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Clinical lab scientist by day, beer geek by night.

Creature Comforts / Modern Times Modern Comforts Imperial IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Modern Comforts is a collaboration with our friends at Modern Times in San Diego. For this massively hopped Double IPA we used Citra and Mosaic hop pellets, CO2 hop extract, and lupulin powder from YCH Hops. Using all three of these hop products, and putting our minds together with our west coast friends, we absolutely saturated the hop flavor and aroma in this beer. Read More »

Rogue Hazelutely Choctabulous | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Dark, decadent, and delicious fusion of two Rogue favorites – Hazelnut Brown Nectar and Chocolate Stout Read More »

Other Hald In Absentia Luci (Best of 2017?!!) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Barrel aged imperial stout with cocoa nibs,coffee and hazlenut. Read More »

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 »