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Punk’in Drublic Imperial Pumpkin Ale

Coronado Brewing Punk'in DrublicSpicy pumpkin pie nose, boozy; taste follows, malty, astringent, spice heavy, & candy-sweet; creamy. Continue reading

Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout

New Belgium Salted Belgian Chocolate StoutSweet toasty malt, chocolate, & spicy yeast nose; taste follows, roasty & bittersweet. Continue reading

Galaxy Showers Double IPA

Noble Ale Works Galaxy ShowersTropical fruit & oily hops; grapefruit, mango, & peach; balanced bitter cereal mid; boozy; crisp. Continue reading

Dwarf Invasion Mead

B. Nektar Dwarf InvasionBing cherries, cinnamon, black pepper nose; fizzy sweet/sour stone fruit tongue; tart, bitter finish. Continue reading

Dammed! Double IPA

Belching Beaver Dammed! Double IPAMalty, herby, & earthy nose (garlic?); bready & malty, sweet; lots of caramel; resiny hops; spicy & boozy. Continue reading

Double Skull Doppelbock Lager

Epic Brewing Double SkullNutty toffee, sweet malt nose; earthy, bready, & sugary tongue; oaky mid; thick mouthfeel; hot finish. Continue reading

Craft Beer of the Month Club – Oct 2014

This month’s selections from BeerCraft‘s Craft Beer of the Month Club:

Galaxy Showers Double IPA – Noble Ale Works
Double Skull Doppelbock – Epic Brewing
Double Down Imperial Red – Wildcard Brewing
Tracktøberfest Märzen – Track 7

Also picked up:

Dammed! Double IPA – Belching Beaver
Peanut Butter Milk Stout – Belching Beaver

BeerCraft's Craft Beer of the Month Club picks for October 2014

Vanilla Oatis Oatmeal Stout

Ninkasi Brewing Vanilla OatisRoasty malt & woody vanilla; bittersweet chocolate; velvet smooth; nicely balanced; bitter finish. Continue reading

Bombay Berserker Indian-Style Chocolate Stout

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

Oktoberfest Festbier Lager

Ninkasi Brewing OktoberfestBready, malty earthy nose; crisp & clean & spicy; biscuity mid; dry, bitter finish. Continue reading