Anchor IPA

Anchor Brewing Company, San Francisco, CA 6.5% ABV Anchor IPA is a hazy amber color.  It smells hoppy to Father Jack, but malty to Large Marge.  The taste is bitter throughout, but not overpowering.  This is quite balanced.  The bitterness is continual.  This is definitely on the bitter side!  The taste has no fruit at…

Mikkeller Simcoe IPA

Brewed and canned for Mikkeller at Sly Fox Brewing Company, Pottstown, PA 7.3% ABV This IPA is hazy amber in color with a very hoppy nose. Bitter on the palate, but not over the top.  Bitter aftertaste is not at all unpleasant.  Does not taste like a beer that is 7.3%.  Basically, if you know…

Eventide Pale Ale

Eventide Brewing, Atlanta, GA The American Pale Ale, the beer that started the Craft revolution, has blazed a tasty trail since the early 1980s.  Our version of the classic APA provides a more approachable representation of this highly sought-after style.  Made with American hops and an English yeast strain, this balanced brew combines Old World…

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…