Monthly Archives: October 2009

Stone Kona Coffee, Macadamia, Coconut Porter

 Stone’s Kona Coffee, Macadamia, Coconut Porter is an interesting brew, folks.  Don’t be intimidated by the cost… 12 ounce will run you nearly $8, but it is worth it for the unique way in which there are very distinct flavors at each … Continue reading

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Laughing Buddha Purple Yam Porter

If it gives you any idication of when I bought this beer, Trade Route Brewing Co. was still under the name of Laughing Buddha… so, yeah… been a little while. 🙂  In fact, I don’t even know if they make … Continue reading

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Anderson Valley Deep Enders Dark Porter

Usually a huge fan of Anderson Valley, Deep Enders Dark Porter ends up in the ‘meh’ category.  Dark dark amber color, big ol’ head and foamy, the aroma really doesn’t come through and that leads to similarly mild taste.  I … Continue reading

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Full Sail Grandsun of Spot IPA

Close your eyes, think about a good, solid IPA… the golden amber color, the hoppy, floral nose, the bitter hop body balanced with moderate malt flavor, the moderately complex finish with hints of citrus… Now open your eyes… you couldn’t read … Continue reading

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Southern Tier Oak Aged Unearthly IPA

I have a thing for stuff aged in oak barrels… in fact, I haven’t met anything aged in oak that I haven’t really liked, I don’t think… instant winner, then?  Prett much! Southern Tier Oak Aged Unearthly IPA is a solid … Continue reading

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Redhook Treblehook Barley Wine

Redhook Treblehook Barley Wine – Coming off a fine unboxing and not being able to hold off for the 1 to 3 years recommended, I cracked this bad boy open with The Belly looking on.  Tasting: dark brown copper pour … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day #9 – Redhook Treblehook

Christmas has come early, yet again to JustBeer headquarters.  This time, Beer Santa has delivered the latest in the Redhook Limited Release Series, Redhook Treblehook.  Consistent with their new packaging and labeling Treblehook comes with a red ribbon, some fancy … Continue reading

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Alaskan IPA

Getting back to some old standbyes… Alaskan IPA comes to us from what I would regard as a solid brewery… these guys up on the high country know how to make their beer… guessing there isn’t much else to do, … Continue reading

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