Kern River Brewing Co is throwing another Citra DIPA lottery. get a ticket at KRBC Citra Lottery 2014
drawing ends Fen 9. Citra to be picked up Feb 21-March 2, if you get picked.
as you can recall last year, my wench was one of the lucky few so we got ourselves a nice surplus.
I BELIEVE I'll have another beer!
If you ever wanted to know what a barrel aged Coors Light would taste like, trade for one of these:
Yes. I received it as part of a beer secret santa on another board I post on. While it fails in nearly every respect, I did find it interesting to see what the barrel aging does to a beer without any real beer taste coming through. The mild flavors of bourbon, oak, and vanilla came through, and, well, that's about all that beer gives you. Next time I have a barrel aged imperial stout I think I'll be better able to separate the barrel notes from the imperial stout notes.
If however, there is someone out there that's a complete newb to craft beers and is intrigued with the idea of what bourbon barrel aging does, that beer is pretty much ideal in that circumstance. I don't know where it's distributed, though. The person who sent it to me is located in Indiana.
Azogthoh would have been the perfect candidate, but we turned him too soon.
I BELIEVE I'll have another beer!
Picked up a 6er of Horn Dog Barley Wine by Flying Dog. LOVE IT. Sweet, powerful gives me potent farts. Happy Monkey.
I AM THE STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS!
the latest beers I've had, again most on tap...
Acoustic Ales: Wet Hop XPA (nitro tap) 6.4abv
Alesmith: Lil' Devil Belgian Pale Ale 5.95abv
Almanac Brewing: Golden Gate Gose 5abv
Drakes Brewing: Denogginizer American Double IPA 9.75abv
Figueroa Beer Co: Danish Red Lager Vienna Lager 5abv
Bear Republic: Cher Ami Belgian Pale Ale 4.7abv
Bear Republic: Double Aught Czech Pilsner 5abv
Bear Republic: Late Harvest Lager Oktoberfest 6.3abv
Bear Republic: Racer X American Imperial IPA 8.3abv
Big Island Brewhaus: White Mountain Coffee & Coconut Porter (bottle)
Brouwerij Bavik: Petrus Aged Pale Ale Flanders Oud Bruin 7.3abv
Cass Fresh (Korean, Bottle)
Firestone Walker: Velvet Merlin Oatmeal Stout 5.5abv
Green Flash: East Village Pils
Green Flash: Green Bullet American Double IPA 10.10abv
Koshihikari Echigo Beer (Japanese, Bottle)
Manzanita: Riverwalk Blonde
Maui Brewing: Coconut Porter 6abv
Modern Times: Southern Lands 100% Brett Yeast IPA 6.9abv
Mother Earth Brewing: Cali Creamin' Cream Ale 5.2abv
Noble: Pistol Whip'd Pils Czech Pilsner 4.2abv
Ommegang: Rare Vos Belgian Pale Ale 6.5abv
Port Brewing: Board Meeting Brown American Brown Ale 8.5abv
Port Brewing: Santa's Little Helper Russian Imperial Stout 10abv
Saint Archers: Experimental Pale Ale 5.2abv
Stone: Enjoy By 12/13/13 American Imperial IPA 9.4abv
Stone: Levitation Ale w/Green Tea Leaves American Amber Ale 4.4abv
Stone: Matt's Burning Rosids Imperial Cherrywood-Smoked Saison 10.4abv (memorial beer for Matt, a Stone Brewer)
The Dudes Brewing: Double Trunk American Imperial Ale 10.8
Victory Brewing: Dirt Wolf American Double IPA 8.75abv
Last edited by Fisch; February 4th, 2014 at 10:56 PM.
Recently I've been consuming the Better Weather IPA from Golden Road here in LA, and it's pretty damn fantastic. I think it's 9.6% alch, but it sure as hell doesn't taste like it. It has lots of fragrant hops that give it almost a sweetness and finishes with the IPA flavors everyone knows and loves. The malt flavors are there but the're a bit masked by the hops.
very good beer!
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