Monthly Archives: January 2004

Holgate Brewhouse ‘White Ale’

Verbatim: Holgate Brewhouse White Ale. 5.0%, 330ml, $16/6pk, at home. Bottle conditioned, but the tiniest amount of sediment. Wheat beer, very mild taste. Refreshing on a 40° day. Not gold, light, cloudy. Like flat L&P or some random chemistry set … Continue reading

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Schofferhofer Hefeweizen

Verbatim: Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen. 5.0%, 500ml, $?, at home. Bottle conditioned, cloudy light-brown gold. Enduring head. Light but sharp yeast smell. Sharp taste, but not at all John Williamsy. Afterthoughts, October 2010: I’m still a big fan of this Hefe, but … Continue reading

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Coopers ‘Special Old Stout’

Four entries in, and we already find our first beer that no longer exists, as at the time of the Great Uploading in October 2010. I had to check online to make sure this actually did exist, and I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Gosser (‘Stiftsbrau’ Dunkel?)

I have to guess at just which Gösser beer this is; I had left some of the beers in there and what was once ice was later a few inches of water, and the label floated right off of this … Continue reading

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Erdinger Weissbier

That’s a terrible effort at one of those ‘ß’ characters in my handwriting. But hey, at least it’s not as hideous as my 5s. I can never figure out where they went wrong. Verbatim: Erdinger Weißbier. 5.3% 500ml $? At … Continue reading

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Samuel Adam’s ‘Boston Lager’

So starts the diary. After years of thinking that it was a birthday present, a look at the date here makes me realise it must’ve been a Christmas one. Shows how rubbish the human memory is, I suppose. (Either that, … Continue reading

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