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Tree House Lights On | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

(American Pale Ale – 5.6% ABV) – Introducing Lights On – A modern American Pale Ale brewed to celebrate a new beginning here at Tree House! Lights On pours a gorgeous hazy orange in the glass, releasing an aroma filled with a bounty of sweet fresh fruit. We taste papaya, guava, and mango – a fresh and distinctive flavor profile that’s wholly Tree House. Buoyed by a soft and fluffy mouthfeel, Lights On is a delight to drink. We’re excited to share it with you! Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale .394 (Tony Gwynn Tribute) Video Beer Review

AleSmith dialed in the recipe resulting in an extremely drinkable 6% ABV Pale Ale with light bitterness and accentuated hoppiness designed to fill the gap between AleSmith X Extra Pale Ale and AleSmith IPA. This San Diego Pale Ale will showcase abundant piney and citrusy hop aroma and flavor from an intense dry-hopping schedule. A balanced malt profile will round out these hoppy flavors with a biscuity finish to enhance drinkability throughout the innings. The name “394” (.394) references the highest single-season batting average Gwynn set back in 1994. Ready to be released at the June 6th Padres Beerfest, San Diego Pale Ale 394 will reflect the commitment to excellence shared by the legendary Tony Gwynn and the AleSmith team. Read More »

New Holland The Carhartt Woodsman| Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews

Celebrates craftsmanship and hard work. Locally-grown Cascade hops bring a brightness to this barrel-aged American pale ale. Malt sweetness and toasted oak combine for a smooth, refreshing finish. “Road Home To Craftmanship” Short Film: http://youtu.be/lbTbI3kGWiA Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Three Floyds Pride & Joy Mild Ale Video Beer Review

Three Floyds interpretation of an American mild. A smooth medium bodied session beer with a bright citrus hop aroma and finish. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Sun King Hop Up Offa That Brett Video Beer Review

Hop Up Offa That Brett is a Belgian-Style Golden Ale fermented with Brettanomyces, a wild yeast that imparts a funky character, and then dry hopped. The result is a beer with subtle bitterness balanced by flavors of lemon meringue, peach, and apricot. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Firestone Walker Easy Jack Video Beer Review

Brewmaster Matt Brynildson went to the mountain and returned with a vision for a different kind of Session IPA, one that would be brewed and dry hopped with a globetrotting selection of new hop varieties from Europe, New Zealand and North America. He foresaw a beer that would deliver massive hop aromas, a signature malt balance and an empty glass before you knew what hit you. And so the newest member of our Jack IPA family was born. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Karl Strauss Mosaic Session Ale Video Beer Review

So when the Mosaic hop first came on the scene, they couldn’t wait to get their hands on some. Mosaic Session Ale is bursting with vibrant grapefruit aroma and flavors of citrus and tropical fruit. Our signature dry-hopping technique delivers an incredibly drinkable, lower ABV beer; without sacrificing hop appeal. From a small test batch to the bottle you now hold in your hands, this isn’t a one-and-done beer. Sit back, have a few, and enjoy your session. Read More »

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp IPA Variety Pack 2013 | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Our Beer Camp® brewhouse is where our best ideas are born. Here, we develop recipes, try new techniques and turn concepts into new beers. At Beer Camp, we invite our biggest fans to the brewery for a week of in-depth, hands-on learning. Each camp challenges our brewers to make a new and unique beer—the crazier the ingredients the better. Each year, we release some of our favorite Beer Camp creations in the bottle, but mostly, the beers are very limited draught-only rarities. If you see one at a bar near you, search out the lucky camper, buy them a beer and get their stories first hand because while the beers may disappear quickly, the memories will last a lifetime. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Sun King Osiris Pale Ale Video Beer Review

Osiris Pale Ale is an assertive American Pale and is not meant for the timid. Crafted by our Brewers for our Brewers, Osiris blends three choice varieties of American hops to create a spicy, citrus hop punch that is sure to satisfy any hop head. Every batch of Osiris is dry-hopped towards the end of fermentation for maximum hop flavor, aroma and character. Read More »

Samuel Adams New Albion Ale | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Jack McAuliffe’s pioneering spirit paved the way for the American craft beer revolution. We’re rereleasing his original Pale Ale, with its distinct American hop character for the first time in 30 years in honor of Jack and his contributions to craft brewing. Cheers! Beer geek nation craft beer reviews Read More »