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Belching Beaver Ol’ Dirty Barrel (ODB) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Our biggest beer to date. Aged in Oak Rye Whiskey Barrels, Ol’ Dirty Barrel is loaded with hints of caramel, anise, chocolate and coffee. Read More »

Zymurgy Magazine Top 50 Beers! | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Each year we ask Zymurgy magazine readers to share a list of their 20 favorite beers that are commercially available in the United States. We’ve tallied the votes, and here are the results for the 2016 Best Beers in America survey, including Top Ranked Beers, Top Breweries, Best Porfolio and Top Imports. Share your favorite commercial beers in the comments below! Read More »

Stone Enjoy By 07.04.16 IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Our all-important, hop-driven quest to deliver the most devastatingly fresh IPA on the planet facilitated a paradigm shift in 2012 with the launch of Stone Enjoy By IPA. Not only did we brew this beer with more than 10 different hops, we brewed it specifically NOT to last. Acclaimed for its groundbreakingly short shelf life, this intense double IPA brought forth a whole new concept of what constitutes “fresh”—guaranteeing fans the ultimate level of hoppiness. The devastatingly independent batch you have in your hands is no different. It, like its predecessors before, is a celebration and declaration of the fresh beer. Read More »

Alpine Beer Company Bad Boy (Best West Coast DIPA?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

The return of “Bad Boy,” our ‘other’ double IPA, happens this Thursday as soon as our doors open. It’s NOT bottled but we will be filling growlers at the brewery and glasses at the pub. This beer, created by Shawn, uses hops that weren’t around when Pure Hoppiness was invented. That’s one of the reasons it has such a huge hop presence. We also use predominately Premium British ‘Maris Otter’ barley which enriches the flavor and deepens the body. Be careful at 9.25% abv Read More »

Lets Rant About Sierra Nevada for 11 Minutes | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews

Today on BGN I rant for 11 minutes about what I feel is wrong with Sierra Nevada. You can never take away what they have contributed to craft beer but I just feel that they may be resting on their laurels. What are your thoughts? Read More »

Lagunitas Lucky 13 | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Mondo Large Red Ale From the first day of the first mash of the first recipe in the first space to this oasis 13 years on the road; We have worked hard to walk in the footsteps of our hero brewers. The Esteemed brewer of California’s best Pale Ale, the Noble Brewer of the planet’s only legal Steam Beer, and Oregon’s Rebel Brewer from Newport. Thirteen years down the road, we have found our own voice as brewers but our admiration for the Great Ones has not dimmed one bit. If we walked well down the hero’s path ourselves, perhaps we too have been an inspiration for others. Beer is a Bronze Age business and we feel honored to have left our footprints on its path into history, at the same time leaving our flavors on your buds. Thanks for your trust over the ... Read More »