Monthly Archives: June 2013

Anderson Valley Boont Amber Ale

From the Brewery:  “Balance.  It’s what makes our Boont Amber Ale so unique: rich, crystal malts give this beer a deep copper hue and contribute a slight caramel sweetness while the herbal, spicy bitterness from carefully selected whole-cone hops impart … Continue reading

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Stone Espresso Imperial Russian Stout (2013 Odd Year Release)

From the Brewery:  “Like the classic version, this Odd Year edition was brewed in the authentic, historical style of an imperial Russian stout, but with the addition of several hundred pounds of espresso beans from our friends at Ryan Bros. … Continue reading

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Rogue Irish Style Lager

From the Brewery:  “An Irish style lager with a smooth mellow flavor and an apple crisp finish. Perfect for floating Guinness!” 5.0% ABV Purchased from Old Doc’s in Fresno. The Pour:  Poured from a 22 oz bomber into a nonic imperial … Continue reading

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Guinness, Espresso, and Dark Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

The Ingredients:  We made a double batch, so if you don’t want as much just halve everything. 5 cups (40 oz) Guinness Irish Stout 4 cups heavy whipping cream 4 cups whole milk 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 tsp vanilla … Continue reading

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Shiner Bock

From the Brewery:  “Bock reflects the tradition of genuine Bavarian beers as a brew only a craftsman like Kosmos Spoetzl, trained in the “Old Country,” could bring to life. With its deep amber color, distinctive rich flavor and full body, … Continue reading

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Stone Enjoy By 07.04.13 IPA

From the Brewery:  “You have in your hands a devastatingly fresh double IPA. While freshness is a key component of many beers – especially big, citrusy, floral IPAs – we’ve taken it further, a lot further, in this IPA. You … Continue reading

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High Water Brewing Campfire Stout

From the Brewery:  “Campfire Stout evokes fond memories of wilderness and camping adventures. Notes of chocolate and graham cracker topped with a hint of marshmallow will leave you wanting s’more. Like any campfire experience, this beer is best shared with … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Ale Works Dark Night Oatmeal Stout

From the Brewery:  “Our darkest ale is a true American Stout.  Black as a moonless night and full of chocolate and roasted barley flavor, this beer has a creamy, velvety texture from the oats and finishes smooth.” (Thanks to Marc at the … Continue reading

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21st Amendment Brew Free! Or Die IPA

From the Brewery:  “BREW FREE! OR DIE IPA is brewed with some serious west coast attitude. This aromatic golden IPA starts with a sucker punch of six different hops to the nose, quickly balanced by a solid malt backbone. Our … Continue reading

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Tioga Sequoia Half Dome California Wheat

From the Brewery:  “Half Dome is a zestfully refreshing wheat ale brewed with San Joaquin Valley-grown lemon and orange peel to make a uniquely crafted unfiltered session beer. A blend of two distinctive wheat ales, along with local fruits and … Continue reading

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