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Tail & Tooth Hazy IPA

Tail & Tooth Hazy IPA, Coronado Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Randy Scorby
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Tail & Tooth Hazy IPA, a collaboration beer from Coronado Brewing Company and Belching Beaver Brewery, is being evaluated as a Specialty IPA (Category 21B) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

BraufactuM Progusta

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Reviewed by: Sean Coughlin
Judges Rating:
75
Aroma:
18 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
28 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
14 / 20

BraufactuM Progusta by BraufactuM is an American IPA (brewed in Germany!) and is being evaluated as such by the current BJCP guidelines for that category (BJCP 2015 Category 21A). 

Vinology : Syrah

Vinology : Syrah, Monday Night Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael McGuire
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Vinology: Syrah by Monday Night Brewing was described as a “hybridized American wild ale, and an oak-fermented American wild ale co-fermented with syrah grapes” and was judged as a Mixed-Style Beer (BJCP sub-style 34B). There was no declared base... Read More

Fistful Of Cake

Fistful Of Cake, Monday Night Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael McGuire
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Fistful of Cake by Monday Night Brewing was described as an “opera cake-style coffee vanilla imperial stout,” but as instructed was judged as an Herb/Spice/Vegetable beer (BJCP sub-style 30A).

Reviewed by: James Link
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Brut IPA by Devils Backbone Brewing Co. was reviewed under style guidelines provided by the Beer Judge Certification Program, category 21B Specialty IPAs.

Reviewed by: Sean Coughlin
Judges Rating:
82
Aroma:
17 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Alpha Abstraction Vol. 6 by Wild Leap Brew Co. is a Double IPA and is being evaluated as such by the current BJCP guidelines for that category (BJCP 2015 Category 22A). 

Tears of Our Enemies

Tears of Our Enemies, WestFax Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Tears of Our Enemies by Westfax Brewing Co.

Urban Lumberjack

Urban Lumberjack, WestFax Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Urban Lumberjack by Westfax Brewing Co.

Swipe Light

Swipe Light, Southern Tier Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
20 / 20

Swipe Light by Southern Tier Brewing Co.

Winter's Night

Winter's Night, Arches Brewing
Reviewed by: Jim Koebel
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Winter's Night by Arches Brewing is being reviewed as a Munich Dunkel, judged as BJCP Category 8A.

Mystik Bock

Mystik Bock, Arches Brewing
Reviewed by: Jim Koebel
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Mystik Bock by Arches Brewing was judged as a Dunkles Bock, BJCP Category 6C.

pFriem Hazy IPA

pFriem Hazy IPA, pFriem Family Brewers
Reviewed by: Nelson Crowle
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

pFriem Hazy IPA by pFriem Family Brewers is being evaluated as BJCP 2015 style 21B Specialty IPA: New England IPA. Pours with a big poofy meringue-like white head that persists. Color is a very hazy yellowish light gold. There is a big citrusy... Read More

OG: Cascade

OG: Cascade, Wild Leap Brew Co.
Reviewed by: Sal Mortillaro II
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

OG Cascade by Wild Leap Brew Co. is being evaluated as a Double IPA (Category 22A) according to the 2015  BJCP Style Guidelines. 

Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
81
Aroma:
19 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
33 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
14 / 20

Leisure Lagoon Hazy Pale Ale by Coronado Brewing Co. was judged as a Pale Ale (#18B according to the 2015 BJCP Guidelines). Hazy is a terminology to describe a beer that has not been filtered. The appearance is often described as, "hazy" due to... Read More

Cosmic Ocean Brut IPA

Cosmic Ocean Brut IPA, Coronado Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Cosmic Ocean Brut IPA by Coronado Brewing Co. was judged as a Brut IPA.

Reviewed by: David Sapsis
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

pFriem Belgian-Style Dark Ale by pFriem Family Brewers is judged as Belgian Dark Strong Ale, aka BJCP Category 26D. Served at 49oF.  

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