Reviews

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Reviewed by: Tracy Hensley
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Buffalo Bill's Original Pumpkin Ale by Buffalo Bill's Brewery was evaluated as an Autumn Seasonal Beer (Category 30B) from the 2015 BJCP Guidelines.

Yacht Rock

Yacht Rock, Southbound Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Sean Coughlin
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
3 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Yacht Rock by Southbound Brewing Co. is a Brut IPA and is being evaluated under the Specialty IPA category (2015 BJCP Category 21B). Brut IPA is a relatively new style that began in San Francisco and is slowly emerging from breweries all over. It... Read More

Scorpion Bowl IPA

Stone Scorpion Bowl IPA, Stone Brewing
Reviewed by: John C. Tull
Judges Rating:
80
Aroma:
19 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
33 / 40
Mouthfeel:
6 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Scorpion Bowl IPA by Stone Brewing Co. was judged as an American IPA (21A). The aroma is quite subdued for an IPA with hop notes that are floral and herbal, surprisingly noble hop-like, with some resinous qualities mixed in as well.

Reviewed by: John C. Tull
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Four Seasons - Summer '18 by Mother Earth Brew Co. was judged as a Fruit Beer (29A). The base beer style is an Imperial Stout (20C). Raspberries, roasted grains suggesting chocolate and coffee, a touch of vanilla, and fruity-alcohol esters leap... Read More

Jolly Russian

Jolly Russian, Odell Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: David Sapsis
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Jolly Russian by Odell Brewing Co. is identified as a Rum Barrel-Aged  Russian Imperial Stout, and is being judged as a BJCP Category 33B, Specialty Wood Aged Beer. Served at 50 F.

Reviewed by: David Sapsis
Judges Rating:
84
Aroma:
19 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Breckenridge Biere de Garde by Breckenridge Brewery​ is being judged as BJCP category 24C, Biere de Garde.

Riegele Augustus

Riegele Augustus, Brauhaus Riegele
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Riegele Augustus by Brauhaus Riegele is a Weizen Doppelbock and is being evaluated as a Weizenbock (category 10C from the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines).  Weizenbocks are strong German wheat ales noted for rich, bready malt and prominent yeast-... Read More

Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Primordial Imperial IPA by Mother Earth Brew Co.

Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Cloud Catcher Milkshake IPA by Odell Brewing Co.

Truth

Truth, Rhinegeist Brewery
Reviewed by: Jessica Sullivan
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Truth by Rhinegeist Brewery is being judged as an American IPA (21A) according to the BJCP's 2015 style guidelines.

Knowledge

Knowledge, Rhinegeist Brewery
Reviewed by: Jessica Sullivan
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Knowledge by Rhinegeist Brewery is being judged as a Category 22A (Double IPA). 

Cheetah

Cheetah, Rhinegeist Brewery
Reviewed by: Jessica Sullivan
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Cheetah, from Rhinegeist Brewery, is being judged as a Style 1B: American Lager. 

Breckenridge White Ale

Breckenridge White Ale, Breckenridge Brewery
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
84
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Breckenridge White Ale by Breckenridge Brewery is a Witbier and is being evaluated as a Witbier (category 24A in the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines). Witbiers are Belgian-style wheat ales noted for their citrusy and perfumy flavors (derived from... Read More

Nap In The Hammock

Nap In The Hammock, Metazoa Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Nap In The Hammock by Metazoa Brewing Co. was judged as BJCP Category 1C, Cream Ale, according to the 2015 BJCP style guidelines.

Hoppopotamus IPA

Hoppopotamus IPA, Metazoa Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Hoppopotamus IPA by Metazoa Brewing Co. was judged as a BJCP Category 21A, American IPA, according to the 2015 guidelines.

Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
95
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Four Seasons - Autumn '18 by Mother Earth Brew Co. is a Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout brewed with toasted coconut, steel-cut oats and burnt sugar and is being evaluated as a Wood-Aged Beer (2015 BJCP Category 33A) offering according to BJCP... Read More

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