Category: Beer

Avondale Vanillaphant

Avondale Vanillaphant is an American Porter brewed with vanilla, 6.2% ABV. There is a date on the bottom of the can that reads 07/22/16 that I will assume is the canning date. Opened on 09/27/16....

Abita 30th Anniversary Ale

Abita 30th Anniversary Ale is a Belgian IPA, 7% ABV, best by date of 01/02/17. Congratulations to Abita for 30 years of craft brewing! The pour is hazy with a nice gold color, a...

Trimtab Brewing IPA

Trimtab Brewing IPA is a 6.3% ABV American-style IPA, canned on 08/08/16, opened on 09/28/16. This beer pours with a wonderfully clear golden color with some intense red highlights. The off white head sticks...

Avery El Gose

Avery El Gose is brewed with lime and sea salt, 4.5% ABV. It is a little hard to read the canning date, not sure if it is 06/24/16, or 08/24/16. I do know it...

Mystic Saison Renaud

Mystic Saison Renaud is a Saison/Farmhouse Ale, 6.5% ABV. The bottle does have a batch code of 00003339, but no bottle date. I took a quick look at the Mystic website but could not...

Hair Of The Dog Michael

Hair Of The Dog Michael is a Flanders Red Ale, 6.2% ABV. This review is for the 2009 vintage of this beer which was brewed in 2007 and aged in oak and sherry barrels for...

Lagunitas Stoopid Wit

Lagunitas Stoopid Wit is a Witbier, with lots of hops. Sounds like Lagunitas to me. 6.3% ABV, no bottle date. This beer pours a good bit clearer and darker than your typical Wit, more of...

Coronado Punk’ In Drublic

Coronado Punk’ In Drublic is a Pumpkin Ale brewed with pumpkin puree (one pound per barrel), cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, brown sugar and honey, 8% ABV. Bottle provided for review. This Imperial Pumpkin Ale pours with...

Service Brewing Teufel Hunden

In the interest of full disclosure, BDR’s own Keith Dion works as cellerman for Service Brewing. Although he’s normally our go-to beer review guy, he feels that he can’t objectively review the beers he...