Tag Archives: American Strong Ale

Sierra Nevada 30th Anniversary – Grand Cru

For tonight’s post-tsnownami snowmageddon snowpocalypse -blizzard update,* I thought I’d pull one of the fun beers out of the fridge, happy that 1) it isn’t still snowing, 2) my car seems so far in good working order, and 3) we still have … Continue reading

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Lagunitas Wilco Tango Foxtrot (WTF) Ale

See, I was going to write a review of a kickass pumpkin ale today, something like the Southern Tier Pumking or the Hoppin’ Frog Frog’s Hallow Double Pumpkin Ale. However, I managed to forget the Southern Tier last night because it was … Continue reading

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River City Rowdy Red

Tony and I were recently in Wichita for a night, so we decided to hit the local brewpub, River City Brewing Company. Between the two of us, we sampled five beers that evening, some of which were really good. I’ll be … Continue reading

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New Holland Dragon’s Milk Oak Barrel Ale

Beer. Dragons. Two of my favorite things combined. I told my husband when I ordered it that I was going to be pissed if they wasted such an awesome name on a bad beer. No worries: it’s good stuff. Basic … Continue reading

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Left Hand Chainsaw Ale

Presenting an awesome fall beer that *isn’t* an Oktoberfest. YAY! Basic Info: Name: Chainsaw Ale Origin: Left Hand Brewing Co., Colorado Style: Double ESB / American Strong Ale ABV: 9.00% IBU: 58 I drank this: on tap at Barley’s Brewhaus, Overland Park, KS I’d … Continue reading

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Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA

What beer is the best beer for a hophead to drink on the occasion of her thirtieth birthday, thus occasioning a not-so-fun-but-not-the-worst-ever hangover that had to be cured by means of a giant bacon, egg and cheese* sandwich the next … Continue reading

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