Fremont Abominable Ale

Fremont Brewing  Style: Winter Warmer Size: 22oz bottle Served in a tulip glass. Rating: Love at First Sip!  Black as night, with no light breaking through and no hue around the edges. Beautiful 1-finger off-cream dense head, bubbles packed tightly until the very top, where they loosen up. Looks delicious. Nice off-white lacing. Smells of … More Fremont Abominable Ale

Deschutes Black Butte Porter

Deschutes Brewery, Bend, ORStyle: American Porter / Robust PorterStats: 5.2% ABV / 30 IBU’s Rating: Love at First Sip Availability (according to ratebeer.com): California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Japan. Sample Type: Pint glass, poured from a 22 ounce bottle. Deschutes is in Minnesota! I’ve known for … More Deschutes Black Butte Porter

Bell’s HopSlam

Bell’s, located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, has for years been one of the most respected breweries in the upper Midwest. They brew tons of excellent beers, but I feel that this one, HopSlam, has earned a spot near the top of the pile. HopSlam is an imperial IPA, weighing in at 10% ABV and all kinds … More Bell’s HopSlam