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Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog Green Flash Hop Head Red Ale Video Beer Review

Resinous hop character and bitterness balance the rich caramel malt base. We took it a step further and Amarillo dry hopped the brew to 45 IBUs, creating refreshing and savory hop flavors and aromas. Is it a Red IPA? That’s your call. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog Karl Strauss Oktoberfest Video Beer Review

We brew Oktoberfest in tribute to the world’s biggest beer party. Vienna and Munich malts produce the deep golden color, nutty undertones, and toasted malt flavors characteristic of this renowned Bavarian beer style. Perle hops imported directly from the Hallertau region of Germany give the beer a smooth balanced finish. This celebratory lager puts the ‘fest’ in the month of October. Unlike most beers that begin with base malt and add specialty malts for flavor, Karl Strauss Oktoberfest is made from 100% specialty malts. A flavorful blend of Vienna, Munich, and Carahell malts create a toasty, nutty flavor that is characteristic of the style. To balance out the sweetness from the malts, the brewers stayed true to tradition using imported Hallertau Perle hops for a spicy finish. After cold fermenting for several weeks, the golden hued lager is cellared at 50-degrees for an additional ... Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA Video Beer Review

The newest member of the Firestone family, Union Jack is the aggressive IPA that you’ve been searching for. Citrus, pineapple, and a full chewy malt profile finish clean on your palate. Over 70 IBUs and 7.5% alcohol by volume, Union Jack won’t have any problem competing with the big India Pale Ales. A beer true to its origins; deeply hopped and bolstered for a long voyage. Read More »

Founders Backwoods Bastard | Beer Geek Nation Beer Video Reviews Episode 122

Big and delicious for your ’perty mouth. Expect lovely, warm smells of single malt scotch, oaky bourbon barrels, smoke, sweet caramel and roasted malts. A bit of earthy spice and a scintilla of dark cherries. It’s a kick-back sipper made to excite the palate. Read More »

Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale | Beer Geek Nation Beer Video Reviews Episode 121

This beer is one of my holiday traditions. Every year I pick a case up of it and enjoy every drop. Easily one of the most accessible and affordable holiday beers on the market. Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale represents a time honored tradition of brewing a special beer for the holiday season. There are generous portions of barley malts and fine whole hops of several varieties, creating a brew with a full, rich and hearty character. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation Invades San Diego Beer Week 2010

San Diego beer week has come and gone but fortunately for us Ryan was able to capture the highlights of this years opening San Diego Brewers Guild Festival. In the next few weeks you will also get to check out his look at the closing beer garden event as well, so stay tuned for that! San Diego is home to more than 35 brew houses and has gained an international reputation for brewing award-winning beers. The city’s breweries recently brought home more medals at the 2010 World Beer Cup than the traditional beer countries of England, Germany, and Belgium combined and won 15 medals at the Great American Beer Festival this September. With the popularity of craft beer on the rise, San Diego is poised to be the capital of craft beer tourism in the United States. SDBW’s inaugural year included more than 300 ... Read More »