Category Archives: Beer Impressions

Beer Impressions: Full Sail LTD Series 03

I have a confession to make. I love good pilsners. I like them a lot. Unfortunately, they are one of the most difficult beers to craft due to the nature of the yeast to make lagers – especially small batch … Continue reading

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Beer Impressions: Double Take Amber Ale

“It’s a head snapper” is plastered all over the bottle of this Rochester New York brewed Ale. I haven’t ever had anything from this brewery, nor have I even heard of it. That’s in large part why I purchased it. … Continue reading

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Beer Impressions: Guinness Foreign Extra Stout

Everyone has heard of Guinness. The popular Irish import is a religion for some, and the hatred of others. For me, it was my gateway beer. Today, I just find it to be an okay beer. I had their 250th … Continue reading

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Beer Impressions: Alameda Klickitat Pale Ale

Alameda Brewhouse is one of those local small distribution beers that you can find available on tap at local pizza restaurants. It isn’t uncommon to find a couple 22oz bottles sitting on the shelf at an area Grocery store, but they also tend … Continue reading

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Beer Impressions: Chimay Première (Red)

Belgium is often considered to be the Garden of Beerden. This is no doubt in part because of Bières de Chimay. They are located inside the Scoutmont Abbey, a Trappist monastery. This Chimay Première, also called “Chimay Rouge” and “Chimay Red”, is … Continue reading

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Beer Impressions: Bridgeport Summer Squeeze Bright Ale

New seasonal sixer spotted from a trusty brewery! That means there’s a new beer to try. This one comes from self-proclaimed Oregon’s oldest brewery. They have a good IPA, a great Double IPA (One of the few availible in a … Continue reading

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Beer Impressions: Mactarnahan’s Lip Stinger Farmhouse Ale

Tonight is a new 22oz for me. I’ve kind of drifted from MacTarnahan’s brews, because they were just kind of “run of the mill”, but they are apparently running a series of specialty beers starting last year. They’ve put a … Continue reading

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