Sunday, April 17, 2016

99 Bottles - Beer #1

I actually have a couple different updates for today, but I wanted to keep my 99 updates separate.

I have officially started on the beer! Yay!
My husband, some friends, and I went out Friday night for dinner and drinks, so I decided to get started on the list of beers that I have. It took me a while to decide which one I wanted, so I got methodical and found out which beer was in spot 1A, found out that they had it available, and started with it.

The beer I went with was Blue Moon. Here are my thoughts on it.
The menu where we were described it as easy drinking. I liked that it came with an orange slice, as well.

What I liked: It really was an easy drinking beer. The orange slice gave it that extra oomph and set off the flavor just right.

What I didn't like: It actually needed that extra oomph from the orange slice, because otherwise I found it to be a little weak. The flavor was a little nondescript to me.

This would be a good "starter" beer for someone who hasn't had a lot of beer experience or for someone who doesn't care for beer much, because it does have a light flavor and isn't overpowering in any particular way. For me, personally, though, I prefer a little stronger beer.

Here is the picture of the bottle all stitched up, so lonely on the shelf by itself.



11 comments:

  1. Love it! It won't be a lonely bottle forever. You will probably finish yours much faster than I will finish mine anyway!

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    1. What's most likely is that I'll end up giving up on tasting all the beers and stitch the rest up to be done with it! We'll see how long I make it!

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  2. I like be this idea! I've never been a big blue moon fan because I find it a little bitter

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  3. Good idea to start at the top, and great review!

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  4. Nice start Sasha. I don't like any kind of beer or alcohol or wine. I have the fabric cut for this but have never started it.

    Linda

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  5. Great start! I hope you can find all 99 bottles to test. I'm afraid I've never heard of Blue Moon.

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  6. My hubby wants to get a bottle from each and keep the cap. Then when I frame the piece we can put the caps around the frame too. Great first bottle!!

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  7. Your review of Blue Moon is right on the nose. I have this chart in my todo pile. I love it. It will be fun watching your WIPS and maybe it will motivate me a little to start. I do like your idea of putting the shelves in first.

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  8. A nice idea to taste all the beers that are charted on this project.

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    1. Take one down, pass it around? LOL

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