Evil Twin I Love You With My Stout

Generally, when I sit down to do a beer review I go through a sort of routine.  I've usually already consumed the product in question, so it's really just a matter of canvassing the internet for a little background information to try and give a little perspective on the beer I'm getting ready to write about. Unfortunately, in the case of I Love You With My Stout from Evil Twin Brewing, there wasn't a heck of a lot to learn.

Deschutes/Distelhäuser Brauerei Doppel Dinkel Bock

Released on June 20, 2014, Doppel Dinkel Bock is a collaboration between Bend, Ore.-based Deschutes Brewery and German brewer, Distelhäuser Brauerei. Coming in at 10.5 percent ABV, the weizenbock-style beer uses a traditional German ale yeast while incorporating chocolate wheat, carared malt and pilsner malts as well as bravo, US Tettnang and citra hops. In addition, it replaces the wheat malt that is traditionally used with a "generous" amount of dinkel— or spelt — malt.

Stone Working On Pale Ale 2.0

Over 18 years after the first incarnation hit shelves, Stone Brewing Co. will be releasing a new version of its popular Pale Ale, which will replace the original release, Stone Pale Ale.The new Pale Ale 2.0 from the Escondido, Calif.- based brewe...

Great Divide Old Ruffian

In one of my recent reviews I mentioned how Colorado does not get enough love in the “best beer state in America” discussions.

Well, for the second time this month I have another fine example of what Colorado has to offer the beer world. Old Ruffian is an American style barleywine from Great Divide in Denver Colo. Old Ruffian was first bottled and released back in 2004 where it quickly gained notoriety by winning a bronze medal at the Great American Beer Festival in 2005. It followed that up with gold in 2006 and a second bronze medal in 2009.