Saturday, November 24, 2018
With this video, I take a look at the Leroy from Mile Wide Beer Company located in Louisville, Kentucky. This beer is an American Brown Ale with an ABV of 5.8%. Personally, I found this to be a solid brown ale that although a little thinner than I prefer, it had great notes and tones throughout from the malts. There was a nice roastiness to the beer along with a coffee feel, and sweet appeal of caramel or toffee-like flavor making a nice mouthfeel overall. 3.75 out of 5 for me on this ale, and would definitely recommend for any Brown Ale fan. Check the video to see and hear more of my thoughts on this one, and if you have had it before then leave a comment to let me know what you thought of it as well.
Thursday, November 22, 2018
I decided to take a few minutes and do a live unboxing from Joe over at The Beer PaTroll who sent me a few beers to check out. And make sure to check out his channel, details are below. But let's see what he sent me this time.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Dad from Rhinegeist Brewery here in Cincinnati, Ohio, is what they call there Happy Holiday Ale and is a seasonal offering available in only November and December each year. This 6% ABV beer uses three hops and two malts and can also be best described as an Amber Red Ale. For me I found this one to be solid overall and have a nice balance between the malts and hops with an overall sweet caramelly appeal with an overall smoothness I think it’s well worth checking out if you see it and if you like a more malty type beer. Check out the video to see and hear more of my thoughts on this one, and if you have had it then let me know what you thought by leaving a comment!
Monday, November 19, 2018
Popular annual event features strong and rare beers from 50 Ohio craft breweries
CLEVELAND – The Ohio Craft Brewers Association presents the 13th Annual Winter Warmer Fest at Windows on the River on Saturday, March 9 from 2-5 p.m. More than 50 Ohio craft breweries will showcase their winter seasonal, limited-edition and high-gravity beers. The Winter Warmer Fest is a fundraiser for the Ohio Craft Brewers Association, a non-profit organization founded to promote, preserve and protect Ohio’s craft brewing industry.
Winter Warmer Fest tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 23 at 7 a.m. A $10 discount will be applied to the first 100 early admission tickets sold on Black Friday.
General admission tickets are available in advance for $45, which includes a souvenir glass and tasting tickets for 20 four-ounce samples. Early admission tickets are also available for $55 ($45 with Black Friday discount), granting admission at 1 p.m. Designated driver admission is available for $15 and includes a food voucher. Tickets can be purchased online at www.beerfesttickets.com/
Winter Warmer Fest will once again feature a cask area with several breweries offering special infusions available only at the event. Many of the brewers will be on hand throughout the day to meet and talk with Ohio craft beer enthusiasts. Ohio On Tap app users attending the event will receive five bonus passport stamps to redeem toward prizes.
The Black Sheep Pipes & Drums will welcome guests to the venue, while Cleveland musicians Austin Walkin’ Cane and Chris Allen will entertain guests during the event. Food trucks on site include Slyman’s Tavern, Scott’s Fire and Ice and more to be announced.
Winter Warmer Fest is supported by Frantz Ward and Mosaic Employee Benefits.
Founded in 2007, the Ohio Craft Brewers Association is a nonprofit guild that exists to promote, preserve and unify Ohio’s craft brewing industry. We aspire to be recognized as the industry leader at both state and national levels for preserving the art of making high-quality, unique craft beer; to serve as the unified voice for craft brewers across the state; to advocate on behalf of the Ohio craft beer industry; to contribute to systemic, local community development by driving economic and job growth, while creating experiences that bring people together; and to serve as a beacon for local production and manufacturing through craft beer, resulting in diverse choices for consumers.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
The 8-Bit Pale Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company is a 5.2% Pale Ale with an IBU level of 46. With the tasting of this beer, I found this one to stack up very good for the style. There was a nice amount of hoppiness with the beer, and overall it carried a nice light body feel to it. There was a good mouthfeel provided and along with being able to pick up the hops there was also a nice feeling of the malts that could also be detected, making a nice overall balance for the beer. Citrusy notes come through rather easily from this four hopped beer and overall it played out pretty smooth. Check out the video to see and hear more of my thoughts, and if you have had it before then let me know what you thought by leaving a comment.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
The Half Pipe Sour Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company is 5% ABV Sour Ale with an IBU level of 20. With the tasting of this beer, I found this one to have a good solid overall appeal with a decent amount of tartness, but also it did carry some thinness for me and was more dominant in the flavor of a sour apple. There was some acidity and slight bitterness as expected with a pale ale, but well worth a try. Check out the video to see and hear more of my thoughts, and if you have had it before then let me know what you thought by leaving a comment as well.
Monday, November 5, 2018
Raspberry Jam from Tallgrass Brewing is a 4.3% Berliner Weisse style ale that at 4.3% ABV is the subject of my latest beer tasting here. There was no issue with the raspberry flavor coming through as this came through nicely for sure. The beer itself was light and tart as expected, and there was a good amount of carbonation in play as well which almost made it feel like a raspberry soda in some respect. If you like a fruity beer then you will not be disappointed with this one. Check out the video to see and hear more of my thoughts on this beer, and if you have had it before then leave a comment to let me know what you thought of it as well.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
This is a re-share of the video that can also be seen on The Party Source Reviews channel from when I swung by The Party Source in Newport, Kentucky and caught up with J.O. from his YouTube channel The Party Source Reviews. And surprisingly, an impromptu live stream ended up happening. Check out the footage here as we also sample Prairie Bomb from Prairie Artisinal Ales.
Check Out The Party Source Reviews Channel Here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClohoNsJgoWwgviZYDiRQDQ
Thursday, November 1, 2018
The first Thursday of every November is recognized as International Stout Day, so I decided tonight to crack one open and kick back to enjoy and rejoice. For this, my choice is the Mala Vida here from Cervesa Del Montseny, a brewery located in Spain. Check out the video to see me discuss this along with a little detail about the style of stouts as well.
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