Reviews

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Dry English Cider

Dry
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Dry English Cider by Aspall Cider House is an English cider and is being judged as an English Cider (category C1B from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines).  English ciders are typically dry with moderate tannins and an occasional smokiness from a... Read More

Zoigl-Pils

Zoigl-Pils, Zoiglhaus Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Zoigl-Pils by Zoiglhaus Brewing Co. is a North German-Style Pilsner and is being evaluated as a German Pilsner (2015 BJCP Category 5D) offering according to BJCP guidelines. For this style expect a golden, clean fermented lager based on high-... Read More

Fastback Racer

Fastback Racer, Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
95
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Fastback Racer by Bear Republic Brewing Co. is a Double IPA and is being evaluated as a Double IPA (2015 BJCP Category 22A) offering according to BJCP guidelines. For this style, expect intense hops and sufficient supporting malt that stops short... Read More

Racer 500

Racer 500, Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Racer 500 by Bear Republic is an “Indy Pale Ale” and is being evaluated as an IPA (2015 BJCP Category 21A) offering according to BJCP guidelines. For this style expect a hoppy and bitter beer with balanced malt character.

Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Bastogne Ardenne Spirit by Brasserie de Bastogne is a Belgian interpretation of an Old Ale and is being judged as a Mixed-Style Beer (category 34B in the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines).  The Mixed-Style Beer category is a is a catch-all category for... Read More

Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Mega Mint Imperial Chocolate Milk Stout by Heathen Brewing would normally be judged as a #20C (Imperial Stout), however, this beer has mint in its component, which makes it more qualified under #30A (Spice, Herb or Vegetable Beer). 

Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
95
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Highland Charge Bourbon Barrel Aged Wee Heavy Scottish Ale by Heathen Brewing is being judged as a #17C of the Wee Heavy BJCP category, though it has spent time in a bourbon barrel. 

Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Highland Charge Wee Heavy Scottish Ale by Heathen Brewing falls under the category of (#17C) - Wee Heavy of the 2015 BJCP Guidelines.

Reviewed by: James Link
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Bizarre Gardening Accident Kumquat by Motorworks Brewing was reviewed per 2015 style guidelines of the Beer Judge Certification Program under category 29A Fruit Beer.

Power of Love IPA

Power of Love IPA, Mother Earth Brew Co.
Reviewed by: Tracy Hensley
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Power of Love IPA by Mother Earth Brew Co.

Kismet

Kismet, Mother Earth Brew Co.
Reviewed by: Tracy Hensley
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Though I was set on cherishing Kismet by Mother Earth Brew Co. based on its complex and evolving aromas alone, this IPA example (2015 Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) Category 21A)was missing the malt flavor, and its overly attenuated ... Read More

Reviewed by: Tracy Hensley
Judges Rating:
85
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
6 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Four Seasons - Spring '18 - Collaboration Ale by Mother Earth Brew Co. is a bludgeoning hoppy beer experience. So overwhelmed by hops I struggle to identify any hop flavor besides a sheer unimaginable amount of hops.

Lucky Scars

Lucky Scars, Currahee Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Lucky Scars IPA by Currahee Brewing Co. is an American IPA and will be judged as such by BJCP 2015 category 21A. It pours a deep golden yellow color, with a slight haze and long-lasting white head that sticks to the glass. The aroma is full of... Read More

Kawi

Kawi, Currahee Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Dan Preston
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Kawi by Currahee Brewing Co. is a Coffee Milk Stout and will be judged as a Spice Herb & Vegetable Beer under BJCP 2015 category 30A due to the coffee, with a base style of sweet stout (16A).

Reviewed by: Sean Coughlin
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Ballyhook Flyer by Craigies Cider is being evaluated as an English Cider (2015 BJCP Category Cider-1B) according to BJCP guidelines.

Citrus IPA

Citrus IPA, Garage Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Citrus IPA by Garage Brewing Co. is a Fruited IPA and is being evaluated as a Fruit Beer (2015 BJCP Category 29A) offering according to BJCP guidelines. For this style expect the fruit to add character to the base beer, but not overwhelm it.

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