Tag: Beer review

Beer Review – Founders Red’s Rye PA


On a recent trip to the local store, I hit the “craft” beer wall and picked up a bottle of the Founders Red’s Rye PA as a part of a mixed six. From the Founders site: “Serious hop bitterness, along with an unyielding grapefruit bouquet from the Amarillo dry-hop, […]

Beer Review – Samuel Adams White Ale


I picked up another Sam Adams sampler and this time along with the usual suspects, this case included the White Ale. From the Sam Adams site: “Full Spicy yet smooth. Samuel Adams® White Ale is brewed with 10 exotic spices: orange and lemon peel, dried plum, Grains of

Beer Review – Lagunitas The Hairy Eyeball


I’ll admit it. I bought this beer because I was amused by the label, and with a name like The Hairy Eyeball, I couldn’t possibly pass it up, especially since I’ve been given “the hairy eyeball” on numerous occasions throughout my life. This beer is a seasonal offering […]

Beer Review – Old Speckled Hen


On a recent trip to my local purveyor, I picked up a bottle of  Old Speckled Hen as part of a mixed six. From the Old Speckled Hen site: “Old Speckled Hen” was first brewed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the MG car factory in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. […]

Beer Review – Samuel Adams Scotch Ale


I picked up another Sam Adams sampler and this time, along with the usual suspects, this case included the Scotch Ale. From the Sam Adams site: “This is a brew for adventurous beer drinkers. Made with seven malts: two-row pale Harrington, Metcalfe, and Copeland pale malts, Munich, chocolate […]

Beer Review – Fuller’s London Porter


On a recent trip to my local purveyor, I picked up a bottle of Fuller’s London Porter as a part of a mixed six. From the Fuller’s site: “London Porter captures the flavors of the original entire brews perfectly, although you won’t find a cloudy pint these days! […]

Beer Review – Smuttynose Summer Weizen


Smuttynose Brewing Company does so many things right, that when I see something new on the shelves from this outstanding brewery, I just have to buy it and give it a try. The Smuttynose Summer Weizen is only available between May and August, and here is what they […]