Our fifth, FIFTH, BYEAR IN REVIEW! Wow… how far we’ve come… well not really, I mean we’re only in St Henri, but still! This was the 5th annual review of the monthly Beerstitutions and the 59th volume overall. What a sweet little gang of beer rascals we’ve built here!
This year’s big winner was officially NOCTURNA AFFOGATO!
Byear in Review awards:
Cal Ripkin: Nick- 9 events streak
Keener: Corey – 10 events
Rookie of the year- Chris Wolf
Mary Kay (best recruiter)- Kristen
Honorary Awards- Phil (Back from the Dead), Gen (MIA)
|Crabbies- Ginger BeerKristen||2.2|
Notes:Too Sweet! -Daniel
|Brett Pas Brett – Daniel||2.8|
Notes:-Extremely sessionable (Corey)
-People without proper tastebuds rated this too low because of all the Bretty goodness
|Hemma eta Han- Val||3.9|
Notes: -True story. This beer gave Kristen every emotion at once.
Notes: Fun fact: Orville Redenbacker was the founding member of the Travelling Wilbury’s
|Sure Fermiere HibiscusVal||3.1|
Notes: -Velvety (Corey)
Notes:Nobodys getting scurvy if they drink this beer.
Notes: Crazy refreshing beer!
Notes: Super Jowely!
|3 Balles 2 PriseCorey||3.8|
Notes: Fun fact- A brewer’s dozen is 11 beers…cause you already drank one.
Notes: Exciting name…disappointing beer.
|Nocturna Stout/with Fiasco Bourbon Vanilla Gelato||4.3|
Notes: Adding icecream to beer is delicious…but cheating.
Best In Show (highest avg points):Nocturna Stout/with Fiasco Bourbon Vanilla Gelato
Favourite (highest # votes):Nocturna Stout/with Fiasco Bourbon Vanilla Gelato
Surprise (highest # votes): Gose Buster
Sessionable (highest # votes): Brett pas Brett
Best Label (highest # votes): Hemma eta Han
Blind Test: After so many delicious beers. The gathering was wrapped up before we got around to doing the blind test, but I totally nailed it.