Year of New Beer: Abaddon, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)
Written By: Dion on 01/08/2015
I'll be honest...I didn't really take the time to appreciate the nose on this beer like I should have. A long day at work will do that to you. But I did get some nice fruit notes, lighter pear specifically, coupled with some candied sugar and a bit of Graham cracker. Nicely balanced on the tongue as the sweetness pushes just to the edge before being balanced by a bit of spice and a moderate alcohol warmth. I've not had the opportunity to sample many Ethereal brews to this point, but this is my favorite so far. And to be this good barely a couple of months into the game? Lookout Lexington, Brandon Floan and the crew are throwing down the gauntlet. If you haven't been, go check it out. Trust me, this summer, their patio will be the talk of the town.