Three Floyds Brewing – Dreadnaught Imperial IPA
Mar07

Three Floyds Brewing – Dreadnaught Imperial IPA

Things have been crazy busy lately with work and family. So, after rushing home from work and taking my son to soccer practice, and then coming home to mow the lawn, I decided to crack open this beer. I picked it up a few months ago during one of my many work trips up to Chicago. Whenever I find Three Floyds beers up there I snag them. This one says it was bottled on 7/3/2014, and like the last beer I had, I didn’t want these big IPAs...

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Three Floyds Brewing – Apocalypse Cow
Mar06

Three Floyds Brewing – Apocalypse Cow

It’s been a productive weekend working around the house, and today I got out and mowed the lawn for the first time this year. I thought I’d reward myself with a beer, and it’s been a while since I’ve done a review, so I grabbed the biggest IPA I could find in the front of the beer fridge. I picked up this beer a few months ago when I was up in Chicago for work. Whenever I find Three Floyd’s beers up there I always trying grab them,...

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Ecliptic Brewing – Spica Hefepils
Mar04

Ecliptic Brewing – Spica Hefepils

It’s an awesome Saturday afternoon outside and as I crack open this beer and reheat leftover pizza, the biggest decision I have to make is whether to watch the NCAA basketball tournament or the National Lampoon’s Vacation marathon on AMC.  This beer was sent to me by my friend Betty who lives up in the Northwest. When I won the brewmaster “Cuisinternship” with Full Sail Brewing, I brewed with John Harris, a well known brewer (who also...

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Pyramid Brewing – Thunderhead IPA
Jan01

Pyramid Brewing – Thunderhead IPA

I’ve been busy today, while my wife has been napping because she’s not feeling very good. The weather is finally starting to get a little bit better, and it’s a really nice day outside. So, I decided to sit down, enjoy the sunlight in the kitchen, and have this beer. I got this bottle from my friend Betty, who lives in Tacoma, Washington and Portland, Oregon. She sent it as a housewarming/new job gift. Location: Poured into a pint...

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The Grand Canyon Brewing Co. – Winter Bourbon Barrel Bomber
Nov03

The Grand Canyon Brewing Co. – Winter Bourbon Barrel Bomber

I received this beer from the brewery last year and saw that it had a “flavor bomb” on the inside.  Therefore, I decided to wait a while and let the flavor soak into it a little bit – especially since it was a bourbon barrel flavor.  I finally opened it tonight after watching the local team (Illinois State University) lose in the national championship today. I’m working on work stuff tonight but thought I’d quit and have a beer to...

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