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Samuel Adams Verloren Gose | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 347

Samuel Adams continues to expand their Small Batch Series in 2012. On the schedule is Verloren, and gose. There aren’t a lot of U.S. brewers making a gose, especially a brewery as large as Boston Beer. That’s probably why they dubbed it “Verloren” or “lost” beer . (It’s Dutch.) The style originated in Goselar, Germany in the 18th century. Gose became very popular the adjacent city of Leipzig, Germany due to a lot of local breweries brewing the style. Gose all but died out during WWII due to brewery closings. Expect this beer to have a touch of sourness, with notes of lemon & salt. A link to the ales of Saxony that had all but vanished, Gose is a peculiar yet captivating brew. With a base of an unfiltered wheat ale, it’s vivid and refreshing yet also has a softness to it. The ... Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: The Lost Abbey Witch’s Wit Video Beer Review

Lost Abbey Summer Seasonal made with grapefruit honey and grapefruit zest. Read More »

Boulevard/Deschutes Collaboration #2/Conflux No. 2 | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 222

Conflux 2 – Second in a series, this citrusy, smooth, white India Pale Ale is a fortuitous meeting of Deschutes’ hop skills and Boulevard’s deft wheat touch. What’s 1800 miles when a great beer is at stake? Collaboration 2 – Combining the refined body of a Belgian style witbier with the refreshing bite of a hop forward IPA, this ale puts a new spin on the idea of collaborative brewing. Working from a single shared recipe, Boulevard and Deschutes have created two separate brews, more than 1,600 miles apart. To the traditional witbier spices of coriander seed and orange peel they’ve added sage and lemongrass, giving the ales subtle herbal notes which perfectly complement the pungent hop aroma and full, fruity mouthfeel. Hints of pepper linger in the dry, clean finish. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Coronado Orange Ave. Wit Video Beer Review

Our spiced California style Wit is both refreshing and complex. Brewed with wheat, coriander, California orange peel and local orange blossom honey. From the first sip to the last you’ll find subtle flavors of bread, spice, citrus and a thirst quenching orange honey finish. Read More »