Beer Review

Beer Advent Calendar – Day 1 – Southern Tier Krampus

@craftbeered Beer Advent Calendar – Day 1: Southern Tier Krampus presented by the Ian Cowpar To celebrate the Holiday Season, 2Beerguys.com and Seacoastbeveragelab.com have teamed up with beer bloggers around the country to host the first annual beer bloggers advent calendar. This is the season of sharing and we intend to share our love of […]

Review: Flying Dog Wildeman Farmhouse IPA

From Flying Dog: Staying true to its name, Wildeman is a beast of a farmhouse IPA and has a lot going on. Citrus and spice greet the nose, followed by sharp hop bitterness. Wildeman’s a great complement to bold, rich and and spicy dishes, like Schezuan and Thai proteins. It’s also great with dark chocolate, […]

Review: Flying Dog Underdog Atlantic Lager

From Flying Dog: “Underdog is light and refreshing with crisp hop character and pairs best with foods like simple salads, Provolone and Monterey Jack cheeses, seafood and light proteins.” Underdog pours a straw yellow hue with a healthy, two-finger white head that quickly dissipates. The body has a slight haze, particularly in the last pour. […]

Beer Advent Calendar – Day 15: Celebration Ale presented by 2beerguys

That’s not to say that Celebration is in any way devoid of aroma, as a well-structured bouquet of peach and rose comes forward with some light bread malts. The initial taste is precisely why I anticipate this beer every year, as it starts out with a sturdy bread-like backbone that merely plays second fiddle to a very aggressive bitter profile with pine, herb, and semi-tart qualities.

Lost, then Found: The Smallest Brewery in Vermont

There are unique challenges to driving around small towns when you’re relying on your GPS with the original 2009 map loaded on it. Namely, it really doesn’t have any idea where you are. Such was the case this past weekend when my family and I were up in NH visiting my wife’s aunt in Piermont, […]

Brew Review: Allagash Curieux

Allagash Curieux Abbey Tripel 11% ABV From Allagash: “In October of 2004, we released the first beer in our series of Barrel Aged beers, Allagash Curieux. To make the Curieux (French for “curious”), we age our Tripel Ale in Jim Beam barrels for 8 weeks in our cellar. During the aging process in bourbon barrels, […]

Beer Release: Gritty’s Halloween Ale – Is it too early to get your spook on?

GRITTY MCDUFF’S BREWING COMPANY’S HALLOWEEN ALE TO HIT SHELVES IN AUGUST Portland, ME — Maine craft brewer Gritty McDuff’s Brewing Company (www.grittys.com) announced today that its very popular Halloween Ale will hit stores in August. One of the most anticipated annual beer releases, this seasonal favorite will be available through October 31st. An Extra Special […]

Harpoon Chocolate Stout – Limited Release

Chocolate Stout – Limited Edition ABOUT THE STYLE A chocolate stout is a beer with a noticeable dark chocolate flavor. This flavor is created from the use of darker, more aromatic malt that has been roasted or kilned until it acquires a chocolate color. BEER CHARACTER Harpoon Chocolate Stout is brewed with an abundance of […]

Great Divide Releases Hibernation Ale

We reviewed this last year and it was very good. Here’s what we said: Review – Great Divide Brewing Co.’s Hibernation Ale Commercial Description: “Hibernation Ale is Colorado’s original strong ale — it has been Great Divide’s winter seasonal each year since 1995. Hibernation’s massive flavors are so intense that it requires over three months […]

Recent review: Lagunitas Brown Shugga

“An aborted batch of their Old Gnarleywine ended up tasting nearly as good as that they were hoping for, so they bottled it. God bless capitalism.” — Lagunitas Brewing Company Pours a light caramel to medium amber in color producing a very healthy sized tan colored head with a frothy consistency and excellent retention. Despite […]
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