Author: Jason C

Ommegang Game of Thrones Iron Throne

Ommegang Game of Thrones Iron Throne ABV: 6.5%  IBU: N/A  Iron Throne is a blonde ale at 6.5% ABV and brewed with a robust amount of pils, honey malt, aroma malts and red wheat. Gentle hopping includes Styrian Golding and Hallertau Spalter Select, appropriately noble hops. Spiced with grains of paradise and lemon peel. Hue is a slightly hazy golden amber. Head is full and fluffy. Finish is crisp, backed by a touch of spice and hops. Aroma is a bit grassy with a hint of lemon fruitiness from the lemon peel. Taste is lightly malty, rounded out by honey malt sweetness. (description courtesy of  ommegang.com)  ...

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Sixpoint 3Beans

Sixpoint 3Beans ABV 10% – IBU 85 – SRM 31 Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans…and put them into one vessel. The beans of bygone brewers, united with cacao and coffee, to create a trinity of roasted, rich, and savory flavors. (description courtesy of...

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Big Black Voodoo Daddy

Big Black Voodoo Daddy A big, viscous Russian Imperial stout rich in notes of chocolate, vanilla, roasted coffee, and dark fruits. Hopped with Chinook, Northern Brewer, and Cascade to add a subtle bitterness to this robust ale.  ABV 12.5% (courtesy...

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Winter Blah: Flying Dog K-9 Cruiser Winter Ale

Well it’s my favorite time of the year winter and what goes better with cold weather than a nice winter brew. Well not in this case. I poured my K9 into my Corsendonk tulip glass and noticed a nice dark cooper color with a good 2 inch amount of head. The smell very faint but you could smell some notes of roasted malts and a faint hint of hops. As far as taste all I get is some small hint of spices, which does not set you up for the disappointment to follow. Overall it’s bitter and hoppy for...

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Goose Island Demolition

As I open up my beer frig to see what’s inside, I can’t help but notice the Goose staring back at me saying “please drink me” so I must comply. I apologize in advance to my fellow Keg Tap crew since we were supposed to drink this bottle together. I paid $7 for this 650ml bomber bottle which is a really good price. At first pour, it has a nice golden color and nice half inch of head, which is always a beautiful sight to behold. When you first smell the beer you can’t help but notice the aroma...

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