I big malty 9.6% ABV DIPA with a nice hop balance. From Barrelhouse Brewing. Paired well with our Morrow Bay oysters.
After hours in the car I need to stretch my legs and find a bathroom. As usual she found the perfect place just off the 101…a brewery. Trying to stay on schedule we limited ourselves to two each, but really need to spend more time here…all we tried were quite good. R to L we […]
By little I mean 12 fluid ounces. By Puff I mean 9.8% ABV, 108 IBU IPA from Sixpoint Brewery. Per the label an unfiltered and special dry-hopped version of their Resin imperial IPA. Piney and resinous hop characteristics overpower the big malty base so no residual sweetness. The pleasant, but strong, bitterness doesn’t linger as […]
This newer brewery is in the Brig HQ on Ostrow, and currently only open on weekdays for lunch, between 11am and 2pm. Owned by the folks that own the Brigantine restaurants, I’ve heard the beer will be made for the restaurants. While there, the fav of all 3 or 4 groups ordering beer was the […]
She enjoyed the dessert-like Guava Libre!, a collaboration beer The Bruery and Funky Budda. Think milkshake IPA, minus the hop bitterness, with added vanilla and sweet fruit. They even let it ferment enough to get up to 7.5% ABV. I, on the other hand, got the Consolation Prize. This 9.5% ABV double IPA, from the […]
…F*#k yeah! Wet hop, nice balance, and 7% ABV.
Quite happy with the hazy collaboration beer from Burgeon Beer Co. and Humble Sea Brewing.
Decided to crash a “friends and fam” soft opening occuring today and tomorrow at the newest brewery in town, Creative Creature Brewing Company. IPAs and sours and a stout. We tried # 4, 5, 6, 13 and 14. All decent… They took over the brewery spot where Urbn Pizza and Brewery were, at the corner […]
Quite happy with this beer; 6.8% ABV and nicely balanced. Even better that it was a freebie, as my boss brought back for me from his recent trip to that area.
Damn….this is a spectacular beverage. After trying each, I definitely have my favs, but this mead stands out. After being the bomb at some recent festivals, it understandable that they are down to their last. Get it while you can. Fruit forward but not overly sweet, and clocking in at 8.9%. Nice job.