Category Archives: Beer Reviews

Anchor: Steam Beer

From the Brewery:  “Anchor Steam® Beer owes its deep amber color, thick, creamy head, and rich, distinctive flavor to a historic brewing process like none other. It is a process that combines deep respect for craft brewing tradition with many … Continue reading

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Almanac: Biere de Chocolat

From the Brewery:  “Our Biere de Chocolat celebrates the long and lauded history of chocolate production in San Francisco. Our aim was to create a beer bursting with cocoa flavors and aromas, balancing sweet and savory to create a complex … Continue reading

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Lagunitas: NightTime Ale

From the Brewery:  “There are two kinds. There is the DayTime kind, which is bright and welcoming and then there is the NightTime kind, which should never be confused with the DayTime. NightTime is dark and deep and may take … Continue reading

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Speakeasy: Payback Porter

From the Brewery:  “American hops provide a smooth distraction for Payback Porter’s robust strength, which is concealed within the shadows of dark imported malts.” 7.5% ABV American Porter Purchased from BevMo in Fresno, California. The Pour:  Poured from a 22 oz … Continue reading

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Tioga-Sequoia: Tecumseh Imperial IPA

From the Brewery:  “Tecumseh is our Triple IPA and is brewed to be the highest General in the hop army of India Pale Ales. This Imperial IPA is highly decorated with pounds of hops throughout that give it a dank, … Continue reading

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Firestone Walker: Double Jack

From the Brewery:  “A dangerously drinkable Double IPA.  Double Jack opens up with bright grapefruit and tangerine American hop aromas. Beautifully crafted undertones of stone fruit are revealed upon first sip, followed by the essence of blue basil and pine. … Continue reading

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Stone: Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA

From the Brewery:  “We’re brewers whose substantial mettle and idiomatic approach to brewing allows us to consistently create works of art such as this justifiably self-righteous black IPA. Its bitterness hits our sweet spot. Its blackness lightens our hearts. Its … Continue reading

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