Quick thoughts on Samuel Adams Hopscape and Fresh as Helles, Mother’s MILF and the funky collaborative dark ale El Camino (Un)Real.
Bell’s batch series went out with a bang when Batch 10,000 was released in 2010. But how is it holding up to seven years in the cellar?
We continue our look into one of our longest running cellaring experiments to date: Bell’s Batch 9,000.
There is a reason Sierra Nevada Celebration is one of the most frequently cellared beers despite being a a fresh hop IPA. And here it is:
Before we officially close the book on 2016, let’s look back at our favorite beers from New Glarus, Three Floyds, Ellison and more.
We take North Carolina craft beers from Unknown Brewing, Highland Brewing and Green Man Brewing for a spin on the tasting paddle. Here’s what we liked.
We put the wraps on a five year cellaring experiment with Bell’s Special Double Cream Stout.
Checking in on an ’06 Old Stock Ale, as we work to assemble enough bodies for a ten year vertical of North Coast’s cellerable old ale.
Another FoBAB has come and gone. Here now are our reflections on a day that offered some great beers, and the craziest Goose Island line I’ve ever seen.
It is rare you find a beer that promises marshmallow flavors and delivers on them. But Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia does just that. And more.
Rediscovering Gulden Draak, a forgotten favorite, through a barrel-aged version released in 2015.
We’ve been on a rampage of marzens, pumpkin ales, brown ales and the like. Here’s what were digging, and what we’ve found to be…just okay.
We chronicle the cellared life of Bell’s Batch 9,000 — the second-to-last in the batch series. There’s a lot of notes here so let’s get into it.
We squirreled away bottles of Founders Nemesis 2009 to sample every year or so. Join us on the journey.
The new “IN Beer Brigade” is a new membership program that allows craft beer enthusiasts to support guild efforts, while enjoying a few perks.
Resist the pull of downtown Grand Rapids and instead make a stop in a tiny residential spot in Comstock Park for beers and sandwiches at Perrin Brewing.
Baseline tasting notes on Blackrocks Gnomas ahead of a five year cellar experiment and our first foray into cellaring canned beer.
It’s summer and we’ve been drinking a lot of (but not entirely) Michigan product. Here’s a quick look at beers from Short’s, Brewery Terra Firma and more.
We acquired a handful of bottles of Eccentric Ale 2009 and are periodically pulling it from the cellar to check in on this unique beer from Bell’s.
Quick snapshots of what we’re drinking, including Ballast Point Pineapple Sculpin, two spinoffs of New Holland’s Mad Hatter and more.
Cellaring Bell’s Special Double Cream Stout? Now we’ve gone too far. Or have we?
We follow the cellared life of Bell’s Batch 10,000.
Quick snapshots of what we’re drinking, including Leinenkugel’s Beergarden Tart, Scorched Earth’s Hickster, Revolution’s Revved Up and more.
This ‘Craft Beer to Cross the Border For’ actually starts with a confession about Crown Brewing, located in Crown Point Indiana.
It’s another edition of Hot Takes, Quick Tastes, with a fun saison, a variable pale ale and a weak session beer.
Because we respect your time, here’s a surface-level scan of what we’ve been drinking and digging. A hot take, as the internet likes to call it. We think.
Uinta Brewing out of Salt Lake City is taking its flagship pale ale Cutthroat national. What does that mean for you?
The Shock Top Twisted Pretzel Wheat had been rumored to exist for years, but now it’s in wide release. So…is it any good?
We chronicle the cellar life of New Glarus Unplugged Abt from 2010. Check out how it fairs after four years in the cellar.
We crack in to a four-year-old bottle of Founders Nemesis 2010 and find a beer that has transformed from smooth and syrupy to earthy and hearty.