• Stone Smoked Porter with Vanilla Bean

    Posted July 5, 2012 by Mark

    The Smoked Porter with Vanilla Bean from Stone Brewing Company in Escondido, California pours out a very dark, ruby brown in color and is topped with a large, cafe au lait colored head that slowly reduces down to a thick film with a nice collar. On the nose, aromas of vanilla infused roast grain wit...

  • River North Brewery Unified Theory Oak-Aged Imperial Wit Ale

    Posted July 5, 2012 by Mark

    The Unified Theory Oak-Aged Imperial Wit Ale from River North Brewery in Denver, Colorado pours out a pale gold in color with good clarity and is topped with a fluffy, finger tall, white head that slowly dissipates. On the nose, oak, butter, apples, Belgian yeast and a perfumed floral aspect. In the...

  • Odell Easy Street Wheat Beer

    Posted July 4, 2012 by Mark

    The Easy Street Wheat Beer from Odell Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colorado pours out a pale gold in color with a good amount of cloud (unfiltered) and is topped with a thick, two finger, white head that slowly reduces down to a film. On the nose, yeast, grain, spice and a little wet towel. In t...

  • Estes Park Stinger Wild Honey Wheat Ale

    Posted July 4, 2012 by Mark

    The Stinger Wild Honey Wheat Ale from Estes Park Brewery in Estes Park, Colorado pours out a cloudy, golden copper in color and is topped with a half finger of fizzy, white head that reduces quite quickly. On the nose, aromas of honey, spice and some floral. In the mouth, slightly sweet from the 6 p...

  • Stone Ruination Tenth Anniversary IPA

    Posted July 4, 2012 by Mark

    The Ruination Tenth Anniversary IPA from Stone Brewing Company in Escondido, California pours out an orangey copper in color with good clarity and is topped with a two finger, dense, off-white head that very slowly reduces to a film. On the nose, this best resembles a hophead's dream. The bouquet of...

  • Great Divide Rumble Oak Aged IPA

    Posted July 3, 2012 by Mark

    The Rumble Oak Aged IPA from Great Divide Brewing Company in Denver, Colorado pours out a coppery amber in color with good clarity and is topped with a two finger, off-white, tightly knit head that slowly reduces down to a thin film with a nice collar. On the nose, oak tinged piney hops with some va...

  • Boulevard Single-Wide IPA

    Posted July 3, 2012 by Mark

    The Single-Wide IPA from Boulevard Brewing Company in Kansas City, Missouri pours out a golden copper in color with some cold haze and is topped with a two finger, dense, off-white head that sticks around for quite a while before receding. On the nose, slightly dank, grassy, pine and citrus hops dom...

  • Triton Brewing Fieldhouse Wheat

    Posted July 2, 2012 by Mark

    Thanks to Mike for sending this American Wheat Ale my way. The Fieldhouse Wheat Ale from Triton brewing Company in Indianapolis, Indiana pours out a pale golden yellow in color with a good deal of cloud and is topped with a two finger white head that hangs around briefly. On the nose, wheat bread, g...

  • Cold Storage Florida Avenue Ale

    Posted July 2, 2012 by Mark

    Thanks to Ken for sending me this bottle of Florida Avenue Ale from Cold Storage Craft Brewery in Tampa, Florida. Florida Avenue Ale pours out pale yellow in color with good clarity and is topped with a one finger, white head that quickly reduces down. On the nose, sweet, fruity, a little grain and ...

  • OBP Toasted Coconut Porter

    Posted July 2, 2012 by Mark

    A big thanks to Ken for sending me this bottle of Toasted Coconut Porter brewed by Thomas Creek Brewery for OBP, LLC in Orlando, Florida. The Toasted Coconut Porter pours out dark, dark brown in color with just a little light getting through on the edges and is topped with a two finger, tightly knit...