Category Archives: Seasonal

Hale’s Ales O’Brien’s Harvest Ale

I have to sneak in a late season seasonal… Hale’s Ales brings us their Hale’s Ales O’Brien’s Harvest Ale for a fall warmer that has some nice intricacies.  This beer pours dark brown with a modest head and provides nice smells … Continue reading

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Erdinger Oktoberfest Weizen

From the world’s largest wheat beer brewery comes this crafty little number, a handsome weizen dressed up in Oktoberfest clothes to cash in on America’s favourite beer marketing event. Nice move by Erdinger, and you really can’t blame them for … Continue reading

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Widmer Brothers Brrr

Following up on Oh Happy Day #4, we bring you the official post for the tasting of the brew: Widmer Brothers Brrr (not on the site yet) First things first… this beer has a very unique nose.  It is a … Continue reading

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Jack’s Pumpkin Spice Ale

Another beer from the “beer tasting” the other night.  I took notes on this one knowing that I would need them later… 🙂  Jack’s Pumpkin Spice Ale comes to us from Anheuser-Busch… those crazy guys that try to be craft brewers … Continue reading

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Deschutes Jubelale

I think I have recovered sufficiently to post now.  We had a heck of a “tasting session” the other night and I haven’t been able to bring myself to having a beer until tonight.  Tip of the day: if you call it a … Continue reading

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Widmer Brothers Okto Oktoberfest

Second in my mini-Oktoberfest-off is Widmer Brothers Okto Oktoberfest.  This hearty ale has a good mix of malt and hop, coming in a bit heavier on the hop side than the previous contender, Samuel Adams Octoberfest.  This isn’t necessarily a bad … Continue reading

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Ayinger Oktober Fest-Marzen

Looking back into our archives, Ayinger have a had a mixed reception between Dug and I – one awesome, one hideous… and one more to try right here with this bottle of seasonal Bavarian festival beer, a good pint-and-a-bit of … Continue reading

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