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  • New Belgium Brewing Snow Day Winter Ale Review

    The Snow Day Winter Ale from New Belgium Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colorado pours out mahogany brown in color with some light getting through showing off chestnut hues. The head is large, at least two fingers tall, frothy, cream colored and slowly reduces down to a thin film with a large coll...
  • Great Divide Hibernation Ale Review

    The Hibernation Ale (English-Style Old Ale) from Great Divide Brewing company in Denver, Colorado pours out dark, ruby red in color with good clarity and is topped with just over a finger of light tan head that slowly reduces to a thin film with a good sized collar. On the nose, aromas of dark fruit...
  • Tommyknocker Brewery Cocoa Porter Review

    The Cocoa Porter Seasonal Ale from Tommyknocker Brewery & Pub in Idaho Springs, Colorado pours out pitch black with no light getting through and is topped with a two finger khaki colored head that slowly reduces all the way down to a paper thin film with a nice sized collar. On the nose, the cocoa i...
  • Breckenridge Brewery Christmas Ale Review

    The Christmas Ale from Breckenridge Brewery in Denver, Colorado pours out a dark amber in color with good clarity and is topped with a two finger, frothy, cream colored head that slowly reduces all the way down leaving a few splotches of foam and a medium sized collar. On the nose, spiced cookie, br...
  • Santa Fe Brewing Co. Black IPA Review

    The Black IPA from Santa Fe Brewing Company in Santa Fe, New Mexico pours out black in color with a little light getting through on the edges showing off mahogany hues and is topped with a two finger, tan colored, foamy head that slowly reduces down to a thick film with a good sized collar. On the n...
  • Deschutes Brewery Jubelale Festive Winter Ale Review

    The 25th Anniversary Jubelale Festive Winter Ale from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon pours out a dark ruby in color with good clarity and is topped with a large, mocha colored head that slowly reduces down to a thin film with a good sized collar. On the nose, rich, malty and earthy. Aromas of ear...
  • Port Brewing Santa's Little Helper Imperial Stout Review

    The Santa's Little Helper Imperial Stout from Port Brewing Company in San Marcos, California pours out pitch black in color with no light getting through and is topped with a large, mocha colored, frothy head that very slowly reduces down to a thick film with a large collar. On the nose, wonderful, ...
  • Full Sail Wreck The Halls Hoppy Holiday Ale Review

    The 2012 Wreck The Halls Hoppy Holiday Ale, an American IPA and Winter Warmer hybrid brew, from Full Sail Brewing Company in Hood River, Oregon pours out a golden-brown in color with amber hues, a little sediment and some cloud. The beer is topped with a two finger, off-white, tightly knit head that...
  • Elysian Brewing Manic IPA Series Valhalla Red IPA Review

    The Manic IPA Series Valhalla Red IPA from Elysian Brewing Company in Seattle, Washington pours out a slightly hazy copper in color and is topped with a two finger, fluffy, white head that slowly reduces down to a thick film with a good-sized collar. On the nose, hops, hops and more hops. Aromas of ...
  • Full Sail Brewing Co. 25 Pale Doppelbock Review

    The 25th Anniversary Pale Doppelbock from Full Sail brewing Company in Hood River, Oregon pours out a clear amber in color and is topped with a two finger, dense, egg shell colored head that slowly reduces down to a thin film with a small collar. On the nose, toast, biscuit, caramel, lemon, spice an...