Category Archives: RateBeer Rating

From the HopPress: Some Bits and Pieces of Ratebeer’s Best

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The HopPress… posted on Saturday, February 5th. Like many of you, I really look forward to the Ratebeer Best lists being released every year. It gives me a chance to look at the brewing … Continue reading

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Ratebeer Rating #1101 – Redhook Eisbock 28

The “Commercial Description” for this beer reads… Eisbock 28 is an ice processed winter warmer. This rich lager is aged for months at temperatures well below freezing and is a deep gold color and has a smooth and malty flavor … Continue reading

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Ratebeer Rating #1015: Weyerbacher QUAD

The “Commercial Description” for this beer reads… Massively big and delicious, QUAD is an elegant and dark ale. Rich with complexity and flavor, try savoring it after a long day or during a fine dinner. You also might enjoy it … Continue reading

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From the HopPress: Reflections on 1000 Beers

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The HopPress… posted on Saturday, June 12th. I recently reached one of those “important” milestones with my Ratebeer beer collection… my 1,000th beer rating. While I am sure that there are some Ratebeerians that … Continue reading

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From the Hop Press: Beers of Spring

My latest featured article for RateBeer’s The Hop Press… posted on Saturday, March 13th. As spring arrives, so do the beers more appropriate to the season; a return of beers more suited to the warmer weather and a transition between … Continue reading

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Ratebeer #988: Dogfish Head Chateau Jiahu

One of the most interesting beers that I have ever had… the Dogfish description reads… Similar to a beer brewed in China some 9,000 years ago, Chateau Jiahu used a recipe that included rice, honey, and grape and hawthorn fruits. … Continue reading

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Ratebeer #974: Stoudt’s Double IPA

I really enjoyed this beer at the Three Penny Tap Room the other night… Stoudt’s Double IPA Poured a pretty golden amber in color with a medium off-white head that produced some very nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Ales – A Sign of the Season

I have been drinking a few pumpkin ales lately… ’tis the season for harvest-type ales, of course. I am not usually one for pumpkin beers… typically the spices are just a bit too much for me, but below is a run down of three of my most recent samplings. Continue reading

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