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Abraxas Batch 1

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by jegross2, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. jegross2

    jegross2 Advocate (715) Illinois Jan 3, 2010

    I realize this beer is only in its second batch of release (November of 201)2, but I am curious how those who have recently tried the 2011 b1 release felt the beer has held up. Did it fall off like Hunah tends to?
  2. yes.

    opened one (11/2011) a couple days ago, flavors are very muted compared to one opened earlier last year. the base itself is still fine, but the mexican chocolate and spice have dropped away.
  3. jegross2

    jegross2 Advocate (715) Illinois Jan 3, 2010

    Thanks for the info. That was my suspicion. Will consume accordingly.
  4. chili peppers do not age well and lose their flavor.
  5. Theeabyss

    Theeabyss Aficionado (190) Illinois Apr 19, 2012

    We will see for ourselves in a few weeks
  6. jegross2

    jegross2 Advocate (715) Illinois Jan 3, 2010

    You have a b1? Cool. Side by side?
  7. Had an aged one at this year's release. The flavors dropped out quite a bit from the original release. Also note that this year's release has less spiciness than last year's, so the two might be more similar now than they would be if you could compare the two vintages fresh.
  8. Should have batch 1,2,3, and ba batch 1
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  9. moefriedman

    moefriedman Savant (260) Illinois Feb 15, 2012

    Also have dome a side-by-side. Drink this one fresh. 2011 fell off alot.

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