Category: Beer

Ballast Point Coconut Victory At Sea

Ballast Point Coconut Victory At Sea is an American Porter brewed with vanilla, coffee and roasted coconut, 10% ABV. Another in a seemingly endless line of Victory At Sea “plus” beers. I’m a pretty big fan...

Mystic Table Beer

Mystic Table Beer is a Saison/Farmhouse Ale, 4.3% ABV. I love the idea of a Belgian-style Table Beer, or an Everyday Saison as Mystic calls it. Too often beer is a forgotten beverage when community...

Pair O’ Dice Up Hops The Devil

Pair O’ Dice Up Hops The Devil is an American Barleywine, 11.5% ABV. There is no bottle date, but I picked this up on a visit to the brewery at the end of December so...

Allagash Black

Allagash Black is a Belgian Strong Dark Ale that is called a Belgian Stout on the label, 7.5% ABV. The beer pours with a dark color, but it is not exactly black. Some serious light...

Three Taverns Rapturous

Three Taverns Rapturous is an American Wild Ale fermented with Lactobacillus and matured on raspberry puree, 5% ABV. If I am reading the numbers on the bottom of the can properly this was packaged on 12/01/16,...

Moon River Tripka’s Big Barleywine

Moon River Tripka’s Big Barleywine is an English-style Barleywine aged one year in Heaven Hill Bourbon Barrels, 13% ABV. Product provided for review. I had a chance to try this at Moon River’s epic 2016...

Samuel Adams Hopscape

Samuel Adams Hopscape is an American Pale Wheat Ale brewed with Chinook, Citra, Centennial and Zeus hops, 5.5% ABV. This “west coast style” wheat ale is a new winter seasonal designed to bridge the gap...

Founders Pale Joe

Founders Pale Joe is an American Pale Ale brewed with coffee, 5.4% ABV. I took a chance on picking up a single of this beer bottled on 08/10/16 when I saw it in Florida at the...

Coppertail Brewing Distortion Field

Coppertail Brewing Distortion Field is an American IPA, brewed with Pekko, Mosaic & Galaxy hops, 8% ABV.  I had myself a 4 oz pour of this at the brewery, and that was enough to make...