Tag Archives: Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout

Ah, probably my favourite Californians – Anderson Valley Brewing Company know how to knock out a good bottle of beer or two, and I’ve more than enjoyed every single thing of theirs that I’ve tried. As lady luck would have … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice Cerveza Crema

Doug seemed to really rate this beer when he was at the Washington Brewers Festival a few weeks back, and I was pleased and happy to track down a bottle at my temporary Californian hideout last week. What am I … Continue reading

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Hop Ottin’ IPA

Strange name, strange brew. According to the label, this IPA’s Brewed from only the finest hops, malted barley, hops, yeast, hops, and pristine Boonville mineral water. And hops. and sure enough, you can really smell and taste the hops in … Continue reading

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Boont Amber Ale

This is Boont Amber Ale, (actually, it’s the colour of burnished copper) which glints in the glass in an exceptionally inviting way, which smells great, which looks great, and which by golly – tastes great too. According to the label notes, Boont Amber was … Continue reading

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Brother David’s Double Abbey Style Ale

Another beer from the Anderson Valley Brewing Company, rapidly becoming one of my favourite west-coast beer makers and, quite possibly, one of my favourites worldwide. This hand-crafted limited-edition ale just about manages to live up to their reputation. Brother David’s Double is … Continue reading

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Washington Brewers Festival

Washington Brewers Festival Due to the sheer amounts of beer that were consumed and the relatively small size of the glasses, I have decided that none of the tasting yesterday will be official… but due to the enormous amount of … Continue reading

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