Category: Beer Reviews

Allagash Curieux

Allagash Curieux is a Bourbon Barrel-Aged Tripel. You would not expect a Tripel to be bourbon barrel aged, but it works so well with this beer. The bourbon adds a lot of vanilla, a touch of...

Avery Samael’s Oak Aged Ale

Avery  Samael’s Oak Aged Ale is an English Barleywine. This bottle is Vintage 2009 Batch # 5, aged 3 years and clocking in at a monster 16.45% abv. From their website “A super-caramelly, oak-aged strong English-style...

Fat Head’s Head Hunter IPA

Fat Head’s Head Hunter IPA is an American IPA. Hops are pretty dominate from the start, a lot of citrus peel with a hint of pine. There is just enough sweetness to balance things out...

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout is a very complex American Double/Imperial Stout. This beer literally has about everything you want in a barrel-aged stout: Huge dark chocolate, caramel/toffee, bourbon, vanilla, oak, molasses, roasted (slightly...

Ballast Point Big Eye IPA

Ballast Point Big Eye IPA is an American IPA. Aggressive prickly hop bitterness with a nice orange citrus zing. The consistent caramel malt backbone does it’s job adding some balance. Not overly complex, it’s a...

New Belgium Shift

New Belgium Shift is a crisp and flavorful American Pale Lager. Hay, toasted bread, a bit of prickly hops and that distinct “New Belgium” flavor. At 5% ABV this is a solid lager to session,...