Reviews Archive

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Double Barley Steakcake Stout

Of the box of beer I brought back from the Outer Banks, I didn’t really bring back that many stouts. I think, […]

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Westbrook Gose

I’ve encountered a few seriously sour/tart beers in my time, whether intentional or not. Westbrook Brewing’s Gose has intent — a right […]

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Surly Frisson

Surly’s small batch program has been creating some interesting and limited releases as of late — or at least the samples they […]

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Tarboro First Ryed IPA

I knew going into this purchase of Tarboro’s First Ryed IPA that it had a fairly old canning date (Feb 16, 2018) […]

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Appalachian Mountain Not An IPA

Just like the subtext on this Appalachian Mountain Brewery (AMB) can states, this is, in fact, an IPA. One sniff of the […]

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Deep River Mango Tango Foxtrot

Deep River’s Mango Tango Foxtrot is another of beer from the OBX trip back in June (and enjoyed shortly after my arrival […]

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Northern OBX Brewing Penny’s Hill IPA

This can of Northern Outer Banks Brewing Penny’s Hill was picked up while on vacation back in June (and enjoyed shortly after […]

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Fortnight Call the Hops

Back in June, I enjoyed some time with the family down in the Outer Banks. It’s a yearly pilgrimage that offers me […]

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Ardent Dark Rye

I’ve only encountered a couple of Ardent’s beers in the past couple of years. One was a collaborative effort with Stone Brewing […]

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Surly Barrel-Aged Oat Wine

I thought that this bottle of Surly Barrel-Aged Oat Wine (BAOW) was the first of its kind that I had encountered, but […]

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North Coast Alt Nouveau

You don’t typically run across very many Altbiers in the American craft beer world, but every once in a while, one pops […]

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Midnight Brewery Rockville Red

Midnight Brewery is located just northwest of Richmond, VA. The company has been around since, I believe, 2012 and yet happening across […]