Reviews

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Reviewed by: Sal Mortillaro II
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Aspall Imperial English Cider is being evaluated as an English Cider (Category C1B in the 2015 BJCP Guidelines).  Though labeled as “imperial”, the declared 8% ABV still falls within the guidelines of the style.

Reviewed by: Sal Mortillaro II
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Alpha Abstraction, Volume 3 by Wild Leap Brew Company is a Double IPA and is being evaluated as a Category 22A in the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Ca Phe

Ca Phe, Urban South Brewery
Reviewed by: Brian Eichhorn
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Cà Phȇ​ by Urban South Brewery is a Vietnamese Coffee Stout that is being judged as 30A-Spice, Herb or Vegetable Beer with 16A-Sweet Stout as the base style. In the aroma, this beer is definitely all about coffee. Fresh and clean with a high... Read More

Sympathy Weight

Sympathy Weight, Monday Night Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Sympathy Weight (Blend No.

Overnight Celebrity

Overnight Celebrity, Monday Night Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Overnight Celebrity (Blend No.

Riegele Noctus 100

Riegele Noctus 100, Brauhaus Riegele
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Riegele Noctus 100 by Brauhaus Riegele is an Imperial Stout and is being evaluated as an Imperial Stout (category 20C in the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines).  Imperial Stouts are the strongest of the stout family and are noted for their strength and... Read More

Holy Roller

Holy Roller, Urban South Brewery
Reviewed by: Brian Eichhorn
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Holy Roller by Urban South is a New England IPA that is being judged as a 21B Specialty IPA-NEIPA. I'm basing my standards on the BA guidelines Juicy/Hazy IPA category. Aromatically, this is a big fruity and hop forward beer!

Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Cardigans of the Galaxy Double IPA by Monday Night Brewing is a Double IPA and is being evaluated as a Double IPA (category 22A in the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines).  The focus of the Double IPA style is hops, hops and more hops.

Paradise Park

Paradise Park, Urban South Brewery
Reviewed by: Brian Eichhorn
Judges Rating:
85
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Paradise Park by Urban South is an American Lager that is being judged as 1B-American Lager. Even with this being judged as an American Lager, I think it may be more of a hybrid of styles.

Piranha Dealer

Piranha Dealer, Monday Night Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Piranha Dealer by Monday Night Brewing is a New England IPA with fruit and spices and is being judged as a Fruit and Spice Beer (category 29B in the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines).

Syringa Pale Ale

Syringa Pale Ale, Boise Brewing
Reviewed by: Jason Johnson
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Syringa Pale Ale by Boise Brewing Co. was judged as category 18B (American pale ale) in the 2015 BJCP guidelines. What we can expect from this beer should be the following: A pale, refreshing and hoppy ale with sufficient supporting malt to make... Read More

Qualified

Qualified, Taxman Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Brian Eichhorn
Judges Rating:
81
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
14 / 20

Qualified by Taxman Brewing Co. is a Belgian Quadrupel that is being judged as 26D-Belgian Dark Strong Ale. As with the other Taxman Belgian line, this has an American edge thrown in, in this case with the use of multiple specialty malts.

Deduction

Deduction, Taxman Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Brian Eichhorn
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Deduction by Taxman Brewing Co. is a Belgian Dubbel that is being judged as 26B-Belgian Dubbel. This Dubbel presents pretty true to its Belgian form, but does seem to have some American inspiration as well.

Exemption

Exemption, Taxman Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Brian Eichhorn
Judges Rating:
83
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
15 / 20

Exemption by Taxman Brewing Co. is a Belgian Tripel with spices that is being judged as 26C-Belgian Tripel. This example of the old world Abbey Tripel brings some new world character along with it. In the glass, it is faintly hazed and a pale... Read More

Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
82
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
33 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Volume Fourteen Embroidered Bird Motif, 19th Century by Wunderkammer Bier is a sour ale with yarrow which puts it under BJCP 2015 category 28C Wild Specialty Beer due to its use of herbs/spices. The beer pours a deep golden color with an orange... Read More

Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
85
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Volume Thirteen Memento Mori by Wunderkammer Bier is a sour ale with chaga and rose petals which puts it under BJCP 2015 category 28C Wild Specialty Beer due to its use of herbs/spices.

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