Orval (Brasserie D’Orval)

Style: Brett-Spiked Belgian Pale Ale 6.9% ABV Bottled On: 09/25/2014 Brewery Notes: “Orval beer is a high fermentation beer. The ageing process adds a fruity note, which strikes a subtle balance between the beer’s full-bodied yet complex flavour and bitterness./ The beer was first brewed in 1931 and owes its unparalleled taste to the quality of the water, the hops and the yeast used. The … Continue reading Orval (Brasserie D’Orval)

Albricot (Deciduous Brewing Company)

Style: pLambic with Apricots /Apricot American Wild Ale 4.9% ABV From: Newmarket, NH Brewery’s Note: “Our interpretation of a 4.9% abv pLambic (pure culture) aged on a heaping helping of apricots. This version is double fruited and unblended. ” This beer pours a murky yellow with brown and bronzing tinges, similar in overall look to Auranja (I’m assuming the base pLambic is fairly similar, if … Continue reading Albricot (Deciduous Brewing Company)

Fluxus 2016 (Allagash Brewing Company)

Style: Saison Ale Brewed with Ginger and Aged in Oak Gin Barrels 8.5% ABV Grains: Allagash 2-row Malted Barley Blend, Malted Rye, Malted Wheat Hops: Northern Brewer, Tettnang, and Perle Spices/Other: Ginger Brewery’s Note: “We brew Fluxus every year to commemorate the anniversary of our first beer sold in July 1995. The name Fluxus is Latin for continuous change. Every year, Fluxus is brewed with a different recipe./ … Continue reading Fluxus 2016 (Allagash Brewing Company)

Apricot Love (Urban Family Brewing Company)

Style: American Fruited Mixed Fermentation Farmhouse Ale with Apricots 6.3% ABV From: Seattle. WA Brewery’s Note: “Farmhouse ale brewed with over 50 pounds per barrel of fresh apricots and fermented without indigenous cultures – Apricot Love is a natural manifestation of our love for beer and fruit.” The beer pours a hazy, sunburst yellow with a small, tightly packed head of pearly white bubbles. The … Continue reading Apricot Love (Urban Family Brewing Company)

Crossfade (Oxbow Brewing Company)

Style: Blended Mixed Fermentation Hoppy Farmhouse Ale 5% ABV December 2015 From: Newcastle/Portland, ME Brewery’s Note: “Crossfade is a blend of hop-forward saisons. The presence of wild yeasts increase the complexity and longevity of this blonde farmhouse ale.” This bottle pours out a frothy, radiant yellow with chalky highlights. A head of sudsy, eggshell white that dwindles to a soapy cap. The beer’s body is … Continue reading Crossfade (Oxbow Brewing Company)

Drew Curtis/Wil Wheaton/ Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton W00tstout 2016 Release

(Stone Brewing Company/Drew Curits, Fark.com Creator & Patent Troll Killer/Will Wheaton, Actor & Web Celeb/Greg Koch, CEO & Co-Founder, Stone Brewing) Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout w/Pecans 13% ABV 65 IBU’s (Known)Hops: English Target From: Escondido, CA Brewery’s Note: “This barrel-aged palate-saver has been a favorite among our fans—and us—since its inception in 2013. Pecans, wheat, flaked rye and bourbon-soaked barrels provide this whopping, complex superhero … Continue reading Drew Curtis/Wil Wheaton/ Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton W00tstout 2016 Release

Dogpatch Sour (Almanac Brewing Company)

Style: American Flanders Red Style Ale aged in Wine Barrels with Cherries 7.5% ABV Batch #4 From: San Francisco Brewery’s Note: “This barrel-aged wild ale is named for our San Francisco neighborhood and pays tribute to the Flanders Red style of beer. Aged in wine barrels, this lightly tart ale is brewed with California Rainier cherries using a house blend of wild yeasts, bacteria and … Continue reading Dogpatch Sour (Almanac Brewing Company)