Category Archives: United States

Red Bull Strong Lager

7.1% alc./vol., 710 ml canRed Bull Beer CompanyLa Crosse, Wisconsin, USA I couldn’t find a web site for this one…not a good sign.  The can credits the “Red Bull Beer Company”, but this is clearly a total piece of Schlitz.  … Continue reading

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Southern Tier Imperial Choklat Stout

11.0% alc./vol., 650 ml bottleSouthern Tier Brewing Company – http://www.southerntierbrewing.com/Lakewood, New York, USA Apart from the spelling, this beer has hit the mark.  It tastes like a beer…a stout, in fact…and it has serious flavours of bitter dark chocolate that … Continue reading

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Sierra 30th Anniversary Ale “Grand Cru”

9.2% alc./vol., 1 pt. 9.4 fl. oz. bottle (500 ml in the rest of the world)Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. – http://www.sierranevada.com/Chico, California, USA I brought this one back home from San Francisco.  At almost $14, this is probably the most … Continue reading

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Rogue Somer Orange Honey Ale

5.2% alc./vol., 650 ml bottleRogue Ales – http://www.rogue.com/Newport, Oregon, United States I have no idea why they call it “Somer” Ale.  Is that clip-art girl on the bottle supposed to be 1990’s retro-ironic or did they hire a lazy graphic … Continue reading

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Morimoto Soba Ale

3.8% alc./vol., 1 pt. 6 oz. bottleRogue Ales – http://www.rogue.com/Newport, Oregon, United States Wow, beer brewed from “soba” sounds very exotic!  Oh wait, that’s just the Japanese name for buckwheat.  Wow, Japanese beer sounds somewhat exotic!  Oh wait, this “Japanese” … Continue reading

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New Grist Gluten-Free Beer and Le Festibière de Gatineau

5.7% alc./vol., 355 ml bottleLakefront Brewery, Inc. – http://www.lakefrontbrewery.com/Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA If it’s brewed from grain, it’s a “beer”.  Sorghum is a kind of tropical grass that grows in harsh climates and produces a grain that can be used to … Continue reading

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Imperial Gemini Extra Strong Ale

9.1% alc./vol., 650 ml bottleSouthern Tier Brewing Company – http://www.southerntierbrewing.com/Lakewood, New York, USA The Mercury Space Program was able to launch American monkeys and men into space one at a time until 1963.  This was followed by the Gemini Program, … Continue reading

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