BREWERY: Weyerbacher BEER: Sunday Morning Stout STYLE: Imperial Barrel Aged Stout with Coffee ABV: 12.7% Malts: Not listed Hops: Not listed ______________________________________________________ FROM THE BREWERY: "Weyerbacher Brewing was founded in 1995 in a livery stable in downtown Easton, Pennsylvania. What began as a daydream in an avid homebrewer’s head has grown to the craft… Continue reading Beer for Thought – Vol. 10 – Sunday Morning Stout by Weyerbacher Brewing
BREWERY: Goose Island BEER: Pepe Nero STYLE: Belgian Style Farmhouse Ale ABV: 6.4% Malts: Black malt, crystal rye, pilsner, rye. Hops: Pilgrim, Saaz ______________________________________________________ FROM THE BREWERY: "With an aroma of roasted chestnuts and a mysteriously dark, mahogany hue, Pepe Nero is a farmhouse ale brewed with black peppercorns. His roasty sweetness melds into… Continue reading Beer for Thought – Vol. 9 – Pepe Nero by Goose Island (2011)
BREWERY: Founder's Brewing BEER: Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS) 2017 STYLE: Double IPA ABV: 11.8% Malts: Not listed - but it doesn't even matter. See below. Hops: Again, not listed. A very mild 70 ibu is barely noticable. ______________________________________________________ FROM THE BREWERY: "It's up to us to really diversify, we can't just be limited to… Continue reading Beer for Thought – Vol. 8 – Founder’s Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS)
As a local to Frederick Maryland, having such a monster brewery like Flying Dog nearby is a real treat. This was highlighted this week with the Horn Dog 2017 release event. A couple of us all made sure to get there right at noon, not wanting to miss any of the awesomeness. Upon arrival, we… Continue reading Cellar Talk – Flying Dog Horn Dog Party
Since the first batch of Bourbon County Stout by Goose Island was released in 1992, the practice of hoarding saving bottles of rare and unique beers has surely grown. I've acquired quite a collection over the past few months, and want to begin documenting some of these beers. I will try to put up a post… Continue reading Cellar Talk – New Additions!
After going back through our first 4 BEER FOR THOUGHTS, we've realized that our rating system is entirely too simplistic. We are going to be implementing a new, 0-100 rating system that encompasses our 10 most important aspects of a beer: BALANCE FLAVOR HOPS MALTS… Continue reading OUR IMPROVED RATING SYSTEM