Archive for Category: "Beer Review"

Bell’s Amber Ale 12 oz. Bottle

Fun Facts: Bell’s Brew­ery once a very small brew­ery that has now blown up to epic pro­por­tions and is now a world class craft brew­ery. Their cur­rent sea­sonal for sum­mer although avail­able year round in most states is Bell’s Oberon, which is a tan­ger­ine wheat beer. Folks in Michi­gan only get this beer in sum­mer while the rest of us in warmer states are graced with its pres­ence year round! (more…)

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Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Takeover @ Kickbacks Gastropub 7−28−14

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp series will have an exclu­sive tap takeover event at Kick­backs Gas­tropub in Jack­sonville , Florida. All 12 of the Sierra Nevada Col­lab­o­ra­tions will be on tap July 28th start­ing at 7PM. Please show your sup­port to one of the best places to dine and drink at in Jack­sonville at Kick­backs. Kick­backs recently opened the out­side patio of their new addi­tion next door named Goo­zlepipe and Gut­ty­works which will ensure there will be plenty of room and phe­nom­e­nal beer to go around!

The List includes the Who’s Who of Craft Beer and is as fol­lows: (more…)

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Industry Beer News– New Breweries to open up in Jacksonville, Florida

While the clos­ing of Mile Marker Brew­ing in St Augus­tine, Florida made no one happy, there is good news on the hori­zon for the Jack­sonville craft beer scene. Four new brew­eries are about to be fully oper­a­tional and are going to be open­ing their doors soon! (more…)

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Bold City Duke’s Cold Nose Brown Ale

His­tory: Bold City Brew­ery is a great brew­ery that has made big strides in the Jack­sonville mar­ket and Florida. First and Fore­most Duke’s Cold Nose Brown Ale pays homage to the owner of Bold City’s late, beloved boxer. (more…)

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BrewDog Dogma Herbed/Spiced Beer

Brew­Dog Dogma Herbed/Spiced Beer

Brew­Dog describes this beer as “inno­v­a­tive, enig­matic ale brewed with guarana, poppy seeds and kola nut all blended together with Scot­tish Heather Honey.” (more…)

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Terrapin Wake N Bake Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout

Ter­rapin Wake N Bake Cof­fee Oat­meal Impe­r­ial Stout 2013

His­tory & Fun Facts: Founded in 2002 by John Cochran and Brian “Spike” Buck­owski. (more…)

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Isthmus Beer and Cheese Fest 2014

Every win­ter the Isth­mus hosts what is becom­ing one of my absolute favorite events: the Beer and Cheese Fest! This event, held in Madi­son Wis­con­sin, con­tin­ues to draw larger and larger crowds as well as an increas­ing num­ber of arti­san cheese mak­ers and fan­tas­tic breweries!

 

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Beer Review: Elevation Beer Co

At this point we are all well aware of the crazy growth of the craft beer indus­try. There are cur­rently over 2,700 craft brew­eries in exis­tence and brew­ing beer today. Amaz­ing right? Unfor­tu­nately, a por­tion of those brew­eries may not last the long haul due to any num­ber of rea­sons and skep­ti­cism is begin­ning to creep in when it comes to try­ing beer from a new brew­ery, espe­cially any­thing that requires the brew­ers skill to be higher on the scale such as sours, bar­rel aging, Pil­sners, or higher ABV style brews. Up until a few months ago, I was unfa­mil­iar with Ele­va­tion Beer Com­pany. Dur­ing my open­ing of the World of Beer in Bel­mar, CO, I got my hands on a beau­ti­ful Berlin­ner Weisse made from the small brew­ery located in Pon­cha Springs, CO and I was extremely impressed.

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