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FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout – Pappy Van Winkle (20 Year)

11.9% ABV. Rare Imperial Stout aged in Pappy Van Winkle bourbon barrels from FiftyFifty Brewing Co. in Truckee, CA. Landed this long time want of mine through a friend-connected trade … Continue reading

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May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Barrel-Aged Alesmith Speedway Stout & Variants

I had an opportunity to taste and review several barrel-aged variants of the award winning Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing Company located in San Diego, CA. Bourbon Barrel-Aged Speedway Stout 12% … Continue reading

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March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Toppling Goliath PseudoSue

5.8% abv. This single hop ale showcases the Citra hop named for the largest T-rex fossil ever discovered from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company in Decatur, IA. Pours a hazy golden … Continue reading

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March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lost Abbey Cable Car

7% abv. American wild ale from The Lost Abbey in San Marcos, CA. I came across this beer during a brewery/bar hopping weekend with buddies at Toronado in San Diego. … Continue reading

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March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fremont Brewing Kentucky Dark Star

11% abv. 2013 Limited release bourbon barrel Kentucky Dark Star Oatmeal Stout from Fremont Brewing Co. in Seattle, WA. A generous buddy shared this beer from his travels with me. … Continue reading

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February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

An Introduction to the Funky, Tangy World of Sour Beer

To a novice, the idea of a sour beer might bring to mind an unpleasant mouth pucker, like you’ve just bitten into a lemon. But in truth, they’re delightful beers … Continue reading

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February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Central Waters 15

11% ABV. Anniversary Imperial Stout aged for 26 months in 14 year bourbon barrels from Central Waters Brewing Co. in Amherst, WI. This has been a long time want of mine ever … Continue reading

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January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Founders CBS Release

Founders Brewing Co. Canadian Breakfast Stout (CBS) has resurfaced for the 2014 holiday season, then finally made its way to the DC area where I was able to enjoy some … Continue reading

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January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

theBeerAuthority Top 100 Beers

Not too long ago after I posted my year in review for 2014, I updated my top 100 beer list as well as honorable mentions and recommended beer places to … Continue reading

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January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

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