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961. Deschutes – The Abyss 2015 Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged

 It’s been a pretty relaxing holiday break, and I spent most of...

960. Full Sail – Black Gold Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout 2006, 2009, 2011

 2006 Black Gold Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout TGIF! It’s...

Great Gift Ideas for Beer Lovers

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

959. Cigar City – 2014 Winter Warmer

 It’s Thanksgiving weekend, and without any family visiting,...

958. Sonder Brewing – Otto Imperial Stout

 I took the day off of work today, so it’s the first day of my...

957. Coastal Empire Beer Co. – Southern Delight Praline Amber

 It’s my son’s 16th birthday weekend, but since incidents...

956. Side Project & Angry Orchard – Burk Batch #1

 It’s election night in America, and like many others, I’ve...

955. Tangled Roots – High & Tight Barleywine

 It’s my birthday weekend, and despite the fact that it has been...

954. Perennial / 2nd Shift Collaboration – Mládek Imperial Stout

 We’ve gotten quite a bit of rain over the last few days, which...

953. Tangled Roots – Path Mender Pale Ale

 Last week we drove up near Ottawa, IL to go to a state park, but the...

952. Triptych – Really Dank Meme

 We’ve been in quarantine for almost five months now and...

951. Perennial Artisan Ales – Suburban Beverage

 It’s been more than a month since my last beer review, and...

950. Perennial Artisan Ales – Southside Blonde Ale

 It’s week 12 of the Coronavirus quarantine and I’ve...

949. Fretboard Brewing – Sapphire Haze Hazy IPA

 So we’re in the sixth week of shelter-in-place during the...

Beer Festivals go Virtual

 It’s beer festival season, but most of us are under a...

948. New Glarus – Oud Bruin 2016

 We are on day 17 of “sheltering in place” for the COVID-19...

947. Sonder Brewing – Otto Tiramisu Stout

 We continue to be “sheltered in place” at home, due to the...

946. Sierra Nevada/Avery – Beer Camp Dry Hopped Barleywine Style Ale

 So, we are in the second week of our “shelter in place”...

945. Oskar Blues – Can-O-Bliss Tropical IPA

 This is the first weekend in quite a while that we haven’t had...

944. Perennial – Vacation Dad Dry-Hopped Summer Ale

 It’s been a somewhat lazy Saturday with no a lot going on. I ran...

943. Fretboard Brewing – The Fretboard Experience Brut DIPA

 It’s New Year’s Eve. I took the day off of work today and...

942. Boulevard Brewing – 2015 Bourbon Barrel Quad

  My dad and sister are staying with us for a few days over this...

941. The Bruery – White Chocolate

 Happy Thanksgiving! My dad and sister are here from St. Louis and my...

940. Urban South/Illuminated Brew Works – Two Levees Raspberry Tart

 It’s Sunday evening and we had a great afternoon bicycling with...

939. Maui Brewing – Coconut Hiwa Porter

 It’s another fall Saturday, and I spent the morning cleaning up...

938. Monkish – CaffĂ© Della Vita

 It feels like the first weekend of the summer that we haven’t...

937. Rockwell Beer Co. – Passing Clouds

 It’s been an extremely busy summer. I’ve been helping to...

936. Creature Comforts Brewing – Topicália IPA

 It’s been a mindblowingly busy few weeks. My son’s...

935. Great Flood Brewing – Find-a-Way IPA

 It’s been a busy Saturday. I picked up 40 bags of mulch and have...

934. West Sixth Brewing – IPA

 It has been a very busy Sunday morning, going to church, fertilizing...

933. Atlanta Brewing Co. – Hoplanta IPA

 I’m watching March Madness, and an incredible UVA – Purdue...

932. Country Boy Brewing – Cliff Jumper IPA

 It’s been a rainy Saturday and I spent most of the day...

931. Falls City – Hipster Repellant IPA

 Its a nice sunny day today, but it’s still fairly cold out....

930. 2nd Shift – Brewligans East Coast Style IPA

 TGIF again, as I’ve tried to give up alcohol during the week...

929. Chattanooga Brewing – Hill City IPA

 TGIF. It’s my daughters birthday today so I grabbed a beer...

Brewing Up Chicago Brewseum Exhibit

 A few weeks ago, my wife and I hopped on the train up to Chicago for...

928. Red Hare Brewing – Berry Belgian Waffle

 It’s been a pretty relaxing weekend, even though I got started...

927. 2nd Shift Brewing – Brewcocky Imperial IPA

 My wife discovered Marie Kondo this week, so I had to spend my day...

926. Hand of Fate – 1818 Prairie State Farmhouse Ale

 The wind chill today was -53 degrees, so we were told to work from...

925. 2nd Shift – Little Big Hop Session IPA

 It’s Sunday afternoon and I’m feeling pretty...