Good People Hitch Hiker IPA

Good People Brewing Co., Birmingham, AL More West Coast-style than our American IPA, The Hitchhiker balances the aromas and flavors of pineapple, grapefruit, orange, and tangerines with a caramel malt backbone. A rejuvenating option whatever the weather brings. 7.8% Hitch Hiker is amber in color with a malty nose.  It tastes malty with just a…

Unibroue La Fin du Monde Tripel

Unibroue, Chambly, Quebec, Canada   The excellence of triple fermentation through a blend of special yeasts gives this malt beverage La Fin du Monde (the end of the world) in exquisitely robust flavor of exceptional refinement. 9% ABV Hazy gold in color with a Belgian funk nose, but sweeter similar to a White Ale.  Sweet,…

Unibroue Blanche de Chambly

Unibroue Brewery, Chambly, Quebec, Canada, Eh.. 5% ABV Hazy gold in color with a nose of orange peel.  Tastes more Belgian than the Wiseacre Saison.  This beer is sweet, orangey with a hint of spice.  Tasty, but not as comlex as Hoegaarden. Would we have it again?  Nah… http://www.unibroue.com/en/beers/3/product

Oskar Blues IPA

Oskar Blues Brewery, Longmont, CO; Brevard, NC   6.43% ABV Clear gold in color with a nose of piney hoppiness.  Palate is dominated by fruit: not what we expected from the nose.  Finishes with bitterness on the aftertaste.  Fruitiness reminds us of SweetWater IPA.  If you like fruit dominant IPAs, this is an IPA for you!…

Finch’s Chimera IPA

Finch’s Beer Company, Chicago, IL 6% ABV Chimera is a hazy amber color.  Father Jack only smells fruit, while Large Marge picks up the fruit and some hops on the nose.  The taste is on the fruit side – a combination of malt and fruit.  There is really no bitterness.  It is the polar opposite…

Tin Roof Voodoo American Pale Ale

Tin Roof Brewing, Baton Rouge, LA 5% ABV Hazy orange/gold in color with a strong Citra hop nose: reminds us of a Lagunitas beer. Fruit with a bit of bitterness.  Oats add some body.  Also tastes like a Lagunitas beer!  Unexciting.  Tastes like a baby IPA rather than a Pale Ale. Would we have it…

Lazy Magnolia Fleur de Wheat American Wheat Ale

Lazy Magnolia Brewing, Kiln, MS 6.3% ABV Clear amber with a very light nose of light fruit and roasty caramel.  Malt water taste.  Bit of a bite at the very end.  Large Marge thinks it is sweet but Fr. Jack just gets roasty smoky flavors.  We do not detect lemon peel or chamomile.  Definitely the…

Left Hand Introvert Session IPA

Left Hand Brewing Company, Longmont, CO An ale with hop aromas of tropical papaya and kiwi with woodsy pine.  Balanced by honey malt and clean bitter finish. 4.8% ABV Introvert Session IPA is clear amber with a hoppy and citrusy nose.  On the palate it is very light for an IPA: it is bitter from…

Left Hand Extrovert American IPA

Left Hand Brewing Company, Longmont, CO A hoppy atttitude and a mouthful of dynamic flavors give this IPA a big personality.   7.1% ABV Clear amber in color with a fruity nose like a Double IPA.  Also tastes like a Double IPA: fruity.  Starts fruity and ends with a bit of bitterness: more bitterness than…

Sierra Nevada Kellerweis

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Chico CA & Mills River NC Kellerweis is one of the few wheat beers made using the traditional Bavarian method of open fermentation, which allows the ingredients to shine and creates vast depth and character in this hazy-golden beer.    4.8% ABV Hazy yellow/gold in color with the nose of a…