Reviews

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Loose Boots

Loose Boots by Roadhouse Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Susan Ruud
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Loose Boots by Roadhouse Brewing Co. was judged as an American IPA (BJCP Cat.

Punk Ass Cat

Punk Ass Cat, Door County Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Susan Ruud
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Punk Ass Cat by Door County Brewing Co. was judged as an American IPA (BJCP Category 21A).

Clawhammer Pilsner

Clawhammer Pilsner, Door County Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Susan Ruud
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Clawhammer Pilsner by Door County Brewing Co.

Devil's Advocate

Devil's Advocate, Church Street Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Susan Ruud
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Devil's Advocate by Church Street Brewing Co.

Eight Pounds per BBL

Eight Pounds per BBL, Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery
Reviewed by: Susan Ruud
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Eight Pounds Per BBL by Seven Stills Brewery & Distillery was pleasant, easy drinking beer judged as a BJCP category 21B - Specialty IPA: New England IPA.

Hop Peak IPA

Hop Peak IPA, Breckenridge Brewery
Reviewed by: Susan Ruud
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Hop Peak IPA by Breckenridge Brewery is a wonderful American IPA judged as such under BJCP Category 21A. Upfront it had a huge citrus and piney (almost earthy) hop aroma that blended nicely with a pleasant grainy malt following right behind. ... Read More

Riegele Dunkel

Riegele Dunkel, Brauhaus Riegele
Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Riegele Dunkel by Brauhaus Riegele was judged as BJCP category 8A, Munich Dunkel. This beer’s rich malt aromas and flavors remind me of Nutella on lightly toasted bread with the sweetness toned down.

Riegele Kellerbier

Riegele Kellerbier, Brauhaus Riegele
Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Riegele Kellerbier by Brahaus Riegele was reviewed as a BJCP Category 7C, Pale Kellerbier. The beer has a hazy, murky gold unfiltered look sitting under a dense off-white foam cap with fair retention.

Aniversario 1

Aniversario 1, SouthNorte Beer Co.
Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Aniversario 1 by SouthNorte Beer Co. was judged as a Spice, Herb, Vegetable beer with underlying BJCP Category 25B, Saison. This beer is a square peg.

Reviewed by: John C. Tull
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Tropic of Thunder Lager by Stone Brewing Co. was judged as an Experimental Beer (34C). The aroma is dominated by fruit from the abundance of aroma hopping. The fruitiness is very tropical, mostly mango and papaya, with a back note of herbal... Read More

Barrel Aged Saison II

Barrel Aged Saison II, pFriem Family Brewers
Reviewed by: David Sapsis
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Barrel Aged Saison II by pFriem Family Brewers is being judged as BJCP category 33 A, Wood-aged beer, with the underlying style of Saison. Served in a soft-sided tall glass designed for DuPont, at 50oF.

Mail Truck

Mail Truck, Hanging Hills Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
83
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Mail Truck by Hanging Hills Brewing Co. is an American Pale Ale that will be judged as such under BJCP category 18B. This beer pours a deep yellow, approaching light golden color, with mild haze, a big fluffy white head that has short retention... Read More

Hills Pils

Hills Pils, Hanging Hills Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
84
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Hills Pils by Hanging Hills Brewing Co. is a pilsner that best fits under the BJCP category 5D German Pils.

Hartbeat

Hartbeat, Hanging Hills Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Hartbeat by Hanging Hills Brewing Co. is a Double IPA that will be judged as such under BJCP category 22A. It pours a deep hazy yellow with a big, foamy white head, that has low-ish retention that tends to hang off the... Read More

Saddleback

Saddleback, Uinta Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Saddleback by Uinta Brewing is a Brut IPA and is being evaluated as a Specialty IPA (category 21B of the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines).

Drift Racer

Drift Racer, Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Drift Racer by Bear Republic Brewing Co. 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. Additionally, despite being a... Read More

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