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New Holland The Carhartt Woodsman| Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews

Celebrates craftsmanship and hard work. Locally-grown Cascade hops bring a brightness to this barrel-aged American pale ale. Malt sweetness and toasted oak combine for a smooth, refreshing finish. “Road Home To Craftmanship” Short Film: http://youtu.be/lbTbI3kGWiA Read More »

Firestone Walker Easy Jack | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Brewmaster Matt Brynildson went to the mountain and returned with a vision for a different kind of Session IPA, one that would be brewed and dry hopped with a globetrotting selection of new hop varieties from Europe, New Zealand and North America. He foresaw a beer that would deliver massive hop aromas, a signature malt balance and an empty glass before you knew what hit you. And so the newest member of our Jack IPA family was born. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation Review: Mayflower Summer Rye Ale

Mayflower has only been in existence for about three years but I have heard good things about the brewery so I got a six pack of their Summer Rye.  This beer is a session-able 3.8% alcohol and is one of two seasonal brews offered by the brewery.  They are currently producing 2000 barrels a year so distribution outside of Mass is probably sketchy at best. I have yet to encounter this brewery in NJ or PA, a good trade will get you some of these brews. Summer Rye fills the glass with a hazy golden color and a brilliant white head that laces the glass nicely.  Rye and spice fills the nose along with a hint of lemon.  A quick quaff and this beer punches the mouth with a dry bitter mouth feel and the taste of the rye.  After another drink the other ... Read More »