Stay warm at Christmastime with this American Style Strong Ale @ 7.4% ABV. Breckenridge Brewery, Denver, CO Next in my holiday seasonal tastings comes this little gem from the edge of the Rockies. (Aside - will someone please submit the brewery's story to
Heavy Seas The Great'ER Pumpkin
Imperial pumpkin ale aged in bourbon barrels
Clipper City Brewing, Baltimore, MD
22 ounce bottle, 9% ABV
Poured into a snifter, the beer is a very clear (my photo does not do it justice in this regard)...
Southern Tier Pumking Imperial Pumpkin Ale
Southern Tier Brewing Co., Lakewood, NY
22 oz bomber, 8.6% ABV
Served in the appropriate logo stemmed glass (Long Live the King), Pumking pours out a beautiful pumpkiny orange, ...
Chatoe Rogue Pumpkin Patch Ale
Rogue Brewing Co., Newport, OR
750 ml bright orange bottle, 25 IBU (ABV not specified); cost here in Ohio from $10 - $11.
I picked this up on a recommendation from one of my local beer & wine shops, Cent...
ironarrow42 commented on Mark's blog entry: Sounds awesome! I love a nice, tart Berliner Weisse; it's definitely a less-represented style, unfortunately. I find them incredibly refreshing, and they're great lower alcohol brews for the hot weather. I will definitely look around for this one.
Great Lakes Brewing Co., Cleveland, OH
American-style IPA, 7.5% ABV
Named for an American hero of the War of 1812, it seems only fitting to follow up my previous review of an English-style IPA with this very American one.
Fuggles India Pale Ale, 5.8% ABV
Shipyard Brewing Co., Portland, ME
Fuggles. The name just makes me smile, so we're already off to a promising start!
Poured into a pint nonic glass, the beer is clear, medium-to-light-amber or ...
Westmalle Trappist Abbey, Belgium
Trappist ale, 9.5% ABV
I served this appropriately enough in a stemmed Westmalle glass. The beer is a bright, hazy golden-yellow hue capped with a very thick, dense and slightly rocky white head. The ...
July 8, 2012
ironarrow42 commented on Mark's blog entry: Cool. I'm partial to Wisconsin craft beer in general, and Milwaukee breweries in particular, being a native. Lakefront and Sprecher stand out in my mind.
April 24, 2012
ironarrow42 commented on Mark's blog entry: I don't often partake of hard ciders, but will have to check this one out, especially as it's local for me. Sounds refreshing!
Organic Golden Ale, 9% ABV
Rockmill Brewery, Lancaster, OH
Served in a stemmed Belgian goblet. Pours a brilliant golden hue with some haze and a tall head of white foam. Aroma is very Belgian - spicy and yeasty. Lighte...
Lagunitas Our Own Bavarian-Styled Doppel Weizen
Lagunitas Brewing Co., Petaluma, CA
Alcohol 9% ABV, OG 1.084, 34.2 IBUs
I found out about this beer when my favorite Dayton area grocer, Dorothy Lane Market, just happened to include it ...
Roebling Imperial Robust Porter
Rivertown Brewing Co., Cincinnati, OH
Porter brewed with vanilla beans, cold pressed espresso, & raw cane sugars.
7.8% ABV, 35 IBU
Named for John A. Roebling, the designer of the Roebling suspe...
I drink and I brew. And drink what I brew. Love a good American-style IPA, especially with that classic Cascade hop twang. Also fond of Bavarian-style wheat beers, Belgian tripels, porters and stouts, but my beer moods are many and varied.
Rockmill Tripel, Green Flash West Coast IPA, Schneider Weisse, Avery Maharaja, Ommegang Hennepin, North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout, Sprecher Black Bavarian, Southern Tier Pumking and Warlock. For starters.