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Beach Cruiser IPA

Beach Cruiser IPA, Garage Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Nelson Crowle
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Beach Cruiser IPA by Garage Brewing Co. was judged as a 21B (Specialty IPA - New England IPA) per the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines. As poured, the beer is a deep gold and clear, but not brilliant. A large beige head of tiny bubbles fades slowly and... Read More

Reviewed by: Nelson Crowle
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Strawberry Boom Juicy IPA by Garage Brewing Co. as a BJCP2015 29A Fruit Beer with the underlying style of 21B Specialty IPA / New England IPA.

XXOLO Aureo Cerveza

XXOLO Aureo Cerveza, Garage Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Nelson Crowle
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

XXOLO Aureo Cerveza by Garage Brewing Co. was evaluated as an International Pale Lager (BJCP2015 substyle 2A). The beer pours a very clear yellowish light straw with a large white head of small and medium-sized bubbles that quickly dissipates.

Old Reynard

Old Reynard, Social Fox Brewing
Reviewed by: Joseph Formanek
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Old Reynard by Social Fox Brewing is a somewhat mild and approachable rendition of the BJCP Category 17D English Barleywine style from the 2015 BJCP guidelines. While it checks most of the boxes when it comes to the... Read More

Gold Belt Golden Ale

Gold Belt, Social Fox Brewing
Reviewed by: Joseph Formanek
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Gold Belt Golden Ale by Social Fox Brewing is a relatively simple beer, as would be expected from a beer advertised as tasting like beer! This beer is being evaluated as a BJCP Category 18A American Blonde Ale. This is... Read More

Summertime Seedless

Summertime Seedless, DuClaw Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Rick Franckhauser
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
19 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Summertime Seedless by DuClaw Brewing Co. was judged as a Wild Specialty Beer, BJCP category 28C. There is a slight impression of sourness in the aroma followed by a moderately high level of grassy hops.

Sour Me Unicorn Farts

Sour Me Unicorn Farts, DuClaw Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Rick Franckhauser
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Sour Me Unicorn Farts by DuClaw Brewing Co. is a sour ale with fruit cereal and glitter and was judged as BJCP category 28C, “Wild Specialty Beer.” The aromatics opened with a slight blackberry ester and a touch of... Read More

Bretta III

Bretta III, pFriem Family Brewers
Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
3 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Bretta III by pFriem Family Brewers was judged under the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines for 28A Brett Beer.

Hazy Sabro IPA

Hazy Sabro IPA, pFriem Family Brewers
Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
98
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
40 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
20 / 20

Hazy Sabro IPA by pFriem Family Brewers was judged as as a Specialty IPA, 21B New England IPA, per the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
97
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
40 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
20 / 20

Vanilla Chai Bourbon Stout by pFriem Family Brewers was judged as 34 E Experimental beer with base style 33b Specialty wood aged beer, per the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Mango Margarita Gose

Mango Margarita Gose, Gnarly Barley Brewing
Reviewed by: Randy Scorby
Judges Rating:
95
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Mango Margarita Gose by Gnarly Barley Brewing Co. is being evaluated as a Wild Specialty Beer (Category 28C) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Planet Juice IPA

Planet Juice IPA, Gnarly Barley Brewing
Reviewed by: Randy Scorby
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Planet Juice by Gnarly Barley Brewing Co. is being evaluated as a Specialty IPA (Category 21B) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Russian Rhapsody

Russian Rhapsody, Church Street Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Russian Rhapsody by Church Street Brewing Co.

Magisterium Maibock

Magisterium Maibock, Church Street Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Magisterium Maibock by Church Street Brewing Co. is a Maibock and is being evaluated as a Helles Bock (category 4C in the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines).

Heavenly Helles

Heavenly Helles, Church Street Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Heavenly Helles by Church Street Brewing Co. is a Munich Helles and is being evaluated as a Munich Helles (category 4A in the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines). Munich Helles are golden lagers with a moderate pils malt... Read More

Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
80
Aroma:
19 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
31 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Cookie Season Stout by Wild Leap Brew Co. is an Imperial Stout (BJCP category 20C), however, due to the addition of coconut it shifts to Spice, Herb & Vegetable Beer (BJCP Category 30A). This beer pours a very deep... Read More

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