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Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: The Bruery / Hangar 24 Ichigo Highway Video Beer Review

Ichigo Highway is a collaborative beer that we created with Hangar 24 Brewing from Redlands, CA. The base style is a sessionable sour red ale that we aged in oak barrels along with a whopping amount of strawberries, most of which were picked from the fields besides Hangar 24’s brewery. Aged for approximately 8 months, this beer has developed a pleasant funk and a delightful acidity that is balanced by the intensely sweet aroma and flavor of the strawberries as well as a unique dryness achieved by using a sake yeast along with our house strain along with souring bacteria. Available in November. 5.5% ABV, Best enjoyed fresh due to the fleeting aroma and flavor of the strawberries. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: The Bruery Fruet Video Beer Review

Fruet is our fourth anniversary ale. It is the same recipe as Papier and our other anniversary ales, and again was created using the Solera method. Each year we will continue to blend old barrels of anniversary ale with a new batch of the same beer, adding an additional layer of complexity that will grow over time as we continue to age and blend with each anniversary, creating an older average age to the ale. This year, for the first time, we are ONLY offering the 100% bourbon barrel aged version of our anniversary ale. It has taken us four years to work up our capacity enough to do this and we are extremely happy about this offering. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog and Beyond The Pour: Green Flash Double Stout Video Beer Review

Golden naked oats mashed with dark crystal and robust roasted malts create a luscious black brew with a satin smooth finish. Layering UK Target hops in the boil adds a pleasant, earthy complexity while higher fermentation temperatures enhance the overall flavor with fruity esters. An old-world style, done the Green Flash way. Big, bold, flavorful and complex — Double Stout. Read More »

San Diego Beer Vlog presents the 2011 Beer Geek Nation Bottle Share

Chris, Daniel and Jamison came to San Diego for 2011 Beer Week and they brought some great beers to drink during their stay. Below are the reviews that I shot from the bottle share plus a recap of the beers that didn’t get filmed. Enjoy! Read More »