Tag: High ABV

  • Sierra Nevada Barrel Aged Narwhal

    Sierra Nevada Barrel Aged Narwhal

    Sierra Nevada Barrel Aged Narwhal: Improving on Excellence Winter is the season for awful award shows and hearty beers. Barrel aged stouts are among the thickest, booziest beasts of the craft brewing world. So when a legendary brewer like Sierra Nevada decides to brew a new one, we have to uncork it. THE BEER Sierra […]

  • Buffalo Bayou Gingerbread Stout

    Buffalo Bayou Gingerbread Stout

    Guest Tasting w/  Jess (@Epicfaul) and Christine (@Revstich) THE BEER The holidays bring us together with family and friends and in that vein we review Buffalo Bayou Gingerbread Stout, a beer given as a Christmas gift, with two guest reviewers.  Jess and Christine both enjoy beer, but neither is huge fan of imperial stouts. A […]

  • Sun King GFJ

    Sun King GFJ

    Sun King Brewing’s Grapefruit Jungle IPA, or GFJ, brings the small Indianapolis brewers vision for a huge tropical IPA to a 16oz can. THE BEER Founded in 2009, Sun King seemed to come out of nowhere to strike a cord with craft beer drinkers from Indianapolis and beyond. Unfortunately, being a startup with limited production […]

  • Bells Mars

    Bells Mars

    The 1st in “The Planets” series, Bells Mars is offered as a double IPA inspired by Gustov Holst’s opus 32 THE BEER Released in August on 2014 Bells Mars, like all double or imperial IPAs should be tasted as close to brew date as possible. With so many volatile hop oil aromatics packed in, you will lose […]

  • The Bruery + 3 Floyds Rue D’Floyd

    The Bruery + 3 Floyds Rue D’Floyd

    The Bruery + 3 Floyds Rue D’Floyd : Black Lord   GODZILLA VS SPACEGODZILLA Beer collaborations abound. One of the first American sour ales I loved was Marrón Acidifié—an imperial Oud Bruin—a collab from The Bruery and Cigar City. This beer was for me, a big success. Two up and coming craft brewers from different markets, […]