Monthly Archives: May 2009

Widmer Brothers Snow Plow Milk Stout

Kind of sort of out of the dark beers time of year, but this particular bottle of Widmer Snow Plow had been in the fridge alltogether too long, so I figured I would dispose of it on a semi-chilly spring … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day #7 – Redhook Tripel Belgian-style Ale

Just as I was beginning to despair about our slow Oh Happy Day streak, I come home to an amazing little package from Redhook on my kitchen table… I had a chance to do the official unboxing tonight and I … Continue reading

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Batemans Combined Harvest

What do you get when you combine malted oats, malted rye, and malted wheat??? Batemans Combined Harvest!  A fantastic brew that brings the best of each grain into the wort and lets it all mix together into a wonderful elixer that … Continue reading

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Silver City Pilsner

Another night by the fire in the cul-de-sac, another fine beer to taste.  This one by our good friends over at Silver City Brewing Co.  Hard to read on the side of their bottle (hoping they improve that), but this … Continue reading

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Southern Tier jah*va Imperial Coffee Stout

Southern Tier jah*va Imperial Coffee Stout is my second coffee beer of the night although this one is a stout vs. the porter from Midnight Sun. Oh… and this beer is twice the beer of the other, as well, at … Continue reading

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Stone Brewing Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale

Based on the very popular Arrogant Bastard Ale comes Stone Brewing Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale… not much of a difference, you say… well… I beg to differ young padawan.  This version of the original pours a dark copper with nice sized head. … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA

Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA… a brilliant orange IPA with a healthy head, perfectly hoppy nose… almost like you were sniffing them raw just before the boil. Body hits hoppy, as well.. guessing this was dry hopped (confirmed it was … Continue reading

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Ice Harbor Sternwheeler Stout

Second stout of the night… Ice Harbor Sternwheeler Stout out of Kennewick, WA brings some interesting flavors with it.  Seems to me like they may have tried to balance this one out too much with the two-row barley leaving it a … Continue reading

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Eel River Organic Triple Exultation

Eel River brings us an Old Ale on steroids… Eel River Organic Triple Exultation.  IBUs of nearly 100 bring out the pucker in you and 9.7% ABV bring out the lush. This bad boy pours a dark copper color with … Continue reading

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Rogue Morimoto Black Obi Soba Ale

Rogue Morimoto Black Obi Soba Ale… pours a dark cola color with a nice medium sized head.  The nose has a good malt kick to it but with the number and variety it is hard to pin one down.  Taste is … Continue reading

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