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Hammer of the Beast (Best Clown Shoes Beer?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Imperial Stout and Barleywine Ale aged in Rum barrels. How do you amplify a beast that is half unicorn and half dragon and has already escalated from angry, to very angry, to extremely angry? Give it a hammer! The fifth installment of The beast series blends equal parts Undead Party Crasher, Billionaire, and Blaecorn Unidragon, all aged in rum barrels. We will respect you if you run, but respect you even more if you tackle the Hammer of The Beast. Read More »

Breckenridge Barrel Aged Imperial Cherry Stout | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Breckenridge Brewery today announced the launch of Barrel Aged Imperial Cherry Stout, the second release in its Brewery Lane series. Aged in 50% whiskey barrels and 50% port wine barrels, Imperial Cherry Stout features sweet-sour Montmorency tart cherries which play on the dark fruit flavors prevalent in a traditional Imperial Stout. Breckenridge has created a complex flavor profile that marries the tartness of cherries with hints of wine, whiskey, and oak. Similar to the farm-inspired location of the brewery’s 12-acer Littleton campus, for which the series is named, Barrel Aged Imperial Cherry Stout is alluring and memorable. “The Brewery Lane Series is a celebration of innovation and reflects our ambition to continue making more bold and adventurous beers,” said Todd Usry, President and Brewmaster of Breckenridge Brewery. “Imperial Cherry Stout is sophisticated yet welcoming, and aging it in a combination of port wine barrels ... Read More »

BOULEVARD FIRESTONE WALKER COLLABORATION NO. 6 BARREL-AGED BLEND | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

The Collaboration series is our way to bring shared beer ideas to life with some of our favorite brewery friends from around the world. This year, we bring you a specially blended, barrel-aged beer with the help of our sister brewery in California, Firestone Walker. With Collaboration No. 6, Brewmasters Steven Pauwels and Matt Brynildson have created a big, bold flavor combination by blending two Boulevard beers and two Firestone Walker Beers in the following percentages: Boulevard Bourbon Barrel Quad – 45% Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee – 35% Boulevard Imperial Stout X – Tart Cherry (whiskey barrel-aged) – 10% Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin – 10% Read More »

Founders KBS (2017 vintage) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

A bit of backwoods pleasure without the banjo. This strong stout is brewed with a hint of coffee and vanilla then aged in oak bourbon barrels. Our process ensures that strong bourbon undertones come through in the finish in every batch we brew. We recommend decanting at room temperature and best enjoyed in a brandy snifter. Read More »

Other Hald In Absentia Luci (Best of 2017?!!) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Barrel aged imperial stout with cocoa nibs,coffee and hazlenut. Read More »

FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout – Apple Brandy Barrel | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Buy This Online: http://www.qualityliquorstore.com http://www.twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout – Apple Brandy Barrel FifityFifty Brewing 11% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A Barrel Aged Imperial Stout With Honey Imperial Stouts are noted for being very rich substantial beers, and FiftyFifty’s Totality Imperial Stout does not disappoint on this fact. Brewed in small 300 gallons batches, their brewers lovingly craft this masterpiece once a year. Made with the finest malts, hops, fresh mountain water and yeast, over 18 separate ingredients lend their unique character to this beer. “To become Eclipse, Totality is then aged for a minimum of 180 days in oak bourbon barrels. This time spent adds a plethora of flavors to the already rich Imperial Stout. At first taste there is a large presence of dark chocolate, espresso and warmth from the alcohol of the beer. Oak barrel ... Read More »

Weyerbacher Sunday Mole Stout (Biggest dissapointment of 2017?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

As the name suggests, this 11.3% ABV American Imperial Stout is the foundation of everyone’s favorite, Sunday Morning Stout, with a twist (and without the barrel aging)… This brew captures everything you’d expect from a traditional molé – coffee, chocolate, heat and smokiness. Foremost is coffee, which is followed by layers of chocolate courtesy of the chocolate malt, cocoa powder and cacao nibs. Finally, a subtle lingering heat and smokiness from our blend of ancho, pasilla, mulato and chipotle peppers, as well as cinnamon, which is gone by the time you’re ready for your next sip. Read More »

Stone / Ardent / Hardywood Give Me Stout or Give Me Death | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

http://www/twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation Stone (Richmond) / Ardent / Hardywood Give Me Stout or Give Me Death Stone Brewing / Ardent/ Hardywood 9.5% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: B A STOUT BREWED WITH RASPBERRIES & BLACKBERRIES FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF VA. Just as Patrick Henry once stood addressing the city of Richmond in 1775 to spur resistance against the tyrannical British Empire, 20 years ago we were stirred to join the cry for resistance against the tyrannical oppression of industrial beer. And now, the opening of our Richmond brewery is yet another shot in the salvo that has been fired on behalf of American brewing independence. If we wish to brew free, if we mean to retain our identity and preserve the privilege of access to independent craft beer, we must recognize it is a group effort. We do not stand alone. ... Read More »

New Holland Dragon’s Milk Coconut Rum Barrel (Best BA Stout?!) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

The whiskey leaves the barrel, Dragon’s Milk goes in, ages, and is blended. In some instances, bourbon is aged in the barrels that had the imperial stout, creating New Holland Beer Barrel Bourbon. Throw some of that idea out. New Holland Dragon’s Milk Reserve Coconut Rum Barrel is coming in October Read More »

Founders Lizard of Koz | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Imperial stout brewed with fresh Michigan blueberries, rich chocolate and vanilla aged in bourbon barrels to round out those beautiful flavors. Read More »