Batch 4 Fred and Batch 29 Adam

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

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  1. gtted

    gtted Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2009 Kansas

    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. darkmoon66

    darkmoon66 Aspirant (240) Oct 8, 2011 California
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    Why not just drink them and find out if they are good?
    sprucetip and YogiBeer like this.
  3. gtted

    gtted Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2009 Kansas

    Guess I'll have to now
  4. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    ...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 Initiate (2) Feb 3, 2009 California

    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 Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2009 Kansas

    Thank you - I'll hold off for a while
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