Monthly Archives: March 2014

Samuel Smith’s, Winter Welcome 2013, Beer Geek Review 238

This seasonal beer is a limited edition brewed for the short days and long nights of winter. The full body resulting from fermentation in ‘stone Yorkshire squares’ and the luxurious malt character, which will appeal to a broad range of … Continue reading

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Anchor Brewing Summer Ale (Wheat) Beer Geek Review 237

Anchor Brewing’s Summer Ale, A Wheat Beer from Chico California, 4.5% ABV, 12oz bottle. http://www.anchorbrewing.com

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Swamp Head Brewing, Darkwater, Black IPA, Beer Geek Review 236

Original Gravity: 15 Plato IBUs: 55 Alcohol by Volume: 6.5% Blackwater Floridian Dark Ale is an American-style Black Ale at the low end of the IPA alcohol range (6.4% ABV), with an abundance of hop flavor and aroma. It represents … Continue reading

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Swamp Head Brewing, Gainesville Green, Beer Geek Review 235

http://www.swamphead.com Recently, some fresh picked, skunky, funky smelling green hops showed up at the brewery. It was HARVEST TIME. Each year, right around the time that the weather starts to cool, fresh sticky hops are picked off of the vine … Continue reading

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Stone Brewing, Suede Imperial Porter, Collaboration with 10 Barrel & Blue Jacket, Beer Geek Review 234

9.6% ABV http://www.stonebrew.com/collab/suede/ When Parisi and Stone brewmaster Mitch Steele decided to collaborate, it was essential that they tap a special individual to complete their triad of fermentation domination, and they found just that in Tonya Cornett, the brewmaster at … Continue reading

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Florida Beer Co., Gaspars Porter, Beer Geek Review 233

6.1% ABV Brewery Notes: Another brewery Favorite is our newly redesigned Robust Porter, Gaspar’s Porter. This dark and roasted dream of a porter weighs in at 6.1%ABV and contain 8 malts, including 6 specialty chocolate malts. This porter is our … Continue reading

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Full Sail Brewing LTD Lager, Recipe 6, Black Bock, Video Review 232

There’s no coffee or chocolate in this limited edition lager but your mouth might insist otherwise. Brewed for the Holidays, this black bock is lush and full bodied with hints of roast, coffee, & chocolate in the aroma followed by … Continue reading

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New Belgium Brewing Accumulation White IPA, Beer Geek Video Review 231

This winter, IBUs start accumulating like snow in Colorado with our new Accumulation White IPA. Brewing a white IPA was not only a way to salute the white beauty falling from the sky, but a direct revolt to the longstanding … Continue reading

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New Belgium Brewing, Paardebloem Belgian Strong Ale, Video Review 230

Using dandelion greens to bitter a Belgian-style ale blossomed from our brewers collaborating with Red Rock Brewing. These being our sixth interpretation together since 2008, expect a wonderfully complex ale fermented with wild Belgian yeast and blended with just a … Continue reading

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