Reviews

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Strawberry Rye

Strawberry Rye, Crying Eagle Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: John C. Tull
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Strawberry Rye by Crying Eagle Brewing Co. was judged as a Fruit Beer (29A) with strawberry. Strawberries are obvious in the aroma but not overly intense. A light rye malt character and a very subtle nutty aroma are also noticeable, though the... Read More

Three Harvest

Three Harvest, Wild Leap Brew Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Three Harvest by Wild Leap Brew 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.

Fredersdorfer

Fredersdorfer, Seedstock Brewery
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Fredersdorfer by Seedstock Brewery is a Fredersdorfer and is being evaluated as a Historical Beer (category 27 in the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines).

Hawley Hefeweizen

Hawley Hefeweizen, Wallenpaupack Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: James Link
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Hawley Hefeweizen by Wallenpaupack Brewing Co. was reviewed using parameters as defined in the 2015 style guidelines as provided by the Beer Judge Certification Program under category 10A German Wheat Beer after pouring from a one-pint can into a... Read More

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

Vieux Bois Gueuze by Bozeman Brewing Co. is a Gueuze and is being evaluated as a Gueuze (category 23E in the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines). Gueuzes are unfruited lambics that are blends of one, two and three-year-old vintages.

Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Westland Whiskey Barrel Aged Metamorphic Flanders Style Red w/Raspberry and Cherry by Bozeman Brewing Co.

Island Mango Twist

Island Mango Twist, Garage Brewing Co
Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
33 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Island Mango Twist by Garage Brewing Co.

Real Vanilla Cream Ale

Real Vanilla Cream Ale, Garage Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
84
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
31 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Real Vanilla Cream Ale by Garage Brewing Co. would ordinarily go under category #1C as a Cream Ale, However, with the introduction of 'real vanilla' flavor this falls under the category of #30A ( Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer). A Cream Ale... Read More

Superfluid

Superfluid, Short's Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Superfluid by Short’s Brewing Co. 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.

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

Shaka Berry Pastry Stout by Coronado Brewing Co. is being judged as #29B (Fruit and Spice Beer) according to the 2015 BJCP Guidelines. This beer features a wide range of ingredients: blackberry, blackberry, vanilla, cocoa and lactose.

Whiskey Hour

Whiskey Hour, Pontoon Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Bury
Judges Rating:
88
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Whiskey Hour by Pontoon Brewing is being evaluated as a Fruit Beer (2015 BJCP Category 29A). Lemon and lime were added to an imperial Berliner weisse base beer that was additionally aged in a whiskey barrel. It’s a deep amber beer with subtle... Read More

Reviewed by: Michael Bury
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Honorary Girl Scout: Samo'nut Cookie by Pontoon Brewing is being evaluated as a Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer (2015 BJCP Category 30A) with the additions of lactose, coconut and chocolate all in a porter base. Not surprisingly, it’s an inky... Read More

Stand By IPA

Stand By IPA, Pontoon Brewing
Reviewed by: Michael Bury
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Stand By IPA by Pontoon Brewing is being evaluated as a traditional West Coast style American IPA (2015 BJCP Category 21A). This IPA pours a light amber color with only a minimal amount of haze. It sits beneath a cream-colored, mousse-like head... Read More

Good Omen

Good Omen, Reformation Brewery
Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
95
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
39 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Good Omen by Reformation Brewery is judged as a Specialty Wood-Aged Beer (BJCP Style 33B).

Year of the Rat

Year of the Rat, Reformation Brewery
Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Year of the Rat by Reformation Brewery was judged as a Spice, Herb or Vegetable (BJCP Style 30A) with a base style of Sweet Stout (13B).

Big Dippa

Big Dippa, Reformation Brewery
Reviewed by: Pat Mulloy
Judges Rating:
91
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Big Dippa by Reformation Brewery was judged as a Double IPA (BJCP Style 22A).

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