• Twisted Pine Brewing Co. Red Rye-der 17th Anniversary Ale

    Posted October 14, 2012 by Mark

    The Red Rye-der 17th Anniversary Ale from Twisted Pine Brewing Company in Boulder, Colorado pours out a deep brownish-ruby red in color with good clarity and is topped with a dense, two finger, khaki colored head that slowly recedes down to a film with a thin collar. On the nose, big malts and big h...

  • GABF 2012 Medal List

    Posted October 13, 2012 by Mark

      2012 Brewery and Brewer of the Year Awards:Small Brewpub and Small Brewpub Brewer of the YearDevils Backbone Brewing Company - Basecamp, Roseland, VA Devils Backbone Brewery Team   Large Brewpub and Large Brewpub Brewer of the YearThe Church Brew Works, Pittsburgh, PA Steve Sloan &...

  • Deschutes Brewery Chasin' Freshies Fresh Hop IPA

    Posted October 13, 2012 by Mark

    The Chasin' Freshies Fresh Hop IPA from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon pours out a clear gold in color and is topped with a large, white, densely bubbled head that slowly reduces all the way down leaving a thin collar. On the nose, quite floral with a good amount of bread and fruit. Aromas of wil...

  • Great Divide Brewing Co. Fresh Hop Pale Ale

    Posted October 12, 2012 by Mark

    The Fresh Hop Pale Ale from great Divide Brewing Company in Denver, Colorado pours out a clear copper in color and is topped with a foamy, off-white, two finger head that slowly reduces down to a thin film with a small collar. On the nose, beautiful fresh hop bouquet with some sweet malt. Aromas of ...

  • Paradox Paradise Nines Project American-Belgo IPA

    Posted October 12, 2012 by Mark

    The Paradise Nines Project American-Belgo IPA from Paradox Beer Company in Woodland Park, Colorado pours out a orange in color with some cloud and is topped with a creamy, off-white, dense head that slowly reduces down to a thick film. On the nose, lovely wine barrel aromas mingle with Belgian yeast...

  • Green Flash Brewing Co. Hop Head Red Red IPA

    Posted October 11, 2012 by Mark

    The Hop Head Red Red IPA from Green Flash Brewing Company in San Diego, California pours out amber in color with reddish-brown hues, a good deal of cloud and is topped with just over a finger of tan, dense head that reduces down to a thin film with a small collar. On the nose, quite malty with under...

  • Stone Brewing Co. Enjoy By 11.09.12 IPA

    Posted October 11, 2012 by Mark

    The Enjoy By 11.09.12 IPA (released Oct. 5) from Stone Brewing Company in Escondido, California pours out brassy in color with good clarity and is topped with an almost two finger, white head that slowly reduces down to a very thin film with a quarter inch collar. On the nose, big hops permeate with...

  • No-Li Brewhouse Born & Raised IPA

    Posted October 9, 2012 by Mark

    The Born & Raised IPA from No-Li Brewhouse in Spokane, Washington pours out a deep copper in color with some ruby hues, good clarity and is topped with a two finger, dense, off-white head that slowly reduces down to a thin film with a nice sized collar. On the nose, very hoppy, good bitter aroma. Ar...

  • Stone Brewing Co. Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale

    Posted October 8, 2012 by Mark

    The Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale from Stone Brewing Company in Escondido, California pours out jet black in color with some deep ruby hues when held up to the light and is topped with a voluminous, foamy, tan head that slowly reduces to a rocky film and a quarter inch collar. On the nose, holy hops ...

  • Ska Brewing Local Series Hoperation Ivy #22 Wet Hop IPA

    Posted October 7, 2012 by Mark

    The Local Series Hoperation Ivy #22 Wet Hop IPA from Ska Brewing Company in Durango, CO pours out a rich copper in color with good clarity and is topped with a two finger, off-white, dense, foamy head that slowly reduces down to a thick film with a decent sized collar. On the nose, beautiful fresh h...