Getting ready for Italia Testing out for the blog. Cheers Andrew
What a great day at Finbars for the August Maleny Brew Crew. We sample the range from Mornington Peninsular Brewery (see tasting sheets attached). With a plethora of Old and New faces, we opened with their: Pale Ale: Solid Pale Ale, with nice notes of hoppiness and a balanced bitterness, that belies the alcohol. Very Sessionable beer. IPA: One of my favourites. Hoppy, touch of malt, and easy drinking. Everything an IPA should be. IIPA: Comments of :”All malt”, “Goes down easy”, were heard everywhere. I enjoyed it a lot. Some said they wanted more fruit notes, and hoppy bitterness. […]
Well that was an interesting night! We critically evaluated 6 wines, and talked about how scoring and judging wine is conducted. A lot of questions were asked, a healthy discussion on the merit of point systems, as well how to critically and fairly judge a wine. We took actual judging scores from Royal Queensland Wine Show, and compared them to what we got, it was an interesting night. First things first. We spent the last 3 months of Wine Appreciations on Critical Evaluation of Wine, using WSET standards and language, so the language and way to evaluate (blind) a wine […]
Plantation Original Dark is a blend of Trinidad brown rums matured in young bourbon casks. Faithful to the light and elegant style of the island, the rum has a slightly smoky nose with refined notes of banana, citrus peel and clove. An excellent rum that will certainly give your cocktails style. Region: Trinidad, Caribbean Size: 700mL Alc: 40%
Presented by Brady Retschlag Mauritius Vanilla Rum, delightful Orange peel and vanilla notes.
Presented by Brock Hartley
Presented by Brady Retschlag Fijian OP rum- big, rich warm but smooth.
Presented by Brock Hartley of Think Spirits
Presented by Brock Hartley NZ entrepreneurs sourcing good Gold Rum, and Aging in NZ.
Presented by Brady Retschlag Easy drinking, great mixing rum.