- Nautic – Fixxx – Deek Recordings
- Four Tet – Unspoken – Soundcloud
- Tuxedo – Get U Home – Soundcloud
- Blludd Relations – Even Steven – Deek Recordings
- Bonobo – Pieces feat Cornelia – Ninja Tune
- Alice Russel – 13 Citizens – Tru Thoughts
- Kendra Morris - Pow – Wax Poetics Records
- Myron & E – If I Gave You My Love – Stones Throw
- Georgia Anne Muldrow – Kali Yuga – SomeOthaShip Connect
- Electric Wire Hustle – Chaser – BBE
May 15, 2013 - Beer
Salutations my dudes.
I must say that bottle shares are by far one of my favorite pass times these days. You need to do this too. Treat yourself to new beers. Round up some friends. Have each person bring a bottle of something awesome or something they can not pronounce. Imbibe. Relish it. Hate it. Become lush. Laugh and reminisce of yee times of olde.
It is also BETTER than going to that overpriced gastro-pub your buddy told you is the new spot.
Keep it intimate. Keep it genuine.
This bottle share we went from light to really fucking dark.
First bottle (can) starting from the left is Ballast Point Sculpin:
This is an imperial IPA packed with tropical aroma. It is very reminiscent of a HOP bat to the face with a mango and apricot blood splatter. This is a perfect pool side companion.
Note: Cans are better for beers. They keep them fresher. Think of this format as a mini-keg waiting to be tapped.
Stillwater Artisnal’s Beer Table/Table Beer: This is a “table beer” which means to be a very balanced and sessionable. It was an acquired taste. This bottle was conditioned with Brettanomyces (a wild yeast that eat everything) which made it FUNKY. By funky I mean it tasted like a fucking horse blanket in a barn. This flavor is very hit or miss with people for me personally it is a hit. Call me crazy but I like the taste of meadows and wet grass. It’s an earthiness that this kind of yeast captures. FUCKING AMAZING.
Prairie Artisan Ales’ Prairie Gold: A perfectly mellow sour beer for hot days. It has just the right amount of zest and lemongrass to make your mouth salivate and an amazing try finish so you’re not stuck with lingering bitter have nots. Solid sipper.
Almanac’s Farm to Barrel Series’ Barrel Noir: A beautiful blend of Imperial Stout and Bourbon Barrel Dark ale. It had a great frothy body and a woody bourbon sweetness. It is hard to say that I would spend $10 on this bad boy next time.
Hitachino Espresso Stout: Japanese can brew some beer. Hands down best coffee aroma that I have smelled in any stout. The espresso gives it such a refined aroma. It’s like inhaling fresh roasted beans that trashes you. Thank you Japan and hipster owl mascot.
Great Divide YETI: Funny thing is that this bottle is about two years old. This imperial stout has aged beautifully. It’s dark, smooth but still really boozy. These are three characteristics that I look for in a woman as well. Well to be honest the boozier the better.
Firestone Parabola: I know.. this was on the last bottle share. But how am I supposed to pass up this barrel aged black beauty. I know it’s like selling water to whales but goddamn does that water taste good. If you have not had it FIND IT.
North Coast Barrel-aged Old Rasputin: JEEPERS. This one kind of through me over the top. It’s a boozy coffee-ground fist down the throat. There are some notes of barrel but more so the coffee-ground fist. Yeah might want to let it sit in the cellar for another year to chill out.
Oh and Jean Claude Van Damme’s KICKBOXER is the best background movie for any tasting session.
Thank you Muscles from Brussels for kicking up the testosterone in the room.
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- Nicholas – I Know A Place – No More Hits
- Schreyer & Bartoli – I Know My Way – Soundcloud
- Unknown – El Pato Descarado (Dr.Ruddz bandit cumbia edit) – Soundcloud
- Bot’Ox – The Face of Another (Golden Bug remix) – I’m A Cliche
- The Black Madonna – Say My Name – Home Taping is Killing Music
- Principles of Geometry – Carbon Cowboy (Krikor Edit) – Tigersushi
- Kruse & Nuernberg & Polargeist – Temperature Rise – Exploited
- Black Light Smoke – Poppa’s Bag (Black Light Smoke Sunset Mix) – Scissor & Thread
- Ben La Desh - In The Back – Sleazy Beats Black Ops
- Tiger & Woods – Gin Nation – Running Back
- Eli Escobar - Drifting – Nurvous
- Softwar – One Day (Detroit Swindle remix) – Modular
- James Dexter - Cross Wind – Large Music
- Anil Aras – You & I – Tomorrow is Now, Kid!
- SEK – Lifetime Spot – Lost My Dog
- Shapes – Nite N Day – BMKLTSCH RCRDS
- Tomboy & Robin – Jaded - Cool Kid Music
- Odysseus – Over You – Moda Black