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Explore The Beer Connoisseur® magazine's database of most recent beer and cider reviews as evaluated by our panel of judges in the Official Review.

Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

BJCP Style Guideline: New World Cider

Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

BJCP Style New World Cider

Cerveza Toña

Cerveza Toña, Compañía Cervecera de Nicaragua
Reviewed by: Nelson Crowle
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Cerveza Toña by Compañía Cervecera de Nicaragua was evaluated as an International Pale Lager per the 2021 BJCP Style Guidelines (2A). 

Timmermans Kriek

Timmermans Kriek, Brouwerij Timmermans
Reviewed by: Nelson Crowle
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Timmermans Kriek by Brouwerij Timmermans was evaluated as a Fruit Lambic per the 2021 BJCP Style Guidelines (23F).  

Bourgogne des Flandres

Bourgogne des Flandres, Brouwerij Timmermans
Reviewed by: Nelson Crowle
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Bourgogne des Flandres by Brouwerij Timmermans was evaluated as a Flanders Red Ale per the BJCP 2021 Style Guidelines (23B).

Gouden Carolus Tripel

Gouden Carolus Tripel, Brouwerij Het Anker
Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Gouden Carolus Tripel by Brouwerij Het Anker was judged as #26C (Belgian Tripel) per the 2021 BJCP Style Guidelines. 

Timmermans Framboise

Timmermans Framboise, Brouwerij Timmermans
Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
96
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Timmermans Framboise by Brouwerij Timmermans was judged as a Fruit Lambic (style #23D) per the 2021 BJCP Style Guidelines. 

Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
98
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Timmermans Lambicus Blanche by Brouwerij Timmermans was judged under the category of Lambic (#23D) per the 2021 BJCP Style Guidelines. 

Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
84
Aroma:
18 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
33 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Hallertau Blanc Kölsch by Wallenpaupack Brewing Co. is a Kolsch that falls under BJCP 2021 category 5. Pale Bitter European Bear, B. Kolsch.

Hawley's Comet

Hawley's Comet, Wallenpaupack Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
84
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
32 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Hawley's Comet by Wallenpaupack Brewing Co. is an America IPA that falls under BJCP 2021 category 21. IPA, A. American IPA.   

Racing Fuel Hazy IPA

Racing Fuel Hazy IPA, Garage Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: David Sapsis
Judges Rating:
84
Aroma:
19 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

The sample for the day is representing the ubiquitous style of our time, Hazy IPA, now possible to judge against an objective description as found in the new released 2022 BJCP styles guidelines under style 21C.

Pit Stop Pale Ale

Pit Stop Pale Ale, Garage Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: David Sapsis
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Pit Stop Pale Ale by Garage Brewing Co. was judged per the 2021 BJCP style specifications under 18 B, American Pale Ale.

Reviewed by: David Sapsis
Judges Rating:
81
Aroma:
17 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Bub2les Blue Raspberry Seltzer by Garage Brewing Co.

Reviewed by: David Sapsis
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Bub2les Strawberry Lemonade Seltzer by Garage Brewing Co. is being reviewed per The Beer Connoisseur's 2022 Hard Seltzer Definitions and Guidelines as a fruit... Read More

NÜTRL Cranberry

NÜTRL Cranberry, Goodridge & Williams
Reviewed by: Alex Sheftel
Judges Rating:
81
Aroma:
17 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
33 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
15 / 20

NÜTRL Cranberry Grapefruit Vodka Seltzer by Anheuser-Busch is being evaluated as per The Beer Connoisseur Hard Seltzer Definitions & Judging Guidelines (2022) as a Fruit Seltzer. This seltzer is well-balanced and refreshing with... Read More

NÜTRL Cranberry

NÜTRL Cranberry, Goodridge & Williams
Reviewed by: Alex Sheftel
Judges Rating:
79
Aroma:
17 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
33 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
14 / 20

NÜTRL Cranberry Orange Vodka Seltzer by Anheuser-Busch is being evaluated as per The Beer Connoisseur Hard Seltzer Definitions & Judging Guidelines (2022) as a Fruit Seltzer. This is a refreshing, artificial, sour orange candy soda-... Read More

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