Monday Night Blind Pirate Double IPA

Monday Night Brewing, Atlanta, GA Blind Pirate – a surprisingly balanced Double IPA.  A pirate without the use of his eyes is a bitter man indeed.  And this Blind Pirate bitterness is only matched by his boldness.  He doesn’t care if you enjoy the citrusy, spicy combination of hops on your tongue, the faint herbal…

Monday Night Eye Patch IPA

Monday Night Brewing, Atlanta, GA   The earthy deliciousness of Cascade and Magnum hops, combined with upfront malt flavor, and balanced with a pirate’s sensibilities.  Our Eye Patch Ale is a uniquely drinkable take on the American IPA – sweet caramel, citrusy flowers and swashbuckling adventure abound with every pint. 6.2% ABV Eye Patch IPA…

Southern Prohibition Devil’s Harvest Breakfast IPA

Southern Prohibition Brewing, Hattiesburg, MS 4.9% ABV Opaque gold in color with a similar nose to Devil’s Harvest Pale Ale: citrus fruit.  Tastes like a lighter version of the Pale Ale.  We prefer the Pale Ale and hope that this beer is not replacing it. UPDATE: It has replaced the Pale Ale and we are…

Southern Prohibition Brewery

301 Mobile St, Hattiesburg, MS We visited the Southern Prohibition Brewery for the second time and it was quite a contrast from our first visit a year or so previously.  Our first visit there was no tap room: beer samples were on their loading dock with just a box fan to cool things off.  There…

Oskar Blues Pinner Throwback IPA

Oskar Blues Brewery, Longmont, CO; Brevard, NC 4.9% ABV Hazy dark gold in color with a piney nose.  Bitterness up front and then it fades into flavoring hops.  Well balanced and seamless.  Father Jack thinks it is a fine IPA while Large Marge believes it could use more balance. Would we have it again?  Split…

Elysian The Immortal IPA

Elysian Brewing Company, Seattle, WA A Northwest interpretation of a classic English style, golden copper in color and loaded with New World hop flavor and aroma. Extremely drinkable. 6.3% ABV We tried this one with Father Jack’s father, Father Jack Sr.  Immortal is hazy light gold in color and smells stronger than Space Dust – and…

Second Self Thai Wheat

Second Self Beer Co., Atlanta GA Wheat Ale.  Spicy.  Lemongrass.  Exotic.  Ginger.  Dry. 5.1% Thai Wheat is clear gold and smells like ginger.  Father Jack thinks that it tastes like a ginger ale and it definitely has that ginger bite.  Very unique for a beer.  We thought it tasted fresher at the brewery though.  One…

Second Self Brewery

1317 Logan Cir., Atlanta, GA On a recent trip to the ATL we decided to check out a new brewery and went with Second Self.  The tap room has a small bar, long tables with benches, a corner with couches and cool artwork on the walls.  They also have numerous board and card games available…

Second Self Maverick & Gose

Second Self Beer Company, Atlanta, GA Gose.  Salty.  Coriander.  Tart.  Dry Hopped.  Fresh. Maverick is clear gold in color and smells like Viognier.  It tasted more fruity at the brewery, but we still like it here in the can.  It is fruity and salty.  We don’t pick up any coriander and we wouldn’t call it…

Second Self A T Ale

Second Self Beer Co., Atlanta, GA ATaLe is a tribute to our home. We are a LOCAL Atlantans born and bred who are inspired by the city we love. This is the beer you want to drink when you just want to drink a beer. Its CRISP and CLEAN taste goes anywhere with anything. A…

Victory DirtWolf Double IPA

Victory Brewing Company, Downington, PA Darkly heroic, Humulus Lupus (hops) have empowered brews with bite and character since the 11th century.  DirtWolf is a tribute to these untamed vines which rise from the earth with the voracity of a ‘ wolf among sheep.’  Hops have made an assertive comeback in American craft brewing.  Revel in…