cAb Adventure

  • Samuel Adams - My first beer on the Journey started with a good Boston Lager. Rating: 7
  • Old Peculiar: Old and Peculiar... not a very good mix. Rating: 6
  • Boddington's: Very thick, almost like syrup, but also very smooth - better out of the tap. Rating: 7
  • Corona: Without a lime - tastes like urine. With a lime - very good. Rating: 7
  • Blue Moon: This was the first beer that I ever tried and enjoyed. Note - better out of the tap an...
  • Young's Oatmeal Stout: So good. I wasn't expecting it, but wow. Rating: 8
  • Shiner Bock: An excellent bock. Better than Ambercock, even. In fact it's so good that it makes y...
  • Negra Modelo: Mexicans are also good at making dark beer. Rating: 7
  • Red Stripe: Jamaica should stick to marijuana. Although, maybe that's what makes this beer tastes... 1 comment
  • Young's Dirty Dick's Ale: This beer is just as fun to order as it is to drink. Rating: 8
  • Bass Ale: More like Ass Bale. Rating: 6
  • Leinenkugel's Big Butt: I like Big Butt and I cannot lie. - very good dark beer. Rating: 8
  • Dos Equis Amber: Really good Mexican beer. Rating: 8 1 comment
  • Pacifico Clara: Made by the same people as Corona and it's better. Rating: 7
  • Samuel Adams Summer Ale: Summer Beer = Good Beer. Rating: 7
  • Old Speckled Hen: More like Old Heckled Hen. Pffft, not very good. Rating: 5
  • Newcastle Brown: I like a good brown beer. Especially this good brown beer. Rating: 8
  • Boulevard Pale Ale: I'm not a fan of pale ale and not very much of a fan of this beer. Rating: 6
  • Pete's Wicked Strawberry Blonde: Pete is so wicked good at making this seasonal beer taste good. ...
  • Pete's Wicked Rally Cap Ale: This beer is wicked fairly decent. Rating: 6
  • Labatt Blue: Even though this beer had beady little eyes and a flapping head, I did not dislike t...
  • Shiner Blonde: This is a beer that I really like, but I don't love (FYI). Rating: 7
  • 33 Export: Sorta watery, Sorta bad taste. Rating: 4
  • Beck's: A german beer that smells like a skunk. Not good. I added a lime to make a bearable. Rati...
  • Woodchuck Draft Cider: Cider with an alcohol content? Awesome. Rating: 8.5
  • Blue Moon Pumpkin Ale: mmmm, pumpkiny. I didn't get to finish this beer because an agent took con...
  • Pilsner Urquell: Not as good as free pizza. This beer was gross and hard to drink. Stupid Czechs.... 1 comment
  • Shiner Hefeweizen: This is it.  This is the last beer of my journey (because they're missing 7 of...
  • Young's Ram Rod: This is almost as funny to order as Young's Dirty Dick.  This beer really remind...
  • Young's Waggle Dance: Not really good, but it didn't suck either.  Regardless, I had to waggledan...
  • Sapporo: Japan's oldest beer, made in Canada.  Not very awesome... unless it's in your ear.  Rati...
  • Sierra Nevada Pale Ale: This was pretty good for a pale ale... but still a pale ale.  Rating: 6.5
  • Molson Canadian: A decent lager.  Let's rush right into Something.  Rating: 6.5
  • Millstream Schild Brau Lager:  I don't know.  sort of red? sort of brown?  pretty good.  Rating: 7
  • Young's Double Chocolate: Beer with a hint of Chocolate? Pretty decent. Rating: 7
  • McEwans IPA: I'm not much of a fan of Indian Pale Ale, but this was a little better than others. ...
  • Anchor Steam: This sort of had a prominant yeast taste, which I really liked. For some reason it ...
  • Corona Light: Just like Corona but a little lighter... I liked it just as well (with a lime). Rat...
  • Flying Dog Old Scratch: Uh. This is an amber Lager. Can't really explain it, but I liked it. Rati...
  • Flying Dog Road Dog: A scottish porter... tasted pretty weird, I didn't like it. I also didn't fa...

A bunch of us at Pioneer won some "After Work Club" cards at the cAb (A smoke-free bar in Johnston, IA). They entitled us to a free drink every day for the year of 2004. So Nehru, Nick and I took this opportunity as a reason to try and rate every beer in their cabinet. Here are my ratings...

Photos taken from April to August, 2004 in Johnston, Iowa

Album added 14 years ago (Oct 8, 2004).