Category Archives: Bottles, Bars & Breweries

Our reveiews of bottled beers, bars, breweries or all of the above.

Ninkasi Vanilla Oatis

Malty, Chocolaty, Coffee, Smooth, Medium-bodied Oregon- Oatmeal Stout- 7.0% ABV. Pours dark black with a beautiful tan head. The aroma is a blast of vanilla with hints of roasted malts, caramel & milk chocolate. A wonderful taste dominated by vanilla … Continue reading

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Brooklyn’s dark chocolate beer #YUM

  Description: Brooklyn’s Black Chocolate Stout pours thick and is oil colored, with a rocky brown head that quickly disappears but leaves behind a wispy ring. The aroma is overpowered by bitter dark chocolate, with background notes of fresh roasted … Continue reading

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Warm up your winter with a Vanilla Gorilla

We’re in the time of year where you’re going to see  a lot of dark, warming beer. Luckily, modern brewing attitude means much more than just straightforward stout or porter. Take Red Brick Brewing out of Atlanta and its Brick … Continue reading

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Spruce Tip Stout…

  What is more festive that a Christmas tree? How about a beer that tastes like a Christmas tree? Rick and Barry at R&B have done just that with their Spruce Tip Stout, a little collaboration between the lads and … Continue reading

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Winter Craziness!

10 Barrel Brewing Company, Beernog (7.5% ABV) This beer is nothing like eggnog, because you could drink more than one of them in a sitting without triggering adult-onset lactose intolerance. It does have all the usual eggnog spices, to be … Continue reading

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Great Winter Beer

Now that Thanksgiving’s come and gone, we can set our eyes on Christmas and, more generally, the winter season and the beers that come along with it. To many, that means beers packed with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice, and any … Continue reading

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On our recent trip to TEXAS….

We sat on the patio and enjoyed a couple of brews in the open air of Austin, tucked in a little quite corner, a nice place to spend a couple of hours. 512 Microbrewery, located in Austin Texas has a … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb ale. MMM Fall is here!

New Glarus Brewing Co., 4 percent ABVWisconsin’s New Glarus brewery is world reknowned for its take on fruit beers such as Wisconsin Belgian Red Cherry Ale and Raspberry Tart. Last year’s poor cherry harvest led to a retooling of the … Continue reading

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