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Ballast Point Unfiltered Sculpin | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Our Unfiltered Sculpin IPA packs extra hops into every sip, enhancing the classic Sculpin notes of fresh apricot, peach, mango and lemon with a slight haze and less bitterness. Freshness is key to every beer, but especially true for this extra-hopped IPA—store cold and drink soon. Read More »

Pyramid H7 Unfiltered Imperial IPA (Best Macro IPA?)| Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

We hopped this limited edition Unfiltered Imperial IPA every which way we could think of. From citrus to pine to tropical fruit and back again, we used several different varieties. We hopped it 7 times; thrice in the boil, once in the whirlpool and three dry-hop additions during fermentation. It’s a hop journey meant to showcase the dynamic range of flavors and aromas the mighty hop bestows upon us. Read More »

Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion Revolution No. 006 | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Now in rotation: Revolution No. 006, the latest release in Firestone Walker’s Luponic Distortion revolving hop series, featuring yet another trailblazing blend of distinctive hops. True to form, Luponic Distortion Revolution No. 006 is driven by a mix of seven different hop varieties, led by two hops grown in the up-and-coming region of Michigan. Read More »

Trillium Heavy Mettle Double IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

http://www.patreon.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com/ http://facebook.com/beergeeknation Tweets by beergeeknation Heavy Mettle Trillium Brewing 9.3% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A Brewed to test the Mettle of our loyal hopheads, this dank, full-bodied double IPA features intense dual additions of Amarillo and Galaxy. Bright aromatics of peach and nectarine fuse with flavors of tropical fruit and grapefruit on the palate. Accents of pine, resinous hop, and a clean bitterness reveal themselves on a smooth, dry finish. ABV: 9.3% MALT: American 2-row Barley, Valley Danko Rye, Valley Triticale, Valley Wheat, Dextrine, Dextrose HOPS: Amarillo, Galaxy, Columbus Read More »

Are IPA’s Killing Craft Beer? | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Today on BGN I talk about how I feel about the idea of the IPA style killing craft beer. What do you guys think? Read More »

Lagunitas Waldo’s Special Ale (2017 vintage) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

In 1971, the Waldos met one afteroon at 4:20 in the front courtyard of their school near the statue of Louis Pasteur. They set out in a ’66 Impala armed with a “treasure map” on a journey to find a secret garden near Point Reyes. They met there at the same time every day and continued their quest. They never found the secret garden….But they keep lookin’. The dankest and hoppiest beer ever brewed at Lagunitas was made with help of the Waldos for all treasure hunters. Read More »

Equilibrium MC2 (Best NE Style IPA?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

mc² (8.0% ABV) is Photon’s big brother. We literally took Photon’s hopping rate and squared it. This DIPA is our tribute to the amazing relationship that energy and mass are balanced, proportional to the speed of a photon squared. It pours a hazy tangerine color, releasing bright tropical notes of mango, pineapple, and apricot. mc² tastes like succulent mango juice loaded with chewy hop resins. It’s very drinkable for 8.0%; be careful, this one can sneak up on you. Read More »

Stone Enjoy By IPA – 04.20.17 | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Hops: Nugget, Super Galena, Simcoe, Delta, Target, Amarillo, Cascade, Galaxy, Citra, Nelson Sauvin, Motueka & Helga Besides brewing this intense double IPA with more than 10 different hops, we hop-burst and dry-hop the beer to amp up its peach and tropical fruit notes and overall hop factor. Brewed specifically NOT to last, this devistatingly dank, golden beauty should be enjoyed by fellow hopheads within 37 days. Read More »

Lagunitas Doppel Weizen (2017) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Lagunitas Doppel Weizen (2017) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews Read More »

Firestone Walker Fortem Imperial IPA | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

http://www/twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation Firestone Walker Fortem Firestone Walker Brewing 8.2% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A Leo v. Ursus Chronology Release #1. Fortem is a new-age imperial IPA that draws upon a range of influences, all while exhibiting DNA from our own forays into the IPA style. As such, it blends newer hop varieties from the Pacific Northwest and Hallertau, Germany along with pale malt, wheat malt and flaked oats for a full body and rounded mouthfeel. Fortem has been left unfiltered for a full hop impact. Read More »