sipper.  Here is their description.  

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Taking our love of Belgian beers to the next level, we’re excited to announce the arrival of Sweet Tooth, a salted caramel Belgian Dark Strong Ale. Dark, complex and smooth, Sweet Tooth boasts rich, toasty caramel malt flavors with hints of dark fruit, spices and just a touch of salt. We like to think of it as a beer Willy Wonka would’ve made for the Oompa Loompas to enjoy after an 18-hour shift making everlasting gobstoppers.

 

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Made the run all the way to Princeton to visit a booze-slingin' Trader Joe's, and came back with their annual Belgian-ish strong dark from Canada, the Belgian-ish blonde (also Canadian, I think) and the Belgian Petrus with Blueberry. 

 

Today I tried the strong dark (I'll be damned if I can recall exactly how they label it... something to remind people that it only comes once a year... and I'm not going digging in my recycle bin to read the label in the dark by flashlight).  Very nice beer.  Unibroue did good this year.  Lots of dark fruit nuances, no obnoxious yeast overexpressions, and a bit of coriander hanging out in the background to nudge those dark fruit nuances into a citrus-y kind of experience.  Very tasty and an excellent deal.

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Dropped by Marshall Brewing tap room this afternoon and enjoyed a Black Dolphin Imperial Russian Stout variation that had been aged on plums in first use bourbon barrels.  Very nice and i did taste the plums.  Not overly sweet.  

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I will be out to the American Solera taproom tonight.  What should I try. The Cirque Dilemma is currently my favorite.   I have not had the Santa Kush, this years Cranbarrel, Caribbean Christmas is new, haven't tried this years version of Raspbarrel, the Terpy Cherry Limade is sooo good and refreshing, the Foeder Cerise is a long time favorite.  The Cirque Dilemma is perfection in a bottle.  Think coffee, chocolate, malty, deep dark luxuriousness.  Decisions, decisions.    No automatic alt text available.

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