Monthly Archives: August 2009

De Struise Brouwers Black Albert Belgian Royal Stout

Little did I know when I picked this up that I was venturing into a new beer style, but here you have it… my first Belgian Royal Stout.  In drinking it, I have no idea that this really is any … Continue reading

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Elysian Avatar Jasmine Imperial IPA – Brew 2000

Elysian brought this special brew out for a limited time and we were able to grab a bottle from good ol’ Malt and Vine.  Elysian Avatar Jasmine Imperial IPA – Brew 2000 was a solid take on the traditional Avatar…  … Continue reading

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Port Brewing Hot Rocks Lager

Port Brewing Hot Rocks Lager lives up to its name in going old school for heating the wort with hot racks vs a burner.  This dark lager was made the old way, so it some responct.  Regardless, though, at the … Continue reading

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Full Sail Keelhauler

Nailed this one (Full Sail Keelhauler – part of the Brewmaster Reserve) and liked it… also met one of the employee-owners the other day at Sockeye’s and had a quick chat.  Seemed really passionate about what he does and the company … Continue reading

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