Finch’s Sloth Overlord Oatmeal Stout

Finch Beer Co, Chicago, IL Sloth Overlord is a classic oatmeal stout with a sweet, nutty flavor and an unreal smoothness provided by a generous addition of oats. 6% ABV Black in color with a nose of freshly sliced green peppers.  Also tastes like green peppers.  We would never have guessed that this was an…

Southern Prohibition Suzy Smash

Southern Prohibition Brewing, Hattiesburg, MS 5% ABV Dark gold in color with a Citra hop nose.  Fruity like a Double IPA, but much lighter.  We could drink this all day.  We would not have guessed that this was a Blonde Ale if we were tasting this blind.  Seamless with just a hint of bitterness at…

Mardi Gras Beers

When you are out at Mardi Gras parades for hours on end, you want a low ABV, easy drinkin’ brew to see you through.  For the past 2 Mardi Gras’s we have brewed an English Mild (2017) and an ESB (2016).  Of course, we also purchase beers to drink on the route.  Some brews we…

Southern Prohibition Milk Stout

Southern Prohibion Brewing, Hattiesburg, MS 5.25% ABV Dark brown/black in color with a nose dominated by alcohol.  Light and smooth with a hint of bitterness at the end.  Not as bitter as Shipyard’s Milk Stout, but not as sweet as our homebrew (John Palmer’s Triple-X).  Like the Shipyard, we are divided over this beer: Fr….

Bayou Teche Cocodrie Triple IPA

Bayou Teche Brewing, Arnaudville, LA 8% ABV Cocodrie is Cajun French for alligator, and this Belgian style ale is stuffed with enough hops to stand up to a sauce-piquant prepared with one. We recklessly crammed IPA-worthy additions of hops (six separate hop additions, plus dry hopping) into an elegant and tastefully brewed Tripel – the…

Gnarly Barley Radical Rye IPA

Gnarly Barley Brewing, Hammond, LA Spicy, rye malt character with a citrus hop punch. 6.6% ABV Radical Rye is a cloudy dark gold with a fruity, rye smell.  It tastes great!  We are pleased with this since they only just started releasing cans on February 5 of this year.  This tastes very near to what…

Tin Roof Parade Ground Coffee Porter

Tin Roof Brewing, Baton Rouge, LA 5.5% ABV Dark brown in color with a nose that reminds us of walking by a coffee grinder in a grocery store.  Very light for a Porter and overwhelmed by coffee flavor: tastes like a cold cup of coffee.  Needs more complexity or sweetness to cut through the coffee flavor….

New Belgium Voodoo Ranger IPA

LPNew Belgium Brewing, Ft. Collins, CO and Asheville, NC Bursting with tropical aromas and juicy fruit flavors from Mosaic and Amarillo hops, this golden IPA is perfectly bitter with a refreshing, sublime finish. 7% ABV Clear amber/orange in color with a fruity and piney nose.  Basically this beer is just a fruity New Belgium Ranger….

New Belgium Whizbang Hoppy Blonde Ale

New Belgium Brewing, Ft. Collins, CO; Asheville, NC A complex hoppy blonde ale bursting with Mosiac hops and a malty backbone for a full-flavored taste explosion. 5.7% ABV Clear gold in color with a fruity hoppy nose like a Lagunitas beer.  Subdued but fruity on the palate.  Fruit dies away and replaced by some bitterness….

Abita Mardi Gras Bock

Abita Brewing Co, Abita Springs, LA Abita Mardi Gras Bock is brewed with pale, pilsner and caramel malts and German Perle hops.  Our bock is similar to German maibocks with its rich malt flavor and full body.  Mardi Gras Bock brings the fun of Carnival Season to you wherever you are. 6.5% ABV Clear amber…

Parish Ghost in the Machine

Parish Brewing Co, Broussard, LA Welcome to the future.  Our collective human consciousness, or Ghost in the Machine, has gained a tolerance for hops beyond what mankind has ever known before.  This double india pale ale is the necessary outcome.   8% ABV Hazy gold in color with a nose of citrus fruit.  Fruity with…