• Lakefront Brewery My Turn Series 002 Brad Scottish Ale

    Posted July 19, 2012 by Mark

    The My Turn Series #002 Brad Scottish Ale from Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin pours out a brownish ruby in color and is topped with just over a finger of tan colored, loosely knit head that slowly reduces down to a thin film. On the nose, peat, earth, toffeed sweetness and a little smoke....

  • Oskar Blues Old Chub Scotch Ale

    Posted July 19, 2012 by Mark

    The Old Chub Scotch Ale from Oskar Blues Brewery in Lyons, Colorado pours out a deep brown in color with some ruby highlights and is topped with a two finger, tan, dense head that slowly reduces to a thin film. On the nose, coffee, bittersweet chocolate, roasted grain, peat and a little molasses. In...

  • Deschutes Brewery Twilight Summer Ale

    Posted July 19, 2012 by Mark

    The Twilight Summer Ale from Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon pours out a hazy orange in color and is topped with a two finger, thick, white head that slowly reduces down to a film with a nice collar. On the nose, orange, caramel, grass and a little cracker. In the mouth, this is clean and crisp wi...

  • Lagunitas Hop Stoopid Ale

    Posted July 18, 2012 by Mark

    The Hop Stoopid Ale from Lagintas Brewing Company in Petaluma, California pours out a clear copper in color and is topped with a two finger, off-white head that gently reduces down to a thin film. On the nose, big grapefruit juice and rind with a good deal of toffee. In the mouth, big hops with love...

  • Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA

    Posted July 18, 2012 by Mark

    The Union Jack IPA from Firestone Walker Brewing Company in Paso Robles, California pours out a clear, brassy copper in color and is topped with a two finger off-white head that slowly reduces down to a film. On the nose, aromas of pine, toffee and grapefruit rind. In the mouth, nice hop bitterness ...

  • Left Hand Stranger American Pale Ale

    Posted July 18, 2012 by Mark

    The Stranger Pale Ale from Left Hand Brewing Company in Longmont, Colorado pours out golden in color with some orate hues, good clarity and is topped with an almost two finger, white head that slowly reduces down to a film leaving a trail of sticky lacing. On the nose, caramel, orange, grapefruit, g...

  • New Belgium Sunshine Wheat Beer

    Posted July 18, 2012 by Mark

    The Sunshine Wheat Beer from New Belgium Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colorado pours out a pale yellow in color with good clarity and is topped with a large, foamy, white head that slowly reduces down to a film. On the nose, coriander, honeyed sweetness and some citrus. In the mouth, a nice bala...

  • Lakefront Brewery Rendezvous Biere de Garde French Style Ale

    Posted July 17, 2012 by Mark

    The Rendezvous Biere de Garde French Style Ale from Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin pours out amber in color with a little cloud and is topped with a two finger, light cream colored head that reduces all the way down. On the nose, big malts, lots of caramel, good ripe fruit aromas (apple, ...

  • Great Divide Wild Raspberry Ale

    Posted July 17, 2012 by Mark

    The Wild Raspberry Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company in Denver, Colorado pours out a clear, ruby red in color and is topped with a one finger, off-white head that reduces down to a very thin film quite quickly. On the nose, fresh raspberry, wild raspberry & raspberry (in other words - a lot of r...

  • Firestone Walker Fifteen (15th Anniversary Ale)

    Posted July 16, 2012 by Mark

    The Fifteen (15th Anniversary Ale) from Firestone Walker Brewing Company in Paso Robles, California is a blend of 18% Helldorado Blonde Barley Wine, 17% Sticky Monkey English Barley Wine, 17% Bravo Imperial Brown Ale, 13% Double Double Barrel Ale, 11% Good Foot American Barley Wine, 10% Velvet Merki...