Tag Archives: California

Seventh Day of Christmas – Lost Coast Winterbraun

Total Score: 83.5 My seventh beer of Christmas is Lost Coast Brewery’s Winterbraun, which I picked up because I’ve never seen or heard of it before. Located in Eureka, California, Lost Coast opened its doors in 1990 as one of … Continue reading

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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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North Coast Old Rasputin – Review #14

Total Score: 100.0 Staying in California, but surprisingly moving north from yesterday’s brew from Anchor in San Francisco, today I’m trying out a legend from North Coast Brewing Company. Since opening shop in 1988, North Coast has experienced tremendous success. … Continue reading

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Anchor Liberty Ale – Review #13

Total Score: 85.5               Reviewed 1DA Tonight’s brew comes from the iconic Anchor Brewing Company in San Francisco, California. Brewing since 1896, Anchor takes great pride in their traditional methods, evidenced by their vintage-style … Continue reading

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21st Amendment Brew Free! Or Die IPA – Review #3

Total Score: 72.50, C-               Reviewed 11/12/11 NOTE: Shaun O’Sullivan, co-founder and brewmaster at 21A, has contacted me to discuss this review. More to come. Saw this as a single at the local beer store recently and between the cool art … Continue reading

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