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Posts Tagged / Trader Joe’s

Joe-Joe’s Cookie Stout

Some Ho Ho Ho to go.   Sweet roasted malts, with a hint of vanilla, up front.  Mildly bitter finish…seems more roasty bitterness and not a hop bitterness.  Flavor/mouth feel is like a milk stout.  At 6% ABV is like a light pastry stout I kept sipping and sipping…until it disappeared.  I enjoyed it.


Quinquagenary Ale

I was quite pleased with Trader Joes 2017 Vintage Ale.  I don’t recall enjoying some of the previous years versions as much.  Let it warm in the glass a bit to get the most of the sweet malt character.  Dangerously  smooth and easy to sip for a 9% ABV beverage.


Tap 79 Double IPA 

An ok 8% ABV double IPA from Tap 79 Brewing Co., found at Trader Joes.   I am only guessing that Golden Road is brewing for them, like they were for the ol’ burro brand that came out a couple years ago.   But with the smaller can size, 12oz compared to 16oz, and being […]


Two Buck Choc

Boatswain Chocolate Stout by Rhinelander Brewing Co of Wisconsin, was a great find at Trader Joe’s for $2! Chocolatey, malty, slight hop finish, and easy drinking at 5.4% after breakfast this gloomy rainy day.