I know what you’re thinking…… what the? Where the hell you been? Well you know drinking beers, traveling the world, and honestly mostly working like an undocumented alien. In all seriousness, life has gotten the best of me but I’m here to stay and I’m ready to review some brews. What do you say we get into it? Continue reading Fresh Lemonade Here!
Batting cleanup for this round of beers is Sierra Nevada’s collaboration with Oregon’s own Boneyard Beer. According to the description, Boneyard says: “we just love brewing hoppy beers.” It makes sense then that their contribution to the Beer Camp Across the World set is the West Coast-Style Double IPA. What makes a double (or imperial) IPA you ask? Easy answer is at least double the amount of hops as a regular IPA. That should give some idea as to what we are in for here. 12 ounce can with 8.3% ABV and 65 IBU. Continue reading 12 Days of Beers Across the World – Day 4
Day 1 was a hit for me and Day 2 a miss, here’s to hoping odd numbered days are where it’s at. With a blind reach into the fridge, the third beer in the series is…Dunkle Weisse. A collaboration between Sierra Nevada and Germany’s Ayinger Brewery, dunkle weisse literally translate to dark white. Strangely, that’s what this beer is, a dark white beer. More specifically, a dark version of a traditional German wheat beer. As you might expect from a beer this style, it’s only got an IBU of 10 with 5.7% ABV and is another 12 ounce bottle. I don’t know for sure what to expect from this but I’m looking forward to cracking into it. Continue reading 12 Days of Beers Across the World – Day 3
The second beer from Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp Across the World we’ll look at is the Dry-Hopped Barleywine-Style Ale. This beer is a collaborative effort between Sierra Nevada and Avery Brewing out in Colorado. The ale is packaged in a 12 ounce bottle and comes in at a 9.4% ABV and 90 IBU. Full disclosure: I think I’ve mentioned that I don’t love stouts, but I really don’t love barleywines so I was not looking forward to this one. Let’s see if Beer Camp Dry-Hopped Barleywine-Style Ale changes my opinion…. Continue reading 12 Days of Beers Across the World – Day 2
More specifically that’s Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp Across the World. The plan here is to drink one of these collaboration beers and write my immediate impressions of each one. One beer and one short post per day. We’ll see how that goes. If you aren’t familiar with Beer Camp Across the World, it’s a 12 pack of collaborations between Sierra Nevada and some of the top talked about breweries on the planet. Some of the breweries involved include: Avery, Duvel, Mikkeller, Kiuchi, and of course Tree House. So without further ado, let’s begin. Continue reading 12 Days of Beers Across the World – Day 1