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pFriem Pêche

pFriem Pêche, pFriem Family Brewers
Reviewed by: Michael Heniff
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

pFriem Pêche by pFriem Family Brewers is a fruited “lambic inspired ale” and is being evaluated as a Fruit Lambic (category 23F from the 2015 BJCP Beer Style Guidelines). Lambics are known for their sourness and wild characters that are naturally... Read More

Panga Drops

Nicaragua Panga Drops, Nicaragua Craft Beer Co.
Reviewed by: Richard Wong
Judges Rating:
85
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Panga Drops by Nicaragua Craft Beer Co. falls under the 2015 BJCP Guidelines as a (7C) Pale Kellerbier. This one is an unusual beer for : #1) the can is only 8 ounces ( very small ). #2) it is an unusual beer style in the U.S.

Big Lake Camper

Big Lake Brewing Big Lake Camper, Big Lake Brewing
Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
89
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Big Lake Camper by Big Lake Brewing is a New England Style IPA and is being evaluated as a Specialty IPA: New England IPA (2015 BJCP Category 21B) offering according to BJCP guidelines.

Lake King

 Big Lake Brewing Lake King, Big Lake Brewing
Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
90
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
36 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
17 / 20

Lake King by Big Lake Brewing is a West Coast IPA and is being evaluated as an American IPA (2015 BJCP Category 21A) offering according to BJCP guidelines. For this style expect intense hoppiness supported by malt and showcasing New World hop... Read More

180 Shilling

180 Shilling, Odell Brewing
Reviewed by: Brad Darnell
Judges Rating:
85
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
35 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

180 Shilling by Odell Brewing Co. is an Oak-Aged Ale and is being evaluated as a Wood-Aged Beer (2015 BJCP Category 22A) offering according to BJCP guidelines. For this style expect intense hoppiness supported by malt without being as sweet as an... Read More

Entwined

Entwined, Upland Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Joseph Formanek
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Entwined by Upland Brewing Co.

Found

Found, Upland Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Joseph Formanek
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Found by Upland Brewing Co.

Flayrah

Flayrah, Upland Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Joseph Formanek
Judges Rating:
85
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
33 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Flayrah by Upland Brewing Co.

Awe Junior

Awe Junior, Gate City Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Bury
Judges Rating:
75
Aroma:
18 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
30 / 40
Mouthfeel:
8 / 10
Overall Impression:
14 / 20

Awe Junior by Gate City Brewing Co. is being evaluated as an American Pale Ale (2015 BJCP Category 18B); however, it’s more of a New England Pale Ale but falls short of being a full NE IPA. It pours a golden color with a tall, cream-colored head... Read More

Reviewed by: Michael Bury
Judges Rating:
80
Aroma:
18 / 24
Appearance:
3 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Citras Maximus India Pale Lager by Gate City Brewing Co.

Awe Juice!!!

Awe Juice!!!, Gate City Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Michael Bury
Judges Rating:
83
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
33 / 40
Mouthfeel:
7 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

Awe Juice!!! by Gate City Brewing Co. is being evaluated as a Specialty IPA of the variant New England IPA (2015 BJCP Category 21B). It pours with a moderate stand of persistent, ivory foam which stands on top of a solid amber beer and appears... Read More

Better Selves

Better Selves, Able Seedhouse + Brewery
Reviewed by: Sean Coughlin
Judges Rating:
73
Aroma:
14 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
30 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
15 / 20

Better Selves by Able Seedhouse and Brewery is an American IPA and is being evaluated as such by the current BJCP guidelines for that category (BJCP 2015 Category 21A). 

Red Flag

Red Flag, Heavy Seas Beer
Reviewed by: Rick Franckhauser
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20

Red Flag by Heavy Seas Beer was evaluated as BJCP category 23B, Flanders Red Ale.

Jammer

Jammer, Sixpoint Brewery
Reviewed by: Rick Franckhauser
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Jammer by Sixpoints Brewery is being evaluated under Category 27A, Historical Beer: Gose, from the 2015 BJCP guidelines. This historical style has experienced new life in recent years with the rise in popularity of sour beers.

Big Boss Lager

Big Boss Lager, Big Boss Brewing Co.
Reviewed by: Rick Franckhauser
Judges Rating:
93
Aroma:
21 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Big Boss Lager by Big Boss Brewing Co. is being reviewed as BJCP category 4A, Munich Helles.

Little Red Cap

Little Red Cap, Grimm Brothers Brewhouse
Reviewed by: David Sapsis
Judges Rating:
94
Aroma:
23 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Little Red Cap by Grimm Brothers Brewhouse is being judged as BJCP category 7A, Altbier. It comes to me after a full pour into a classic german stange cylinder great for evaluating beers. Beer is served at is 44oF. 

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