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El Cuero
El Cuero

American Stout | 7.8% ABV
The Lone Pint Brewery in Magnolia, Texas

Reviewed by donspublic from Texas

4.04/5  rDev +1.8% | Average: 3.97
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Poured from bottle into tulip, good 2+ off white head, great retention and lacing. Dark golden in the glass, not hazy but thick looking. Nose is sweet malt and roasted coffee. Taste is sweet malt in the front, toffee, roasted coffee, slight bit of chocolate comes thru. Tales off with a slight bitterness on the finish. Easy drinker, but I think a dab of vanilla would have worked well with this.
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Celestial Dragon Dank NEIPA
Celestial Dragon Dank NEIPA

New England IPA | 6.2% ABV
Tannery Run Brew Works in Ambler, Pennsylvania

Reviewed by JohnniEMc from Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.18
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
The pour of the contents of a pint can into a clear glass Imperial pint mug brings out a dank looking brew of bright apricot-amber color. The head is modest and borrowers a little shade from the brew. It smells somewhat dank, but more citrusy. The Voss Kevik yeast works well with the Citra and Azacca hops to give this a solid hoppy profile. Midstream, it is rather like a citrus bite, but it ends sharply bitter in a piney way. Not a complaint about the taste or feel of this at all, but the finish is more delightful dry than dank. Although this has other attributes, the almost dry bitter finish is its best. There's no glass lacing, nor sustained head. Neither is there an alcohol bite. Thankfully, not as dank as some NEIPAs, it has the hop bite and enough of a body to make it a good one.
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Contact Haze
Contact Haze

New England IPA | 6% ABV
Elysian Brewing Company in Seattle, Washington

Reviewed by whynot44 from Missouri

3.66/5  rDev -3.4% | Average: 3.79
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Slightly hazy straw yellow color with a modest white head that settles down to just a ring very quickly but does continue to produce some decent lacing.
The aroma is actually a bit mild rather than the "explosion of hop aroma" mentioned on the label. It is pleasantly fruity - citrus, guava, passion fruit.
The taste is much the same adding grapefruit, lemon and some vague berry notes, The finish is dry with lingering grapefruit zest and pine resin. Bitterness is also moderate for an IPA.
The body is medium, moderate carbonation, smooth and nicely drinkable,
Altogether this is a tasty and enjoyable brew. Very nice for a warm summer day.
Today at 08:46 AM
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American Adjunct Lager | 5% ABV
Anheuser-Busch in Saint Louis, Missouri

Reviewed by TheGreatCthulhu from Idaho

1.59/5  rDev -33.2% | Average: 2.38
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75
Last beer I reviewed was an exquisite, delicate Pilsner that paired insanely well with a good pizza. The boys over at Weihenstephaner sure know how to do the right balance of complex and nuanced flavors, along with a nice delicate, simple beer that is worthy of their brand.

With my reviews, I've mostly been doing beers I love or like, so my reviews are skewed in that way, but today I review a beer that I feel isn't all that great, and that's Anheuser-Busch's beer, Budweiser.


Light and clear golden color. It does look pretty good when poured right. The head fizzles out and dies though, which should be an indication of what I should expect.


Smells tart and cheap. I got a weird, funky skunk smell. Just smells bad.


It has the memory of a lager. All of the classic flavors are there, they're just incredibly thinned out. This tastes as if you wanted a beer and somebody shouted the classic lager flavor profile from another room. It tastes cheap.

Add some corn syrup taste and feel to this and you basically have a Budweiser. I love me a good Pilsner and a nice, refreshing lager, but this is definitely not the King of the Beers. More like a serf.


The finish isn't too bad, and not out of the ordinary for a typical lager finish. And I guess that's sorta the problem, isn't it? Nothing really stands out and intrigues your palate.


This is nothing but dorm room beer. It's cheap, it's readily available, and for playing drinking games it has its place. But now that I'm 32 years old, I'm not after quantity, I want a nice, quality beer, and this beer just tastes like water to me.

This beer basically took those classic and delicate flavors of pale lagers and Pilsners that people love, and thinned them out, because they're after mass production and not a nice, refreshing, quality beer at the end of the day.

Overall, it gets a 2.5/10 for me. It tastes like the MEMORY of a lager or Pilsner, and is only good if you've just reached drinking age, you don't have a lot of money, and all you give a shit about is getting shit-hammered.
Today at 08:24 AM
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Weihenstephaner Pils (Pilsner)
Weihenstephaner Pils (Pilsner)

German Pilsner | 5.1% ABV
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan in Freising, Germany

Reviewed by TheGreatCthulhu from Idaho

4.43/5  rDev +11.9% | Average: 3.96
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bright and golden yellow, crystal clear, with a nice, sudsy white head. It really is a picture perfect beer.


Crackers, malt, and hops, with a hint of nice herbal note in there for some variety and complexity. Some floral notes are in there as well. It really is a nice smelling beer, and by that I mean it's simple and well balanced. There's not too much to unpack.


Light biscuit dough malt with a nice, crisp herbal note throughout. Hops bitterness adds some complexity but isn't too overpowering. In terms of body it's a very light and refreshing beer, very delicate. If I could describe the body, it's a very "clean" feeling beer. Perfect for a hot summer day and goes great with pizza.

Balance is the term I'd use to describe it.


Dry, crisp, and malty. This one lands back on the biscuit and crackers sorta flavor. Very nice and pleasant.


When it comes to Pilsners, I tend to be brutal, because this is really a delicate beer that requires the perfect balance to be truly magnificent. It's so easy to screw this type of beer up (looking at you Anheuser-Busch!).

I've tried a few Pilsners and pale lagers before, and only a few of them have the delicate balance that this beer has. It's refreshing, rich in flavor, but isn't overpowering or overbearing, yet it isn't like popular macrobrews that are basically yellow colored, carbonated water. This has rich flavor, and a nice pleasing balance of flavor and intrigue. Delicate and balanced is how I'd describe this beer.

The malty notes don't get so malty that they become funky, which some people don't like. The hops bitterness isn't overpowering like every single IPA I've ever drank. And the finish is nice, crisp, and refreshing.

If we could use balance to describe a beer, this one would be it. Pilsners in general need to be nice and balanced because they really are a delicate style of beer, making them hard to get right.

When they're done right, you get this. It's nice and floral in smell, malty on the taste with some herbal and hops notes for complexity and richness, with the finish being nice, crisp and refreshing.

This Pilsner is the gold standard that I compare every other Pilsner to. It's excellent, and goes great with a delicious pizza.

Overall, this is a 9.5/10 beer for me. It comes rocking in my top five beers of all time.
Today at 08:07 AM
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Old Rasputin
Old Rasputin

Russian Imperial Stout | 9% ABV
North Coast Brewing Co. in Fort Bragg, California

Reviewed by TheGreatCthulhu from Idaho

5/5  rDev +16.3% | Average: 4.3
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Jet black, with a hefty mocha colored head that's about 2-3 fingers and lingers. This beer is as black as the inside of a coffin on a moonless night.


Smoked malt, molasses, figs, leather, cocoa, brown sugar, with a hint of hops.

Smells quite lovely.


Tastes like it smells. Rich smoked malt that comes across as espresso and dark chocolate. A lot of the other notes show up, with a nice hops bitter note that doesn't overpower the rich bittersweetness of this stout.

In terms of mouthfeel, it's heavy mkay? Nice and creamy feeling, which is what I prefer in a stout or a porter.


This one coats the tongue and lingers. It develops oh so well, and lands on a curious whole wheat toast finish, which I guess I'm attributing to the malt, which is interesting and welcome. I love malty aftertastes.


This is the gold standard of imperial stouts. It hits all of the notes, and ticks all of the boxes as to what I expect out of a nice stout. Every stout I try is compared to this, and most, unless they're milk stouts, fail to compare.

Black as sin? Check.

Rich as coffee in flavor? Check.

Thick and full bodied? Check.

Rich and complex without one note overpowering the other? Check.

Easy sipper? Oh HELL YES!!!!

Smacks you in the face with how strong it is? You betcha.

Only issue is the slight bloated feeling I get drinking imperial stouts. They're basically meals in a glass, so if you want a refreshing beer, might wanna look elsewhere. That said, this pairs really well with waffles, surprisingly.

Overall, for me, this is a 10/10 beer. It is my favorite beer of all time, and all stouts I compare to this, which I suppose now is an unfair comparison.
Today at 07:59 AM
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Cairns Pale Ale
Cairns Pale Ale

English Pale Ale | 4.5% ABV
Macalister Brewing Co in Smithfield, Australia

Reviewed by AzfromOz from Australia

3.81/5  rDev 0% | Average: 3.81
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Note, this is listed as an Australian Pale Ale on Untappd but that option is not available on BA.

Purchased at the brewery and drunk shortly after in June 2022. Brief notes were taken while on holiday by the pool...

L: Pours bright, thick yellow with a bright white head. Small thin rim. Minor lacing.

S: Brown sugar, apricot, yeast.

T: Apricot, ripe stone fruit. Malt.

Mouthfeel: Soft body. Mildly carbonated.

Overall: Not as fruity and a little maltier than many Australian pale ales. Nice drinker but didn't have me reaching for another.

Today at 07:42 AM
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Nordic Pale Ale
Nordic Pale Ale

American Pale Ale | 5.2% ABV
Woodhouse Brewing Co. in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Reviewed by thehyperduck from Canada (ON)

3.54/5  rDev +0.6% | Average: 3.52
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
473 mL can from the LCBO; dated Jun 1 2022 and served slightly chilled.

Pours a turbid pale golden colour, producing two fingers of puffy, foamy white head that collapses within three minutes or so. A sudsy collar and patchy, filmy cap live on, with a lovely curtain of delicate lace splattered against the glass - looks nice enough to me, but it's not especially aromatic. I'm getting hints of lemon, berries, and piney, herbal hops, as well as a wisp of wheatiness.

The flavour profile is appealing, with a lemon-lime vibe that superficially reminds me of Sprite at first (not as sweet, but very fizzy). Gritty, grainy wheat and oats, with suggestions of melon rind followed by herbal, piney, somewhat grassy hops on the tail end; fruity aftertaste that dries out completely. Light in body, with aggressive carbonation that assaults the palate relentlessly, especially early on - pretty annoying to be honest, frothing up in the mouth and limiting its drinkability to an extent. It settles down over the course of the glass, making for a more enjoyable quaff over time.

Final Grade: 3.54, a B grade. While Woodhouse's Nordic Pale Ale is serviceable and probably worth a try, I don't think it's worth going out of your way for. Not quite on par with their APA and IPA, at least IMO - I suppose they're all serviceable, to-style, unspectacular pale ales that I don't mind returning to occasionally. In all fairness, I've tried a decent number of these kveik pale ales and haven't been blown away by any of them, so maybe they're just not my thing?
Today at 07:23 AM
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Space Gose
Space Gose

Gose | 4.9% ABV
Barreled Souls Brewing Company in Saco, Maine

Reviewed by nickb2000

4.03/5  rDev +3.6% | Average: 3.89
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Nucleated Tulip
Look: slightly hazy dark gold. Pouring a 1 finger fluffy head which dissipated into a thin cap
Smell: Trad sour smell with some coriander, lime/lemon zest and some strong malt notes
Taste: Slightly tart. Coriander and the malt comes through afterwards. The finish has a nice toasted wheat note to it
Feel: Light-moderate mouthfeel with a almost silky feel
Overall: Its a interesting and tasty brew.
Today at 06:07 AM
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Fish Have Feelings (2022)
Fish Have Feelings (2022)

American IPA | 7.2% ABV
Aslan Brewing Company in Bellingham, Washington

Reviewed by mactrail from Washington

3.44/5  rDev 0% | Average: 3.44
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Pours a clear amber with modest foam in the Brigand chalice. Spritzy on the tongue with an acidic bite. Sweet like a DIPA, but not quite so strong. Big flavor of mango and lime with grapefruit peel in the finish. Very robust and in your face. Long bitter aftertaste but fortunately not astringent like the hazies. From the 16 oz can purchased at Elizabeth Station. Dated 04/19/22.
Today at 06:02 AM
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Heavenly Bodies
Heavenly Bodies

New England IPA | 6.5% ABV
Ferment Brewing Company in Hood River, Oregon

Reviewed by mactrail from Washington

3.41/5  rDev +6.2% | Average: 3.21
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
There is some haze in the yellow-amber brew, but less of the sweet fruity murk than many in this category. Slushy and frothy on the tongue. Tastes of lime and astringent with seeds and stems. Actually rather pleasant for a few sips, but the acidity and bitterness catch up after awhile. An ugly mineral bitterness for the aftertaste From the 16 oz can dated 07/13/2022.
Today at 05:42 AM
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Just Grand
Just Grand

Irish Dry Stout | 5% ABV
Long Live Beerworks in Providence, Rhode Island

Reviewed by Rug from Massachusetts

4.02/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.02
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Canned 3/14/22

You know, Long Live does really good at massive Imperial Stouts, so it's nice to see them branch out a bit with something like this. I got a 4 pack a while back and drank through the rest without reviewing them, so I figured I had to save one to review. Let's get into it

Pours a very dark brown with 3 fingers of creamy tan head that slowly fades to a cap and leaves minimal lacing

The roast in the nose is absolutely huge, with a decent sweetness to set it off. I'm picking up on aromas of burnt coffee, roasted malt, milk chocolate, caramel, nutty malt, toffee, and a touch of herbal hops

It is very similar in taste, roasty and easy drinking. On the front end of the sip I'm tasting dark roast coffee, burnt vanilla bean, charred malt, dark toast, cocoa powder, and caramel. The swallow brings notes of burnt coffee, roasted barley, dark toast, raisin, milk chocolate, caramel, and light herbal hops

A medium body pairs with gentle prickly carbonation, resulting in a heavily roasted beer. Finishes very dry with a nice offset of sweetness

This is a surprisingly solid beer for a brewery that tends to focus on hype styles. Good stuff
Today at 05:31 AM
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Funk Daddy
Funk Daddy

Imperial IPA | 8% ABV
Greater Good Imperial Brewing Company in Worcester, Massachusetts

Reviewed by nickb2000

3.65/5  rDev -6.4% | Average: 3.9
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Nucleated Tulip
Look: Hazy yellow straw color, pouring as thin cap head which dissipated into a thin ring with lacing
Smell: First thing is the citrusy hops which overpowers most other notes. Lime zest and lemon zest poke through.
Taste: Hint of tartness with a lemon limey ness to it. This evolves into a strong hops wave. Mouth watering tartness comes back in the aftertaste
Mouthfeel: Light-moderate body with gentle carbonation
Today at 05:26 AM
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Bavik Super Wit
Bavik Super Wit

Witbier | 5% ABV
De Brabandere in Bavikhove, Belgium

Reviewed by JokersAce

3.75/5  rDev +2.2% | Average: 3.67
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Super light and clear with a white splotchy head. Looks like Chardonnay or Moscato. Scent of bready malts with fairly complex flavor profile on the sip. Curacao or some sort of citrus rind is present, it's actually a bit citrusy and fruity with some sort of light gingerbread like spice and an aftertaste of bready malts.
Today at 05:25 AM
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Incredible Pulp
Incredible Pulp

American Pale Ale | 6.1% ABV
Boneyard Beer Company in Bend, Oregon

Reviewed by JokersAce

4.15/5  rDev +3.2% | Average: 4.02
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Light clearish golden orangish color. Initially a huge head that died down to a small head topping the body. It's a couple months old but still tastes good. No off flavors or anything. The orange juice is there and is fairly refreshing intermixing with the hops to make for a very orange rind type profile. It's pretty good and enjoyable I would definitely drink again. So the pale ale qualities intermixed with pilsner qualities and the blood orange pulp is a hit for me.
Today at 05:22 AM
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Carta Blanca
Carta Blanca

American Adjunct Lager | 4.5% ABV
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. in Monterrey (Nuevo León), Mexico

Reviewed by JZH1000 from Colorado

3.17/5  rDev +17.4% | Average: 2.7
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25
Poured from a 32oz bottle best by Apr 2023

On the pour a 3 finger white head forms with some light fuzziness. After a while the head dissipates to a more fizzy rocky 1 finger head. Fine plentiful carbonation in a golden yellow body. For the style head retention is pretty nice.

Aroma is old and almost skunky in the hops. Corn is present and lager character is quite present. A very "mexican" import aroma. Despite that it is full bodied while maintaining a lighter and refreshing presence. High carbonation while still being quite smooth and a nice dinner beer.

Overall this is pretty good, but there are a few off notes, traditional cervesa corny flavors and a bit of that corona like skunk, but a bit more rich and sweet than a lot of light Mexican beers.

Taste is light and "cervesa" like with the skunky off note gone on the palate almost entirely until there is a faint note of it on the very end. The main flavor of this is corny crackery malts with a slight sweetness. This beer is not very bitter but would be quite good on a beach with canitas tacos and lime.

Feel is bigger than a lot of other pale Mexican lagers. Decently long finish from the malt and somewhat full bodied while maintaining
Today at 05:16 AM
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To Sudan the Last
To Sudan the Last

Imperial IPA | 10% ABV
Tripping Animals Brewing in Doral, Florida

Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.88/5  rDev -3.2% | Average: 4.01
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
16oz can from Tavour. Hazy orange golden pour, small foamy head fades. Tropical fruity aroma, melon. Taste is mellow sweetness, juicy, bitter, stone fruit, papaya.
Today at 05:15 AM
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Lost In The Shadows Volume 1
Lost In The Shadows Volume 1

American Imperial Stout | 13.62% ABV
Mikerphone Brewing in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Reviewed by FBarber from Illinois

4.27/5  rDev -2.5% | Average: 4.38
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours thicc, oily, viscous, and black as night. Not much of a head to speak of other than some fleeting bubbles when the beer is poured. The aroma is really pungent with notes of boozy bourbon and oak up front with underlying notes of vanilla, roasted malts, milk chocolate and cream. This is one of those beers where the barrel really is the star of the show and this is immediately clear from the aroma.

The taste continues that theme - notes of oak, bourbon, roasted malts, vanilla, and vanilla cream. What's really impressive to me is that although this is a bourbon forward stout, it's in no way a "hot" beer. There is a moderate amount of sweetness to the beer. Feel is medium to full bodied, smooth, and rich. Moderate carbonation.

Overall it's a delicious stout that showcases the Four Roses Bourbon whiskey barrels.
Today at 05:11 AM
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Resistance is Fruitile (Strawberry, Mango, Guava)
Resistance is Fruitile (Strawberry, Mango, Guava)

Fruited Kettle Sour | 5% ABV
Mayflower Brewing Company in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Reviewed by nickb2000

3.64/5  rDev 0% | Average: 3.64
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Nucleated Tulip
Look: Slightly opaque golden color, pouring a 3 mil cap which dissipated to a 1mil cap
Smell: Trad sour note with fresh guava and mango with a hint of strawberry. Slightly floral as well
Taste: Slight tartness. Strawberry and guava comes through, though note sweet. Finish is very malty.
Feel: light-moderate mouthfeel with gentle carbonation
Overall: Its alright. Its nothing impressive, fairly bland flavor giving the nose being so open
Today at 05:04 AM
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River Trip
River Trip

Belgian Pale Ale | 4.8% ABV
Allagash Brewing Company in Portland, Maine

Reviewed by mynie from Maryland

3.96/5  rDev +1.5% | Average: 3.9
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Even the most dignified and august among us must succumb to market pressures.

So, uhh, how do I pour this? It's in a can. It's 4.8% ABV. That's a pint glass, right?

Nice pour, into the pint. Medium-dark yellow, great haze, fluffy head that doesn't get in the way of the sip.

Aroma is nice but sadly faint. Some lemon, little hints of pepper.

Tastes... if you'd had just handed this to me, no explanation, I would have guessed a nice pale wheat. Heavy lemon throughout, some generic citrus, the faintest hint of spicy yeast complexity, and it's all held together well by the thickness of its body.
Today at 04:57 AM
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The Five Stages of Grief (Denial)
The Five Stages of Grief (Denial)

American IPA | 5.5% ABV
Atwood Farm Brewery in Blaine, Washington

Reviewed by LiquidAmber from Washington

4/5  rDev +8.7% | Average: 3.68
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a lightly hazy, medium golden amber with a one finger white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of pale malt, saison style yeast, citrus and grassy hops, lemon, apple and hay with a little farmhouse funk. Flavor is pale and grainy malt, grassy and mildly citrus hops, saison yeast, lemon, light mixed stone fruit and light farmhouse funk. Moderate hop bitterness in the finish, not quite up to IPA level. Medium bodied with light to moderate creaminess. I was surprised to see this on the shelf a few weeks after reviewing the second one in this series (Anger). Like that one, this has some solid farmhouse character that I'd expect from this brewery. Since the alpha bitterness level is modest (but satisfactory), I'd say this is closer to a hopped saison than an IPA, although there is more pale malt body to the malt than a saison would have. A quite interesting start to this series of IPAs from a brewery that is known for other styles. I'm happy with the saison / IPA fusion style and look forward to future offerings.
Today at 04:31 AM
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English Strong Ale | 8.4% ABV
Outer Range Brewing Co in Frisco, Colorado

Reviewed by Taybeh from Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Not sure if I’ve put this in the right category — I want to say they were advertising it as a Norwegian strong ale, which looked interesting and different amidst all the ipa’s — so I took a shot on it at the tap room. Totally delicious in a smooth and kind of mellow but still rich way. Almost a creamy body, lots of warm toffee, complex malts, and maybe a lit whisper of peat. It was so crowded that I just bought a 4 pack (of one of their ipas) and got back on the road, but I wish I could drink this one again.
Today at 04:28 AM
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Thumbprint Black Currant 22
Thumbprint Black Currant 22

Fruit and Field Beer
New Glarus Brewing Company in New Glarus, Wisconsin

Reviewed by emerge077 from Illinois

3.56/5  rDev 0% | Average: 3.56
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Dark purple tone, with saturated purplish pink foam. Looks like beet or pomegranate juice, wild color. Foam lasts, and there is minimal spotty lacing.

Aroma is fruit forward, but lacking depth. Purple grape and mixed berry vibes, where’s the earthy vinous quality, the tomato vine notes of natural black currants?

Taste is similarly one dimensional and appears to be sweetened. Mixed berry purple grape flavoring, with a hint of feeble tartness. Medium bodied and a little syrupy. One and done. I love black currants and grow them at home, this is just artificial and disappointing.
Today at 04:19 AM
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Rocky Point Pilsner
Rocky Point Pilsner

German Pilsner | 5.5% ABV
Penn Cove Brewing Company in Freeland, Washington

Reviewed by LiquidAmber from Washington

4.03/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.03
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Poured into a pilsner glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a one finger white head with great retention and lacing. Aroma of biscuit and pilsner malt, grassy hops, whole grain crackers; spicy. Flavor follows, with biscuity and bready pilsner malt, grassy noble hops, whole grain, husky crackers, hay, a touch of lemon. Solid hop bitterness in the finish. Medium bodied with silky moderate creaminess, pleasant mouth feel, particularly for a pilsner. This is a very nicely brewed German style pilsner, hitting all the expected character of hops and malt. Perhaps a little more grainy malt flavor and a more substantial mouth feel than traditional. Both worked quite nicely for my palette; I've somewhat drifted away from pilsners, but this could bring me back; I'd be happy with this any time. Nice intro to the brewery.
Today at 04:18 AM
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DDH Jurassic Park
DDH Jurassic Park

Imperial IPA | 10.1% ABV
BlackStack Brewing in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Reviewed by jimmah120 from Minnesota

4.13/5  rDev -5.1% | Average: 4.35
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5
16oz can refused by my uncles at the get-together

So hazy that it ain't see-through. Smells juicy & fruit & boozy. Taste is all tropical fruit, showing off the citra hops primarily, but you definitely can tell this bastard is sitting at 10+ percent. A blessing & a curse
Today at 04:18 AM
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Centennial IPA
Centennial IPA

American IPA | 7.2% ABV
Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Reviewed by detgfrsh from Texas

4.17/5  rDev +1.2% | Average: 4.12
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
From a tallboy can. Amber color with an inch or so of fluffy beige head. Smells of pine. Medium body and sticky feel. Roasted malt and piney hops. Nicely balanced.
Today at 04:14 AM
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American IPA | 6.2% ABV
Lagunitas Brewing Company in Petaluma, California

Reviewed by Specialmick from Connecticut

3.65/5  rDev -6.2% | Average: 3.89
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Look...a clear copper with a thin off white head.
Smell...A hop floral spice dank. hints of caramel malt.
Taste...A sweet resinous grapefruit with pine, a bitter resin caramel with a segway of fruit to a
dry finish.
Feel...An ample mouth full that makes this beer taste bigger than it is. slick and lip smacker
Overall...A beer I have yet to try in so many years and all of the other beers I have had from Lagunitas. A good and solid beer I would have again and hope it to be fresher than 2 months old. I feel this beer woudl be a little better fresh just like most IPAs. Anyways very solid
Today at 04:09 AM
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Bottleworks Imagination Series VIII 140 Schilling Scotch Ale
Bottleworks Imagination Series VIII 140 Schilling Scotch Ale

Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy | 10.9% ABV
Flyers Restaurant And Brewery in Oak Harbor, Washington

Reviewed by LiquidAmber from Washington

3.89/5  rDev +3.5% | Average: 3.76
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Review from my database that never made it onto BA. Reviewed 12/28/2013, an apparently 5 year old bottle that must have come from the Bottleworks cellar.
Poured into a MacAndrew's thistle glass. Pours a very dark brown, appearing nearly opaque in the glass. Thin tan head dissipates to a ring around the glass with light slippery lacing. Light aroma of sweet caramel malt, dark and dark dried fruit, light nuts; reminiscent of an English barley wine. Flavor is dark toasted caramel malt, dark dried fruit, chocolate, peat smoke, slightly nutty. Finishes with light earthy hops and residual smokiness. Medium bodied with little carbonation. An interesting strong ale that resembles more of an English barleywine at this point, although the Scotch ale peaty smokiness is quite evident, particularly in the finish. There is an odd thinness in flavor in the middle of the taste that may be due to age, but ultimately satisfying and has a surprisingly close aftertaste finish to a good scotch; the residual peat is very similar. Wish I had the opportunity to try this fresh for comparison it must have been awesome.
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Imperial IPA | 8% ABV
Odd13 Brewing in Lafayette, Colorado

Reviewed by Beaver13 from Colorado

3.48/5  rDev -15.1% | Average: 4.1
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
16 oz can. Pours murky dark yellow with a big rocky white head that retains fairly well and laces the glass.

The aroma is sweet wheat malts and meloney fruit with light resiny minty hops.

The flavor is sweet wheat malt with fruit and big resiny slightly ashy hops. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation.

Overall, decent NE IPA.
Today at 03:56 AM
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Dos Equis Ambar Especial
Dos Equis Ambar Especial

Vienna Lager | 4.7% ABV
Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, S.A. de C.V. in Monterrey (Nuevo León), Mexico

Reviewed by BulletsNBeers from Montana

5/5  rDev +59.7% | Average: 3.13
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
This beer is delicious! Anybody that says it is very plain and watered down is a fucking idiot! It has more flavor than any of the other major beer manufactures on the market!
Today at 03:48 AM
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Quilter's Irish Death
Quilter's Irish Death

American Strong Ale | 7.8% ABV
Iron Horse Brewery in Ellensburg, Washington

Reviewed by superspak from North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.1% | Average: 3.88
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Got in a BIF from snaotheus. 16 ounce can into tulip glass, no can dating. Pours clear very dark red/brown color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy tan head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing and moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas and flavors of big caramel, brown sugar, brown bread/crust, toast, nuttiness, wood, herbal, grass, pepper, pine; lighter notes of cocoa, coffee, raisin, fig, date, and yeast/roasted earthiness. Moderate pine, herbal, woody, spicy, roasted bitterness on the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full body; creamy/bready malts, some sticky hops, and light chalky roast in the mouthfeel. Slight lingering resins and long lingering bitter/roast drying finish, no cloying/acrid/astringent flavors. Minimal warming alcohol of 7.8%. As indicated by the name this is basically just an imperial Irish red. Nice rich malt complexity, with balanced earthy hops, and restrained fruity Irish yeast complexity. No complaints.
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Clarity Rarity Release No. 9
Clarity Rarity Release No. 9

American IPA | 7.1% ABV
Bale Breaker Brewing Company in Yakima, Washington

Reviewed by NickSMpls from Washington

3.81/5  rDev 0% | Average: 3.81
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Canned 7/22. Delightful aromas of stone fruit and pineapple. Moderately dry. Well-carbonated and clean finish. Taste retains the same stone fruit notes along with a long finish with some light dankness. It's #9 of a series, but our first sample of the bunch.
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Vivo Pils
Vivo Pils

European Pale Lager | 5% ABV
Eagle Park Brewing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

3.74/5  rDev -3.6% | Average: 3.88
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Undated can; drank 8/14/22 @ the Yarchives.

Cloudy dull yellow appearance.

A rough pour yielded a nice white head; decent lace.

Corn, wheat & faint watermelon notes in the nose.

Medium thin mouthfeel.

Sharp dry wheat & corn flavors.

Smelled a bit better than it tasted; kinda abrasive but ultimately drinkable. Not one I'll seek out again.
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Xicha / Old Standby Cerveza Común
Xicha / Old Standby Cerveza Común

American IPA | 6.5% ABV
Xicha Brewing in Salem, Oregon

Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.42/5  rDev 0% | Average: 3.42
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
16oz can from brewery. Pale, clear golden, white foamy head. Sweet grainy, malty aroma. Taste adds crispy hops to the bready malts, giving it a pils like snap at the finish.
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The Captain's Club
The Captain's Club

Fruited Kettle Sour | 5.3% ABV
WeldWerks Brewing Co. in Greeley, Colorado

Reviewed by Beaver13 from Colorado

3.45/5  rDev -14.6% | Average: 4.04
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
16 oz can, dated 7/12/22. Pours hazy amber orange with a medium fizzy white head that quickly goes to a thin lacing.

The aroma is coconut and tart tropical fruit with some nutty malt.

The flavor is buttery nutty honey malt with tart sour tropical fruit. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation.

Overall, an interesting mix of flavors.
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English Pale Mild Ale
English Pale Mild Ale

English Pale Mild Ale | 3.5% ABV
Wallenpaupack Brewing Company in Hawley, Pennsylvania

Reviewed by dacrza1 from New Jersey

3.52/5  rDev -7.9% | Average: 3.82
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
DATE: August 14, 2022... OCCASION: a fun weekend visiting Gil at Point Pleasant ends with an easy drinker--which is apparently NOT retired, despite where BA has it residing.... GLASSWARE: Wychwood Hobgoblin pint... pours a mostly opaque, orange-brown body with its effervescence illuminated nicely by what light can break through... its head is a roiling collection of off-white bubbles that fold over themselves, keeping an island of bubbles dancing in its center--lively! toffee and caramel, metal, mown hay, light citrus, and nutty hints are enough to represent the style... buttery, soft, and easy-drinking... light on the teeth, refreshing on the tongue--with little in the way of nuance--and a soft, lathery finish... a beer one could easily pace oneself at the pub or during a sporting event with... the toffee is the strongest element, but it is checked... its caramel, woodiness, berry and tea are pleasing, though the ABV keeps the profile from taking more control of the palate... in fact, the beer is actually fruitier the longer the glass tilts... this dances on the edge of friendly and forgettable, but in the beer world, that's a win--and if I didn't visit the area only in the summer, I might seek this out as an all-day go-to...
Today at 03:21 AM
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Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel-Aged
Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel-Aged

American Imperial Stout | 13.3% ABV
AleSmith Brewing Company in San Diego, California

Reviewed by barnzy78 from Illinois

4.55/5  rDev +0.7% | Average: 4.52
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
12oz bottle
2022 release
L: black stout with zero head
S: dark cocoa, bourbon, coffee, oak, caramel, vanilla, roast/char
T: dark chocolate, coffee, roasted barley, caramel, boozy bourbon, oak, vanilla, spice, molasses, dark fruit, earthy hops, white pepper
F: full body, lower carbonation, boozy & rich, peppery finish with spicy bourbon and dark cocoa lingering
O: so complex and so good!
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American Pale Ale | 5.2% ABV
Furnace Room Brewery in Georgetown, Ontario, Canada

Reviewed by thehyperduck from Canada (ON)

3.76/5  rDev -1.8% | Average: 3.83
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
473 mL can from the LCBO; dated Apr 4 2022 and served slightly chilled.

Pours a relatively clear golden-yellow colour with lots of silty sediment hovering throughout the liquid. Just over a finger's width of soapy, foamy white head fades within four or five minutes, leaving behind a frothy, sudsy collar and cap; a messy swath of sticky lace is also deposited. Wheaty on the nose, but everything beyond that is Mosaic: moderately flowery and earthy, with hints of orange zest, freshly cut grass and a touch of something tropical.

It's a good pale ale, but not a balanced one - very much a 'new-school' APA, with only a mildly wheaty malt backbone and then it's just (Mosaic) hops the rest of the way through. Quite grassy at the forefront, with hints of orange zest and lemon giving way to indeterminate tropical fruitiness and finally some floral, earthy bitterness on the back end. Aftertaste is off-dry. Light in body, with assertive carbonation that prickles the palate throughout the sip, contributing to a crisp, fairly refreshing mouthfeel. Good drinkability - not too bitter, and the fruity flavours are appealing enough, but something's missing...

Final Grade: 3.76, a more than passable B+. I don't have any major gripes with Furnace Room's Mosaic SHPA, it's just not really what I'm looking for -when I buy an APA, I'm looking for something more than just a light IPA. Don't get me wrong, this beer tastes alright, and showcases Mosaic hops effectively enough... I'd just prefer a little more balance (i.e. malt presence) out of this style. Worth a look, assuming you enjoy modern pale ales, and don't harbour a deep loathing for its namesake hop varietal.
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American Blonde Ale | 5.1% ABV
Pretoria Fields Collective in Albany, Georgia

Reviewed by jjamadorphd from Florida

3.73/5  rDev -0.8% | Average: 3.76
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Interesting brew indeed, nothing other than mouthfeel truly stands out. The mouthfeel is full-bodied with a tangy taste that you first note at your nose. Overall, it’s solid and another great drink I’ve had this summertime season.
Today at 03:12 AM
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Hipster Cowboy
Hipster Cowboy

American IPA | 7.3% ABV
Gigantic Brewing Company in Portland, Oregon

Reviewed by NickSMpls from Washington

4.09/5  rDev 0% | Average: 4.09
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a dark amber, slightly hazy. Prominent aroma of piney, floral and citrus. Taste is moderately dry, definite layering of the various hop varieties...piney, then fruity, then a long herbal finish. We pick up a good base of malt. Modest carbonation, absolutely no obvious flaws. This is a one-off so grab it when you see one, grab it.
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Brunch With Santa
Brunch With Santa

Sweet / Milk Stout | 10.7% ABV
Low Tide Brewing in Johns Island, South Carolina

Reviewed by sulldaddy from Connecticut

4.14/5  rDev +6.2% | Average: 3.9
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Picked up a bottle of this from NFL BIF 33. the bottle was put in barrels on 6-21-2021 and bottled on 11-10-2021. I am drinking on 8-14-2022.
The beer is at cellar temp and Im pouring into my snifter. The beer pours a rich black coffee hue with no light passing through my glass. A dense creamy khaki colored head of 2 cm foams up during the pour and almost overtops my glass. The foam fades to a sturdy edge layer that leaves dense lattice when I swirl the glass.
Aroma is a rich mix of chocolate, sweetened coffee and some very faint maple character. I dont get the cinnamon that is mentioned on the label. ABV is also pretty well hidden and I dont get any hop character on this beer from the nose.
the first sip reveals a lighter body than anticipated and the carbonation and is spacious and soft, the texture is smooth and this beer drinks a little dangerous for 10% ABV.
Flavor is some sweet chocolate and sweetened coffee with a bit of caramel and some brown sugar mixing together. Here I get some maple syrup just before the finish , but still no cinnamon. Never any ABV hints and hops are absent too. This is a pretty nice imperial stout that has sweet features on the flavor profile without being cloying or candy-like. I do wish that the body was a little fuller but enjoy drinking this beer.
Today at 02:59 AM
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Bitt à Tibi - Amos Kristall Witte
Bitt à Tibi - Amos Kristall Witte

Kristallweizen | 5% ABV
Brasserie Belgh Brasse in Amos, Quebec, Canada

Reviewed by Phyl21ca from Canada (QC)

3.58/5  rDev +8.5% | Average: 3.3
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Can: Poured a pale yellow color weizen with a large white foamy head with OK retention and lacing. Aroma of light sweet wheat malt ntes with faint bubblegum notes. Taste is also a mix of faint bubblegum notes with some lightly sweet wheat matl. Body is about average for style with good carbonation. Nothing complicated but drinkable weizen.
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Dynamic Duo
Dynamic Duo

Helles | 5.6% ABV
Chronicle Brewing Company in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada

Reviewed by TerryW from Canada (ON)

3.65/5  rDev -4.9% | Average: 3.84
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Brief short head over a clear light gold brew. No lacing. Malty sweet nose. Gently bitter hops up front, easy malt up the middle, lingering malt bitterness on the back end. No big faults, but not super exciting either.
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‘Till Death Do Us Tart
‘Till Death Do Us Tart

Fruited Kettle Sour | 4.4% ABV
Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Reviewed by puck1225 from Texas

3.77/5  rDev 0% | Average: 3.77
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
I had this beer at the brewery poured from tap into a pint glass. Clear pale yellow color with good white fluffy head and good curtain lacing. Fresh fruity smell and taste. Light and refreshing beer with a hint of tart apricot. This beer was brewed for originally for a wedding, and I think they wanted everyone to stay reasonably sober!
Today at 02:52 AM
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Dragon's Milk - Solera
Dragon's Milk - Solera

American Strong Ale | 10% ABV
New Holland Brewing Company in Holland, Michigan

Reviewed by tzbel013 from Tennessee

4.58/5  rDev +16.5% | Average: 3.93
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Pours a muddy hazy brown and you immediately catch the oak barrel aging on the nose. Then you really catch it on the first sip fig, toffee and caramel notes on the finish. These flavors become even more prominent as it warms to room temp. I must say this just became my 2nd favorite from New Holland.
Today at 02:41 AM
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Ultimate Oktoberfest
Ultimate Oktoberfest

Märzen | 10% ABV
Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Reviewed by ZAP from Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7% | Average: 4.22
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Expected a blend of an American style ofest with the barrel aging qualities more in the forefront. Yup.

Sweetish with caramel, vanilla, oak, dark fruits and nougat. Lighter toasted and nutty notes as well.

Body is medium full....it's richly flavored but not cloying...kind of what I expected. 10% ABV but drinks like half that or probably 3/4 of that.... I like it and would buy it again. Not sure it should be in the marzen category though...more barrel aged than marzen.

It is clean and clear looking.
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Bourbon Barrel Coconut Champion Ground
Bourbon Barrel Coconut Champion Ground

American Imperial Stout | 12% ABV
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery in Athens, Ohio

Reviewed by NCSapiens from Indiana

4.3/5  rDev +0.9% | Average: 4.26
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
There’s a lot of coffee and a good deal of coconut. I’m not sure the coconut actually makes it better or if the flavors are fighting a bit. Barrel aging too, so there’s a lot going on. It’s quite good.
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Imperial IPA | 10% ABV
Other Half Brewing Company in Brooklyn, New York

Reviewed by brewandbbq from New Hampshire

4.4/5  rDev +2.8% | Average: 4.28
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
16oz can dated 6/6/22.

Pours turbid yellow with a half-inch head of white. White grape, peach, and pineapple in the nose. Medium bodied with a sticky, soft mouthfeel. Dank grape must, unripe peach, and dried mango on the palate. Finishes with minimal malt or bitterness and lingering dank citrus.
Nice intro to Phantasm.
Today at 02:29 AM
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Double Dry Hopped Double Mosaic Dream
Double Dry Hopped Double Mosaic Dream

New England IPA | 8.5% ABV
Other Half Brewing Company in Brooklyn, New York

Reviewed by ScaryEd from New Hampshire

4.42/5  rDev -2.2% | Average: 4.52
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
16 oz can.

Pours a hazy pale gold color with a finger of creamy white head. Modest retention. Leaves some splotchy lacing around the glass.

The aroma is exploding with notes of pineapple, mango, stone fruit, and fresh mixed berries. There's a bit of melon, grapefruit and orange as well.

The flavor follows the nose with loads of melon, mango and pineapple, candied peach rings, blueberry, orange creamsicle, and grapefruit.

The feel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A little slick and oily. Alcohol is mostly well hidden.

Overall, this is an excellent NEDIPA. It takes all the best qualities of the mosaic hop and completely amplifies them. It drinks about as it should for 8.5%.
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German Pilsner | 5.2% ABV
Wissahickon Brewing Company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reviewed by NeroFiddled from Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev 0% | Average: 3.95
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Wissahickon Brewing Co. "Schooner"
$6/pint on tap at the brewery on 07/28/2022

Notes: This is a "New Zealand-Style Pilsner dry hopped w/ Nelson Sauvin."
Look: Clear golden in color beneath a finger's width of bright white foam. Good to very good head retention and lacing.
Smell: Lightly sweetish grainy malt with grassy, floral, and fruity notes.
Taste: The flavor follows the aroma. A stiff bitterness runs through it and leads to a dry finish.
Feel: Medium-light in body and crisp.
Overall: This is a great idea but I didn't really get the Nelson Sauvin character of gooseberry, white grape, and passionfruit.
Review #8,216
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