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868. Obed & Isaac’s – Peoria Skyline IPA

It’s the 4th of July, and my wife and I drove to Peoria, IL to pick up...

867. Sierra Nevada/Kiuchi – White IPA with Yuzu

It’s a gorgeous Saturday and the kickoff of the July Fourth weekend....

866. Sierra Nevada/Garage Project – Beer Camp Campout Porter

It’s been a busy week, and I was thinking we might do a firepit night...

865. Goose Island – Cooper Project #1

My friend and I spent the weekend doing the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, and hit...

864. Ballast Point – Piper Down Scottish Ale

As I mentioned a few days ago, I got a few beers sent to me by my friend...

Beer Camp on Tour in Chicago

Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp will be in Chicago on June 10, 2017....

863. Surly – Todd the Axe Man IPA

It feels like it’s been a day of running my son around to stuff....

862. Ballast Point – Red Velvet Cake Nitro

It’s a Saturday night and I had to drop off my son off at a party he...

861. Pyramid Brewing – 1977 Championship Lager

I love getting mail from my friend @Bettywriter. Every few months she sends...

860. Lagunitas – The Waldos’ Special Ale

Summer is off and running. My son had his first golf lesson tonight, and as...

859. Elysian – Space Dust IPA

TGIF! Yesterday was the last day of school for the kids, and there were a...

858. AleSmith – San Diego Pale Ale .394

It’s been a couple weeks since I reviewed a beer, so I figured it was...

857. Four Hands Brewing – Chocolate Milk Stout

After my review earlier today, I spent the evening cleaning up my kids...

856.  Revolution- Rosa Hibiscus Ale

It’s a dreary Saturday, as it’s cold and rainy outside. My...

855. Drake’s Brewing- Aroma Therapy 3X IPA

It’s been a busy day with my son’s soccer game this morning and...

854. Triton Brewing – Fieldhouse Wheat

It’s been a beautiful Saturday outside, and my wife and I took the...

853. Jolly Pumpkin – Noel de Calabaza (2011)

I’ve given up candy and sweets for Lent this year, so I’m...

852. Revolution Brewing – Fist City Chicago Pale Ale

It’s been a draining day at work, so I decided to crack open a beer...

851. Firestone Walker – Double Barrel Ale

It’s been a bit of a lazy Saturday, which I’m enjoying before my...

850. Dubina Brewing – Bell Road IPA

It’s my wife’s birthday today and we went over to my in-laws...

849. Widmer Brothers – Upheaval IPA

I’m watching the GRAMMY awards, getting ready to turn on the Walking...

848. Rogue Ales – PDX Carpet IPA

It’s been a day of getting caught up on email and blog posts here....

847. Sunup Brewing – White Russian Imperial Coffee Stout

Today is the first real snow we’ve gotten this year, with about 3-4...

846. Brooklyn Brewery – Black Chocolate Stout (Winter 09-10)

Since I made a breakfast pizza today, and have been way off the diet, I...

845. Mother Bunch Brewing – Imperial Hoppymoto IPA

TGIF! It’s been a pretty busy week this week. We got a dog on...

844. Full Sail Brewing – Slipknot Imperial IPA (2010)

I just got back from a work happy hour and had a couple of IPAs. When I got...

843. Widmer Brothers Brewing – Brrr Hoppy Red

We’ve been cleaning the house all day, preparing for family to come...

842. The Alchemist – Heady Topper

It’s a fairly lazy Sunday afternoon. I’m sitting here editing...

841. Sixpoint Brewery – Sweet Action

I went to the doctor this past week, and my cholesterol is a bit out of...

840. Ninkasi Brewing – Sleigh’r Winter Ale

We’ve been in the midst of an ice storm this weekend, and now that...

839. Russian River – Pliney the Elder

An ice storm has hit the midwest, and so we stayed home today and cleaned...

838. Sleepy Dog Brewing – Peanut Butter Milk Stout

It’s been tough getting back into the swing of things today, Monday....

837. Pipeworks Brewing – Closer Encounter Hopped Up Imperial Stout

TGIF! It’s been tough getting back into the swing of things this week...

836. New Glarus Brewing – Smoke on the Porter

It’s been a weird day with New Years Day being on a Sunday this year....

835. Four Peaks Brewing – Pumpkin Porter

I’m still trying to get back into the swing of things at work after a...

834. Spiteful Brewing – Mrs. O’Leary’s Chocolate Milk Stout

I’m on a mission to make some space in the beer fridge, so I’m...

833. 4 Hands Brewing – Peanut Butter Chocolate Milk Stout

To our surprise, school was cancelled today. So I ran back and forth between...

832. Books & Brews – It was a Dark and Stormy Stout

I’ve been wanting to do a few reviews to clear up some space in the...

831. Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) – Abominable Winter Ale

There’s an ice storm outside and everything is coated in a thin layer...

830. 4204 Main St. Brewing – Pecan Brown Ale

My daughter is dancing in the nutcracker this weekend, and had a performance...

Ultimate Gift Guide for Craft Beer Lovers

If you’re looking for something for that beer geek in your family, and...

829. New Glarus Brewing – Back 40 Bock

My boss let me out of work early, so I came home to help get ready for...

828. Triton Brewing – Shot to the Tart

We’ve got two days until Thanksgiving and my wife is having the...

827. Ecliptic Brewing – Quasar Pale Ale

I’ve been on a role lately, taking time to review a beer when I get...

826. Bad Weather Brewing – Windvane Minnesota Red Ale

Our afterschool babysitter had to cancel today, so I had to leave work...

825.  New Glarus Brewing – Bubbler

We’ve been cleaning up the house most of the day today, preparing for...

824. Sixpoint Brewery – Bengali

Its been a fairly lazy Saturday, and I’m watching the kids tonight...

823.  Georgetown Trading Co – James E. Pepper 1776 Ale

It’s Election Day here in the United States, with two of the most...

822. Brasserie Dubuisson – Scaldís Amber

TGIF! I stopped on my way home and picked up a 4-pack of Founder’s...

821. Boulevard Brewing – Chocolate Ale with Raspberry

Today has flown by. Ive gotten a few things done, but now its time to watch...