Beer Ratings: Raves

Clown Shoes Exorcism at Sunset 5.0  
Clown Shoes Beer Ipswich, Massachusetts
Burnt sugar, salted caramel, raw cocoa, and supercharged espresso all tamed by the devilish cutting and smoothness of bourbon barrel influences. The power of barrel-aged compels me! PugUglyBrewer

Tree House Haze 4.8  
Tree House Brewing Company Monson, Massachusetts
Tasted from can. Pours a cloudy gold with thick rocky white head. Incredible fruity aroma. Lots of orange with some grapefruit and lemon. Incredibly balanced. Flavors of orange, peach, grapefruit, pineapple with some floral and resin notes. Extremely drinkable. Incredible IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone RRistow12

Alpine Beer Company Windows Up 4.6  
Alpine Beer Company (CA) Alpine, California
Bottle from Whole Foods Market Fair Lakes Aroma: citrus, tropical fruits, caramel Appearance: clear golden with a white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter finish Tasty tsd08460

Creemore Springs Premium Lager 4.8  all time favorite. balanced flavors and a unique sweetness in the aroma and after taste. canadianbeerman

Bellwoods Jelly King 4.7  
Bellwoods Brewery Toronto, Ontario
On tap at Abe Erb. Great citrus, tropical, and plum aroma. Nice fruity tart taste. Tart finish. Awesome. kevinsenn

Baere Stout 4.6  
Baere Brewing Company Denver, Colorado
Black pour with a thin light tan ring of foam. Rich dark stoutly nose with equal parts dark cocoa and rich coffee. Smooth and roasty nose that mellows into some dark bittersweet chocolate and delightful coffee tones. Tastes the way every Stout ought to without having to use adjuncts. Textbook Stout. onceblind

Angry Chair Cinna-Fionn 4.7  
Angry Chair Brewing Tampa, Florida
Bottle. Dark brown pour with tan head. Roasted, coffee, maple, cinnamon and sweet malty aromas. Flavors are French toast, cinnamon, maple, oak sweet tones. vtafro

Deschutes Mirror Mirror Barleywine 4.5  
Deschutes Brewery Bend, Oregon
English Barleywines are one of my favorite styles. Tough to get Midnight Sun Arctic Devil is my "white whale". But this 3 year old (2014) Mirror Mirror is downright delicious. When I’ve consumed this brew at a somewhat younger age, there’s been a hop bite that was a little off-putting. This 2014 rendition (which is its most recent release) in March 2017is smooth, vanilla, fig goodness all the way. Not sure if it’s still available. ricke49

Prairie Bomb! 5.0  
Prairie Artisan Ales Tulsa, Oklahoma
Best Stout ever. The after taste is delicious and last quite a while. This is a true slow drink enjoy beer. The chocolate and coffee is just right. MaltMuse46

Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout 5.0  Pours with an okay, coffee colored, brown foam. Has coffee color. Aroma is burnt and has e.g. tobacco, vanilla, tar, licorice, dried plum and rose. The aroma is complex and sophisticated. Palate is perfectly balanced and "fluffly". Taste is slightly bitter and has tobacco, charcoal, dried plum, nut skin, licorice, burnt sugar, lemon peel and slight "herbal liquor" notes. Very tasty and strong. This is not a too strong stout, but rather very well balanced between strongness and lightness. It’s an excellent stout, highly recommended. mviljamaa

Cellarmaker Oils and Powders 5.0  
Cellarmaker Brewing Company San Francisco, California
As I recall from the taproom notes, the Citra oil was a CO2 extract like the ones (Simcoe?) that Vinnie Cilurzo uses in his Pliny beers. And the Simcoe powder was Cryo Hops lupulin powder. This beer gave me the most aromatic "beer belch" I’ve ever had at Cellarmaker (or anywhere else for that matter)...and that’s saying a lot. dpitinga

Dry Dock Funk & Sour Series #4: Maurea 4.7  
Dry Dock Brewing Company Aurora, Colorado
Hazy amber under a thin white cap. Brisk lovely sour Amber aroma with woody funk and earthy cherries--lovely bright acidic aroma. Lovely flavor as well with earthy tart cherries and enchanting woody funk and lingering fruity Amber malts through the finish. A little jammy but tart and complex. onceblind

Lost Abbey Judgment Day 4.5  
Port Brewing Co / The Lost Abbey San Marcos, California
0.75l bottle. Super dark ruby body with a thick beige head. Huge dried fruit notes in the aroma with sour cherry, plums, raisins, chocolate and cocoa. Taste of chocolate, cocoa, orange zest, figs, raisins, nutmeg and some floral hops. Smooth yet complex with the alcohol well hidden. Awesome. kapusil

Westvleteren 12 (XII) 4.5  
Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus Westvleteren, Belgium
Czas kocha to piwo. Cztery podejścia by wyrobić sobie swoje zdanie. Najlepsze? Przynajmniej czteroletnie! Aromat XII jest bujnie złożony. Głównie kandyzowane, ciemne owoce, bakalie. Akcenty winne, słodycz wanilii, brązowego cukru. Smak oddaje nam jeszcze więcej tego, co oferuje w aromacie a dodatkowo oferuje toffi, czekoladę, sherry, porto. Feria smaków oblepia język, pomimo ciut za wysokiego wysycenia. Piwo legendarne, pełne mistyki, która jest w tym piwie obecna. beton

Siren Ryesing Tides 5.0  
Siren Finchampstead, Berkshire
Lovely scent of sweetness and tropical fruits. Fabulous taste of sweetness, tropical fruit and perfectly balanced bitterness. Exquisite bitterness that fills the mouth forever. This beer is perfection for my taste buds. Easy to drink and well balanced. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings. Cool_Bond


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