Uinta Hop Nosh IPA, Beer Geek Review #255

ALCOHOL

7.3% ABV

IBU

82

SRM

15

DESCRIPTION

Bold and refreshing, this IPA combines an abundance of hops with a smooth malt profile.

STORY

Embracing our inner foodie, Hop Nosh is so big in hop character that it is literally a hoppy snack.

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Stone Brewing, Smoked Vanilla Porter, Craft Beer Geek Review #254

  • ALC/VOL: 5.9%
  • IBUS: 53

In 2006, almost exactly 10 years after we first released Stone Smoked Porter, Stone Small Batch Brewer Laura Ulrich had a brilliant idea: What if she added whole Madagascar vanilla beans to a small batch of the finished beer? And voilá, Stone Smoked Porter with Vanilla Bean was born! It was an instant hit, as the resulting flavor combinations—rich vanilla melding with the malty, chocolatey, coffee-like characteristics of the beer—were practically made for each other. Originally available only as an occasional growler fill or on tap all-too-briefly at special events or in our restaurant, this exquisite creation was released in a single bottle run for the first time in 2012, much to the delight of its many fans…who instantly began clamoring for more. Your voices have been heard.

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Swamp Head, Wild Night, Honey Cream Ale, Beer Geek Review #253

Along the rivers, in the fields, and through the forests of Florida, thousands of bees are hard at work, producing some of the sweetest honey in the world. We like to think they’re proud that all of their hard work has ended up in our award winning honey cream ale.

Wild Night is light and delicate, yet bursting with flavor. We add local honey to a traditional cream ale, and a touch of hops to update this American classic. Enjoyable anytime you’re thirsting for a crisp, clean beer, our honey cream ale is what light beer should bee!

Original Gravity: 12.4 PlatoIBUS: 21Alcohol: 5.9%

Malts

Pilsner, Carapils

Hops

Sterling, Crystal

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Swamp Head Brewing, Big Nose IPA Beer Geek Review 252

Big Nose® IPA

India Pale Ale


Created with crystal clear spring water that originates deep in the Okefenokee Swamp, Big Nose IPA is a mystical nectar brewed for hop lovers. Inhale the aroma and devour the flavor of Big Nose.

Big Nose features massive amounts of late flavor hops, augmented with two dry hop additions to enhance the aromatics.

A rich malt backbone combines with the intense hop flavors to deliver a balanced finish that keeps you coming back to say… BEER ME!

Original Gravity: 15.5 PlatoIBUS: 56Alcohol: 7.3%

Malts

Pale Ale, Munich, Crystal

Hops

Centennial, Cascade, Columbus

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Founders Brewing, All Day IPA, Beer Geek Review 251

  • ABV: 4.7%
  • IBUs: 42
  • Availability: Year-round

http://foundersbrewing.com/our-beer/all-day-ipa/

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Cigar City Brewing, Hopped On The High Seas Ahtanum IPA, Craft Beer Geek 250

My review of Cigar City Brewing’s, Hopped On The High Seas, Ahtanum. A Carribean Style IPA from Tampa, Florida ABV 7%

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Cigar City Brewing, Invasion Pale Ale, Craft Beer Geek Video Review 249

  • ABV: 5%
  • OG: 12.4
  • IBU: 36
  • SRM: 6

Gold in color, Invasion Pale Ale is CCB’s rendition of a sessionable hoppy ale. The aroma is quite tropical and offers suggestions of peach, mango, lime and papaya. Upon further exploration, Invasion has a light caramel malt character laced with a slight breadiness and the finish relinquishes a bounty of tropical and citrus hop flavor and bitterness.

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Ballast Point Brewing, Black Marlin Porter, Craft Beer Geek Video Review 248

My review of Ballast Point Brewing’s, Black Marlin Porter. A Porter from San Diego, California
ABV 6% IBU’s 42

A hoppy twist on the classic English Porter.
Our Black Marlin Porter stands out in a town known primarily for its IPA’s. We craft it from a unique blend of roasted and crystallized malts that give it a smooth, chocolaty, caramel profile. Then toss in a healthy dose of American hops to serve up full-bodied flavor worthy of its San Diego roots.

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Terrapin Brewing, Recreation Ale (IPA), Beer Geek Review 247

My review of Terrapin Brewing’s, Recreation Ale. A Session Pale Ale from Athens, Georgia
4.7% ABV
11 OG
Hops: Bravo, Centennial, Zythos, Amarillo, Galaxy (Dry Hop)
Malts: 2-Row Pale, Crystal 24, Victory

Wrap your hand around a can of our Recreation Ale and explore what outside life has to offer. This hopped up session ale is specially formulated to accompany you on all of your outdoor activities. Pack in this flavorful ale and pack out the memories while enjoying this quaffable brew.

http://terrapinbeer.com/brew/year-round/recreationale/

 

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Dieu Du Ciel, Rigor Mortis, Quadrupel, Beer Geek Review 246

10.5% alc./vol.
341 ml (11.5 fl.oz.)

Strong brown ale inspired by the beer brewed by Belgian Trappist monks. Very little bitterness, this beer has intense malty and sweet flavours, mixed with the taste of chocolate and caramel. It presents complex red fruit and spice flavours due to the type of yeast that is used during the brewing process. This beer is at its best only after it has aged for six months. The Rigor Mortis are complex beers designed and brewed with patience and care in the tradition of the great Belgian Abbey beers.

Rigor Mortis Abt is brewed only once a year, and is sold in January until stocks last.

The Rigor Mortis ABT was born in our Montreal brewpub in August 2001

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