Reviews

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Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Alpha Abstraction Vol 7 by Wild Leap Brew Co is a Double IPA which falls under BJCP category 22A , but is more of an Imperial New England IPA due so will be judged under BJCP 21B Specialty IPA instead.

Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Truck Chaser Bomb Pop by Wild Leap Brew Co is a Double IPA but falls under BJCP category 21B as a specialty IPA. It lands here instead as it is more of a milkshake IPA than a traditional DIPA.

Rock Me Imadaeus

Rock Me Imadaeus, Peter B's Brewpub
Reviewed by: Randy Scorby
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Rock Me Imadaeus from Peter B’s Brewpub is being evaluated as a Fruit Beer (Category 29A) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Drupes E Daisy

Drupes E Daisy, Peter B's Brewpub
Reviewed by: Randy Scorby
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Drupes E. Daisy from Peter B’s Brewpub is being evaluated as a Mixed Fermentation Sour Beer (Category 28B) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

831 PILS

831 PILS, Peter B's Brewpub
Reviewed by: Randy Scorby
Judges Rating:
79
Aroma:
19 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
30 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

831 Pils from Peter B’s Brewpub is being evaluated as a German Pils (Category 5D) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Stouts without Borders

Stouts without Borders, Peter B's Brewpub
Reviewed by: Randy Scorby
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Stouts Without Borders from Peter B’s Brewpub is being evaluated as a Foreign Extra Stout (Category 16D) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Reviewed as BJCP Style 25B.  Prying off the cap releases an inviting aroma where honey, coriander and lemon verbena blend nicely with the mixed fermentation aromas, light biscuit and faint hops. It fills the glass hazy gold under a creamy white... Read More

Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Reviewed BJCP Category 20C Imperial Stout. This is an Imperial Stout with a moderate smell – nothing big, no harsh or burnt smells and not harsh or hot alcohol and not oxidized aromas. It offers dark dried fruit, mild alcohol, a hint of prune,... Read More

Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
96
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
20 / 20

pFriem Brouwer’s 14th Anniversary by pFriem Family Brewers is a fruited “lambic inspired ale” and is being evaluated as a Fruit Lambic (category 23F from the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines). Lambics are known for their sourness and wild... Read More

pFriem Pêche

pFriem Pêche, pFriem Family Brewers
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

pFriem Pêche by pFriem Family Brewers is a fruited “lambic inspired ale” and is being evaluated as a Fruit Lambic (category 23F from the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines). Lambics are known for their sourness and wild characters that are naturally... Read More

Panga Drops

Nicaragua Panga Drops, Nicaragua Craft Beer Co.
Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
85
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Panga Drops by Nicaragua Craft Beer Co. falls under the 2015 BJCP Guidelines as a (7C) Pale Kellerbier. This one is an unusual beer for : #1) the can is only 8 ounces ( very small ). #2) it is an unusual beer style in the U.S.

Big Lake Camper

Big Lake Brewing Big Lake Camper, Big Lake Brewing
Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Big Lake Camper by Big Lake Brewing is a New England Style IPA and is being evaluated as a Specialty IPA: New England IPA (2015 BJCP Category 21B) offering according to BJCP guidelines.

Lake King

 Big Lake Brewing Lake King, Big Lake Brewing
Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Lake King by Big Lake Brewing is a West Coast IPA and is being evaluated as an American IPA (2015 BJCP Category 21A) offering according to BJCP guidelines. For this style expect intense hoppiness supported by malt and showcasing New World hop... Read More

180 Shilling

180 Shilling, Odell Brewing
Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
85
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

180 Shilling by Odell Brewing Co. is an Oak-Aged Ale and is being evaluated as a Wood-Aged Beer (2015 BJCP Category 22A) offering according to BJCP guidelines. For this style expect intense hoppiness supported by malt without being as sweet as an... Read More

Entwined

Entwined, Upland Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Joseph Formanek
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Entwined by Upland Brewing Co.

Found

Found, Upland Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Joseph Formanek
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Found by Upland Brewing Co.

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