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  • Review: More Brewing Company – DDH Loose Candies
    Brewery – More Brewing Company – Villa Park, IL Style – Double IPA ABV – 8.4% Untappd Rating – 4.20 (8.40 adjusted) Beer Advocate Rating – 94 (9.4 adjusted) This is my favorite kind of confluence of beer happenings.  I see a beer with amazing, eye-catching can art.  Although the brewery is 781 miles away from my location, the eye-catching […]
  • Review: Humble Forager – Coastal Sunshine V8 (Apricot, Passion Fruit, Mango, Peach)
    Brewery – Humble Forager – Waunakee, WI Style – Smoothie Sour ABV – 6% Untapped Rating – 4.22 (8.44 adjusted) Beer Advocate Rating – 86 (8.6 adjusted) Fruit smoothie sour beers are all the rage, but let’s be honest.  If you get a bad one, you’re drinking a glass of thick funk, which my wife refers to as ‘vomit beer’.  […]
  • Review: Stillwater Artisanal Ales – Fruit (and hops) on the Bottom
    Brewery – Stillwater Artisanal Brewery, Brooklyn, NY In Collaboration with – Hoof Hearted Brewing, Marengo, OH Style – Sour IPA ABV – 6% Untapped Rating – 3.86 (7.72 adjusted) Beer Advocate Rating – 89 (8.9 adjusted) I loved everything about this beer, before I tried it.  From the flavor combinations, to the little-used ingredients, to the cartoon banana and strawberry […]
  • Review: Icarus – Social Distancing
    Brewery – Icarus Brewing, Lakewood, NJ In Collaboration with – Abomination Brewing Style – Imperial American IPA ABV – 8.2% Untapped Rating – 4.23 (8.46 adjusted) Beer Advocate Rating – 81 (8.1 adjusted) There is a mushroom cloud on this can of beer.  Same color orange as the Imperial American IPA inside: Social Distancing, by Icarus brewing.  Part of a […]
  • Review: Czig Meister – Fourth Anniversary
    Brewery – Czig Meister, Hackettstown, NJ Style – Imperial New England IPA ABV – 10% Untapped Rating – 4.38 (8.76 adjusted) Beer Advocate Rating – 94 (9.4 adjusted) When Czig Meister Brewery in Hackettstown, NJ announced its Fourth Anniversary beer this spring I was very excited.  Last year’s anniversary release was one of my favorites of their multitude of offerings, […]
  • Review: Other Half – Green City
    Brewery – Other Half – Brooklyn, NY Style – New England IPA ABV – 7% Untapped Rating – 4.16 Beer Advocate Rating – 94 Appreciation must always be paid for those things in this artificial world that are well-made and authentic.  Every time we reach for something machine-made, prepackaged or artificial, we move ourselves father away from that which should […]