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Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: AleSmith Decadence 2012 Anniversary Ale Video Beer Review

Now, seventeen years after we started, we’re proud to present another great addition in this ongoing series. AleSmith Decadence® 2012 is a big Belgian-style quadruple ale. A variety of Belgian malts impart notes of bread and ripe fruit with subtle hints of cloves and molasses. Its creamy mouthfeel is balanced by a rich, full-bodied finish. This rare offering is meant to be savored and will age nicely. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: 2012 Great American Beer Festival

Chris and I headed out to Denver for the 2012 Great American Beer Festival. But before the festival started, we attended Firestone Walker’s The Lion, The Bear and The Brewer beer dinner. We visited several breweries including Great Divide, Crooked Stave, Vine Street, River North, and Wyncoop. We also checked out The Falling Rock Taphouse, Fresh Craft, and Euclid Hall. Unfortunately this is all the footage I have, but hopefully you get a good picture of what the GABF is about and know about the places around Denver when the festival is not in session. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: New Belgium La Folie (2012) Video Beer Review

La Folie Wood-Aged Biere, is our original wood-conditioned beer, resting in French Oak barrels between one and three years before being hand bottled, numbered and corked for your enjoyment. Brewmaster, Peter Bouckaert, came to us from Rodenbach — home of the fabled sour red. Our La Folie emulates the spontaneous fermentation beers of Peter’s beloved Flanders with sour apple notes, a dry effervescence, and earthy undertones. Read More »