Reviews Archive

Beer Review

Terrapin Krunkles Down Under

Terrapin Brewing’s Krunkles Down Under is, as you may have probably already guessed, an IPA that uses a pile of hop varieties […]

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Cigar City Jai Alai Aged on White Oak

Cigar City’s Jai Alai is pretty much a year-round staple in the Barley Blog HQ refrigerator. It’s a flavorful beer that is […]

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Flying Dog 2017 Tropical Bitch Belgian IPA

Last year, Maryland’s Flying Dog released a fruity twist on their flagship Raging Bitch Belgian IPA. Tropical Bitch, at that time, used […]

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Kona Hanalei Island IPA

Kona just announced the nation-wide availability of their new year-round beer, Hanalei Island IPA, just last month. First released in August of […]

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Founders Lizard of Koz

Founders Lizard of Koz was brewed by brewmaster Jeremy Kosmicki as a birthday gift for his sister. The imperial stout uses a […]

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Upslope Citra Pale Ale

Of the two samples that I recently received from Upslope brewing, it was the newly announced Citra Pale Ale that garnered a […]

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Ship Bottom Barnacle Bottom Stout

It’s good to have friends that reward you with beer. This growler of Ship Bottom Barnacle Bottom Stout was a nice surprise […]

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Upslope Craft Lager

When offered the opportunity to sample a beer or two from a brewery that doesn’t distribute to Virginia, I take it. It […]

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Dogfish Head Beer for Breakfast Stout

The number of ingredients that went into Dogfish Head’s Beer for Breakfast Stout is more than any actual breakfast that I’ve ever […]

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Stone Tangerine Express IPA

I’ve had a few IPAs that utilize tangerine fruit within their recipe. Some had a welcome and smooth amount of the fruit […]

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Three Notch’d Brewing Tollan Rye

If there’s one company in the Virginia Commonwealth that’s been, not only consistently pumping out quality beer, but also getting it on […]

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Marble / Odell / Stone Megawheat Double IPA

Megawheat Double IPA is the first of six collaborations to be released by Stone Brewing in 2017. The culmination of working with […]