Day 27: Bruery Terreux Frucht: Boysenberry

For the last sour Saturday of the project we are going back to California to check out Bruery Terreux Fruct: Boysenberry. Bruery Terreux is the sour project from the The Bruery. I haven’t had a brew from either of their elements so I thought this was as good as time as any to give them…

Day 25: Golden Road Brewing’s Wolf Among Weeds

A case of beer down and just five more to go. So for our IPA of the week we are getting out of the Pacific Northwest and heading South to Los Angeles. Grabbing Golden Road Brewing’s Wolf Among Weeds IPA. I average a trip to LA around 2 times a year. While LA has many…

Day 13: Almanac Farmer’s Reserve Blueberry sour

Another week, another attempt at finding a quaffable sour. This week I’m giving Almanac Beer Company out of Northern California a go. I’ve heard good things from fellow beer nerds as to the good booze coming out of this Northern Cali brewery. We have several offerings from Almanac at the store but I chose the…

Day 9: Stone Xocoveza: A Winter Spiced Mocha Stout

For today’s adventure into the heart of darkness, we are headed south to the overly prolific Stone Brewing company. A monster on the craft beer scene, it seems like Stone has a new release at least once a week. They tend to make fantastic IPAs and Stouts. This one did come out a couple months…

Day 7: Firestone Walker Brav’17

Day 7! We made it a week, so now it’s time to “Treat yo self!” Giving Firestone Walker’s 2017 Bravo Imperial Brown Ale a try. I’ve had mixed experiences with Firestone Walker since moving to the West Coast, but there special releases seem to hit the mark. With the release of Bravo, Firestone is going…

Day 2: Lagunitas High Westified Coffee Stout

I love Lagunitas, and I love High West. So what can go wrong with this collaboration? -Appearance: No Head just the slight bit of carbonation on the top of the glass. Pitch black and Syrupy. -Nose: You get the whiskey for sure, but not necessarily the sweetness that you might get with bourbon barrel aging….