Category: Beer Reviews

Cigar City Brewing Raspberry Halo

Cigar City Brewing Raspberry Halo is an American Double/Imperial Stout brewed with raspberries. No ABV listed on the label, bottled on 12/15/16, opened on 02/05/17. The beer pours with a rich black color and has a...

Bell’s Expedition Stout

Bell’s Expedition Stout is a Russian Imperial Stout, 10.5% ABV, packaged 09/28/16, shelf life “unlimited”. I very well might be the only craft beer drinker on earth that isn’t enamored with this beer. I do...

Hi-Wire Brewing Lion Tamer

Hi-Wire Brewing Lion Tamer is a Rye IPA that clocks in at 7% ABV, no bottle date. Well, this isn’t the best looking beer I’ve ever poured. The beer is a cloudy, dirty red/orange color...

Sierra Nevada Tropical Torpedo

Sierra Nevada Tropical Torpedo is an American IPA that features Mosaic, Citra, El Dorado, and Comet hops, 6.7% ABV. Bottled on 12/20/16, opened on 1/29/17. The beer is a slightly hazy golden orange color. A...

21st Amendment El Camino (Un)Real

21st Amendment El Camino (Un)Real is an American Strong Ale brewed with fennel seeds, chia seeds and peppercorns, with figs added. It is hard to read the smeared packaging date, but it appears to be...

Allagash Avancé

Allagash Avancé is an American Wild Ale, 9.7% ABV, bottled on 07/14/16, opened on 1/22/17. From the Allagash website: The beer is brewed with multiple sugars including molasses, date sugar, white cane sugar, and dark...

Dupont Avec Les Bons Voeux

Dupont Avec Les Bons Voeux is a Saison/Farmhouse Ale, 9.5% ABV. A stamp on the label reads L16292C. I don’t know for sure what that means, but if I had to guess I’d say this...