Tag: High ABV

  • Stone Imperial Russian Stout Review

    Stone Imperial Russian Stout Review

    Stone Brewing Company is a behemoth. So big is Stone that, according to their website, the company plans to soon open a catering company, a brewing facility in Europe, a park, even a hotel! How did they become so successful? Brewing beer since only 1996, the company has achieved the top honors among American craft brewing with consistent, massively flavored […]

  • Founders Frangelic Mountain Brown

    Founders Frangelic Mountain Brown

    Founders Frangelic Mountain Brown is, simply by its name, intended to be a variation on a brown ale. But confusingly, RateBeer.com considers the latest release in the limited Backstage Series, an American Strong Ale. What the hell? It has ‘Brown’ in the name and the label reads “Brown ale brewed with artificially flavored hazelnut coffee”. […]

  • Three Floyds Apocalypse Cow

    Three Floyds Apocalypse Cow

    Hoppy 4th of July! For this special holiday review we take sample Three Floyds Apocalypse Cow. A double IPA , Apololypse Cow is one of many hoppy  brews from  from Munster Indiana’s Three Floyds Brewing Company. Hop forward beers like Gumballhead, Alpha King, Zombie Dust, and another DIPA, Dreadnaught (9.3%ABV / 99 IBUs). All delicious examples […]

  • Lost Abbey Deliverance

    Lost Abbey Deliverance

    Lost Abbey Deliverance Beer Review The Lost Abbey, a brewery based in San Marcos California, views beer making as a call to arms. Their website reads like a brewer’s casus belli: In the beginning there was Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. They were told not to eat the fruit from the apple […]

  • Brooklyn Black Ops 2010 – 2011 Beer Review

    Brooklyn Black Ops 2010 – 2011 Beer Review

    Beer cellaring is all the rage. In this review we put a year old bottle of Brooklyn Black Ops —the Woodford Reserve bourbon barrel aged Russian imperial stout that is bottled flat and then fermented with champagne yeast— up against a fresh bottle. As an restless beer geek, I’m hoping my patience with the 2010 […]