Schneider & Brooklyner Hopfen-Weisse was first brewed in 2007 as a collaboration between brew masters Hans-Peter Dresler of the Schneider Brewery and Garret Oliver of The Brooklyn Brewery. This collaboration is described as being a blend of Bavarian craftsmanship and American ingenuity as they took a traditional German Weisse (Wheat) beer and dry-hopped it to create . . . → Read More: Brooklyn Brewery & Schneider’s Hopfen-Weisse Collaboration Review
Rogue’s Yellow Snow IPA was originally released for the 2000 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City as a tribute to winter sports everywhere. It’s a seasonal release available beginning November 1st in select states where mountains and snow can be found.
The beer pours hazy golden yellow/orange in color with a thin white head. There is a . . . → Read More: Rogue Yellow Snow IPA Review
Trails, Rocks, and Triceratops!?
Last year’s “RVRR Rock Run” is now the new and improved “Chimney Rock 5 Miler”. This race is being put on by the Raritan Valley Road Runners on Saturday March 26, 2011 in the Washington Valley Park in Central NJ.
This is a 5 mile trail race that is sure to please everyone from . . . → Read More: The Chimney Rock 5-Miler
Rogue Chocolate Stout – A well balanced, not too sweet chocolate stout
As the beer warmed up, the carbonation went down and the bitterness decreased significantly. The chocolate aroma and notes in the palate really began to come out with much less coffee notes (still some there) coming through and it was much less dry. The beer . . . → Read More: Rogue Chocolate Stout Review
Saison du Brewers United for Freedom of Flavor (BUFF) was created back in 2003 between brewery owners Sam Calagione (Dogfish Head), Bill Covaleski (Victory) and Greg Koch (Stone) to bring to light the individuality and passion that is American craft beer. They held a press conference and tasting, to which only one person from the media . . . → Read More: Saison du BUFF Review
A Home Brewers Meet-Up in Central NJ
Do you like beer? Do you enjoy trying new beers and talking to like minded folk about all things beer related? Then Ferment The World might just be the thing for you.
Ferment the World is a home brewers meet-up, similar to a club but less formal. The “clubs” mission . . . → Read More: Ferment The World
I like beers that excite my palate, that make me ask myself “how did they brew this?!” and that call me back for another taste. These don’t necessarily have to be crazy, abstract beers, just one that stands apart from the rest of the crowd.
Describing the brewing process to friends at the River Horse . . . → Read More: Top 5 Beers of 2010 – “Year of the Stout”