Craft Beer

Evensong “Common Land” Mixed-Culture Barrel-Aged Ale

Name: Common Land Brewer: Evensong Brewing Style: Wild Specialty Beer ABV: 5.4% Review Year: 2022 Loosely inspired by the original British barrel-aged stock ales and French rustic beers, Common Land by Evensong Brewing (Herefordshire) features a grist of floor-malted pilsner, wheat, Château Arôme, and aged hops. This beer was fermented with a mixed culture including an …

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Craftwork “Milou” Grisette with Wit Yeast

Name: Milou Brewer: Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) Style: Mixed-Style Beer (Base Style: Saison (Session Strength)) ABV: 4.4% Review Year: 2022 Milou is a Grisette fermented with Wit yeast by Craftwork Brewery (Oamaru, New Zealand). STYLE GUIDELINE This beer is being evaluated as a Mixed-Style Beer (34B) with Saison (25B) (Session Strength; Witbier yeast instead of Belgian …

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Craftwork “Siege of Liège” Mixed-Fermentation Barrel-Aged Saison

Name: Siege of Liège Brewer: Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) Style: Wild Specialty Beer (Base Style: Saison) ABV: 7% Review Year: 2022 Siege of Liège by Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) is a mixed-fermentation barrel-aged Saison featuring Sirop de Liège. This beer was fermented using a French Saison yeast before being conditioned on two large oak puncheons with souring …

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Craftwork “Grisette” Traditional Bottle-Conditioned Farmhouse Ale

Name: Grisette Brewer: Craftwork Brewery (New Zealand) Style: Saison (Session Strength) ABV: 5.5% Review Year: 2022 Grisette by Craftwork brewery (New Zealand) is the brewery’s take on the classic farmhouse ale brewed originally for the miners of Wallonia. Brewed with organic raw wheat and oats, this grisette is the brewery’s response to the 2014 Spelt shortage. …

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Finback “Brain Scan” Triple IPA

Name: Brain Scan Brewers: Finback Brewery (United States) Style: Mixed-Style Beer (Base Style: American IPA) ABV: 10.0% Review Year: 2022 Brain Scan is a “Triple IPA” brewed by Finback Brewery (New York) that features Triumph, Citra, Simcoe, and Sabro hops. STYLE GUIDELINES This beer is being evaluated as a Mixed-Style Beer (34B) with the American IPA (21A) (but brewed to “Triple” strength) as the …

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WeldWerks x Moksa “Moksa’s Secret Stuff” Double IPA

Name: Moksa’s Secret Stuff Brewers: WeldWerks Brewing Co., Moksa Brewing Co. (United States) Style: Hazy IPA ABV: 8.2% Review Year: 2022 WeldWerks Brewing Co. (Colorado) teamed up Moksa Brewing Co. (California) for Moksa’s Secret Stuff, a “Double IPA” brewed with something extra special from Moksa. STYLE GUIDELINES This beer is being evaluated as a Hazy IPA (21C) in the context …

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Finback “Social Fabric” DDH Double IPA

Name: Social Fabric Brewers: Finback Brewery (United States) Style: Mixed-Style Beer (Hazy IPA + Double IPA) ABV: 8.0% Review Year: 2022 Social Fabric is a double dry-hopped Double IPA brewed by Finback Brewery (Queens, NY) with Mosaic and 007 hops. Reviewed last July 2022. STYLE GUIDELINES This beer is being evaluated as a Mixed-Style Beer (34B) combining Hazy …

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Mikkeller San Diego “Game of Thrones Ghost Visions” German Pilsner

Name: Game of Thrones Ghost Visions Brewers: Mikkeller Brewing San Diego (United States) Style: German Pils ABV: 4.5% Review Year: 2022 Ghost Visions is a German Pilsner brewed by Mikkeller Brewing San Diego for HBO and Game of Thrones. This lager features an all-German hop roster composed of Tettnanger, Hersbrucker, and Saphir. Reviewed last February 2022. STYLE …

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Mikkeller San Diego “Game of Thrones Castle Black” Bourbon Barrel-Aged Vanilla Imperial Stout

Name: Game of Thrones Castle Black Brewers: Mikkeller Brewing San Diego (United States) Style: Mixed-Style Beer (Base Style: Imperial Stout) ABV: 13.65% Review Year: 2022 This Stout is dark and full of flavors. Game of Thrones Castle Black is a Bourbon barrel-aged Imperial Stout (13.65% ABV) with vanilla produced exclusively by Mikkeller Brewing San Diego for HBO and …

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Equilibrium x Vitamin Sea “VitaminM(Sea)³ (Batch 3)” Triple IPA

Name: VitaminM(Sea)³ (Batch 3) Brewers: Equilibrium Brewery, Vitamin Sea Brewing (United States) Style: Mixed-Style Beer (Base Style: Specialty IPA: New England IPA) ABV: 10.0% Review Year: 2022 VitaminM(Sea)³ is a hazy Triple IPA brewed by Equilibrium Brewery and Vitamin Sea Brewing from Queens and Weymouth, respectively. This beer was brewed with a base of oats and wheat …

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