Beer Review: Collaboration not Litigation Ale

Name: Collaboration not Litigation Ale Style:Belgian Strong Ale IBU: 33 ABV: 8.5% “Salvation. The name of two intricate Belgian-style ales, created by us, Vinnie Cilurzo of Russian River Brewing and Adam Avery of Avery Brewing. After becoming friends a few years ago, we realized we both had a Salvation in our lineups. Was it going … More Beer Review: Collaboration not Litigation Ale

Beer Review: Sly Fox 20th Anniversary Ale

Name: Sly Fox 20th Anniversary Ale Style: Dry Hopped Belgian-Style Ale IBU: N/A ABV: 6.6% “Two decades is but a tick of the cosmic clock, but nonetheless it is an impressive milestone for any family-owned business. Driven by passion amidst obstacles, competition and uncertainty.  Sly Fox Brewing Company’s dedication to family perhaps best exemplifies their … More Beer Review: Sly Fox 20th Anniversary Ale

Beer Review:Brooklyn Brewery Quintaceratops

Name: Quintaceratops Style: Barrel Aged Quadrupel IBU: n/a ABV: 10.9% “In this bottle resides Quintaceratops, the spledid progeny of our Belgian-inspired quadrupel abbey ale Quadraceratops. As you discover, the all important “5th horn” is the influence of Trinidadian rum and Kentucky bourbon barrels. After months of oak aging followed by the re-fermentation in the bottle, this beer … More Beer Review:Brooklyn Brewery Quintaceratops

Beer Review: Ommegang Tripel Perfection

Name: Ommegang Tripel Perfection Style: Tripel IBU: 30 ABV: 8.9% “Ommegang’s brewers spent several years refining their ideas of what a “perfect” tripel would be. In the original style, a Belgian tripel is a golden ale, from 8.5% to 10% ABV, with fruity flavors and aromas coming from the yeast. Tripels are simply brewed, but with … More Beer Review: Ommegang Tripel Perfection

Beer Review: Brooklyn Brewing Cuvée Noire

Name: Brooklyn Brewing Cuvée Noire Style: Belgian Stout aged in Oak Barrels IBU: n/a ABV: 10.6% “Brooklyn Cuvée Noire starts with a solid base of German malts, builds color and flavor from British and American roasted malts, gains rum notes from Mauritius raw sugar, grabs a hint of citrus from sweet orange peel, and then ferments … More Beer Review: Brooklyn Brewing Cuvée Noire