Beer Review: Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin Ale

Very sweet! This beer is so sweet that I would feel it would work great with some ice cream or as a marinade. The pumpkin pie spices are very strong and you get some hop black pepper spice on the back end. I also get some brown sugar tastes under the spice.

Beer Review: Ninkasi Maiden The Shade IPA

So this kinda goes along the same lines as my last review… the Iron Maiden Trooper Ale.  We picked this one because it uses the Iron Maiden font.  Yeah, I know I am a sucker, but Ninkasi also put out the Slei... Read More...

Beer Review: Green Flash Green Bullet IPA

I have heard about Green Flash Green Bullet Triple IPA for weeks.  I had read about it from BeerPulse, saw it advertised in the West Coaster and also saw it posted in forums.  There seemed to be some hype on th... Read More...

Beer Review: Duck Duck Gooze 2013

Unearthly sour! This rarity from Lost Abbey was previously only released once, in 2009.  This time, Duck Duck Gooze was sold in advance on the Lost Abbey website for $40 a bottle.  The bottles were limited t... Read More...

Beer Review: Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA

I received a tip from this website called Facebook that there is a rare sighting of Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA.  For those unfamiliar with this beer, it follows the line of 60 Minute and 90 Minute IPA.  What d... Read More...

The Alchemist Heady Topper IPA Beer Review

I found a text message on my phone alerting me that a good beer friend who I met at Maryland Death Fest had left a cooler of beer at my front door. To my surprise, I found a growler of Sante Adairius Rustic Ales "831 IPA" and two cans of the coveted Heady Topper! For those of you not familiar with Heady Topper, it's the flagship beer of The Alchemist, and is only available in Vermont.

Ballast Point Fathom IPL

When this was brought to me with a fantastic space costume on the label, I was excited to experience this intoxicating beverage! The vessel is a 22oz bottle and poured it directly into a large tulip glass. I have had many India Pale Ales, but this is my first India Pale Lager.

Beer Review: Mission Pilsner

I have been analyzing many beers, but this is the first beer that I analyzed before the beer made me travel time. This is the beer called Pilsner and was given to me by the kind humans at Mission Brewery. I acc... Read More...