Alesmith Grand Cru

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Alesmith Grand Cru

Postby oc eric on Mon May 24, 2010 11:01 pm

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LexusChris gifted my wife and I a bottle of Alesmoth Grand Cru on the Grand Opening of AHP. It meant a great deal to us. I waffled with laying it down for a year or so or enjoying right away. I hate saving something and then, for whatever reason, not getting to enjoy/use it. I decide to celebrate the very successful grand opening tonight :!:

The Grand Cru poured smooth, with tight bubbles and a great head. The liquid was dark, but not inky black like a stout, rather caramel clear around the edges with a dark center. The smell was definitely belgian - high octane and fruity esters. Our first sip and my wife says, "I taste wheat!". Sure enough it had a wheat, malty body, surrounded by belgian candi syrup. It packed a whallop! but smooooooth. Like Love Doctor smooth. I mean schmooove...but "belgiany". We drank more and I loved every bit until I over poured and got some yeasty liquor. That wasn't my favorite. I wouldn't want to drink it every night, but it was especially good celebrating the launch of something so meaningful in my life.

Cheers Chris!
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Re: Alesmith Grand Cru

Postby lexuschris on Tue May 25, 2010 12:35 am

Most excellent photo Eric! Glad you two enjoyed it!

It is a momentous time, when you study your charts, lay your compass points, and trim your sails.. beginning a voyage into uncharted waters, where there be dragons, storms & yes .. scintallating treasures. We wish you the best of luck, skill & persistence!


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