Reviews

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Currant Events

Currant Events, Monday Night Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Bury
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
20 / 20

Currant Events by Monday Night Brewing is being evaluated as a Wild Specialty Beer (2015 BJCP Category 28C). It pours deep red that stops short of being burgundy with a vivid pink head that’s persistent for minutes and not seconds. Like many... Read More

Dark Subject Matter

Dark Subject Matter, Monday Night Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Bury
Judges Rating:
81
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
32 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Dark Subject Matter by Monday Night Brewing is being evaluated as a traditional Imperial Stout (2015 BJCP Category 20C). Black as midnight, rich as motor oil are two of the best phrases for this luscious beer that sits beneath a persistent brown... Read More

Sonoma Tart

Sonoma Tart, Bear Republc Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Randy Scorby
Judges Rating:
96
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Sonoma Tart by Bear Republic Brewing Co. is being evaluated as a Wild Specialty Beer (Category 28C) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Citra Cannon

Citra Cannon, Heavy Seas Beer
Reviewed by: Rick Franckhauser
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
19 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Citra Cannon by Heavy Seas Beer was judged as an American IPA, BJCP category 21A.

Astronaut Sauce IPA

Astronaut Sauce IPA, River Rat Brewery
Reviewed by: Sean Coughlin
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Astronaut Sauce by River Rat Brewery is being evaluated as a Juicy/Hazy IPA utilizing the 2018 Brewers Association guidelines. This style is better known to the masses as New England-style IPA and puts a large emphasis... Read More

Materfamilias

Materfamilias, Mother's Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Materfamilias by Mother's Brewing Co.

Five Week Sail

Five Week Sail, Arches Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
19 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Five Week Sail by Arches Brewing is a Baltic Porter and is being judged as a Baltic Porter (category 9C from the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines). Baltic Porter is a style that originated in countries along the North Sea with historical ties back... Read More

Tube City IPA

Tube City IPA, Coronado Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Tracy Hensley
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Tube City IPA by Coronado Brewing Co.

Tastes Like Space

Tastes Like Space, Belching Beaver Brewery
Reviewed by: Tracy Hensley
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Tastes Like Space by Belching Beaver Brewery made with caramel flavoring and cacao nibs. I evaluated it as a Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer (Category 30A) with a base beer style of Sweet Stout (Category 16A) from the 2015 BJCP Guidelines.

Mosaic Double IPA

Mosaic Double IPA, Belching Beaver Brewery
Reviewed by: Tracy Hensley
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Mosaic Double IPA by Belching Beaver Brewery was evaluated as a Double IPA (2015 Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) Category 22A) according to BJCP guidelines. Despite its ‘in your face’ hop flavor and alcohol heat, this is a surprisingly... Read More

Pervasive Species

Pervasive Species, Monday Night Brewing
Reviewed by: Dan Martich
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Pervasive Species by Monday Night Brewing is being evaluated as Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer (Category 28B) from the 2015 BJCP guidelines. 

All Y'all

All Y'all, Monday Night Brewing
Reviewed by: Dan Martich
Judges Rating:
83
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
6 / 10
Overall Impression:
15 / 20

All Y’all by Monday Night Brewing is being evaluated as an American Pale Ale (Category 18B) from the 2015 BJCP guidelines. 

Big Softy

Big Softy, Monday Night Brewing
Reviewed by: Dan Martich
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Big Softy by Monday Night Brewing is being evaluated as American Pale Ale (Category 18B) from the 2015 BJCP guidelines. 

This beer poured very hazy with a near New England IPA style resemblance. A thick frothy white head framed the glass... Read More

Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Sippin' Pretty Fruited Sour by Odell Brewing Co. is being evaluated as a Wild Specialty Beer (2015 BJCP Category 28C) offering according to BJCP guidelines. For this style expect the fruit to have a prominent role alongside a funky and/or sour... Read More

Typical Daydream

Typical Daydream, On Tour Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: James Link
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Typical Daydream by On Tour Brewing Co. was reviewed from a goblet after a pour from a 32 ounce can and subsequently evaluated per style guidelines defined by the Beer Judge Certification Program as a Saison category # 25B.

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 by Aspall Cider House 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.

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