Monthly Archives: January 2014

Frederic-Robinson: Chocolate Old Tom

From the Brewery:  “Old Tom with chocolate is an indulgent rich combination of Robinsons’ award winning Old Tom and the finest cocoa. It is a superior full bodied strong ale filled with the flavour of ripe malt and velvety smooth … Continue reading

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Ballast Point: Victory at Sea (Imperial Porter with Coffee and Vanilla)

From the Brewery:  “Our Victory at Sea Imperial Porter is a bold, smooth brew with just the right amount of sweetness. We infused this robust porter with whole vanilla beans and San Diego’s own Caffe Calabria coffee beans. The subtle … Continue reading

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Shipyard: Barley Wine Style Ale (Pugsley’s Signature Series)

From the Brewery:  “Barley Wine Style Ale is a big beer made with six different malts (Pale Ale, Crystal, Caramunich, Wheat, Chocolate and Roasted Barley) and balanced with a very full hop charge of Summit, Challenger and Fuggles hops. It … Continue reading

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Green Flash: Green Bullet Triple India Pale Ale

From the Brewery:  “Named after a super-robust New Zealand hop, Green Bullet™ is a well-balanced Triple IPA being bottled today for the 1st time ever. Brewmaster, Chuck Silva initially released this Pacific Gem to celebrate the Green Flash 9th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Half Moon Bay Brewing: Mavericks Pit Stop Chocolate Porter

From the Brewery:  “This dry porter is brewed with a special blend of roasted barley malts and raw cocoa beans, to create subtle, but complex hints of dark chocolate, especially in the aroma.” 3.75 % ABV Chocolate Porter Purchased from BevMo … Continue reading

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