Jason Alström is a founder and publisher of BeerAdvocate.
Made with fresh-cut spruce tips, Banded Horn’s Greenwarden is by far one of the most drinkable versions of a spruce beer, and very much worth the hunt.
The Big Broadcast’s bitterness is at a perfect level to let the hop flavor shine while still keeping this brew in balance for the style.
This dry-hopped Pale Ale is all about nuances, and that’s something that makes it so much more inviting.
Impressive all around, this is the kind of sour you want to have in your fridge at all times.
The nitro works well in Ode to Mercy—just enough to enhance the mouthfeel without tempering the toasted malt flavor or the bitterness and roastiness of the coffee.
An Imperial take on Funky Buddha’s Last Snow, a Porter that’s brewed with coconut and coffee, Last Buffalo has a warming alcohol hitting 11.5 percent alcohol by volume and a lush, full-bodied mouthfeel you’d find in a souped-up adult coffee drink.