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Clinical lab scientist by day, beer geek by night.

FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout – Apple Brandy Barrel | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Buy This Online: http://www.qualityliquorstore.com http://www.twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout – Apple Brandy Barrel FifityFifty Brewing 11% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A Barrel Aged Imperial Stout With Honey Imperial Stouts are noted for being very rich substantial beers, and FiftyFifty’s Totality Imperial Stout does not disappoint on this fact. Brewed in small 300 gallons batches, their brewers lovingly craft this masterpiece once a year. Made with the finest malts, hops, fresh mountain water and yeast, over 18 separate ingredients lend their unique character to this beer. “To become Eclipse, Totality is then aged for a minimum of 180 days in oak bourbon barrels. This time spent adds a plethora of flavors to the already rich Imperial Stout. At first taste there is a large presence of dark chocolate, espresso and warmth from the alcohol of the beer. Oak barrel ... Read More »

Lagunitas Doppel Weizen (2017) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Lagunitas Doppel Weizen (2017) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews Read More »

Modern Times Haunted Stars (Best Rye Imperial Porter?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Rye imperial porter rocking a chewy, chocolatey, spicy malt character that coats the mouth and warms the cockles. It starts off rich and full-bodied, with a velveteen texture and creamy dark chocolate flavor, and finishes with a lingering rye spiciness and pleasing earthiness. Read More »

Weyerbacher Sunday Mole Stout (Biggest dissapointment of 2017?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

As the name suggests, this 11.3% ABV American Imperial Stout is the foundation of everyone’s favorite, Sunday Morning Stout, with a twist (and without the barrel aging)… This brew captures everything you’d expect from a traditional molé – coffee, chocolate, heat and smokiness. Foremost is coffee, which is followed by layers of chocolate courtesy of the chocolate malt, cocoa powder and cacao nibs. Finally, a subtle lingering heat and smokiness from our blend of ancho, pasilla, mulato and chipotle peppers, as well as cinnamon, which is gone by the time you’re ready for your next sip. Read More »

Lagunitas Davey Murray’s Best Scotch Ale | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

http://www/twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation Lagunitas Davey Murray’s Best Scotch Ale Lagunitas Brewing Company 9% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A- This Scotch Ale is sweet, but not cloying. It’s strong, but not brash. It’s smooth and smokey, like a good dram among friends. Cheers! Read More »

Oskar Blues Hotbox Coffee IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

http://www/twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation Oskar Blues Hotbox Coffee IPA Oskar Blues Brewing 7.2% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A- An odd couple can make for some of the most incredibly unique tastiness. Take Hotbox Coffee IPA (7.2% ABV, 70 IBUs) for example – a piney, citrus, mango, Simcoe-hopped IPA and an infusion of cold brew extract made with Hotbox Roasters’ Ethiopian beans poppin’ with creamy blueberry and cacao notes. Read More »

Firestone Walker Fortem Imperial IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

http://www/twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation Firestone Walker Fortem Firestone Walker Brewing 8.2% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A Leo v. Ursus Chronology Release #1. Fortem is a new-age imperial IPA that draws upon a range of influences, all while exhibiting DNA from our own forays into the IPA style. As such, it blends newer hop varieties from the Pacific Northwest and Hallertau, Germany along with pale malt, wheat malt and flaked oats for a full body and rounded mouthfeel. Fortem has been left unfiltered for a full hop impact. Read More »

Alchemist The Crusher Double IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

http://www/twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation Alchemist The Crusher The Alchemist 9.6% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A- An American Double IPA, and the name pretty much sums it up. On tap at Brewpub in 2009 @ 8% ABV Released in Cans in March, 2014 @ 9.6% ABV All Crusher reviews to be added here, not a new entry. Read More »

Deschutes The Abyss (Brandy,Scotch and Bourbon Barrel Aged Comparison) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Buy These Beers Online: http://www.qualityliquorstore.com http://www/twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation The Abyss Deschutes Brewery Variosu % ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: Various This is the Brandy barrel aged version, Scotch barrel aged version and the standard bourbon barrel aged versions. This special Reserve Series brew will only be offered December – February (limited distribution) The Abyss: Stout brewed with licorice and molasses with 33% aged in oak and oak bourbon barrels. It’s dark. It’s deep. It’s mysterious. Aged in French Oak and Bourbon barrels, this special brew has immeasureable depth inviting you to explore and discover its rich, complex profile. The flavor of molasses and licorice draw you in further and further with each sip. The Abyss beckons. Enjoy the journey. Read More »

Maui Brewing Imperial CoCoNut PorTeR | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Buy This Beer Online: http://www.qualityliquorstore.com http://www/twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation Maui Brewing Imperial CoCoNut PorTeR Maui Brewing 9.4% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A Our Imperial Coconut Porter is a stronger version of robust porter spiced with all natural toasted coconut. It is black in color and crowned with a creamy, dark tan head. It begins with a malty-toasted-coconut aroma followed by a rich, silky mouthfeel with tastes of dark malt, chocolate, and hints of coffee. TCHO cocoa nibs were blended with the toasted coconut during the maturation process to intensify the aroma of coconut and dark chocolate. Read More »