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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 »

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 »

Beachwood Citraholic vs Noble Citra Showers | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Citra Showers: Citra is our first choice for our new Double IPA series that showcases our favorite hop varieties, one by one, with each consecutive release. This hop bursts with juicy layers of mango, lemongrass, and grapefruit. Look forward to many upcoming releases within this series of single hopped Double IPAs. Citraholic: Hopheads rejoice! Citraholic is a “modern” West Coast IPA that’s focused on Citra, one of our favorite new American hop varieties. Brewed with an abundance of Citra hops, we also blend in Warrior, Columbus, and Simcoe in the kettle for good measure. Citraholic is double dry hopped for two weeks with an abundance of Citra (and a touch of Columbus) imparting heavy aromas of citrus & tropical fruits with melon and gooseberry nuances. A base of American 2-row malt and scatterings of light British caramel malt create the perfect foundation for this ... Read More »

Dogfish Head Sells Out and Chuck Silva Leaves Green Flash! | Beer Geek Nation News

Dogfish Head sold 15% of its brewery to a private investing firm and Chuck Silva is leaving Green Flash! Leave your comments in the section below. Cheers Read More »

Mike Hess Deceptio Imperial Black IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

This a dark colored ale with a strong hoppiness that is complemented by a slight roasty note. Read More »

Drakes Aroma Prieta | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Shake out from Aroma Coma with Aroma Prieta. Aroma Coma’s sister beer mirrors its twin starting with primarily American 2-row barley malt. and a touch of Caramalt for body. From there, we turn things upside down. This time, Prieta leaves behind Aroma Coma’s North American hops for some Southern Hemisphere hop action. New Zealand hops Nelson Sauvin, Pacific Jade, and Motueka and Aussie hop Helga in the double dry-hop give Aroma Prieta huge notes of tropical fruit, gooseberries, and grapefruit. Like Aroma Coma but different: breathe in these hops and enjoy. Read More »

Belching Beaver Great Lei Pineapple IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Ivan made a cask he called Pineapple Colada IPA. I could not believe how great it was. So Troy came up with a commercial recipe and brewed it. i thought, “Wow!” Lets call this the “Aloha Beaver” and we came up with this cool Hawaiian label. Well Thomas didn’t like that name so i had to change it. Mark had put a really cool lei on the beaver and I though, “That’s a Great Lei!”. We’re not that imaginative so Great Lei IPA it is! ABV: 6.6% – Read More »