Monthly Archives: May 2014

Firestone Walker: Pivo Hoppy Pilsner

From the Brewery:  “Everything we love about classic German Pilsner with a hoppy Bohemian twist. Pils is a bright straw colored lager beer with playful carbonation topped with beautiful white foam lace. Delicate lightly toasted malt flavors underscore noble German … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada: Porter

From the Brewery:  “Porters were invented as a fortifying drink for the rough-and-tumble working class of London’s bustling markets. It was brewed for good folks with calluses on their hands, doing work that needed to be done. We salute those … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada: Blindfold Black IPA

From the Brewery:  “Blindfold blankets us in darkness yet maintains a surprisingly light body and bold, hoppy character. This black IPA emerged from our Beer Camp program and builds on Sierra Nevada’s legendary love of hops with roasted malts for … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada: Snow Wit White IPA

From the Brewery:  “You don’t need a magic mirror to see the lure of this beer. It’s brewed with seven varieties of experimental dwarf hops. These hops are so called because of their uncommon growing method—shorter hedgerows rather than tall … Continue reading

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Speakeasy: Big Daddy IPA

From the Brewery:  “No lightweight, Big Daddy I.P.A. tips the scales with a huge hop flavor and a dry, clean finish that leaves the scene without a trace.” 6.5% ABV IPA. The Pour:  Poured from a 12 oz bottle into my … Continue reading

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Mission: Shipwrecked Double IPA

From the Brewery:  “Our Shipwrecked Double IPA is like no other. With intense hop character from the use of Cascade, CTZ, and Centennial hops, it drinks like an IPA but has the backbone of a double. Distinct, with depth and … Continue reading

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