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Clinical lab scientist by day, beer geek by night.

Alpine Beer Company Duet | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Our original single IPA made with Simcoe and Amarillo hops “in harmony.” 1.065 OG 45 IBU 7%ABV Read More »

Bissell Brothers Swish Imperial IPA (Best IPA Ever?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

THE DOUBLE IPA WE HAVE DREAMED ABOUT. availability: october through april ABV: 8% OG: 1.070 Hops: mosaic, citra, simcoe, apollo Malts: 2-row, golden promise, flaked wheat Read More »

Stone Bourbon Barrel Arrogant Bastard | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Arrogant Bastard aged in bourbon barrels and blended with fresh Arrogant Bastard. Read More »

Ninkasi Brewing Ground Control Imperial Stout (w/ space yeast!) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Ground Control boldly combines local and out-of-this-world ingredients. This rich, complex Imperial Stout is brewed with Oregon hazelnuts, star anise and cocoa nibs, and fermented with an Ale yeast that survived a trip to space and back. Mankind will enjoy the sweet finesse of this beer that only fares better with time. Read More »

Nectar Ales Black Xantus Imperial Stout | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Black Xantus is a rare bird and the first new release from Nectar Ales in Years. It is the First ever “big-beer” to be released under the Nectar Ales line. Barrel aged for 6 months in combination of Bourbon, retired Firestone Union and wine barrels and Infused with fair-trade, organic coffee from local roaster Jobella. Rich bourbon and coffee aromas greet the senses. Complex chocolate and tobacco flavors fill the palate. This beer displays a full-bodied mouth-feel and an overall balanced presentation. It would be a perfect pairing to rich chocolate desserts. Style: Imperial Java Stout IBUs: 50 Color: Black ABV: 11% Read More »

Stone Ruination 2.0 | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Stone Ruination IPA was the first full-time brewed and bottled West Coast double IPA on the planet. As craft beer has evolved over the years, so too have techniques for maximizing hop flavors and aromas. For the second incarnation of our groundbreaking India pale ale, we employed dry hopping and hop bursting to squeeze every last drop of piney, citrusy, tropical essence from the hops that give this beer its incredible character. We’ve also updated the name to reflect the imperial-level intensity that’s evident in every sip. Join us in cheering this, the second stanza in our “Liquid Poem to the Glory of the Hop.” Read More »

Coronado Stupid Stout – Barrel Aged | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

The “Coronado Collection” is the limited release of our barrel aged liquid treasures. 2015 Release: Stupid Stout aged in oak bourbon barrels. Read More »

Clown Shoes Crasher In The Rye (Rye and Bourbon Barrel Aged) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Imperial oatmeal milk stout aged in rye and bourbon barrels. Read More »

Craft Beer and Screamin’ Sicilian Pizza Pairing pt. 2 | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Today on Beer Geek Nation we pair Allagash Saison and Weyerbacher Merry Monks with two killer Screamin Sicilian frozen pizzas. The pizzas in question are the Bessies Revenge and the Supremus Maximus. Check out Part 1 here: https://youtu.be/WF2zfEFMzg8 This episode was sponsored by Screamin Sicilian Pizza http://www.screaminsicilian.com/ http://www.facebook.com/screaminsicilian http://www.twitter.com/screamnsicilian https://instagram.com/screaminsicilian Read More »

Toppling Goliath Pompeii IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Inspiration for our newest Hop Patrol IPA comes from the House of Faun in Pompeii, Italy. At this site, some of the world’s most famous mosaics were preserved under layers of ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Just as Mount Vesuvius preserved the complex mosaics of Pompeii, this single-hop IPA preserves the luxurious taste of the Mosaic hop. Read More »