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C’mon Sunshine

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Reviewed by: Joseph Formanek
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

C’mon Sunshine by Birds Fly South Ale Project is labeled as a Farmhouse Ale, but technically should be evaluated as a BJCP Category 29A Brett Beer with a Cat 25B Saison base. As such, it is a nice marriage of characters of the two styles that... Read More

Reviewed by: Michael McGuire
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

No Mates - Nelson Sauvin by Astro Lab Brewing is a New England IPA and was judged as an American IPA (BJCP sub-style 21A).

Fresh As

Fresh As, Astro Lab Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael McGuire
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Fresh As by Astro Lab Brewing is an American IPA and was judged as such (BJCP sub-style 21A).

Galipette Brut

Galipette Brut, Galipette Cidre
Reviewed by: David Sapsis
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Galipette Brut by Galipette Cidre was judged as a French Cider, BJCP Style C1C.

Galipette Biologique

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

Galipette Biologique by Galipette Cidre is a French Cider, BJCP Category C1C, is presented at 47F in a tall thin glass, showing a brilliant, bright amber color and a steady outgassing column indicating sparking conditioning.

Reviewed by: John C. Tull
Judges Rating:
52
Aroma:
10 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
20 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
10 / 20

Best Maid Sour Pickle Beer by Martin House Brewing Co.​ was judged as an Experimental Beer (BJCP Style 34C), presumably made with pickles or pickle juice in the brewing process. When I was a kid, we had a small roller rink in my hometown of Cedar... Read More

Rustic Sunday

Rustic Sunday, Birds Fly South Ale Project
Reviewed by: Joseph Formanek
Judges Rating:
95
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Rustic Sunday by Birds Fly South Ale Project is another iteration of the brewery’s lineup of Farmhouse Ales, but this time augmented with rye. This fits within the 2015 BJCP Cat. 34B Mixed-Style beer, being a Cat 25B Saison base with rye added.... Read More

Mango Tree Shaker

Mango Tree Shaker, Odell Brewing
Reviewed by: Brian Eichhorn
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Mango Tree Shaker by Odell Brewing Co. was reviewed as a 29A Fruit Beer, per the BJCP 2015 Style Guidelines.

Peach Stand Rambler

Peach Stand Rambler, Odell Brewing
Reviewed by: Brian Eichhorn
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Peach Stand Rambler by Odell Brewing Co. was reviewed as a 29a Fruit Beer, per the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

The Bluprint

The Bluprint, Birds Fly South Ale Project
Reviewed by: Joseph Formanek
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

The Bluprint by Birds Fly South Ale Project is an extremely dank rendition of the BJCP 21A American IPA style. There is an indication that guava is being used to a certain level in this recipe, however as it might be at background level, it will... Read More

Rustique

Rustique, Motorworks Brewing
Reviewed by: Dan Martich
Judges Rating:
95
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Rustique by Motorworks Brewing is being evaluated as a Brett Beer (Category 28A) from the 2015 BJCP guidelines.

When poured into a glass it is straw colored and hazy with a foamy white head that fell within the average time.

Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Barrel Aged Dopplebock 2020 by Seedstock Brewery is a barrel-aged Doppelbock and is being evaluated as a Wood-Aged Beer (category 33A in the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines).

Little Sip

Little Sip, Lawson's Finest Liquids
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Little Sip by Lawson's Finest Liquids is an American IPA and is being evaluated as an American IPA (category 21A from the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines).

Tan Limes

Tan Limes, Cape May Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Tan Limes by Cape May Brewing Co. is a Mexican-style lager with lime and sea salt and is being evaluated as a fruit beer (category 29 in the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines with the base style as a 2A International Pale Lager).

Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Bizarre Gardening Accident by Motorworks Brewing is a Berliner weisse (BJCP 2015 Category 23A), but the addition of passion fruit and lime push it into Fruit Beer (29A). The category is quite fitting as the fruit is apparent throughout the beer... Read More

Go Go Gronkzilla

Go Go Gronkzilla, Motorworks Brewing
Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
82
Aroma:
18 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
31 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Go Go Gronkzilla by Motorworks Brewing is a double dry hopped red IPA which would fall under BJCP 2015 category 21B Specialty IPA. This beer pours a deep amber color with mahogany hues and an off-white fluffy head. There is a slight haze, but it... Read More

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