Japanese Herb Ale by Iwate-Kura Brewery

Japanese Herb Ale by Iwate-Kura Brewery

  Appearance: Pours a creamy gold body, topped with an ivory white head. Nose: Aroma is piercing. Bright herbal notes with subtle musk. Taste: Starts off creamy butter, with a soft b[...]
Ozeki Karatamba by Tamba Toji Brewing

Ozeki Karatamba by Tamba Toji Brewing

Rich enough to stand up to more flavorful dishes while still retaining the delicate wuality that sake is renown for. Light, dry, smooth. Bite on the backend. Floral and herbal[...]
Love Stout by Yards Brewing Company

Love Stout by Yards Brewing Company

Pour: Black like a cup of strong coffee. Head was caramel amber like the foam from root beer. Nose: Roasted Malts, Coffee, Slight sweetness. Taste: Smoky hickory, chocolate, coffee, slight m[...]
Head High by Kane Brewing Company

Head High by Kane Brewing Company

Pour:  Golden Sunshine appearance, with a one-finger ivory white head. Nose:  Pineapple, hops, apple, guava. Taste:  Creamy fruit, Pineapple, herbal bitter hops, lemon zest, malty sweetness remini[...]
Seasonal: Dogfishhead Punkin' Ale

Seasonal: Dogfishhead Punkin' Ale

The Pour: Pours a light honey-brown. Two finger head (it died down a bit before I got the lighting right for the picture), with nice lacing occurring. The Bouquet: Smells sweet with caramel, br[...]
Brooklyn Brewery:  Pilsner

Brooklyn Brewery: Pilsner

  Nose:  Wet hay, dank, bitter. Taste:  Malty corn or maize notes to start, sharpening into a bitter bite from the hops and then a somewhat musky or finish similar to hay or dried grass[...]
Lagunitas Brewing:  IPA Maximus

Lagunitas Brewing: IPA Maximus

The Pour:  Light orange-amber, 2 finger ivory white head. The Bouquet:  Earthy, piney hops, grapefruit, and pineapple citrus notes are prominent The Sip: Nice bitterness from the hops and citrus. [...]
Flying Dog Brewery:  Double Dog

Flying Dog Brewery: Double Dog

The Pour: Pours a rusty brown-red with a clean-white head. Sawtooth lacing. The Bouquet: Sweet malt, nougaty caramel, brown sugar, and a blast of hops. The Sip: Strong alcohol bite. Deep hoppy bit[...]
Hi-5 IPA by Terrapin Beer Co.

Hi-5 IPA by Terrapin Beer Co.

Pour: Pours an resiny orange-amber. 1-Finger creamy white head which disappears moderately quickly, leaving a flecking lacing. Nose: Herbal, citrusy hops. The herbal notes are that of bright pine. [...]
Nagahama Brewing:  Kurokabe Stout

Nagahama Brewing: Kurokabe Stout

Pour:  Black like the body of an espresso shot.  One-fingered espresso creme colored head. Nose:  Dark chocolate, Wood, whole bean coffee. Taste: Hickory wood, medium-dark roast coffee, roas[...]
Ballast Point: Sculpin

Ballast Point: Sculpin

  Pour: Golden orange amber. Head is a creamy white with beautiful lacing.  It looks like your grandmother's doily. Bouquet: Clementine citrus, raw sugar, piney, and floral hops. The[...]
Dogfish Head: 60 Minute IPA

Dogfish Head: 60 Minute IPA

  Pour: Amber, orange hue.  Head is two-finger and off-white. Nose: Citrus, orange or clementine, slightly piney hops, creamy fruit like a mango. Taste:  Creamy malt, slight hops, bi[...]
Kotobuki Brewing:  Kuninocho Kura Amber

Kotobuki Brewing: Kuninocho Kura Amber

Pour:  Cream colored one-finger head.  Body is Amber, rustic orange in hue. Nose:  Smells like a forest in the spring time.  Very bright.  Earthy. Taste:  Wet hay, grass. Bright, green wood.[...]
Hitachino Nest: Red Rice Ale by Kiuchi Brewing Company

Hitachino Nest: Red Rice Ale by Kiuchi Brewing Company

Pour:  Blood orange red, small light ivory head. Little to no lace. Nose:  Red fruit, like strawberries or cherries, hot metal, some creaminess. Taste: I have never tasted anything quite lik[...]
Allagash Saison by Allagash Brewing Co.

Allagash Saison by Allagash Brewing Co.

The Pour:  Clear, crisp gold. Head is ivory white, two fingered and consistent. Nose:  Smells floral, herbal, grassy like a meadow, or a wooded plain. Taste: Herbal and floral. Very dry, with fain[...]
Bourbon County Stout by Goose Island

Bourbon County Stout by Goose Island

Goose Island brews a limited supply of the Bourbon County Stout.  So limited that many bars place a restriction of one per person.  I had the privilege of sampling it at the South Side Grille duri[...]
Matsue Hefeweizen by Shimane Brewing

Matsue Hefeweizen by Shimane Brewing

Matsue Hefeweizen, Shimane Beer Company  Pour:  This pours a bright gold.  It's like a glass full of sunshine.  Half-finger head.  Color:  Bright Whites. Bouquet:  Light bright yeast.  Cream[...]
Yona Yona Ale by Yoho Brewing Company

Yona Yona Ale by Yoho Brewing Company

Pour:  Pours a creamy orange.  A tinge of hazy gold.  Head is one finger and creme colored. Bouquet: Notes of hay and grass with a hop background.  Smells yeasty, with a bitterness reminiscent [...]