• Dad & Dude's Dank IPA

    Posted September 20, 2012 by Mark

    The Dank IPA from Dad & Dudes Breweria is brewed and bottled by Prost Brewing Company in Denver, Colorado using Bard Nielsen's recipe. Dank IPA pours out a deep copper in color with good clarity and is topped with a two finger, soapy, off-white head that slowly reduces to a thick film with a good si...

  • Crooked Stave Wild Wild Brett Indigo

    Posted September 9, 2012 by Mark

    The Wild Wild Brett Indigo Ale from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project is brewed and bottled at Funkwerks in in Fort Collins, Colorado and pours out a cloudy, almost ruby red-orange in color topped with a two finger off-white head that slowly reduces to a film. On the nose, blueberry pie, funk, citr...

  • Avery Brewing duganA IPA

    Posted September 9, 2012 by Mark

    The duganA IPA from Avery Brewing Company in Boulder, Colorado pours out a clear copper in color with a tall, off-white head that exhibits good retention. After a few minutes, there is still a good half inch head. On the nose, big hoppy aromas. Pine, fresh grapefruit and some candied orange. In the ...

  • Deschutes Black Butte XXIV Imperial Porter

    Posted August 13, 2012 by Mark

    The Black Butte XXIV 24th Birthday Reserve Imperial Porter from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon pours out pitch black in color with no light getting through and is topped with a large, tan colored head that slowly recedes down to a film with a quarter inch collar. On the nose, aromas of dark fruit...

  • Green Flash Founders Linchpin White IPA

    Posted August 11, 2012 by Mark

    The Linchpin IPA, a collaboration between Green Flash Brewing Company in San Diego, Ca & Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI, pours out a yellowy orange in color with some cloud and is topped with a large, pillowy, snow white head that lasts a very long times. On the nose, pungent with spic...

  • Hanssens Artisanaal Lambic Experimental Raspberry

    Posted August 11, 2012 by Mark

    The Lambic Experimental Raspberry from Hanssens Artisanaal in Dworp, Belgium pours out peach in color with good clarity and no head at all. On the nose, lovely sour raspberry aromas with a little lemon, oak and funk. In the mouth, sour from beginning to end with hints of tart raspberry, funk, some g...

  • Mikkeller 1000 IBU American Style Imperial IPA

    Posted August 9, 2012 by Mark

    The 1000 IBU American Style Imperial IPA from Mikkeller is brewed & bottled at De Proef Brouwerij in Lochristi-Hijtfe, Belgium. The 1000 IBU pours out a reddish brown in color with a good amount of cloud and just a little light getting through. The head is khaki in color, dense and very slowly reced...

  • Avery Brewing Out of Bounds Stout

    Posted August 8, 2012 by Mark

    The Out of Bounds Stout from Avery Brewing Company in Boulder, Colorado pours out pitch black in color with a good deal of floating sediment and is topped with just over a finger of mocha colored head that slowly reduces down to a thin film with a decent sized collar. On the nose, big roast flavors ...

  • New Belgium 1554 Enlightened Black Ale

    Posted August 7, 2012 by Mark

    The 1554 Enlightened Black Ale from New Belgium Brewing Co. in Fort Collins, Colorado pours out a dark cola brown in color with some light getting through revealing golden amber highlights and is topped with a one finger, foamy, mocha colored head that reduces down to a thin film at an expercted pac...

  • Boulder Beer Kinda Blue Wheat Beer

    Posted August 6, 2012 by Mark

    The Kinda Blue Blueberry Wheat Beer from Boulder Beer Company in Boulder, Colorado pours out a light copper in color with good clarity and is topped with a long staying, one finger, tightly knit, snow white head. On the nose, bread, wheat, hay, fruity sweetness and a little funky blueberry. In the m...