Category: Beer Reviews

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,...

Clown Shoes Vampire Slayer

Clown Shoes Vampire Slayer is an American Double/Imperial Stout, that was originally released as their 2nd Anniversary Ale. Smokey/roasted malts, dark chocolate, dark fruits, licorice and a touch of vanilla make up the taste profile. I...

Five Crown Imperial Stout

Two Sam Adams Imperial Stouts

So last night I had the Sam Adams Five Crown Imperial Stout from their Longshot series. Tonight I thought  would try the Sam Adams (Imperial Series) Imperial Stout and compare the two. They turned...

The Lost Abbey Deliverance

The Lost Abbey Deliverance is an American Strong Ale. A blend of Brandy Barrel Angel’s Share and Bourbon Barrel Serpent’s Stout it’s a big complex Strong Ale (bordering on Stout territory). Some brandy, chocolate,...

Great Lakes Blackout Stout

Great Lakes Blackout Stout is a Russian Imperial Stout that is available as a winter seasonal. This beer is super smooth and very well balanced. Getting flavors of roasted malts with a pleasant sweetness, light...

Foothills Hoppyum

Foothills Hoppyum IPA is an American IPA available year round. An average malt base with fairly strong pine resin and citrus hop notes (orange and lemon), a little grassy on the finish. This is a...