• Dry Dock Apricot Blonde Ale

    Posted August 2, 2012 by Mark

    The Apricot Blonde Ale from Dry Dock Brewing Company in Aurora, Colorado pours out an orangey brown in color, sort of like a dried apricot, with some cloud and is topped with a two finger, white head that slowly reduces down to a film with a quarter inch collar. The nose of this beer is spectacular....

  • Boulder Beer Hoopla Pale Ale

    Posted August 1, 2012 by Mark

    The Hoopla Pale Ale from Boulder Beer Company in Boulder, Colorado is a collaboration brew with Kyle Hollingsworth, avid home brewer and keyboardist for String Cheese Incident. The beer is brewed as a festival beer and is light enough for a hot day but hoppy enough to up the flavor.   Hoopla ...

  • Firestone Walker Double DBA Imperial Special Bitter

    Posted July 30, 2012 by Mark

    The Double DBA Barrel-Aged Imperial Special Bitter from Firestone Walker Brewing Company in Paso Robles, California was first brewed as a component to the blend that made up Firestone Walker's 10th Anniversary Ale in 2006. This is the first time it has been released in bottles as its own craft beer....

  • BrewDog Dogma Ale

    Posted July 29, 2012 by Mark

    The Dogma Ale from BrewDog in Fraserburgh, Scotland is brewed with honey, kola nut, poppy seed and guarana. The brew pours out a rich amber in color with good clarity and is topped with a finger to finger-and-a-half of off-white, densely bubbled head that slowly reduces all the way down leaving only...

  • Lagunitas Lucky 13.alt Ale

    Posted July 28, 2012 by Mark

    The Lucky 13.alt Ale from Lagunitas Brewing Company in Petaluma, California pours out a clear, bright copper in color and is topped with a two finger, off-white, dense head that very slowly reduces down to a thick film. On the nose, big hops but there is a good deal of sweetness backing them up. Aro...

  • Rogue Ales Chatoe Rogue First Growth OREgasmic Ale

    Posted July 27, 2012 by Mark

    The Chatoe Rogue First Growth OREgasmic Ale from Rogue Ales in Newport, Oregon pours out deep amber in color with a good bit of cloud and is topped with a two finger, cream colored, tightly knit head that hangs around for a while before very slowly receding down to a film. On the nose, aromas of ear...

  • Rogue Ales Chatoe Rogue First Growth Single Malt Ale

    Posted July 27, 2012 by Mark

    The Chatoe Rogue First Growth Single Malt Ale from Rogue Ales in Newport, Oregon pours out gold in color with good clarity and is topped with just over a finger of evenly bubbled, snow white head that reduces down quite quickly leaving a collar. On the nose, very clean with faint aromas of malt, flo...

  • Full Sail Brewer's Share Chris's Summer Delight Berliner Weiss

    Posted July 27, 2012 by Mark

    The Brewer's Share Chris's Summer Delight Berliner Weiss from Full Sail Brewing Company in Hood River, Oregon pours out a brassy orange in color with just a little haze and is topped with a fizzy, one finger, snow white head that reduces down all the way after a few minutes. On the nose, aromas of l...

  • Oskar Blues G'Knight Imperial Red Ale

    Posted July 26, 2012 by Mark

    The G'Knight Imperial Red Ale from Oskar Blues Brewery in Lyons, Colorado is brewed as a tribute to Gordon Knight who died when his helicopter crashed fighting the Big Elk Meadows wildfire just outside of Lyons in 2002. Knight was also a brewer and won GABF gold medals at three different breweries (...

  • Widmer Brother Brothers Reserve Lemongrass Wheat Ale

    Posted July 26, 2012 by Mark

    The Brothers' Reserve Limited Release #5 Fall 2011 Lemongrass Wheat Ale from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company in Portland, Oregon pours out a slightly hazy, golden orange in color and is topped with a finely bubbled, one finger, snow white head that slowly reduces all the way down. On the nose, aroma...