Somnambulist a 3.5% A.B.V. sour. Starts out tart, some nice tart cherries in the middle. Followed by a massive dry wine Barrel finish. Over all very easy drinking, enjoyed this one. Cheers! Continue reading Mikerphone Somnambulist
Spiteful announced today that they will be release new Double IPA next week. The 9.2% ABV Networking Is For Wieners is the next installment in their “Wieners” series and is their Double IPA brewed with Passion Fruit.
Spiteful will also being releasing a fresh batch of Chocolate Peanut Butter Pigeon Porter next week. #SpitefulBrewing #NetworkingIsForWeiners #DoubleIPA
Avery’s vanilla bean stout is a 10.8% a.b.v. B.A. stout. While it lacks in having much of the bourbon taste you would expect. It did have other complexities such as chocolate, Carmel, and molasses coming through very nicely. The vanilla was a little less smooth than expected, but present. Very good body and mouth feel. All in all was worth a try.
Penrose has shared the first image of what will be known as their Cellar Collection. The first release in this collection is Wild Plum, a barrel-aged Wild Ale. It is limited to 100 bottles and will be available at the bottle release on January 30th for $15 per bottle. #Penrose #CellarCollection #WildPlum
Mikerphone began distro on their latest Imperial IPA, the 8.4% ABV Lyrical Gangsta yesterday, Jan. 27th. #Mikerphone #DoubleIPA #DrinkChicago
Finch’s announced today that they are releasing four limit beers in IL only as part of their Brewers’ Reserve Series. The first beers, Auld Codger (7% ABV Scottish Ale) & Dock Worker (3.5% English Mild Ale) have been released and the Hubble & Grubbler (6.7% ABV Baltic Porter) and Sloth Overlord (6% ABV Oatmeal Stout with Coffee) are next. #Finchs #BrewersReserve
2016 marks Stone’s 20th anniversary and through out the year they will be releasing an Encore Series of beers by rebrewing some of the lost beers from years’ past. Stone announced yesterday that they have rebrewed and rereleased their 12th anniversary beer, 9.2% ABV Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout, as part of their Encore Series. #Stone #EncoreSeries #OatmealStout
The paper Beerentine’s have sold out, but there is an array of digital greetings that you can send to that special beer lover in your life this Valentine’s Day. On a side note, Bell’s Smitten, their seasonal Golden Rye Ale, will be released on Feb. 10th. #Beerentine #Bells #Smitten
Naperville’s Solemn Oath is bottling their Coffee Milk Stout, Most Important Beverage of the Day, for the first time. This is a 7.2% ABV milk stout with Intelligentsia coffee and orange peel added. The bottle release will take place on January 31st at the Solemn Oath Taproom ( 1661 Quincy Ave #179, Naperville). #SolemnOath #CoffeeStout #MostImportantBeverageoftheDay
The 2016 release of Bell’s Hopslam has shipped, and will only be available in six-packs of 12-ounce cans and in mini kegs. This is the first time since 2004 that the 10% ABV Double IPA brewed with honey will be packed in cans. #Bells #Hopslam