Tasting: August 6, 2011
This one has been parked in the back of my fridge for some time — but expiration date is still a couple of months away. I bought this as a single bottle along with Kennebunkport’s Blueberry Wheat from Trader Joe’s in Princeton for $1.99/bottle.
The flavor is completely off here. A quick flash of some grain and then the off butterscotch flavor (diacetyl) in the yeast takes over completely– not good. It does lend some sweetness – but that’s not where you want to get your sweetness. No hop quality whatsoever — is this supposed to be an IPA — yes?. Wow, that funky flavor is still lingering on my palate. I’m going to have to brush my teeth just to get rid of it. This one is terrible 58 points. Really only one thing I’m enjoying about this is that I don’t have another 5 left in my fridge.
Read my review of Kennebunkport’s Blueberry Wheat Ale Here