Brett C (Prairie Artisan Ales)

Style: Wild Farmhouse Ale/Saison brewed with Sea Salt 8.1% ABV From: Krebs, OK Brewery Note: “A farmhouse ale brewed with cascade and citra hops, and a touch of sea salt. Conditioned with brettanomyces claussenii.” The beer pours a pale, fizzle-piss-water yellow (like a cloudy Budlight?) with a huge head of creamy white pebble-bubbles, which last nicely, and leave a patchy puffing of frothy lacing to cling … Continue reading Brett C (Prairie Artisan Ales)

Love Buzz Saison (Anchorage Brewing Company)

Style: Brett Saison brewed with spices and aged in French Oak Pinot Noir Barrels 8.0% ABV 40 IBU’s From: Anchorage, AK Brewery’s Note: “A feeling overcomes, deriving of a most curious perplexity. A rich desire awakens to explore the contents of such delicate loveliness. Upon a deep connection with rounded lips, a bitter sweet complexity enters the soul…and so begins an amorous affair. Heightened awareness envelopes … Continue reading Love Buzz Saison (Anchorage Brewing Company)

Little Lobster on the Prairie (Blue Lobster Brewing Company and Prairie Artisan Ales)

Style: Brett Brux American Farmhouse Ale 7.3% ABV Hops: Galaxy Yeast: Brettanomyces Bruxellensis Brewer’s Note: “Little Lobster on the Prairie is a Farmhouse Saison that is lightly hopped with Galaxy hops and fermented with Brettanomyces Bruxellensis. This yeast brings notes of funky, musty, overripe fruits as well as light barnyard notes staying true to the farmhouse style. Refermented in the bottle with Blue Lobsters house … Continue reading Little Lobster on the Prairie (Blue Lobster Brewing Company and Prairie Artisan Ales)

La Roja (Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales)

Style: American Flanders-Style Red Ale/American Wild Red 7.2% ABV Blend 11 Bottled on: 04-26-2013 Brewer’s Note: “An artisan amber ale brewed in the Flanders tradition.  Deep amber with earthy caramel, spice, and sour fruit notes developed through natural barrel aging.  Unfiltered, unpasteurized and blended from barrels ranging in age from two to ten months. ” The beer’s label gets a different review from me every time … Continue reading La Roja (Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales)