Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout

Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn, NY 10% ABV This beer is highly touted and rated.  Heard about it, but could not find it, for years.  Fr. Jack found it on tap at a bar about two years ago and snapped up a pint.  The fact that Fr. Jack did not really like it he chucked up to…

Southern Tier Thick Mint Imperial Stout

Southern Tier Brewing Co., Lakewood, NY A decadent stout with notes of sweet chocolate and refreshing mint.  Our dessert beers are a fusion of exotic flavors, making each of them a perfect pairing when you are craving an exceptional stout full of personality. 10% ABV Opaque midnight in color with a nose that reminds us…

Red Hare Sticky Stout

Red Hare Brewing, Atlanta, GA 6.25% ABV Black in color with a nose of more coffee than chocolate.  Very green pepper taste.  Aspertame sweet aftertaste.  Elements are not integrated.  Body of an oatmeal stout.  Tastes like green peppers soaked in Sweet n’ Low. Would we have this again?  No http://www.redharebrewing.com/beers/sticky-stout/

Squatter’s Live and Let Live Kristall Weizen

Utah Brewers Cooperative, Salt Lake City, UT Live and Let Live celebrates a great German tradition in summer beers.  Malted wheat, barley and noble hops coexist in harmony to produce a refreshing crystal clear wheat ale – – free of judgment.   4% ABV Clear gold in color with a subdued sweet honey nose.  Has…

Paulaner Hefe-Weizen

Paulaner Brewery, Munich, Germany 5.5% ABV Hazy dirty gold in color with a very clove-y nose.  A very subtle beer.  The banana flavors mesh nicely with the clove flavors.  Complex, but very drinkable.  We really like this Hefeweizen. Would we have this beer again?  Yes Would we get a 6-pack?  Large Marge says yes, Fr….

Funky Buddha Floridian Hefeweizen

Funky Buddha Brewery, Oakland Park, FL Our unfiltered and refreshing German-style wheat beer is full on flavor yet light on the palate.  Authentic hefeweizen yeast creates the compelling aromas of bananas, citrus and cloves, while the all wheat and malt body perfectly captures the brilliance of a golden Florida sunset. 5.2% ABV Hazy straw color…

Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier

Bayerische Straatsbruerei, Weihenstephan, Germany 5.4% ABV Hazy gold in color with a nose that reminds us of a Belgian Tripel.  Even though it smells like a big beer, this brew is surprisingly light.  Has a bit of spiciness on the aftertaste like a few Belgian beers we have tried.  Very light but complex.  We really…

Stillwater Stereo IPA

Stillwater Artisanal Ales, Baltimore, MD; Brewed and bottled Stratford, CT 7% ABV Hazy golden amber in color with a hoppy nose of pine and citrus.  Fruity and piney at the same time with a bit of bitterness at the end.  Pretty seamless as the fruit goes from the start to the finish.  The bitterness in…

Cambridge Flower Child IPA

Cambridge Brewing Company, Cambridge, MA   Get your hop groove on with our latest, Flower Child IPA.  Its herbal blast of citrus, floral, and piney hops will resonate within you like that glorious guitar solo from your favorite concert ever.  It’s a new dawn! 6.5% ABV The Flower Child is a hazy, golden/amber color.  It…

Gnarly Barley Catahoula Common

Gnarly Barley Brewing, Hammond, LA 5% ABV Clear gold in color with a malty nose with just a hint of black cherry.  Like a lighter and fruitier Anchor Steam.  We feel that it is very easy drinking. Would we have this beer again?  Yes Would we get a 6-pack?  Yes http://gnarlybeer.com/brews.html

Crying Eagle Calcasieu Common

Crying Eagle Brewing Co., Lake Charles, LA This Amber colored lager is created by an unusual hybrid Lager/Ale brewing process started during the Gold Rush. Toastycaramelfruityhopness is the uncommon word we’re using to describe this beer. 5% ABV Opaque amber in color with a caramel nose, which seems odd for a Common beer.  Also does…