They say in Wisconsin we have two seasons: winter and construction. Episode 162 makes the most out of it, featuring the winter seasonal, New Glarus Road Slush. It’s an oatmeal stout, available exclusively, as always, to Wisconsin. But the concept of road slush isn’t limited to the Badger State’s borders. Its beauty transcends state lines.…
Episode 159 is all about day drinking. And why not? Considering that you can taste beer better earlier in the day, it’s the least we could do out of respect for the beer. Listen in for some day drinking tips before we launch into tasting notes on Oddside Mayan Mocha Stout.
Episode 158 features the latest bottled release from Fat Heads Brewery out of Northeast Ohio: Fat Heads Shakedown Imperial American Stout. Get your dancing shoes on. Shakedown is downright delicious.
I have more than a passing fancy with bottle openers. It’s just short of an obsession, but not creepy enough to be a fetish. Suffice to say, when I see something more than a church key or wall mount bottle opener, I take notice. And when I gave the .50 Caliber Bullet Bottle Opener from…
This week’s craft beer tasting notes are rolling in barrel aged beers and yuletide cheer, featuring The Bruery Mash, Samuel Adams White Christmas, Upland Bourbon Barrel Warmer, Firestone Walker XVI, Fat Heads Brewery Saloon and Taproom, Heavy Seas Yule Tide and Shoreline Frumentaceous Vinum.
Episode 157 is January’s monthly podcast with craft beer questions, news and updates. Hear answers to listeners’ craft beer questions plus learn about the latest happenings on the road and at Craft Beer Compass HQ.
Episode 156 is the premier of a new feature on the podcast: craft beer trivia, called BEER:30. In this feature’s maiden voyage, we pit a husband and wife against each other. The winner receives Craft Beer Compass Cellar Labels. And bragging rights. And sleeping on the couch tonight.
This week’s craft beer tasting notes feature an emphasis on fresh growler fills and holiday cheer. Read on for up close pictures and detailed descriptions of Samuel Adams Merry Maker, Haymarket Angry Birds, Black Husky St. Nikkilaus, Destihl Flanders Red, Karben4 Silk Scorpion and The Bruery Mash.
Episode 155 features the latest release in Destihl Brewery’s Wild Sour Series. It’s Destihl Flanders Red – an unfiltered, spontaneously fermented wild sour ale that comes in canned 4-packs. It might also walk on water.