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Batch 4 Fred and Batch 29 Adam

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by gtted, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. gtted

    gtted Zealot (85) Kansas Aug 3, 2009

    Has anyone tried batch 4 Fred or batch 29 Adam lately?? Rec'd as an Xmas gift but haven't tasted any 1998 stuff latest except a Westy 12 and it was excellent. Thanks in advance for ur help
  2. Why not just drink them and find out if they are good?
    sprucetip and YogiBeer like this.
  3. gtted

    gtted Zealot (85) Kansas Aug 3, 2009

    Guess I'll have to now
  4. ...or post in the cellaring/aging beer forum.

    Can't say myself as I've never had the opportunity to try any HOtD beers.
  5. jedwards

    jedwards Savant (350) California Feb 3, 2009

    Had a batch 27 Adam earlier this year and it was terrific -- really earthy/leathery, just some slight papery oxidation. Made me very happy.

    Haven't had a Fred that old, but by all accounts they age very, very well. I'll ping some guys who opened one earlier in the year and see if they have any tasting notes.
  6. gtted

    gtted Zealot (85) Kansas Aug 3, 2009

    Thank you - I'll hold off for a while
  7. claaark13

    claaark13 Advocate (725) Indiana Nov 29, 2007 Beer Trader