Aging Hoppin Frog's BORIS

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by ColdOne, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. ColdOne

    ColdOne Advocate (570) New York Jan 19, 2013

    I've got a few bottles of (non-BA) BORIS, and my gut feeling is to drink 'em up sooner than later. I really liked the one I tried, but it doesn't seem to have any serious harsh flavors that might need to mellow. Seemed to me like a great, sweet, nicely balanced beer as is.

    BUT: I'm new to this cellaring game, so I was curious to hear what experience / opinions folks have.


    PS I've got a couple DORIS as well, though I haven't tried that one yet.
  2. match1112

    match1112 Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 2, 2011

    I think they hold their own for a year or so. Haven't gone any longer than that myself.
  3. mborden

    mborden Savant (430) New York Jan 28, 2009

    I had a bottle that I just popped on Sunday with ~2 years on it maybe? It was tasty, but also wasn't really improved at all over fresh. I'd say drink 'em if you've got 'em.
  4. ColdOne

    ColdOne Advocate (570) New York Jan 19, 2013

    Thanks, folks. Seems like I should enjoy them but that there's not a huge rush like with a DIPA. Perfect.