Category: Beer Reviews

Lakefront Hop Jockey

Lakefront Hop Jockey is an American Double/Imperial IPA, 8.2% ABV, no package date, best by date of 12/15/16, opened on 08/31/16. This beer pours with a slightly hazy deep golden color and a solid...

Blue Pants Brewery Hop Bursted IPA

Blue Pants Brewery Hop Bursted IPA has no ABV listed on the bottle. Bottled on 06/19/16, opened on 09/08/16. The Blue Pants Brewery website claims this beer uses a mix of over 17 different...

Highland Brewing Mandarina IPA

Highland Brewing Mandarina IPA is an American IPA brewed with Mandarina Bavaria and Huell Melon hops, 5% ABV. Canned on 07/26/16, opened on 08/30/16. I was a bit surprised to see that this is a another...

Westbrook Key Lime Pie Gose

Westbrook Key Lime Pie Gose comes in at 4% ABV, canned on 8/23/16, opened on 09/05/16. The beer pours with yellow color with some minor golden highlights. A quick fizzy white head is gone in...

Short’s Psychedelic Cat Grass

Short’s Psychedelic Cat Grass is a triple hopped American IPA that comes in at 7.1% ABV. It was originally brewed for HopCat in Detroit. Bottled on 8/17/16, opened on 08/21/16. Thanks to Short’s for...

Boulevard Rye-on-Rye X – Sazerac Cocktail

Boulevard Rye-on-Rye X – Sazerac Cocktail is a Templeton Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged Rye Beer with lemon peel, cinnamon, cardamom and star anise, 11.8% ABV. Bottled on 06/15/16, opened on 08/29/16, best by date of...

Hi-Wire Brewing Gose

Hi-Wire Brewing Gose is brewed with Pink Himalayan salt, coriander and a house Lacto strain, 4.2% ABV. Canned on 7/7/16, opened on 8/27/16. Looks like a number of late summer season Gose-style Ales have...

Lagunitas The Down Low

Lagunitas The Down Low is an American Pale Ale, 3.9% ABV, no bottle date. The beer pours with a slightly hazy golden/copper color with a big off white head. The aroma on this beer...

Anderson Valley GT Gose

Anderson Valley GT Gose comes in at 4.2% ABV. It looks like the success of Briney Melon and Blood Orange has bred a new variation of The Kimmie, The Yink & The Holy Gose! The bottle...

Victory Berliner Weisse With Elderflower

Victory Berliner Weisse With Elderflower is 5.2% ABV, and has an enjoy by date of 11/16/16. This is the third release in The Blackboard Series. The pour is a slightly cloudy light yellow color, a...