Sierra Nevada Brewing, Summerfest Lager, Beer Geek Review #270

A review of Sierra Nevada Brewing’s, Summerferst. A Lager from Chico, California.
ABV 5%
SUMMERFEST®
Crisp summertime lager.
Since their invention in the 1840s, Pilsener-style beers have become the world’s most popular style. With a nod toward the original Czech tradition, Summerfest is brewed to feature the best of Bohemian nature. Crisp, golden, dry and incredibly drinkable, Summerfest has a delicate and complex malt flavor and spicy and floral hop character—the perfect warm weather beer.

http://www.sierranevada.com/beer/seasonal/summerfest

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New Belgium Brewing, Snapshot Wheat, Beer Geek Review 269

A review of New Belgium Brewing’s, Snapshot. A Wheat Ale from Fort Collins, Colorado.
ABV 5%
Snap! You just captured an unfiltered wheat beer full of refreshment and a flash of tart at the finish. Smile-inducing aromas of citrus hops jump from the nose, accompanied by the sweetness of coriander and grains of paradise. Brewed with wheat and pale malt, Snapshot pours a hazy, lemon-yellow with bright-white lacing. But the real enticement is the snap of tart. New Belgium’s affinity for sour beers led to the in-process blending of lactobacillus to pucker up Snapshot’s base. An extra step to acidify and beautify and get this beer ready for its close up.

http://www.newbelgium.com/

 

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Inlet Brewing, Monk In The Trunk Amber Ale, Beer Geek Review 268

A review of Inlet Brewing’s, Monk In The Trunk. An Belgian style Amber Ale from Jupiter, Florida.
ABV 5.5%
This unique copper-colored ale derives its fruity, slightly
spicy aroma from authentic Belgian Abbey yeast. The
subtle nutty and malty sweet flavors sing in harmony with
the freshest organic hops available. Monk In the Trunk
devotees are known to chant about its most intriguing
quality, true drinkability.

http://www.inletbrewing.com/About.html

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Sierra Nevada Brewing, Narwhal Imperial Stout, Beer Geek Review 267

A review of Sierra Nevada Brewing’s, Narwhal. An imperial stout from Chico, California.
ABV 10.2% 60 IBU’s

Narwhal Imperial Stout is inspired by the mysterious creature that thrives in the deepest fathoms of the frigid Arctic Ocean. Featuring incredible depth of malt flavor, rich with notes of espresso, baker’s cocoa, roasted grain and a light hint of smoke, Narwhal is a massive malt-forward monster. Aggressive but refined with a velvety smooth body and decadent finish, Narwhal will age in the bottle for years to come.

http://www.sierranevada.com/beer/high-altitude/narwhal-imperial-stout

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Berber Brewing, Porter, Beer Geek Review 266

A review of Berber Brewing’s, Porter. A Porter from Guadalajara, Mexico.
ABV 5% 22 IBU’s

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Uinta Brewing WYLD Extra Pale Ale, Craft Beer Geek Review 265

A review of Uinta Brewing’s WYLD, Extra Pale Ale. A Pale Ale from Salt Lake City Utah.
ABV 4% 29 IBU’s

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http://www.uintabrewing.com

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Uinta Brewing, BABA Black Lager, Beer Geek Review 264

 

A review of Uinta Brewing’s BABA, Black Lager. A Lager from Salt Lake City Utah.
ABV 4% 32 IBU’s
DESCRIPTION
Robust and smooth, this full-flavored lager is exceptionably drinkable and pitch black in color.
STORY
“Baba Black Sheep…”, and the rest is history.
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http://www.uintabrewing.com

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Cigar City Brewing, Hopped On The High Seas-Kohatu, Beer Geek Video Review EP. 263

A review of Cigar City Brewing’s Hopped On The High Seas #5 Kohatu IPA. A dry hopped IPA from Tampa Florida
ABV 7% 60 IBU’s
This 60 IBU Caribbean-style IPA was brewed at the Cervezas del Sur Brewery in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The mango tree-lined streets of Ponce put us in a tropical mood and Hopped on the High Seas is the result of that Caribbean feeling. Hopped on the High Seas is a 7% ABV IPA dry-hopped exclusively with one variety of hop; 165 lbs of them in fact! And since we wanted to put this beer in our favorite container, the 12 oz can, a sea journey was required to get the beer back to Tampa for canning. We took the opportunity to add the dry-hops to the refrigerated shipping container prior to racking. Which means this beer truly was Hopped on the High Seas. As the beer made its way home, the gentle motion of the ocean worked to infuse the luscious aromatics of the hops. The result is big tropical aromas and flavors, light balancing malt backbone and a clean bitter finish.
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http://www.cigarcitybrewing.com

 

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Lino Brewing, Stout, Beer Geek Video Review EP. 262

A review of Ceylon/Lion Brewing’s Lion Stout. An Export Stout from Sri Lanka
ABV 8.8%
The dark caramel, large dense headed brew, with its 8.8% alcoholic content, is unique due to its sweet notes of chocolate and coffee interspersed into a foundation of dark roasted barley. Symbolic black to denote leadership, power, focus and strength, is dominant in the labeling as the lion journeys in the twilight unafraid, unbowed and unchallenged.

http://www.lionbeer.com

 

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Bells Brewing, Java Stout, Beer Geek Review EP. 261

A review of Bells Brewing’s, Java Stout. A coffee stout from, Comstock Michigan
ABV 7.5%
Java Stout uses a custom blend of coffee beans, roasted locally for us by Water Street Coffee Joint, to generate its intense flavor. Possessing an unmistakable aromatic punch, Java Stout has long been one of our most popular stouts.

Alcohol by Volume: 7.5%
Original Gravity: 1.075
Shelf Life: 6 months
Dates Available: Winter seasonal
Available Packages: Bottle and draft

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