Reviews

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Rose Du Gose

Rose Du Gose, Cape May Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Jessica Sullivan
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Rose Du Gose by DC Brau and Cape May Brewing Co. is being reviewed as a Gose with fruit (29 A: Fruit Beer).

MO PILS

MO PILS, Jersey Girl Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: James Link
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

MO PILS by Jersey Girl Brewing Co. was reviewed in conjunction with the 2015 style guidelines of the Beer Judge Certification Program under subheading 5D German Pilsner.

A very pretty golden beer poured brilliantly clear with a fine bead... Read More

Life Exotic

Life Exotic, Upland Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Sean Coughlin
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Life Exotic by Upland Brewing Co. is being evaluated as a Fruit Beer (Category 29A) with the base style as a Saison (Category 25B) according to the 2015 BJCP Guidelines.

Oak & Rosé

Oak & Rosé, Upland Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Sean Coughlin
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Oak & Rosé by Upland Brewing Co.

Oak & Red

Oak & Red, Upland Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Sean Coughlin
Judges Rating:
82
Aroma:
19 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
33 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Oak & Red by Upland Brewing Co. is being evaluated as a Wild Specialty Beer (Category 28C) according to the 2015 BJCP Guidelines. Acidity is dominant in the aroma with a strong lactic presence and undertones of acetic acid.

Gnarvana

Gnarvana, Gnarly Barley Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Gnarvana by Gnarley Barley Brewing Co.

Big Mother Triple IPA

Big Mother Triple IPA, Mother Earth Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Big Mother Triple IPA by Mother Earth Brew Co. is a Double IPA and is being evaluated as a Double IPA (category 22A from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines). The focus of the Double IPA style is hops, hops, and more hops. Additionally, despite being... Read More

Jucifer

Jucifer, Gnarly Barley Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Jucifer by Gnarley Barley Brewing Co.

Oak & White

Oak & White, Upland Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Jim Koebel
Judges Rating:
95
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Oak & White by Upland Brewing Co. is a barrel-aged fruited sour ale, judged as BJCP Category 28C, Wild Specialty Ale. This beer has a tart aroma with layers of complexlty that follow. Low spicing and oak tannins are present, as is a distinct... Read More

Privat

Privat by Brauhaus Riegele
Reviewed by: Michael Bury
Judges Rating:
98
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
20 / 20

Privat by Brauhaus Riegele is being evaluated as a Festbier (2015 BJCP Category 4B).

Steamworks Pilsner

Pilsner, Steamworks Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: David Sapsis
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Steamworks Pilsner by Steamworks Brewing Co. is being judged as BJCP style 5D, German Pils. The beer is served in a stange glass at 41oF.

Flagship IPA

Flagship IPA, Steamworks Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: David Sapsis
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Flagship IPA by Steamworks Brewing Co. was judged as BJCP category 21A,  American IPA, served in a taper-shouldered pint glass at 47oF.

Shared Waters

Shared Waters by Coronado Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: John C. Tull
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Shared Waters by Coronado Brewing Co. was judged as a European Sour Ale: Lambic (23D), though it would have faired equally well as a Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer (28B). This beer has a sour aroma of slightly funky straw and spice/acidity with a... Read More

Reviewed by: John C. Tull
Judges Rating:
78
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
27 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
15 / 20

Barrel-Aged German Chocolate Cake by Coronado Brewing Co. was judged as a Spice, Herb or Vegetable Beer (30A). The base style is an Imperial Stout with the addition of coconut and chocolate. Both coconut and chocolate stand out in the aroma.

Reviewed by: Michael McGuire
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Snozzberries Taste Like Snozzberries by Pontoon Brewing is a complex fruit beer and was judged as a Fruit and Spice Beer (BJCP sub-style 29B). It poured bright purple and opaque into the glass, where it formed a moderate lighter purple head with... Read More

Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
40 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

The Laurentian Series, Lake Superior by Speciation Artisan Ales smells mild but rounded, weaving mild funk, light tropical fruit, citrus, light berry, and hints of oak into a delectable invitation. It drops cloudy straw blanketed by 1” of white... Read More

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