Reviews Archive

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O’Connor Brewing Haulin’ Oats

I love the name of this 7% ABV oatmeal stout — it stood out on the shelves and, like most label artwork, […]

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Coronado Brewing North Island IPA

It’s interesting to me that a brewery known for crafting solid West Coast IPAs has brewed an example of the style more […]

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Caboose Brewing Barrel Aged Vanilla Hobo Stout

I think it was back in May of 2016 that I first cracked open a bottle of Caboose Brewing’s Hobo Stout with […]

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Starr Hill Double Bass

I like a rich, chocolatey stout for dessert — a rich, decadent brew to sip on the remainder of the evening. Starr […]

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Starr Hill Warm Up Winter Ale

I’ve run across many winter warmers/ales through the years that have been brewed with spices — a good number of them come […]

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Ommegang Valar Dohaeris

I’ve never watched an episode of Game of Thrones, but I can appreciate a good beer regardless of its origin or theme. […]

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Malheur Zestig

I don’t believe I’ve consumed any products from the Malheur brand of Belgian ales prior to running across this bottle of Zestig […]

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Dogfish Head Biere de Provence

Dogfish Head has released some interesting Saisons over the past decade or so. Whether it be a collaborative effort Saison de Buff […]

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2016 Three Notch’d 10* Farmers Pale Ale

In 2014, Three Notch’d Brewing collected freshly picked hops from ten area hop farms, producing 10 Farmers Pale Ale. In 2015, the […]

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Oskar Blues Hotbox Coffee Porter

Oskar Blues makes one of my favorite big beers in their massively thick Ten Fiddy. That’s a big imperial stout that is […]

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Ommegang Grains of Truth

Ommegang’s Grains of Truth is the brewery’s limited release Fall seasonal that may or may not have replaced their Scythe and Sickle. […]

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Legend Brewing Z Dam Ale

Back in late October of last year, I picked up (and drank) this bottle of Legend Brewing’s Z Dam Ale knowing full […]