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Author Archives: Ross E. Lockhart

Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout

Sweet toasty malt, chocolate, & spicy yeast nose; taste follows, roasty & bittersweet.

Galaxy Showers Double IPA

Tropical fruit & oily hops; grapefruit, mango, & peach; balanced bitter cereal mid; boozy; crisp.

Dwarf Invasion Mead

Bing cherries, cinnamon, black pepper nose; fizzy sweet/sour stone fruit tongue; tart, bitter finish.

Dammed! Double IPA

Malty, herby, & earthy nose (garlic?); bready & malty, sweet; lots of caramel; resiny hops; spicy & boozy.

Double Skull Doppelbock Lager

Nutty toffee, sweet malt nose; earthy, bready, & sugary tongue; oaky mid; thick mouthfeel; hot finish.

Vanilla Oatis Oatmeal Stout

Roasty malt & woody vanilla; bittersweet chocolate; velvet smooth; nicely balanced; bitter finish.

Bombay Berserker Indian-Style Chocolate Stout

Clown Shoes’ Chocolate Sombrero made sense, but this cardamom & chai variant is as weird as it gets.

Oktoberfest Festbier Lager

Bready, malty earthy nose; crisp & clean & spicy; biscuity mid; dry, bitter finish.

Groupe G Belgian RyePA

Day-old flowers & black pepper nose; yeast & rye & herbal hops on tongue; crisp & big yeasty bitter finish.

Hibiscusicity Belgian-style Ale

Hibiscus, orange peel, & decadent spice nose; lemon bar mouthfeel, buttered wheat toast; nice carb.