Category Archives: Beer Review

Second Day of Christmas – 21st Amendment Fireside Chat – Review #22

Total Score: 63.5 The second beer in the 12 Beers of Christmas series is a winter spiced ale from 21st Amendment Brewery called Fireside Chat (for info on 21st Amendment Brewery check out my review of 21st Amendment Brew Free! … Continue reading

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First Day of Christmas – Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale – Review #21

Total Score: 92.0 The first of my 12 Beers of Christmas series comes from the legendary Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Chico, California. Like so many other breweries Sierra Nevada was founded avid and talented homebrewer, Ken Grossman, who remains … Continue reading

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Goose Island Pere Jacques 2009 – Review #19

Total Score: 63.0 Today’s brew comes from Chicago’s Goose Island Beer Company. The brewery takes its name from the only island on the Chicago River. The man-made island was created in the 1850s as a result of a clay excavation … Continue reading

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Founders Nemesis 2010 – Review #18

Total Score: 87.5 For the next few reviews I’m digging in to my “cellar” for some big vintage brews. Today I’m tasting a 2010 Founders Nemesis, and in the coming days I’ll have a 2010 Founders Breakfast Stout, 2009 Goose … Continue reading

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Thirsty Dog Siberian Night – Review #17

Total Score: 92.5 Today’s beer is Siberian Night, a Russian Imperial Stout that comes from another local brewery, Thirsty Dog Brewing Company in Akron, Ohio. In keeping with the name and purpose of this site I try to provide some … Continue reading

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Intercourse Paradise Pale Ale – Review #16

Total Score: 68.0 I’m about to have Intercourse. Intercourse Brewing Company’s Paradise Pale Ale, that is. Founded in 2008, the brewery is named after the rural Amish town of Intercourse, PA, which happens to be a dry town. [Insert dry … Continue reading

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Victory Prima Pils – Review #15

Total Score: 91.0 Today I’m going back to the Victory well for their Prima Pils. Info about the brewery can be found in my previous review of Victory Festbier. As for the beer, Prima Pils is brewed with all German … Continue reading

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