This monthly beer shipment from Amazing Clubs included 4 different types of beer from 2 different breweries.
The first brewery, the Shipyard Brewing Company in Portland, Maine, included Prelude Special Ale – a full-bodied ale with a deep amber hue – and Longfellow Winter Ale – a hybrid between a Porter and a Scottish Ale. Both were very hearty beers.
The second brewery, Sherwood Forest Brewers Limited in Marlborough, Massachusetts, offered the Archer’s Ale – similar to an English Pale Ale – and Maiden’s Blueberry Ale – described as “a colored pale ale with the subtle flavor and aroma of fresh blueberries.” The Archer’s Ale was pretty much what you would expect of an English Pale Ale. The Blueberry Pale Ale was definitely interesting… not overly saturated with the blueberry flavor. But it gave it a nice, sweet taste. Best to drink just one of these at a time. Don’t expect to sit down and put back all three unless you really like sweet.
As you can see, the beer arrived in sturdy packaging and all bottles arrived perfectly in tact.
There was also a 1-page flyer that tells a little about the breweries and each of the beers. It’s nothing fancy – just an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper that looks like it was photocopied (and some of the ink is smeared). The backside just contains sales info. We always enjoy reading a little more about the beers we taste as we kick back and enjoy the hops.
For more information on this Beer of the Month Club, visit the Amazing Clubs website.