Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
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Field Report – #0012 – Deschutes – Fresh Squeezed IPA

Brewery: Deschutes Style:  IPA ABV:  6.4% IBU:  60 Field Report Location:  Hilton Garden Inn, Bethesda MD Tasting Notes:  Upon wandering around Bethesda this week, I stumbled across a local bottle shop called Beer Wine & Co that featured a 10% discount on build-your-own 6-pack deal.  They had a wide enough selection of beers I hadn't tried to… Continue reading Field Report – #0012 – Deschutes – Fresh Squeezed IPA

Grilled Octopus at Mussel Bar
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Field Report – #0011 – Omnipollo – Selassie

Brewery: Omnipollo Style:  Imperial Coffee Stout ABV:  11% IBU:  10 Field Report Location:  Mussel Bar, Bethesda MD Tasting Notes:  I was lucky enough to get to spend a week down in downtown Bethesda for a work-related training program. One of the nights for dinner, I wandered around for what seemed like hours trying to pick… Continue reading Field Report – #0011 – Omnipollo – Selassie

Saison au Miel with Matching Left Hand Glass
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Field Report – #0010 – Left Hand – Saison au Miel

Brewery:  Left Hand Style:  Saison ABV:  6.8% IBU:  10 Field Report Location:  DUDESTER's Brewing (hidden location...for now :)) Tasting Notes:  Here I am, standing in the cooler of my local beer store, looking for something to welcome the first real week of spring weather.  After nearly going with a usual Bloodline, I spotted a hidden four… Continue reading Field Report – #0010 – Left Hand – Saison au Miel

Lake Placid's Bean-To Coffee Stout
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Field Report – #0009 – Lake Placid – Bean-To Coffee Stout

Brewery:  Lake Placid Style:  Coffee Stout ABV:  7.0% IBU:  NA Field Report Location:  Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal Tasting Notes:  Checking in yet again at my local stop on the C&O - I find today a coffee stout from upstate New York's Lake Placid Brewing.  Bean-To as it goes, was a cool find at a… Continue reading Field Report – #0009 – Lake Placid – Bean-To Coffee Stout

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Field Report – #0008 – Bruton – Stone R Belgian Style Golden Ale

Brewery:  Bruton Style:  Belgian Style Golden Ale ABV:  7.5% IBU:  27 Field Report Location:  Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal Tasting Notes:  Recently I came across a local beer store that had a handful of beers by Bruton in stock at a reasonable price for a rarer beer (at least for me), so I grabbed a few.… Continue reading Field Report – #0008 – Bruton – Stone R Belgian Style Golden Ale

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Field Report – #0007 – New Belgium – DAYBLAZER

Brewery:  New Belgium Style:  Golden Ale ABV:  4.8% IBU:  13 Field Report Location:  Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal Tasting Notes:  Following a trend of the larger national craft brands, Dayblazer is an 'easygoing ale' available in larger-than-typical 15 packs.  Cut from the same mold as Founder's All Day IPA and PC Pils, or Lagunitas 12th… Continue reading Field Report – #0007 – New Belgium – DAYBLAZER

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Field Report #0006 – Uinta Contrail Witbier

Brewery:  Uinta Style:  Witbier ABV:  5.6% IBU:  N/A Field Report Location:  Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal Tasting Notes:  A solid witbier from Uinta - this brewery has come a long way recently in my opinion, and has put out a collection of solid beers.  Their Ready, Set, Gose has been an early summer favorite of mine.… Continue reading Field Report #0006 – Uinta Contrail Witbier

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Field Report #0005 – Grolsch Premium Lager

Brewery:  Grolsch Brewing Company Style:  Premium Lager ABV:  5.0% IBU:  N/A Field Report Location:  Maryland Heights Cliff Tasting Notes:  This beer is a traditional Euro-Lager.  Its a fairly bland, straight forward beer that really only should be purchased for the super sweet bottle (that can be reused for homebrewing!). Beer Advocate:  72 (Okay) Untappd: 3.18

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Field Report – #0004 – Ocean City Brewing Co. – Nuckin’ Futs Honey Brown Walnut Ale

Brewery:  Ocean City Brewing Company Style:  English Brown Ale ABV:  6% IBU:  N/A Field Report Location:  The Great Outdoors (literally, in the woods) Tasting Notes:  This beer comes across as too sweet for an English Brown Ale.  While the flavor is solid, its overly malty/nutty/maple syrupy.  A unique beer that the right person may fall… Continue reading Field Report – #0004 – Ocean City Brewing Co. – Nuckin’ Futs Honey Brown Walnut Ale