Tuesday, February 3, 2015

February 3rd, 2015 - All The Young Dudes At Beer Camp

Good evening!  The Meista here pairing Mott The Hoople's " The Young Dudes" with a Beer Camp Hoppy Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Company!

Album Info:
  • Artist: Mott The Hoople
  • Title: "All The Young Dudes"
  • Recorded: May–July 1972 at Olympic Studios and Trident Studios, London
  • Release date: September 8th, 1972 (5th studio album by the band)
  • Record company: Columbia Records (U.S.) and CBS Records (U.K.)
  • Personnel: Verden Allen (organ, backing vocals, and lead vocals on "Soft Ground"), Dale "Buffin" Griffin (drums, percussion, and backing vocals), Ian Hunter (vocals, guitar, and piano), Mick Ralphs (guitar, backing vocals, and lead vocals on "Ready For Love / After Lights"), and Pete Overend Watts (bass guitar and backing vocals)
  • Additional musicians: Ariel Bender (guitar, and vocals on bonus tracks 6, 7), David Bowie (saxophones and backing vocals), Mick Ronson (strings, brass, and arrangement on "Sea Diver"), Buddy Bauerle (pan flute), Mike Walls (Hammond B3 organ), and Jeff Hanover (vibraslap)
  • Album cover art: George Underwood
  • Musical style: Glam rock
  • Sound: Pioneering glam rock perfection!  Poppy, richly textured, and swingin'!
  • Major themes: Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll baby!
  • Tracks:
  1. "Sweet Jane"
  2. "Momma's Little Jewel"
  3. "All The Young Dudes"
  4. "Sucker"
  5. "Jerkin' Crocus"
  6. "One Of The Boys"
  7. "Soft Ground"
  8. "Ready For Love/After Lights"
  9. "Sea Diver"
  Brew Info:
  • Brewery: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  • Website: http://www.sierranevada.com/
  • Brew: Beer Camp Hoppy Lager
  • Style: Imperial Pilsner
  • Serving: 12 ounce bottle
  • ABV: 7%
  • IBUs: 55
  • Ending gravity: 2.4° plato
  • Ingredients: Lager yeast, Two-row Pale, Pilsner, Munich, Caramel, Acidulated malts, and Citra, Equinox, Palisade, and El Dorado hops
  • Pour: Clear golden amber with a frothy, bright white head with good retention and lacing.
  • Nose: The nose is characterized by sweet, bready, floral, and hoppy aromas.  There are notes of pink grapefruit, pine resin, crackery biscuit, and caramel. 
  • Taste: A blend of sweet, bready malts, and bitter/dank, piney, and citrusy hops characterize the Beer Camp.  There are notes of grapefruit, pineapple, mango, biscuit, grassy hops, and hints of sweet toffee.
  • Mouthfeel: Smooth, crisp, and refreshing with a clean, dry finish.
Overall pairing: The Beer Camp's crisp, refreshing, and vibrant flavor goes great with the glam rock pop stylings of Mott The Hoople!


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