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pFriem La Mûre

pFriem La Mûre, pFriem Family Brewers
Reviewed by: Nelson Crowle
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

pFriem La Mûre by pFriem Family Brewers was initially evaluated as a BJCP 2015 style 33A, Wood-Aged Beer (meaning that the barrel/wood character affects the beer, but the original content of the barrel - whiskey/wine/etc - is not a significant... Read More

pFriem Brett Saison

pFriem Brett Saison, pFriem Family Brewers
Reviewed by: Nelson Crowle
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

pFriem Brett Saison by pFriem Family Brewers could be evaluated as BJCP 2015 style 25B (Saison), but since Saison typically expects characterful Saccharomyces yeast (and NOT Brettanomyces), I evaluated as style 28A (Brett Beer), which is where a... Read More

East Brother Festbier

East Brother Festbier, East Brother Beer Co.
Reviewed by: Nelson Crowle
Judges Rating:
96
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

East Brother Festbier by East Brother Beer Co.

Sticky Icky Icky

Sticky Icky Icky, Short's Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Dan Martich
Judges Rating:
95
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
40 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Sticky Icky Icky by Short's Brewing is being evaluated as an American IPA (Category 21A) from the 2015 BJCP guidelines.  

This beer poured golden with a hazy appearance that is indicative of either a dry hopping method or signs of the... Read More

Alcatraz 2X IPA

Alcatraz 2X IPA, Alcatraz Brewing
Reviewed by: Dan Martich
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Alcatraz 2X IPA by Alcatraz Brewing is being evaluated as a Double IPA (Category 22A) from the 2015 BJCP guidelines.  

This beer poured golden amber with a low amount of haziness. The robust off-white head is voluminous and framed the... Read More

Miracle Mile IPA

Miracle Mile IPA, 6th and La Brea Brewery and Restaurant
Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
86
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Miracle Mile IPA by 6th and La Brea Brewery and Restaurant is listed under 21A of the BJCP 2015 Guidelines as an American IPA. The alcohol of this beer is 6.7%.

Get Buzzed

Get Buzzed, 6th and La Brea Brewery and Restaurant
Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
82
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
30 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
14 / 20

Get Buzzed by 6th and La Brea Brewery and Restaurant falls under the category of 35B under Mixed Style as this is listed as a Golden Ale with Honey. The aroma of this beer was evident with an explosion of honey and sweetness. Their was no hops ... Read More

Two Stall

Two Stall, Ahnapee Brewery
Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Two Stall by Ahnapee Brewery was judged as a Spice, Herb or Vegetable Beer (BJCP Style 30A per 2015 Style Guidelines).

Ahnapee Oktoberfest

Ahnapee Oktoberfest, Ahnapee Brewery
Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
40 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Ahnapee Oktoberfest by Ahnapee Brewery was judged as a Märzen, BJCP Style 6A under 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

SeaBee Gose

SeaBee Gose, Big Boss Brewing Co
Reviewed by: Jason Johnson
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
4 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

SeaBee Gose by Big Boss Brewing Co. was judged as a standard Gose, one of the beers in the BJCP category 27, Historical beer.

Ralph

Ralph, The Ale Apothecary
Reviewed by: Jason Johnson
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Ralph by The Ale Apothecary is judged as a mixed-fermentation sour ale brewed with fir needles, honey, and aged in wine barrels.

Lundi

Lundi, Monday Night Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Lundi by Monday Night Brewing is an American IPA and is being evaluated as an American IPA (category 21A from the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines). American IPAs are hop-forward beers typically expressing American or new world hop characters and... Read More

Motorworks Oktoberfest

Motorworks Oktoberfest, Motorworks Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
87
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Motorworks Oktoberfest by Motorworks Brewing​ is a Marzen and is being evaluated as a Marzen (category 6A from the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines).  Marzens are known for being rich, malty lagers with the malt character focused on bready and... Read More

Tiki Sunset Sour

Tiki Sunset Sour, Coronado Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Randy Scorby
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Tiki Sunset Sour by Coronado Brewing Co. is being evaluated as a Wild Specialty Beer (Category 28C) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

Dia De Los Deftones

Dia De Los Deftones, Belching Beaver Brewery
Reviewed by: Randy Scorby
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Dia De Los Deftones by Belching Beaver Brewery is being evaluated as a Fruit Beer (Category 29A) from the 2015 BJCP Style Guidelines.

East Brother Red Lager

Red Lager, East Brother Beer Co.
Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Red Lager by East Brother Beer Co. is a Red Lager and is being evaluated as a Vienna Lager (2015 BJCP Category 7A) offering according to BJCP guidelines. For this style expect smooth maltiness with moderate bitterness and a dry finish.

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