Sunday Morning Stout by Weyerbacher
Beer for Thought, Cellar Talk, DUDESTER'S FAVE, gold, Reviews

Beer for Thought – Vol. 10 – Sunday Morning Stout by Weyerbacher Brewing

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

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Bomber Party May 2017
Beers of the Week, DUDESTER'S FAVE, gold, Reviews

Beers of the Week – Vol. 2 – Bomber Party Special Edition

A birthday party is a great excuse to break out some rare-r beers and have a tasting - so thats just what transpired.  With everyone in attendance bringing a bomber or growler of their choice, we all got to experience a rollercoaster of brews - covering a collection of sour and wild ales alongside some… Continue reading Beers of the Week – Vol. 2 – Bomber Party Special Edition

Farm Flor by Graft Cidery
Beers of the Week, Reviews

Beers of the Week – Vol. 1

I have realized that I come across far too many noteworthy beers to do a full writeup of each (even if they do deserve it!).  To address this, I will start doing a weekly review of the week past, highlighting some of my favorite brews that I've come across.  This weekend as a special one,… Continue reading Beers of the Week – Vol. 1

Pepe Nero by Goose Island
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Beer for Thought – Vol. 9 – Pepe Nero by Goose Island (2011)

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)

The Kentucky Breakfast Stout by Founder's Brewing
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Beer for Thought – Vol. 8 – Founder’s Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS)

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)

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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

2016 Bourbon County Stout
Cellar Talk

Cellar Talk – New Additions!

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!

Field Report

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

Field Report

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