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Founders Dark Penance Imperial Black IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

A heavy malt foundation includes Crystal malt for sweetness and just enough Midnight Wheat malt to push the color to black. The bitterness is huge, but balanced by malt sweetness and alcohol burn. The hop flavors and aromas range from citrus to floral to pine thanks to a delicious blend of hand-selected Chinook and Centennial hops. Read More »

Goose Island Night Stalker (11.5% ABV) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Night Stalker, as an homage to the Chicago-based television show. Night Stalker is a jet black, dry hopped Imperial Stout, extremely rich and full flavored with malt and chocolate followed by a bright dry hopped aroma. It is the same base as our Bourbon County Stout, but instead of aging in Bourbon barrels, we dry hop it like madmen. ABV – 11.7% IBU’s – 60 Color – 100 Aroma Hops –Mt. Hood & Simcoe Malts – 2-Row, Munich, Chocolate, C-60, Roast Barley, Debittered Black. Beer geek nation craft beer reviews. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Karl Strauss Boardwalk Black Rye Video Beer Review

When the sun goes down past Crystal Pier, the postcard view of the Pacific fades into the dark. As the tourists head off down the Boardwalk, a distinctly local vibe returns to PB. Boardwalk Black Rye is a spicy black ale with a hop profile that’s pure West Coast. Black and caramelized rye malts add complex spicy and roasted notes, while three massive additions of Ahtanum hops provide the vibrant floral aroma and citrus hop character of a Double IPA. Keep Boardwalk out of the cellar, this hoppy offering is best enjoyed fresh. Read More »

Karl Strauss Boardwalk Black Rye | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 229

When the sun goes down past Crystal Pier, the postcard view of the Pacific fades into the dark. As the tourists head off down the Boardwalk, a distinctly local vibe returns to PB. Boardwalk Black Rye is a spicy black ale with a hop profile that’s pure West Coast. Black and caramelized rye malts add complex spicy and roasted notes, while three massive additions of Ahtanum hops provide the vibrant floral aroma and citrus hop character of a Double IPA. Keep Boardwalk out of the cellar, this hoppy offering is best enjoyed fresh. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Stone SoCal Hop Salute Black Double IPA Video Beer Review

Stone SoCal Hop Salute Black Double IPA, 9.9% ABV 110 IBUs with Columbus for bittering, Citra for flavor and dry-hopped with Target and Herkules, this is one massive black double IPA that has an imperial stout as the malt base. This was test batch of the Stone 15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPA that was passed out to attendees of the 2011 National Homebrewers Conference. Read More »