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Clinical lab scientist by day, beer geek by night.

Stone 24 Carrot Golden Ale (Carrot Cake Beer) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Winner of Stone’s 2015 American Homebrewers Association competition. Brewed in collaboration with Juli Goldenberg & Monkey Paw Pub & Brewery. A carrot cake-inspired Belgian-style ale brewed with carrots, cinnamon, raisins & vanilla bean. Read More »

Clown Shoes Mangö American Style Kölsch | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Kölsch with mango flavoring. Read More »

The Bruery L’Deracola (Pepsi Beer?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

L’deracola is a beer inspired by another favorite drink of ours that probably shouldn’t be such a favorite… cola! To create this unique beer we had to dive through the overwhelming layer of saccharine that dominates the flavor of most colas and discover the subtle flavors that create the world’s most popular soft drink. Around a dozen different spices were added to a dark malt base and it was finished off with a twist of lime for good measure. The resulting beer has all of the flavors of an ice cold cola, without the overwhelming sweetness. Delightfully refreshing on it’s own, but also ideal for a modern take on a classic style cocktail. Read More »

BGN Brewery Spotlight: Roughtail Brewing Co | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

In this episode of BGN Brewery Spotlight we take a look at 5 beers from Roughtail Brewing Co. The beers in question are Pale IPA,12th Round strong ale,Hoptimitris,Polar Night and Rough Tail IPA. Cheers! Read More »

The Bruery Black Tuesday (2015 Vintage 19.9% ABV) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Aged in bourbon barrels for over a year, this extremely rich stout has picked up flavors of vanilla, burnt caramel, toasted oak, prunes, and sherry-like oxidation. Read More »

Green Flash Natura Morta Plum | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Belgian Style Saison BA Red Wine with Brettanomyces and Plum Read More »

Victory Vital IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

The IPA style can be a powerhouse of flavors and impressions. But what is vital to you? What commands your taste and attention? We packed our Vital IPA full of fresh, crisp and fruity notes driven by whole flower American hops and robust German malts. You’ll find it bright, delightfully aromatic and complex, leaving you with dry, spicy satisfaction. Taste Victory in these flavors Vital to your senses. Read More »

Sam Adams Fat Jack vs Ballast Point Pumpkin Down vs Elysian Punkuccino | BGN Craft Beer Reviews

Today on BGN we compare three pumpkin beers. Sam Adams Fat Jack Imperial pumpkin ale, Ballast Point Pumpkin Down and Elysian punkuccino. Cheers! Read More »

Flying Dog Barrel-Aged Horn Dog (2013 Vintage) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Amidst the sea of stainless steel and concrete beneath our brewing platform lies a world of experimentation — a pilot brewing system, barrels, casks, specialty ingredients, and more. Literally a playground for our brewers, it’s an area that breeds some of our most cutting-edge releases. The latest is Barrel-Aged Horn Dog: Our 2011 vintage Barleywine was aged in oak port wine barrels from local Elk Run Vineyards for over a year. Read More »

Avery Raja | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Brazenly bitter. Dashingly dry-hopped. Raja is an audacious addition to our lengthy lineage of intrepid IPA’s. Hops for all! All for hops! Read More »