Brewery Flavor Website ABV IBU Personal Evaluation Guest Evaluation Notes
Abita Brewing Company, 166 Barbee Road, Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-893-3143 Big Easy Session IPA https://abita.com/brews/big-easy-ipa 4.5 40 Note to self: Don't buy this beer again. Ever! Grab-n-go growler from Riverside Bev.
Adirondac Brewing Company, 33 Canada Street, Lake George, New York 12845 Phone 518-668-0002 Bear Naked Ale "All-natural amber ale" http://adkbrewery.com/ 5.2 17 I really enjoyed a couple of these at Big G's in Whitehall, NY on our trip to New England in June 2016. Nice, and very drinkable. Two pints at Big G's Pub,  68 Main St, Whitehall, NY 12887
Against The Grain Brewery, 401 E Main St, Louisville, KY 40202 Phone: 502-515-0174 35 K Stout Beer http://www.atgbrewery.com 7 25.5 A very nice stout, with hints of coffee. I like it. Four-pack to carry along to NC, from Riverside on 08/06/2018.
Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company, 401 Cross Street, Lexington, KY 40508 Phone: 859-225-8095 Kentucky IPA http://www.kentuckyale.com/products/lexington-brewing-company/kentucky-ipa 6.5 70 This one did not generate any letters home.
Alpine Beer Company, 2363 Alpine Blvd., Alpine, CA 91901 Phone: 619-445-2337 Owned by Green Flash since 2014. Windows Up IPA http://alpinebeerco.com/windows-up/ 7 41 Nothing to write home about. I'm saving the rest of it until I have company. Anita got me a sixer from Casual Pint on 11/15/2017. It's labelled "Best by 3 Oct 2017."
Anchor Brewing Company, 1705 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA 94107 Phone: 415-863-8350 Go West! IPA https://www.anchorbrewing.com/beer/go_west_ipa 6.7 ? Good stuff. Las Vegas, April 2017
Anchor Brewing Company, 1705 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA 94107 Phone: 415-863-8350 Brotherhood Steam Dry-Hopped Beer https://www.anchorbrewing.com/blog/anchor-brewing-and-chris-robinson-brotherhood-present-brotherhood-steam-beer/ 5.6 ? Not bad at all. Wouldn't be a first choice, but if offered, wouldn't be turned down. Single from Riverside Bev. On 12/01/2017
Atlantic Brewing Company, 15 Knox Road, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 Phone 207.288.2337 Manly Men Beer Club Big Wicked IPA http://www.atlanticbrewing.com/ 6.8 Not bad, not outstanding. Not a problem, since they no longer brew it. Dunno why, though, 'cuz it tasted fine to me. on tap at Dennett's Lobster Hoiuse in Castine, ME. Monday, June 13, 2016
Atwater Brewing Company, 237 Joseph Campau, Detroit, MI 48207 Phone 313-877-9205 Hop-a-Peel IPA http://www.atwaterbeer.com/ 7 118 Doesn't taste anything like the rated IBU.. Smooth, with a lovely aroma. Very nice! No longer on the website, 28/12/2017
Back Forty Beer Company, 200 North 6th Street, Gadsden, AL 35901 Phone 256-467-4912 Freckle Belly IPA https://www.backfortybeer.com/freckle-belly-ipa 7.5 85 An excellent brew. Very smooth, nicely hoppy, with a lovely aroma. Very Tasty!
Back Forty Beer Company, 200 North 6th Street, Gadsden, AL 35901 Phone 256-467-4912 Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale https://www.backfortybeer.com/truck-stop-honey-brown-ale 6 14 Mild, drinkable, but not at all memorable. Sixer from Casual Pint in Hixson, TN on 12/23/2017
Banger Brewing Co mpany,  450 Fremont St #135, Las Vegas, NV 89101 Phone: 702-456-2739 El Heffe (Jalapeno Hefeweizen) http://bangerbrewing.com/craft-beers/ 5.2 or 5.6 17 Has an interesting, peppery flavor. Quite Nice. Sample at the Brewery on Fremont Street, 01/10/2018. Las Vegas, baby!
Banger Brewing Co mpany,  450 Fremont St #135, Las Vegas, NV 89101 Phone: 702-456-2739 Morning Joe (Coffee Kolsch) http://bangerbrewing.com/craft-beers/ 5.5 25 With a very nice flavor of coffee, I could get used to this stuff.  Sample at the Brewery on Fremont Street, 01/10/2018. Las Vegas, baby!
Banger Brewing Co mpany,  450 Fremont St #135, Las Vegas, NV 89101 Phone: 702-456-2739 Turncoat (American Double/Imperial IPA) http://bangerbrewing.com/craft-beers/ 8.5 85 Nice flavor, plenty powerful. Sample at the Brewery on Fremont Street, 01/10/2018. Las Vegas, baby!
Banger Brewing Co mpany,  450 Fremont St #135, Las Vegas, NV 89101 Phone: 702-456-2739 Hop Culture Reference (Mosaic) http://bangerbrewing.com/craft-beers/ 6.5 65 The Mosaic hops make this one tasty brew. Sample at the Brewery on Fremont Street, 01/10/2018. Las Vegas, baby!
Banger Brewing Co mpany,  450 Fremont St #135, Las Vegas, NV 89101 Phone: 702-456-2739 Black Eye P.A. http://bangerbrewing.com/craft-beers/ 9.3 95 This is the one. Lovely dark color, nice nose, and the flavor is smooth and savory. I'll have another, please. Sample at the Brewery on Fremont Street, 01/10/2018. Las Vegas, baby!
Bearded Iris Brewing, 101 Van Buren St, Nashville, TN 37208 Phone: 615-928-7988 Homestyle IPA https://beardedirisbrewing.com/beer/homestyle/ 6 Kind of blond, with an unfiltered look to it. Not bland, but not really hoppy, either. Looks like they're going for the entry market. Growler from Riverside Bev. 01/23/2017. Pint can with dinner at the Sidetrack, with Rich & Judy, on 08/02/2019
Bearded Iris Brewing, 101 Van Buren St, Nashville, TN 37208 Phone: 615-928-7988 Red-Handed Double Dry Hopped IPA https://beardedirisbrewing.com/beer/ddh-red-handed/ 7.5 This one is a nice brew. Nicely hopped, and has a bit of citrus tang. Four-pack of 16-ounce cans from Vine and Barrel in Hixson on 12/26/2018
Bearded Iris Brewing, 101 Van Buren St, Nashville, TN 37208 Phone: 615-928-7988 Ever Clever Double IPA https://beardedirisbrewing.com/beer/ever-clever/ 8.5 Another very nice brew from Bearded Iris. I like this one even better than the Red-Handed stuff. Four-pack of 16-ounce cans from Vine and Barrel in Hixson on 12/26/2018
Bearded Iris Brewing, 101 Van Buren St, Nashville, TN 37208 Phone: 615-928-7988 Again & Again New England-style Pale Ale https://beardedirisbrewing.com/beer/again-again/ 5.5 Mild, not hoppy at all. Has an interesting, hazy flavor that is quite nice. Shared a 16-ounce can with Rich Sander on 04/05/2019
Beer Army Burger Company, 252 Pollock St., New Bern, NC 28560 Heroes Never Die IPA https://www.beerarmy.com/on-tap 5 44 A typical "session IPA," this one is right in line with others of this ilk. on tap at New Bern, NC on 05/16/2019
Belching Beaver Brewery, 980 Park Center Dr, Vista, CA 92081 Phone: 760-599-5832 Hop Highway IPA http://belchingbeaver.com/core-beer/ 7.3 65 Quite a nice IPA. Loved the flavor and it had a good level of hoppiness. Sixer from Total Wine in Las Vegas, 09/22/2017
Bell's Brewing Company, 355 E. Kalamazoo Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Phone 269-382-2332 Two Hearted Ale - American IPA https://www.bellsbeer.com/beer/year-round/two-hearted-ale 7 "100% Centennial Hops" give it a good taste. Growler from Riverside Bev. 12/02/2016
Bell's Brewing Company, 355 E. Kalamazoo Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Phone 269-382-2332 Kalamazoo Stout https://www.bellsbeer.com/beer/year-round/bells-kalamazoo-stout 6 "Stout brewed with Brewer's Licorice" Single from Publix in Hixson, 05/11/2018
Bell's Brewing Company, 355 E. Kalamazoo Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Phone 269-382-2332 Hopsoulution Ale Double IPA https://www.bellsbeer.com/beer/library/hopsoulution-ale 8 70 Smooth-tasting, could be hoppier. Hoppier would make me happier. But I'm pretty happy with the hoppy here. ;-) Sixer from Casual Pint on 06/03/2018.  Sixer of cans from Riverside Bev. on 05/30/2019.
Bell's Brewing Company, 355 E. Kalamazoo Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Phone 269-382-2332 The Oracle Double IPA (West-coast style) https://www.bellsbeer.com/beer/library/oracle-ale 10 Sixer to carry along to NC, from Riverside on 08/06/2018.
Bell's Brewing Company, 355 E. Kalamazoo Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Phone 269-382-2332
Benford Brewing Company, 2271 Boxcar Rd, Lancaster, SC 29720 Phone: 803-416-8422 The Problem Solver Imperial IPA http://www.benfordbrewing.com/ 11.5 109 Very nicely hopped, this brew pushes all the right buttons. I love it! Gotta have more. Sixer from Chattanooga Wine & Spirits $16.00 11/01/2016
Big Dog Brewing Company,4543 North Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130 Phone: 702-940-2739 War Dog Imperial IPA http://www.bigdogsbrews.com/  8.3 A wonderfully hoppy brew, eminently drinkable, with a long-lasting taste.
Big Dog Brewing Company,4543 North Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130 Phone: 702-940-2739 Dirty Dog IPA http://www.bigdogsbrews.com/  7.1 A nice brew, great flavor.
Big Dog Brewing Company,4543 North Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130 Phone: 702-940-2739 Underbite Double IPA http://www.bigdogsbrews.com/  8.7 Very nice brew. This 'un has a bit more power than the Dirty Dog but still has the flavor we've come to know and love from the folks at Big Dog. Sixer from Smith's Market in Las Vegas. 20% off when you buy four six-packs!
Big Dog Brewing Company,4543 North Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130 Phone: 702-940-2739 Lhazy Dog - Lazy Hazy Ale http://www.bigdogsbrews.com/  Smooth, golden color. Quite acceptable, but must be new 'cuz it's not on the website. Jeff enjoyed a flight and I renewed my acquaintence with the Underbite IPA, at the Draft House, 09-23-2017 
Big Dog Brewing Company,4543 North Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130 Phone: 702-940-2739 Kibbles 'N Nibs Imperial Porter http://www.bigdogsbrews.com/  quite nice, and obviously new, since it's not yet on their website. Part of Jeff's flight on 09-23-2017, I previaled upon him to give me a taste.
Big River Grill and Brewing Company, 222 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402 Phone: 423-267-2739 Big River Vienna Lager https://www.bigrivergrille.com/ 5.2 26 A mild, flavorful lager. One f a few available at the local ball park. On draft at least since 2005.
Big River Grill and Brewing Company, 222 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402 Phone: 423-267-2739 House Brand IPA https://www.bigrivergrille.com/ 6.2 65 They've been brewing this one since I moved here to Tennessee. It's a very acceptable IPA. On draft at least since 2005.
Big River Grill and Brewing Company, 222 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402 Phone: 423-267-2739 Iron Horse Stout https://www.bigrivergrille.com/ 5.7 28 Also a long-time staple at the Big River restaurants, it's a smooth standard stout. On draft at least since 2005.
Big River Grill and Brewing Company, 222 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402 Phone: 423-267-2739 Big River Brut IPA https://www.bigrivergrille.com/ 8.1 32 I like this version of their standard IPA. A bit more power but not as hoppy, it's a good alternative when dining at the BRG. Fall of 2018 anad spring of 2019.
The Black Abbey Brewing Company, LLC, 2952 Sidco Dr, Nashville, TN 37204  Phone: 615-755-0070 The Five Points West-coast Style IPA http://blackabbeybrewing.com/ 5.6 94 This stuff has a beautiful color and a very nice taste. Plenty hoppy, but not so powerful it will put you out too soon. Pairs great with Tedeschi Trucks Band and a Sue Grafton novel. Sixer from Casual Pint on 11/06/2017
The Black Abbey Brewing Company, LLC, 2952 Sidco Dr, Nashville, TN 37204  Phone: 615-755-0070 The Forty Four Porter Brewed with Coffee https://blackabbeybrewing.com/beer/potus-44/ 4.8 25 Very smooth and drinkable, with a lovely hint of coffee.  Sixer from Food City on 05/22/2018
BlackBarryFarm Brewery, 1471 West Millers Cove Road Walland, Tennessee 37886 Phone: 865-984-8166 Coyote Tactics IPA http://www.blackberryfarm.com/brewery/beer/coyote-tactics-ipa 7.3 73 A very tasty brew. Nicely hopped, but not over the top. You could drink this one all day long. Single from Food City, 02/07/2018 and subsequent sixers, all cans.
Blackstone Brewing Company, 2312 Clifton Avenue, Nashville, TN 37209 Phone: 615-327-9969 HopJack American-style IPA http://www.blackstonebeer.com/ 6.3 60 Nice flavor, smooth, but not at all hoppy. I need to try their "Adam Bomb West Coast IPA" Sixer from Food City
Blackstone Brewing Company, 2312 Clifton Avenue, Nashville, TN 37209 Phone: 615-327-9969 Dark Matter Black IPA http://www.blackstonebeer.com/ 6.2 55 Sorry, Blackstone, this one is not a winner. Better than a Miller Lite, but not worthy of the IPA title. Sixer from our neighbor's Casual Pint in Hixson
Blackstone Brewing Company, 2312 Clifton Avenue, Nashville, TN 37209 Phone: 615-327-9969 Adam Bomb West Coast IPA http://www.blackstonebeer.com/ 7.2 83
Blue Dawg Brewing, Baldwinsville, NY Wild Blue Premium Blueberry Lager http://www.wildbluelager.com/ 8 Has a very pronounced blueberry flavor, which, coupled with it's power, makes for an interesting drink. Since 2008, sold out to Anheuser-Busch which now belongs to a German consortium. Anheuser-Busch Inc., One Busch Place, St. Louis, MO 6311
Blue Pants Brewery, 500 Lanier Road, Madison, AL 35758 Phone: 256-325-1131 Hop Bursted IPA http://www.bluepantsbrew.com/ 6.9 75 Every bottle I opened exploded into foam. The beer isn't bad, but most gets lost when it blows up. A stern email to the producers got no response. This review was made on a Sixer of bottles, which I tried before getting the growler fills.
Blue Pants Brewery, 500 Lanier Road, Madison, AL 35758 Phone: 256-325-1131 Hop Bursted IPA http://www.bluepantsbrew.com/  6.9 75 I like this brew. Wish the bottled version was as nice as the same stuff on tap. Growler fills from Riverside proved to be just what was needed to let the beer speak for itself. Sixer of CANS to carry along to NC, from Riverside on 08/06/2018.
Blue Pants Brewery, 500 Lanier Road, Madison, AL 35758 Phone: 256-325-1131 Wendy's Double IPA http://www.bluepantsbrew.com/  8.5 175 Nowhere near the 175 they rate this thing. It's a very nice brew, but sorry, could be hoppier. Bottles from Riverside Bev.
Bluepoint Brewing Company, 161 River Street, Patchogue, NY 11772 (Long Island) Blueberry Ale http://www.bluepointbrewing.com/ 4.39 14 Smooth, just a hint of the namesake berry, very mild. 07/02/2016 - website says ABV=4.5, IBU=14
Boulder Beer Company. 2880 Wilderness Pl, Boulder, CO 80301 Phone: 303-444-8448 Slope Style Winter IPA http://www.boulderbeer.com/  6.4 60 Quite nice. Looking forward to trying some of their other brews.
Boulder Beer Company. 2880 Wilderness Pl, Boulder, CO 80301 Phone: 303-444-8448 Mojo IPA http://www.boulderbeer.com/  7.2 70 Very distinctive flavor, makes you take a second swig, which soon leads to a second bottle.
Boulder Beer Company. 2880 Wilderness Pl, Boulder, CO 80301 Phone: 303-444-8448 Mojo Risin' Double IPA http://www.boulderbeer.com/  10 80 Like Mojo on Steroids. Just wonderful. Growler from Riverside Bev.
Boulder Beer Company. 2880 Wilderness Pl, Boulder, CO 80301 Phone: 303-444-8448 Pulp Fusion Blood Orange IPA http://www.boulderbeer.com/  6.5 52 Has a nice taste with orange overtones, but not as hoppy as I would like. Bottles from Riverside Bev.
Boulder Beer Company. 2880 Wilderness Pl, Boulder, CO 80301 Phone: 303-444-8448 Killer Penguin Barleywine Ale https://boulderbeer.com/killer-penguin/ 10 60 This stuff is very nice, at least a 4.25. I really like the taste. Bottle says 2015 on it, a once-a-year release. Single from Riverside Bev. On 12/01/2017
Boulder Beer Company. 2880 Wilderness Pl, Boulder, CO 80301 Phone: 303-444-8448 Shake Chocolate Porter https://boulderbeer.com/shake 5.9 39 I really like this one. Just a hint of chocolate, and seems to have a shot of coffee as well, which covers all the bases for me. I like it, and got three new badges on untapped.com  Growler from Food City on Hixson Pike on 02/19/2019.
Boulder Dam Brewing Company, 453 Nevada Hwy, Boulder City, NV 89005 Phone: 702-243-2739 Ocho Loco IPA http://www.boulderdambrewing.com/  6.1 50 Very drinkable once the bartender pulls the right tap handle ;-) This is their 8th anniversary special brew, brought back after a couple of years. Las Vegas, April 2017
Boulevard Brewing Company, 2501 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108 Phone: 816-474-7095 Flora Obscura Dry-Hopped Porter (not on the website as of this date) https://www.boulevard.com/beer/our-beers/ 5.8 50 Listed as "Tough Kitty" on the receipt. Six-pack of bottles from Riverside Bev. on 08/24/2018.
Breckenridge Brewery, 2920 Brewery Lane, Littleton, CO  80120 Phone: 303-623-2739 Lucky U IPA http://www.breckbrew.com/ 6.2 or 5.7 68 A decent brew, but not notable. IBU probably mid-40's. I wanted to like it… 07/02/2016 - Website lists ABV=5.7, IBU=68
Breckenridge Brewery, 2920 Brewery Lane, Littleton, CO  80120 Phone: 303-623-2739 Vanilla Porter https://www.breckbrew.com/beers/vanilla-porter-1 5.4 16 Drinkable, but not outstanding. One in a sixer from Bake, Bottle and Brew in Swansboro NC
Brooklyn Brewery, 79 North 11th Street N. Brooklyn, NY 11249 Brooklyn East IPA http://brooklynbrewery.com/ 6.9 47
Brooklyn Brewery, 79 North 11th Street N. Brooklyn, NY 11249 Defender IPA http://brooklynbrewery.com/ 6.7 ? A rich red-amber in color. Easy to drink, smooth on the palate, could have more bitterness. Tastes like about 50 max. Growler from Riverside Bev.
Bullfrog Brewery, 229 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701 Phone: 570-326-4700 Edgar IPA (as in 'Edgar Allan Poe') http://bullfrogbrewery.com/beer-ontap.html 8 ? A nice IPA from the middle of Pennsylvania. Well done, Froggie! A couple of Drafts at the Brewery on our Pennsylvania excursion, with a fine fish dinner, on 06/19/2019
Burial Beer Company, 40 Collier Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-475-2739 Hawkbill IPA http://www.burialbeer.com/  6 55 An interesting brew… Citrus flavor, some hints of Juniper… not too bad. Sixer from Rich Sanders, June 2017
Burial Beer Company, 40 Collier Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-475-2739 Difficulties in Comprehension Double IPA https://burialbeer.com/beers/ 8.5 61 A collaboration with Bearded Iris of Nashville, this is an excellent brew. On tap at the Paragon restaurant in Asheville NC on 05/19/2019
Bube's Brewery, 102 N Market St, Mount Joy, PA 17552 Phone: 717-653-2056 Brut IPA http://bubesbrewery.com/brewery/ 7.6 30 A more-than-halfway-decent IPA. Even though it's got low numbers, I like the taste. And the venue is absolutely marvelous! A draft at the Brewery, which dates back to 1876, on our Pennsylvania excursion, 06/21/2019
Burnt Hickory Brewery, 2260 Moon Station Ct, Ste 210, Kennesaw, GA 30144 Phone: 770-514-8812 Cannon Dragger IPA https://www.burnthickorybrewery.com/our-beers 8.5 100 This one is pretty good. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Burnt Hickory Brewery, 2260 Moon Station Ct, Ste 210, Kennesaw, GA 30144 Phone: 770-514-8812 Drivin' n' Cryin' IPA https://www.burnthickorybrewery.com/our-beers 5.5 40 This one is not as good. A Session style, not very hoppy and kinda wussy. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Busted Sandal Brewing Company, 7114 Oaklawn Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 Phone: 210-872-1486 Slippery Rock IPA http://www.bustedsandalbrewing.com/yearroundbeers/ 7.1 55 Not a bad brew. Could be hoppier, but overall very drinkable. Dunno how they get away with the name. Enjoyed on our San Antonio reunion in April 2018.
Capital Brewery, 7734 Terrace Ave,, Middleton, WI 53562  Phone: 608-836-7100 Mutiny IPA http://capitalbrewery.com/beer-type/mutiny-ipa/ 6.2 70 Not a bad brew, but not a favorite either. Single bottle from Gordy's IGA in Chippewa Falls, WI on 09/22/2018
Catawba Brewing Company, 32 Banks Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-552-3934 Astral Bootie Beer IPA http://catawbabrewing.com/ 4.5 40 Low-powered, smooth-tasting, but will  never be a "first choice" for me. Growler from Riverside Bev.
Catawba Brewing Company, 212 South Green Street, Morganton, NC 28655 Phone: 828-430-6883 HOPness Monster IPA http://catawbabrewing.com/ 6.5 60 A very nice brew. I like the hoppiness, and it doesn't have a citrusy intrusion to spoil it. Sixer from Casual Pint on 11/17/2017
Carton Brewing, 6 E. Washington Dr., Atlantic Highlands, NJ 077XX East Coast Double India Pale Ale http://cartonbrewing.com/beers/077xx/ 7.8 80 Has a  nicely hoppy flavor. Trying local beers when I can on this road trip. From the Tap Room, at the Summerset Hills Hotel in Warren, NJ 07059
Central Waters Brewing Company, 351 Allen St, Amherst, WI 54406 Phone: 715-824-2739 Rift IPA http://centralwaters.com/beers/year-round-beers.php 6.5 50 Not so much to my taste. There are a lot of better beers available. Single bottle from Gordy's IGA in Chippewa Falls, WI on 09/22/2018
Cerveseria Modelo, Nava Mexico Cerveza Modelo Negro https://www.modelousa.com/en-US/  5.4 "Munich Dunkel-style Lager" is not too bad, except for my inate aversion to anything from AB InBev. Grupo Modelo is a large brewery in Mexico owned by Belgian-Brazilian company Anheuser-Busch InBev.
Chattanooga Brewing Company, 1804 Chestnut St. Chattanooga, TN 37408 Phone: 423-702-9958 Hill City India Pale Ale https://www.chattabrew.com/ontap/ 7.2 95 This stuff is OK. Has a nice malty flavor, and the hops come through, but can't say it's outstanding. Pretty good, though. Properly bitter. Four-pack of Pint cans from Food City in Daisy on 11/09/2018. Can says 7.2 %, 80 IBU vs. website numbers.
Chattanooga Brewing Company, 1804 Chestnut St. Chattanooga, TN 37408 Phone: 423-702-9958 Chestnut Street Brown Ale https://www.chattabrew.com/beer 6.2 20 Nicely malty, this has a chocolate flavor that enhances its smooth nature. Single can from Food City on 05/04/2019
Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co, 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729, Phone: 715-861-5100 Dark Timber Stout https://www.chippewariverdistillery.com/dark-timber-stout 5.3 33 A very tasty Stout, and they have an interesting venue overlooking the Chippewa River. Nice! A draft at their brewhouse in Chippewa Falls, WI on 09/22/2018
Cigar City Brewing Company, 3924 W Spruce St, Tampa, FL 33607 Phone: 813-348-6363 Jai Alai India Pale Ale https://cigarcitybrewing.com/beer/jai-alai-ipa/ 7.5 70 This brew is quite mild for its rating, but does taste nice. Sixer of cans from Casual Pint on 12/08/2017.
Cigar City Brewing Company, 3924 W Spruce St, Tampa, FL 33607 Phone: 813-348-6363 White Oak Jai Alai IPA https://cigarcitybrewing.com/beer/white-oak-jai-alai/ 7.5 70 This one has a very nice flavor, quite smooth and drinkable. Brewed with shavings of Oak.  Four-pack from Casual Pint on the way home from our San Antonio sojourn in April 2018.
Clown Shoes Beer, 306 Northern Ave, Boston, MA, 02210 (started in Ipswich) Space Cake Double IPA https://www.clownshoesbeer.com/cs_beer/space-cake/ 9 90 Hehehe… Clown Shoes… (snicker) Acquired by Harpoon in October 2017. Four-pack of cans from Riverside Bev. On 08/31/2017. 
Coronado Brewing Company, 170 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118 Idiot IPA www.coronadobrewingcompany.com 8.5 90 Very smooth, nicely hoppy with sweet tinges, but not too fruity. The second one was nicer; even moreso was the third. (Jeff) Aptly named, the brewmaster may have been describing himself.  It's actually not that bad tasting some fruity hints and fairly smooth.  It'll never be my  favorite, but it's not as bad as the name may indicate. 06/29/2016 - Website says ABV=8.5, IBU=72
Crazy Mountain Brewing Company, 439 Edwards Access Rd B-102, Edwards, CO 81632 Hookiebobb IPA http://www.crazymountainbrewery.com/ 6.7 87 Nicely bitter without the usual powerful ABV, this one is quite tasty. This is hoppy, properly bitter, and warrants further inspection.. Bottles from Chattanooga Wine & Spirits.
Creature Comforts Brewing Co. 271 W Hancock Ave. Athens, GA 30601 Phone: 706-410-1043 Reclaimed Rye http://www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com/year-round/ 5.5 "Amber Rye aged on French Oak" makes for a very pleasant beverage. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Creature Comforts Brewing Co. 271 W Hancock Ave. Athens, GA 30601 Phone: 706-410-1043 Tropicalia IPA http://www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com/year-round/ 6.2 Nice, mild version with hints of tropical fruit. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Crown Valley Brewing and Distilling Co., 13326 State Hwy F, Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670 Phone: 573-756-9700 Gunslinger Double IPA  https://www.crownvalleybrewery.com/  9 93 Yeah, this is one of the good 'uns. Very tasty, enjoyable for sure. Sixer from Casual Pint on 11/06/2017
Dark Horse Brewing Company, 511 S Kalamazoo Ave, Marshall, MI 49068 Phone: 269-781-9940 Double Crooked Tree IPA http://www.darkhorsebrewery.com/double-crooked-tree-ipa 12 84 A new favorite. This one is dark, flavorful, smooth… Did I mention the wonderful flavor? Single from Riverside Bev., 07/14/2017. We'll get more, fer shur.
Dark Horse Brewing Company, 511 S Kalamazoo Ave, Marshall, MI 49068 Phone: 269-781-9940 Crooked Tree IPA Unfiltered and Unpasteurized http://www.darkhorsebrewery.com/crooked-tree-ipa 6.5 48 Smoooooth… Sixer from Riverside Bev., 10/16/2017. 
Dark Horse Brewing Company, 511 S Kalamazoo Ave, Marshall, MI 49068 Phone: 269-781-9940 Sapient Trip Ale, a Belgian-style Tripel http://www.darkhorsebrewery.com/sapient-trip-ale 9.5 32 Sixer from Casual Pint in Hixson, TN on 12/23/2017
Deschutes Brewery, 901 SW Simpson Ave., Bend, OR 97702 Phone: 541-385-8606 Fresh Squeezed IPA https://www.deschutesbrewery.com/  6.4 60 Quite a nice brew. Citrus flavors predominate, as expected with Citra and Mosaic hops. Las Vegas, April 2017
Devil's Backbone Brewing Company, 50 Northwind Lane, Lexington VA 24450 Eight Point IPA http://dbbrewingcompany.com/beers/eight-point-ipa/ 6.2 60 Mild with a nice taste, not as hoppy as I would have liked but quite acceptable. And a bit preferable to the Hop Hunter, I think. 2018 website says 70 IBU Riverside Bev , and three of 'em in the Adventure Pack from Food City on 02/21/2017
Devil's Backbone Brewing Company, 50 Northwind Lane, Lexington VA 24450 UK-IPA English Style India Pale Ale http://dbbrewingcompany.com/  6.7 60 Smooth and nicely hopped, not as gnarly as it could be but should withstand the trip to the land of Nehru. Adventure Pack from Food City on 02/21/2017
Devil's Backbone Brewing Company, 50 Northwind Lane, Lexington VA 24450 Juniper IPA  http://dbbrewingcompany.com/  8.2 65 Now this one has a lovely flavor, the signature Juniper predominating. We'll have to do it again, fer shur! Adventure Pack from Food City on 02/21/2017
Devil's Backbone Brewing Company, 50 Northwind Lane, Lexington VA 24450 Baracus Double  India Brown Ale  http://dbbrewingcompany.com/  9.6 64 The 'brown ale' taste predominates. This one is quite nice, but haven't seen it other than in the Adventure Pack. Adventure Pack from Food City on 02/21/2017
Devil's Backbone Brewing Company, 50 Northwind Lane, Lexington VA 24450 16 Point Imperial IPA http://dbbrewingcompany.com/beers/16-point-ipa/ 9.1 91 A lovely brew! Flavor is great, nicely powerful as well. These guys do not dissapoint. Sixer from Chattanooga Wine & Spirits, 06/22/2017
Devil's Backbone Brewing Company, 50 Northwind Lane, Lexington VA 24450 Vienna Lager Vienna Style Lager http://dbbrewingcompany.com/beers/vienna-lager/ 5.2 18 Quite bland, apparently a sop for those fans of typical American "big business" breweries. Will never be a favorite, but I just had to give it a try. Sample from Food City on 03/14/2018 (Pi day)
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Inc., 6 Village Center Blvd, Milton, DE 19968 Phone: 302-684-1000 Indian Brown Dark IPA https://www.dogfish.com/  7.2 50 Has a smooth 'brown ale' flavor with a bit more hoppiness. I like it. And since it's well-priced at the local grocery, my wife likes it, too. Sixer from Food City on 06/27/2016
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Inc., 6 Village Center Blvd, Milton, DE 19968 Phone: 302-684-1000 Liquid Truth Serum IPA https://www.dogfish.com/brewery/beer/liquid-truth-serum 6.8 65 Up to 7.0% in 2019. Very hoppy, very delicious. Sample from Casual Pint on 11/17/2017; Sixer of cans from Food City in Dayton on 05/24/2019.
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Inc., 6 Village Center Blvd, Milton, DE 19968 Phone: 302-684-1000 90 Minute Imperial IPA https://www.dogfish.com/brewery/beer/90-minute-ipa 9 90 This is a very smooth brew given the big numbers. I like it a lot. Sixer of bottles from Food City on 10/17/2018, another on 03/22/2019.
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Inc., 6 Village Center Blvd, Milton, DE 19968 Phone: 302-684-1000 Lupu-Luau IPA https://www.dogfish.com/brewery/beer/lupu-luau-ipa 7.3 45 They say there's a lot of coconut in it. Kind of a gimmick, if you ask me; can't really taste it. Single can from Food City on 10/17/2018
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Inc., 6 Village Center Blvd, Milton, DE 19968 Phone: 302-684-1000 75 Minute IPA https://www.dogfish.com/brewery/beer/75-minute-ipa 7.5 75 Sixer of bottles from Riverside Bev. On 10/29/2018
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Inc., 6 Village Center Blvd, Milton, DE 19968 Phone: 302-684-1000 Flesh and Blood IPA https://www.dogfish.com/brewery/beer/flesh-blood-ipa 7.5 45 Quite a reasonable version. Could be hoppier but eminently drinkable. Single can from Food City on 01/16/2019
Duclaw Brewing Company, 8901 Yellow Brick Road, Suite B, Baltimore, MD 21237 Phone 443-559-9900 Sweet Baby Jesus! Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter https://duclaw.com/beers/sweet-baby-jesus-2/ 6.2 33 This is a really good brew. I love a nice Porter, and when it's enhanced with peanut butter and chocolate, what  more could you ask for? Trip to Aurora NC, May 2019
Duclaw Brewing Company, 8901 Yellow Brick Road, Suite B, Baltimore, MD 21237 Phone 443-559-9900 Dirty Little Freak Coconut Caramel Chocolate Brown Ale https://duclaw.com/beers/dirty-little-freak/ 5.8 30 All the best characteristics of a brown ale, hints of caramel and chocolate add to it's charm. I like it. Trip to Aurora NC, May 2019
Duquesne Brewing Company, Pittsburg, PA. Brewed by City Brewing Company at Latrobe, PA Duquesne Pilsener Beer https://duquesnebeer.com/ 5 Remeniscent of the old Milwaukee and La Crosse brands that have been resurrected for a new generation of beer drinkers. Several at Rich & Judy's party 12/16/2017. Thanks, Rich.
Ellicottville Brewing Company, 28 Monroe St, Ellicottville, NY 14731 Phone: 716-699-2537 Mimosa IPA https://ellicottvillebrewing.com/ebc-mimosa-ipa/ 7 75 I like this one. There aren't many that I don't like. Nice and fruity yet decently hoppy. Sipped a draft at Station 101 in DuBois PA on Tuesday, 06/18/2019.
Elysian Brewing Co., Inc, 6010 Airport Way S, Seattle, WA 98108 Phone: 206-860-3977 Elysian Space Dust IPA http://www.elysianbrewing.com/beer?beer=79 8.2 73 Very smooth, nicely hoppy. I like it. Sample single from Food City, 02/07/2018. Website says, "In 2015 partnered with Anheuser-Busch, joining its family of craft brands." Not a good omen, IMO.
Eventide Brewing Co. 1015 Grant St, Atlanta, GA 30315 Phone: 404-907-4543 The 'A' IPA https://www.eventidebrewing.com/eventide-pale-ale-1 7 ? Smooth with a nice nose. Not hoppy at all. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Fat Bottom Brewing Company, 900 Main Street, Nashville, TN 37206 Phone: 615-678-5715 Knockout IPA http://www.fatbottombrewing.com/ 5.9 80 Drinkable, but low-powered. Advertised IBU places it in the "acceptable" range, and I will prolly revise and extend my remarks. Hoping to visit their new brewpub in Nashville. Four 16-oz cans from Food City.
Finch Beer Company, 1800 W. Walnut St, Chicago, IL 60612 Phone: 312-929-4773 Hardcore Chimera Imperial IPA https://www.finchbeer.com/ 9 81.3 A nice DIPA. Smooth and eminently drinkable, a solid 4 on the untappd scale. Four 16-oz cans from Riverside Bev. On 08/01/2018
Firestone Walker Brewing Company, 1400 Ramada Drive, Paso Robles, CA 93446 Easy Jack Session IPA http://www.firestonebeer.com/ 4.5 45-50 Yuck! (Jeff) Would I get it again? Not on purpose. Would I remember the name? Just so I could avoid it.
Firestone Walker brewing Company, 1400 Ramada Dr, Paso Robles, California, 93446 Phone: 805-225.5911 Easy Jack Session IPA http://www.firestonebeer.com/beers/  4.5 45-50 No, never, not ever again. Not my fault! Anita bought it when we said, "get us something different." Las Vegas, April 2017
Flying Dog Brewing Company, 4607 Wedgewood Blvd. Frederick, MD 21703 Phone: 301-694-7899 Double Dog Double IPA http://flyingdogbrewery.com/  11.5 85 An excellent double IPA, very smooth, very tasty, excellent hops and malt flavouring. Sixer from the Harris-Teeter store in Chantilly, VA on May 21, 2017
Foothills Brewing Company, 3800 Kimwell Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 Jade IPA http://www.foothillsbrewing.com/ 7.4 86 Not bad, not exceptional. They claim it has "a hint of peppery finish" but I don't taste it. Guess I'm just jaded. A second growler confirms the "acceptable" opinion. Growler from Riverside Bev. Co., Growler from Beverage World in Fort Oglethorpe, GA 
Foothills Brewing Company, 3800 Kimwell Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 Hoppyum IPA http://www.foothillsbrewing.com/ 6.5 78 A tasty IPA, nicely hopped and with hints of citrus.  Rated at ABV=6.25 IBU=78 07/02/2016
Founder's Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Phone: 616-776-1195 Centennial IPA https://foundersbrewing.com/our-beer/centennial-ipa/ 7.2 65 A very nice IPA, smooth, nicely hoppy, with an interesting drinkability.
Founder's Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Phone: 616-776-1195 All Day  IPA https://foundersbrewing.com/our-beer/all-day-ipa/ 4.7 42 A very mild IPA, probably would be desirable for the IPA tyro. That said, it lives up to its name in drinkability.
Founder's Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Phone: 616-776-1195 Double Trouble Imperial IPA http://foundersbrewing.com/ 9.4 86 A very nice brew. Enjoying the hoppiness. Growler from Riverside Bev.
Founder's Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Phone: 616-776-1195 ReDANKulous Imperial Red IPA https://foundersbrewing.com/our-beer/redankulous/ 9.5 90 Wow! Just look at the numbers. I love these guys' stuff, and this is like their Centennial IPA on steroids. The first sip is attention-getting, the second brings a smile, and… well, you get the idea. This stuff is GREAT! Growler from Riverside Bev.
Founder's Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Phone: 616-776-1195 Azacca IPA https://foundersbrewing.com/our-beer/azacca-ipa/ 7 70 Not as powerful, nor as hoppy, as either Double Trouble or Redankulous, but with a nice taste. Growlers from Riverside Bev.
Founder's Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Phone: 616-776-1195 Mango Magnifico http://foundersbrewing.com/ 10 ? Interesting fruity taste, with a lovely lingering hint of Habinero peppers. As a specialty brew, I like this one. Not an everyday beer, but memorable. one 750 ml from Chattanooga Wine & Spirits, tasted in late June 2017.
Founder's Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Phone: 616-776-1195 Porter, subheaded "Dark, Rich & Sexy" https://foundersbrewing.com/our-beer/porter/ 6.5 45 Very smooth with a dark, smoky flavor that leaves a lovely aftertaste. This could easily become a favorite. Single from Food City on 08/15/2017
Founder's Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Phone: 616-776-1195 "Dirty Bastard" Scotch Style Ale https://foundersbrewing.com/our-beer/dirty-bastard/ 8.5 50 This is a really nice, non-IPA brew. Has a smoky flavor that tingles all the right taste buds. I like it a lot. The more I sip, the more I like. Sixer from Food City (and other notable sources)
Founder's Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Phone: 616-776-1195 Curmudgeon's Better Half Old Ale - "Old Ale brewed with Molasses and Aged in Maple Syrup Bourbon barrels" https://foundersbrewing.com/our-beer/curmudgeons-better-half/ 12.7 35 Deep, dark flavor keeps this curmudgeon happy. Four-pack of bottles from Riverside Bev. on 4/11/2019
Four Peaks Brewing Company, 1340 E 8th St #104, Tempe, AZ 85281 Phone: 480-303-9967 Hop Knot American-style IPA https://www.fourpeaks.com/beers/mainstays/hop-knot/ 6.7 47 Quite acceptable. Pretty much your typical California beer. Sixer from Total Wine in Las Vegas, 01/13/2018.
Four Sons Brewing Company, 18421 Gothard St Suite 100, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 Phone: 714-584-7501 Land of Hopportunity Blood Orange IPA http://foursonsbrewing.com/beers/land-of-hopportunity/ 6.3 62 Nothing to see here… move along… "A west-coast style American IPA brewed with bright citrus and pine hops, finished with fresh blood oranges." Sixer from Casual Pint, 05/11/2018
Full Sail Brewing Company, 506 Columbia St, Hood River, OR 97031 Phone: 541-386-2247 Ridiculously Tasty IPA http://www.fullsailbrewing.com/ 6 60 Tasty, not aggressive, mild flavor. Less than memorable. 07/02/2016 - not listed on their website any more.
Full Sail Brewing Company, 506 Columbia St, Hood River, OR 97031 Phone: 541-386-2247 Hop Pursuit IPA https://fullsailbrewing.com/beers/hop-pursuit-ipa/ 6.5 65 In a single word, "Smooth" is the one I'd choose to describe this beer. It['s quite tasty as well, so makes a good choice. A good successor to the one above. Sixer from the Casual Pint on 05/01/2018
Gate City Brewery, 43 Magnolia St. Roswell, GA 30075 Phone number: 678-404-0961 OTP Double IPA 8 99 A nice, hoppy brew with plenty of malt; quite lovely. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Gate City Brewery, 43 Magnolia St. Roswell, GA 30075 Phone number: 678-404-0961 Terminus Baltic Porter 7.8 34 Dark and smooth Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Grayton Beer Company, 217 Serenoa Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 Phone: 850-231-4786 30A Beach Blonde Ale https://www.graytonbeer.com/  4.6 13 Won't be trying any more of this stuff, at least not from this source. Had a skunky taste, maybe due to the age or poor handling. Sample single from Food City on 08/15/2017. Brew date was 01/10/17!
Good People Brewing Company,114 14th Street, Birmingham AL 35233 Phone: 205-286-2337 Hitchhiker IPA http://www.goodpeoplebrewing.com/ 7.8 100+ This is quite a nice IPA. The numbers are nice, the taste is (to me) smooth and drinkable. I like it a lot. They have a standard IPA that's lower in IBU that I need to try. Growlers from Riverside Bev.
Good People Brewing Company,114 14th Street, Birmingham AL 35233 Phone: 205-286-2337 Mumbai Rye IPA http://goodpeoplebrewing.com/ 7.4 71.9 Sixer of cans from Casual Pint on 12/08/2017
Good People Brewing Company,114 14th Street, Birmingham AL 35233 Phone: 205-286-2337 Snake Handler Double India Pale Ale "2X IPA" http://goodpeoplebrewing.com/our-beer/snake-handler 10 100 This is some pretty nice stuff. Lotsa power, but still smooth and somewhat grape-fruity. Four-pack of cans from Riverside Bev. on 09/13/2018
Goose Island Brewery, Chicago IL Goose IPA https://www.gooseisland.com/our-beers/goose-ipa 5.9 55 What one would expect from AB Inbev. Bottle at the Frog Hop Tavern in Cadott, WI on 09/21/2018. Part of the AB Inbev (Anheuser-Busch) conglomerate since 2011.
Great Divide Brewing Company, 2201 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80205 Hercules Double IPA http://greatdivide.com/ 10 85 Oh, yeah! Hoppy, high-powered, not too much of anything bad, plenty of everything good. Growler from Beverage World,1840 Lafayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 Phone 706-866-5644
Green Bench Brewing Company, 1133 Baum Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33705 Phone: 727-800-9836 Green Bench IPA http://greenbenchbrewing.com/on-tap-and-to-go/ 6.8 68 Sixer of cans from Riverside Bev. on 08/24/2018.
Green Flash Brewing Company, 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92121 West Coast IPA www.greenflashbrew.com 8.1 95 Smoooooth and nicely hoppy… (Jeff) Hop-tastic!, very strong on the pallet.
Green Flash Brewing Company, 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92121 Soul Style IPA www.greenflashbrew.com 6.5 75 A nice IPA, not as powerful at their West Coast IPA, but smooth and very tasty.
Green Flash Brewing Company, 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92121 Green Bullet Triple IPA www.greenflashbrew.com 10.1 100+ Wow! Hoppy, nicely bitter, hints of citrus. And powerful! Not for the faint of heart, but for those of us who appreciate a well-hopped brew, you couldn't ask for more. Growler from Riverside Bev.
Green Man Brewery, 27 Buxton Avenue, Ashville NC 28801 Phone: 828-252-5502 Green Man IPA http://www.greenmanbrewery.com/ 6.2 63 Has a nice malty flavor, not too bitter but enough to give it a nice bite. I need to try their seasonal "Rainmaker Double IPA," rated 9.3 ABV and 158 IBU,  I think. Growlers from Riverside Bev.
Green Man Brewery, 27 Buxton Avenue, Ashville NC 28801 Phone: 828-252-5502 The Rainmaker Double IPA http://www.greenmanbrewery.com/ 9.3 158 This one is really smooth, really hoppy, with a flavor that really, really appeals to me. Four-pack from Riverside Bev. 08/14/2017
Grumpy Old Men Brewing, LLC 1315 E Main St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 Phone: 706-946-2739 Grasshoppa Double IPA https://grumpyoldmenbrewing.com/ 8 85 Very nice brew. Powerful and pleasant with a good shot of hops. Love it! Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Grumpy Old Men Brewing, LLC 1315 E Main St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 Phone: 706-946-2739 Hell's Holler Porter https://grumpyoldmenbrewing.com/ 7.2 38 This one is a Porter with the Power to Please your Palate. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Guinness & Co. Brewery (part of Diageo since 1997), St. James Gate, Dublin 8, Ireland Guinness Nitro (English-style) IPA https://www.guinness.com/en-us/our-beers/guinness-nitro-ipa/ 5.8 44 It's truly amazing how the mega-breweries can suck all the flavor out of their product, and still sell it based on the brand name. My advice re. this beer: save your money. Sample can from Riverside Bev. 12/14/2017.
Guinness & Co. Brewery (part of Diageo since 1997), St. James Gate, Dublin 8, Ireland Guinness Extra Stout https://www.guinness.com/en-us/our-beers/guinness-original/ 5.6 IMO, this is the only Guinness to get.
Hanger 24 Craft Brewery LLC, 1710 Sessums Drive, Redlands, CA 92374 Betty IPA http://hangar24brewery.com/ 6.5 68 A very nice flavor. Not too hoppy, but nice for an evening's  enjoyment. (Jeff) As far as an IPA it's pretty gentle.  I would compare it with the best of beers for yard work, probably not gonna  be a repeat buy.
Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210 and 336 Ruth Carney Drive, Windsor, VT 05089 Harpoon IPA http://www.harpoonbrewery.com/ 5.9 42 A very pedestrian IPA, neither too powerful nor too distinctiive.  Bottles from Riverside Bev., also from Thurston's Lobster Pound in Southwest Harbor, Maine.
Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210 and 336 Ruth Carney Drive, Windsor, VT 05089 The Long Thaw White IPA http://www.harpoonbrewery.com/  6.2 45 "The Long Thaw White IPA style blends the spiciness of a Belgian Wit and the American hop character of an IPA."
Hayesville Brewing Company, 1568 Hwy. 64 West, Hayesville, NC 28904 Phone: 828-835-6010 Half Back Hop English-style IPA http://www.hayesvillebrewingcompany.com/ Very lightly hopped, IMO. Would be better with more hops. A pint at the Brewery on a trip to Hiwassee with Rich & Judy, on 07/26/2019
Highland Brewing Company, 12 Old Charlotte Hwy, Asheville, NC 28803 Phone: 828-299-3370 Hawaiian Lounge Juice Extra IPA https://highlandbrewing.com/  8 this is flavorsome, fruity, with a nice aftertaste. Four-pack from Riverside Bev. For some reason, Highland doesn't have it on their website
Highland Brewing Company, 12 Old Charlotte Hwy, Asheville, NC 28803 Phone: 828-299-3370 Daycation IPA https://highlandbrewing.com/  4.9 40 Pathetically Picayune, this stuff shouldn't be allowed on the shelf, let alone in the reefer. Never  again. Mom bought a sample single from Buy Low.
Highland Brewing Company, 12 Old Charlotte Hwy, Asheville, NC 28803 Phone: 828-299-3370 Black Mocha Stout https://highlandbrewing.com/beer 5 30 A nice stout, very much a middle-of-the-road brew but quite acceptable. Bottle from Jeff's stock on 08/13/2018.
Highland Brewing Company, 12 Old Charlotte Hwy, Asheville, NC 28803 Phone: 828-299-3370 AVL IPA West Coast Style https://highlandbrewing.com/beer 6.5 70 Drinkable, with a nice fruity "pineapple, mango and grapefruit" flavor Sixer of bottles from Food City on 01/14/2019
Highland Brewing Company 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Suite 200, Asheville, North Carolina 28803 Wanderlush Hazy Adventure Ale (IPA) https://highlandbrewing.com/beer 5.6 45 Not outstanding, but not bad. Trip to Aurora NC, May 2019
Hi-Wire Brewing Company, 197 Hilliard Ave, Asheville NC 28801 828.738.BIGTOP (2448) Hi-Wire Hi-Pitch IPA http://hiwirebrewing.com/flagships-beers/hi-pitch-ipa/ 6.7 61 Nothing special. They appear to have a problem with names; AKA The Three Ring Brewing Company LLC Bottles from Chattanooga Wine & Spirits
Hi-Wire Brewing Company, 197 Hilliard Ave, Asheville NC 28801 828.738.BIGTOP (2448) Hazy & Juicy & Hoppy & Fresh not on website as of 10-29-2018 7.5 38 Very nice, smooth. Lots of citrus flavor. I like it. Four 16-oz cans from Riverside Bev. on 10/29/2018
Hi-Wire Brewing Company, 197 Hilliard Ave, Asheville NC 28801 828.738.BIGTOP (2448) Strongman Coffee Milk Stout https://hiwirebrewing.com/seasonals/strongman-coffee-milk-stout/ 5.3 28 The flavor of a nice Stout ale is the perfect base for a shot of coffee flavor. This one is very nice. Sixer of bottles from Food City in Soddy Daisy on 12/21/2018
Hi-Wire Brewing Company, 197 Hilliard Ave, Asheville NC 28801 828.738.BIGTOP (2448) Aerialist Spring Lager https://hiwirebrewing.com/seasonals/aerialist-spring-lager/ 5.5 25 Nice and smooth, fairly hoppy for a lager. I like it. Sample can from Rich Rudez on May the 4th, 2019
Honky Tonk Brewing Company, 240 Cumberland Bend, Nashville TN 37228 Phone:  Honky Tonk West-Coast Style IPA http://www.honkytonkbeer.com/our-beers/ 6.2 85 A nice brew… untappd says IBU=100. Six-pack of Cans from Riverside Bev. on 11/24/2018
Hop Nuts Brewing, 1120 S Main St #150, Las Vegas, NV 89104 Phone: 702-816-5371 Hopathon IPA http://www.hopnutsbrewing.com/  7 65 1st in flight, tastes nice. Las Vegas, April 2017
Hop Nuts Brewing, 1120 S Main St #150, Las Vegas, NV 89104 Phone: 702-816-5371 Gen 3 IPA http://www.hopnutsbrewing.com/  6.6 68 2nd in my flight, equally good. Las Vegas, April 2017
Hop Nuts Brewing, 1120 S Main St #150, Las Vegas, NV 89104 Phone: 702-816-5371 Vegas Haze IPA http://www.hopnutsbrewing.com/  6 65 3rd in my flight, well done. Las Vegas, April 2017
Hop Nuts Brewing, 1120 S Main St #150, Las Vegas, NV 89104 Phone: 702-816-5371 Hopathon Nitro IPA http://www.hopnutsbrewing.com/  7 65 4th in my flight, I don't see much difference from the non-nitro version. Las Vegas, April 2017
Hop Nuts Brewing, 1120 S Main St #150, Las Vegas, NV 89104 Phone: 702-816-5371 Green Mamba Double IPA http://www.hopnutsbrewing.com/  8.5 100+s 5th in my flight, I liked this one best of the five. Las Vegas, April 2017
Hutton and Smith Brewing Company, 431 E MLKing Blvd, Chattanooga TN 37403 Phone 423.760.3600 Igneous IPA http://huttonandsmithbrewing.com/  A local brewery, less than two blocks from our church! How handy is that? And they have a very nice IPA, even though I have no numbers for it.  Growler from Riverside Bev.  Single from Food City, 02/07/2018
Hutton and Smith Brewing Company, 431 E MLKing Blvd, Chattanooga TN 37403 Phone 423.760.3600 Coffee IPA http://huttonandsmithbrewing.com/  Picked up a growler of "Coffee IPA" from the local supplier. And guess what: H&S doesn't have it listed on their web site. A nice amber color, and a good flavor (but not at all hoppy). This one's for Mom. Growler from Riverside Bev. On November 10, 2016 (the birthday of my Mom, Martin Luther, and the USMC). Another on December 2, 2016. Still not listed on the web. Finally, listed as "coming soon" on 12/14/2017.
Hutton and Smith Brewing Company, 431 E MLKing Blvd, Chattanooga TN 37403 Phone 423.760.3600 Bivouac Black IPA http://huttonandsmithbrewing.com/ 8.9 With hints of grapefruit and coffee, I guess this one's for breakfast. Happily for me, I love grapefruit-flavored beverages. Untappd says 100 IBU… Four-pack from Casual Pint on our way home from our San Antonio reunion in April 2018.
Imported by Anchor Brewing Company, San Francisco, CA Hardcore IPA http://brewdog.com 9.2 150 "Explicit Imperial Ale," they say. "150 IBU," they say. I say, "Whatever! Give me MORE!" (Jeff) Pretty sure this may be my new favorite  beer.  I may have to put it head to head against Hop Box to be sure. 06/29/2016 - Website says ABV=9.2, IBU=125
Jackalope Brewing Company, 701 Eighth Avenue South,
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
(615) 873-4313 
Fennario IPA http://jackalopebrew.com/fennario/  7.2 74 Beautifully amber, nicely hopped, and impeccably presented. We'll want another after this. Growler from Riverside Beverages on 02/04/2017. Specials for Super Bowl LI. (Congrats to the Patriots) Pint at Casual Pint on 11/06/2017.
Jackalope Brewing Company, 701 Eighth Avenue South,
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
(615) 873-4313 
Spruce Beersteen Black IPA http://jackalopebrew.com/ 6 67 I like this one. Growler from Casual Pint in Hisxon, TN on 11/17/2017.
Jekyll Brewing Company, 2855 Marconi Drive, Suite 350, Alpharetta, GA 30005 Hop Dang Diggety Southern IPA http://jekyllbrewing.com/ 6.7 74 A very acceptable brew, not as exciting as the name might suggest but quite nice. Growler from Whole Foods in Chattanooga, bottles from all the usual suspects.
Jekyll Brewing Company, 2855 Marconi Drive, Suite 350, Alpharetta, GA 30005 Hop Dang Diggety Pineapple Habanero Infused IPA http://jekyllbrewing.com/ 6.7 74 This is one very nice beer. I love the peppery taste in the back of your throat as you enjoy a nice long slug. Beer + Pepper = Enjoyment.
Joseph James Brewing Company Inc., Henderson, NV Hop Box Imperial IPA www.foxbrews.com 9.3 88 One of the nicest and best-tasting beers of those we've been drinking. A lovely expression of the hop-head's art. Apart from the packaging (I prefer a glass container) I would ask for one of these every time. (Jeff) One of the best beers I've tasted in a long time.  It's hoppy, smooth and pairs well with everything from burgers to pizza.  I've never been disappointed with a can. The bastards sold out to one of the mega-breweries! 06/29/2016 - Website says ABV=8.2, IBU=85 - they seem to be wimping out. Pints at Yard House in LV on 10/24/2016.
Karbach Brewing Company, 2032 Karbach St, Houston, TX 77092 Phone: 713-680-2739 Hopadillo IPA http://karbachbrewing.com/staff/hopadillo-ipa/ 6.6 65 One of just a few good IPA's I found to enjoy on the River Walk in April. Can on our reunion in San Antonio, April 2018.
Kona Brewing Company, Kona, HI; Portland, OR; Woodinville, WA; Portsmouth, NH; Memphis, TN Aloha Series Castaway IPA http://konabrewingco.com/ 6 50 Citrusy with a hint of caramel… or chocolate, or something. Not too hoppy or bitter; other flavors prevail. Sixer from Chattanooga Wine & Spirits, 06/22/2017. More locally on our Hawaian sojourn in February 2018
Kona Brewing Company, 74-5612 Pawai Place Kailua Kona, HI 96740 Phone Restaurant: 808-334-BREW (2739) Office: 808-334-1133 Hanalei Island IPA https://konabrewingco.com/our-beers 4.5 40 This stuff is about like what other brewers call a "session" IPA. Not to my taste, sorry. Enjoyed (but not so much) on our epic trip to the Hawaiian Islands, February 11-28, 2018.
Kona Brewing Company, 74-5612 Pawai Place Kailua Kona, HI 96740 Phone Restaurant: 808-334-BREW (2739) Office: 808-334-1133 Kua Bay IPA (only available in Hawaii) https://konabrewingco.com/our-beers#hawaii-only 7.3 65 You maybe should stick with the Maui Brewing Company's stuff unless you really like surfing on Waikiki. Worth a try, however, if you get to Kona or Oahu. Enjoyed on our epic trip to the Hawaiian Islands, February 11-28, 2018.
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA; Chicago, IL Phone 707-769-4495 India Pale Ale https://lagunitas.com/beer/ipa 6.2 51.5 One of my favorite "find it anywhere" IPA's. Quite nice when you can't find a more exotic example of the IPA brewer's art.
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA; Chicago, IL Phone 707-769-4495 Maximus IPA https://lagunitas.com/beer/maximus 8.2 72.4 More powerful, and flavorful, than Lagunitas' standard IPA, this brew is tasty, hoppy, and makes an excellent choice. Sixer on 12/21/2016 from Chattanooga Wine & Spirits. Website now says IBU=59
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA; Chicago, IL Phone 707-769-4495 Undercover Investigation Shut-Down Ale https://lagunitas.com/beer/undercover 9.3 66.5 More powerful than their regular IPA, not as bitter as the Maximus, this dark brew has a lovely thick taste. Nice in bottles, too. Growler from Riverside Bev., Single from Food City Grocery on 02/07/2018
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA; Chicago, IL Phone 707-769-4495 Little Sumpin' Sumpin Ale https://lagunitas.com/beer/a-little-sumpin-sumpin 7.5 64.2 This is a wheat-based ale. Smooth, with a nicely-hopped bitterness, quite good. Single from Food City Grocery on 02/07/2018
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA; Chicago, IL Phone 707-769-4495 Sucks Brown Shugga' Substitute Ale https://lagunitas.com/beer/sucks 8 63.2 It's pretty smooth. I like it. Single from Food City on Hixson Pike,04/06/2018
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA; Chicago, IL Phone 707-769-4495 Super Cluster Ale https://lagunitas.com/beer/super-cluster 8 60 A very nice brew. Must get more. Single can from Food City on 01/16/2019
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA; Chicago, IL Phone 707-769-4495 12th of Never Ale https://lagunitas.com/beer/12th-of-never 5.5 45 Single can from Food City on 01/16/2019
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA; Chicago, IL Phone 707-769-4495 Cherry Jane Sour Ale brewed with Turkish Delight Cherry Juice https://lagunitas.com/beer/cherry-jane 5.5 9 This stuff is interesting. It's only a bit sour, and has a definite cherry flavor. I like the tartness, but it lacks a "beer" flavor. Still on the fence. Growler from Riverside Bev. On 4/11/2019
Lakefront Brewery Inc., 1872 N. Commerce Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212 Phone 414-372-8800 "Eye" PA http://www.lakefrontbrewery.com/beer/year-round/ipa 6.5 Tastes like the IBU is in the 60's… very nice. 07/02/2016 - not listed on their website any more. 11/03/2016 - It's there again.
Lakefront Brewery Inc., 1872 N. Commerce Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212 Phone 414-372-8800 Fuel Café' Organic Coffee Stout http://www.lakefrontbrewery.com/beer/organic/fuel-cafe 6.4 17 This stuff is pretty tasty. I love a nice smooth stout with coffee infusion, and this brew is one of 'em. I shoulda got a sixer. It's certified Organic by Oregon Tilth, whatever that is. Single bottle from Gordy's IGA in Chippewa Falls, WI on 09/22/2018
Lancaster Brewing Company, 302 N Plum St.  Lancaster, PA Phone: 717.391.6258 Hop Hog IPA https://www.lancasterbrewing.com/hop-hog 7 60 Could be better. Has a distinctive after-taste that I found a bit daunting. I got a can in Mt. Joy on our way to our evening B&B, during our Pennsylvnia excursion, 06/21/2019
Lazy Magnolia Brewery, 7030 Roscoe-Turner Rd, Kiln, MS 39556 Phone: 228-467-2727 Southern Pecan - the Original Pecan Nut Brown Ale https://www.lazymagnolia.com/beers/southern-pecan/ 4.5 16-19 Pretty smooth. I would have another… if I had one… Single from the Casual Pint, Hixson, 05/11/2018
Left Coast brewing Company, 1245 Puerta Del Sol, San Clemente, CA 92673 Phone: 949-276-2699 Hop Juice Triple IPA http://leftcoastbrewing.com/hop-juice/ 10 100 very nice stuff. Gotta have more. Sixer from Total Wine in Las Vegas, 01/13/2018
Left Hand Brewing Company, 1265 Boston Ave, Longmont, CO 80501, Phone: 303-772-0258 Warrior IPA http://lefthandbrewing.com/ 7.3 60 A nice brew. More later… Growler from Riverside Bev.
Left Hand Brewing Company, 1265 Boston Ave, Longmont, CO 80501, Phone: 303-772-0258 Fade to Black, Volume 1 "Foreign Export Stout" http://lefthandbrewing.com/beers/fade-to-black-vol-1/ 8.5 30 A beautiful black pour with a full head, a lovely smoky taste… this one goes down well! These lads do very nice work. Growler from Riverside Beverages on 02/04/2017. Specials for Super Bowl LI. (Congrats to the Patriots)
Left Hand Brewing Company, 1265 Boston Ave, Longmont, CO 80501, Phone: 303-772-0258 Pixan Pepper Porter http://lefthandbrewing.com/beers/pixan-pepper-porter/ 7.2 34 Very, very nice. Love the peppery addition to the classic Porter profile. Trip to Aurora NC, May 2019
Lexington Brewing & Distilling Company, 401 Cross St, Lexington-Fayette, KY 40508 Phone: 859-255-2337 Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Blackberry Porter https://www.lexingtonbrewingco.com/products/lexington-brewing-company/kentucky-blackberry-barrel-porter 8.3 16 Probably the nicest of the brews I've had from this company. Very tasty. Trip to Aurora NC, May 2019
Lost Coast Brewery & Café, 617 4th Street, Eureka, CA Indica IPA http://www.lostcoast.com/ 6.5 Quite nice. Well hopped, smooth, full-bodied. No IBU indicated, but tastes to me about 60.
Lost Coast Brewing Company, 1600 Sunset Dr. Eureka, California 95503 Phone: 707-267-9651 Fogcutter Double IPA http://www.lostcoast.com/ 8.7 ? Really good stuff
Lovelady Brewing Company, 20 S Water St, Henderson, NV 89015 Phone: 702-857-8469 HopAtomic Double IPA https://www.loveladybrewing.com/  8.2 85 Quite tasty.
Mad River Brewing Brewing Company, 195 Taylor Way, Blue Lake, CA 95525 Phone: 707-668-4151 Slammin' Salmon Double IPA https://www.madriverbrewing.com/index.php/beers 8.6 95.2 This is some nice stuff. Sixer from Total Wine in Las Vegas, 01/13/2018
Madtree Brewing Company, 3301 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209 Phone: 513-836-8733 Rubus Cacao Chocolate Raspberry Stout https://www.madtreebrewing.com/beers/rubus-cacao 7 12 More fruity than chocolaty, I can't make up my  mind on this one. Tastes like soda water. Single from Food City on Hixson Pike, 04/06/2018
Madtree Brewing Company, 3301 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209 Phone: 513-836-8733 PsycHOPathy IPA https://www.madtreebrewing.com/beers/psychopathy 6.9 60 "Madness in a can. Embrace the madness. Embrace the Can." Nicely hopped, quite satisfactory. Sixer from Food City on Hixson Pike, 04/06/2018
Magic Hat Brewing Company, 5 Bartlett Bay Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 Phone: 802-658-2739 S.M.A.S.H. Hits IPA V0l. 2 http://www.magichat.net/ 5.5 45 A sweet, light session IPA that goes down easy and invites you to have another. Quite nice. Found at the perfect venue in Las Vegas in October 2016
Magic Hat Brewing Company, 5 Bartlett Bay Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 Phone: 802-658-2739 Jinx Limited Run Scotch Ale http://www.magichat.net/ 6.9 20 Nicely colored, not  hoppy, not aromatic. Altogether blah to the taste.
Magic Hat Brewing Company, 5 Bartlett Bay Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 Phone: 802-658-2739 Heart of Darkness Limited Run "Diabolically Delicions" Stout http://www.magichat.net/ 5.7 30
Maui Brewing Co., 605 Lipoa Pkwy, Kihei, HI 96753 Phone: 808-213-3002 Big Swell IPA http://mauibrewingco.com/discover_beer/big-swell-ipa/ 6.8 82 A very nice IPA. Hoppy, with a smooth delivery that teases the palate and delights the taste buds. Enjoyed on our epic trip to the Hawaiian Islands, February 11-28, 2018.
Maui Brewing Co., 605 Lipoa Pkwy, Kihei, HI 96753 Phone: 808-213-3002 Double Overhead Double IPA http://mauibrewingco.com/discover_beer/double-overhead-double-ipa/ 8.5 85 This is the "big brother" to the Big Swell. Hoppy, powerful, fragrant, tasty… Did I mention, hoppy? I love it! Enjoyed on our epic trip to the Hawaiian Islands, February 11-28, 2018.
Maui Brewing Co., 605 Lipoa Pkwy, Kihei, HI 96753 Phone: 808-213-3002 Coconut Hiwa Porter http://mauibrewingco.com/discover_beer/coconut-hiwa-porter/ 6 30 Smooth, with a hint of the coconut. All I could think of was Shel Silverston's song, "Killed by a Coconut." Enjoyed on our epic trip to the Hawaiian Islands, February 11-28, 2018.
McHale's Brewhouse, 724 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415 Phone: 423-877-2124 Bloody IPA http://www.mchalesbrewhouse.com/  6.1 69 Not as tasty as it might have been. Maybe I'm not Irish enough. Growler from Riverside Beverages in mid-January 2017
McKenzie Brew House, 240 W Lancaster Ave, Malvern, PA 19355 Phone: 610-296-2222 The Wave Imperial / Double IPA https://www.mckenziebrewhouse.com/beer-menu/ 8.2 70 This Double IPA compares well with some of my favorites from Bell's (Hopsoulution), Founder's (Curmudgion Ales) and Terrapin (Hopsecutioner). If I'm ever in Malvern again, we will look in on these guys. Draft from their Malvern PA location on our Pennsylvania excursion, 06/15/2019
Mehana Brewing Company, 275 East Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720 Phone: 808-934-8211 Volcano Red Ale http://mehanabrewing.com/beers/volcano-red-ale/ 5.2 23-24 Yeah, as I remember I kinda liked this one. Smooth, with a nice flavor, but not a lot of kick. Enjoyed on our epic trip to the Hawaiian Islands, February 11-28, 2018. Hilo is on the Big Island, the owner is a Honolulu oncologist. Go figure.
Mendocino Brewing Company,  1252 Airport Park Blvd, Ukiah, CA 95482 Eye of the Hawk Imperial Ale http://www.mendobrew.com/ 8 40 Tasty but not over-the-top. Sixer from Total Wine in Lad Vegas, 09/22/2017
Moab Brewery, 686 South Main, Moab, UT 84532 Johnny's American IPA www.themoabbrewery.com 7 Tasty; nicely hopped but not extreme (extreme is good) (Jeff) Very drinkable;not too heavy; good finish 06/29/2016 - Website says ABV=4.0, IBU=60
Moccassin Bend Brewing Company, South, 3210 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37408 Phone: 423-821-6392 Centennial X 5 East Coast IPA http://bendbrewingbeer.com/  6.3 ? I like it, but that could be my local bias. These guys started in a basement in St. Elmo and have since moved uptown. Edgy, and nicely sarcastic. Growler from Riverside Beverages on 01/23/2017
Monday Night Brewing, 670 Trabert Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 Phone: 404-352-7703 Cardigans of the Galaxy Double IPA https://mondaynightbrewing.com/beers/cardigans-of-the-galaxy/ 9.5 95 Absolutely Lovely! Four-pack of Pint cans from Sigler's, for the Confederate Railroad concert on 11/17/2018
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone: 423-775-1800 Buzz Light Beer Light Wheat Ale https://monkeytownbrewing.com/draft--cocktail-menu.html 4.1 Meh… something like a Blue Moon, but then, why would ya? Pint-size growler from Rich Rudez on 01/28/2019
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone: 423-775-1800 Grammy's Blueberry Cobler IPA https://monkeytownbrewing.com/draft--cocktail-menu.html 7.5 ? Very sweet for my taste. The Blueberry predominates, I might even say over-powers. But Anita likes it. On-tap at the brewery, 03/04/2019
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone: 423-775-1800 Bismark's Birthday Cake Imperial Stout https://monkeytownbrewing.com/draft--cocktail-menu.html 9.7 ? In my  mind (and on my palate) a hint of chocolate and a taste of coffee makes the perfect stout. This one is nice, but over-done. On-tap at the brewery, 03/04/2019
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone: 423-775-1800 Grammy's Peach Cobler IPA https://monkeytownbrewing.com/draft--cocktail-menu.html 7.5 ? Too sweet, not hoppy enough. On-tap at the brewery, 03/04/2019
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone: 423-775-1800 Captain, Thar Be Chips Ahoy! https://monkeytownbrewing.com/draft--cocktail-menu.html 9.2 ? A nice Imperial Stout with flavors of Chocolate. Very dark, very tasty, a solid 4 rating. On-site for Singo and dinner on 4/24/2019
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone: 423-775-1800 Evolution IPA #31 https://monkeytownbrewing.com/draft--cocktail-menu.html 6.2 ? Good enough, better (to my taste) than previous versions. Rated 3.5 today, YMMV. On-site for Singo and dinner on 4/24/2019
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone: 423-775-1800 Birthday Suit Smoothie IPA https://monkeytownbrewing.com/draft--cocktail-menu.html 7.2 ? Had a taste of Rich's. Quite nice. On-site for Singo and dinner on 4/24/2019
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone: 423-775-1800 Evolution IPA #33 https://monkeytownbrewing.com/draft--cocktail-menu.html 6.2 ? Flight of four flavors first, then a pint of this one. Very fruity flavor, sweet, an interesting take-off on the genre. On-site for Singo and dinner on 6/12/2019
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone: 423-775-1800 Meanwhile, back on Candy Mountain Imperial Dessert Stout https://monkeytownbrewing.com/draft--cocktail-menu.html 10.1 ? Really sweet, nicely powerful, definitely good with a desert. On-site for Singo and dinner on 6/12/2019
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone: 423-775-1800 Tropic of Cashmere Pink Guava - Mango Smoothie Ale https://monkeytownbrewing.com/draft--cocktail-menu.html 7.2 ? A pretty good Hazy Ale. On-site for Singo and dinner on 6/12/2019
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone: 423-775-1800 Who's Ready for Cake… and Whiskey? Imperial Dessert Stout https://monkeytownbrewing.com/draft--cocktail-menu.html 10 ? Another very good, very sweet Imperial from the Monkey.  at the Pub on 7/12/2019
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone: 423-775-1800 Evolution IPA: Batch #34 https://monkeytownbrewing.com/draft--cocktail-menu.html 6.2 ? This one is decent. I think the Monkey is improving with each batch. at the Pub on 7/12/2019
Mother Earth Brew Company, 206 Main Street, Vista, CA 92084 Phone 760 726-2273 Boo Koo Mosaic IPA https://www.motherearthbrewco.com/ 6.5 52.3 Nicely flavored without being bitter, quite good. 10/21/2016 in cans at Scotch 80's.
Mother Earth Brew Company, 206 Main Street, Vista, CA 92084 Phone 760 726-2273 Righteously Hopped Red IPA https://www.motherearthbrewco.com/ 6 57 Very nice flavor, a good over-all brew for all-day enjoyment. 10/23/2016 in cans at Scotch 80's.
Mother Earth Brew Company, 206 Main Street, Vista, CA 92084 Phone 760 726-2273 Sin Tax Imperial Peanut Butter Stout https://www.motherearthbrewco.com/our-beers/ 8.1 45 This stuff has a really nice flavor. The PB adds to the toasty goodness. Sixer to carry along to NC, from Riverside on 08/06/2018. Six more on 09/13/2018. Again on 07/17/2019.
Mudshark Brewery, 1095 Aviation Drive, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86404 Desert Magic IPA http://mudsharkbeer.com/ 7.2 90 Sweeeeeeeet! 07/02/2016 - changed the URL
Naked River Brewing Company, 1791 Reggie White Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37408 Big Hundy Double / Imperial IPA https://www.nakedriverbrewing.com/beers 8 120 Growler at the shop on 01/27/2019
Naked River Brewing Company, 1791 Reggie White Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37408 Robo C.O.P. Ciffee Oatmeal Porter https://www.nakedriverbrewing.com/beers 8.2 31 A nice Porter with hints of coffee and oatmeal. I like it. Growler at the shop on 01/27/2019
Naked River Brewing Company, 1791 Reggie White Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37408 Moon Pie Imperial Milk Stout https://www.nakedriverbrewing.com/beers 8.5 64 Nice flavor, but sweeter than I'd like for a regular diet. Taster at Monkeytown Brewery on 06/12/2019
Napa Smith Brewery, 101 Yolano Dr, Vallejo, CA 94589 Phone: 707-252-4392 Hop Java Coffee Ale http://napasmithbrewery.com/  6.7 45 Has a distinctive coffee flavor that I find intriguing. I like this one, Anita thinks it's too expensive. But what does she know? ;-) It could be hoppier, but has a nice drinkability. Sixer from Riverside Bev. 06/05/2017
Napa Smith Brewery, 101 Yolano Dr, Vallejo, CA 94589 Phone: 707-252-4392 Amber Ale 5.7 30 Single from Riverside Bev. 12/01/2017
Grupo Modelo Brewing Company, part of Anheuser-Busch InBev. Negra Modelo Dunkel-style Lager 5.5 Meh! Best of some sorry choices at one venue on our San Antonio reunion tour in April of 2018.
New Belgium Brewing Company, 500 Linden Street, Fort Collins, CO and 21 Craven Street, Asheville, NC 28806 Rampant Imperial IPA http://www.newbelgium.com/  8.5 85 Quite nice. An enjoyable brew from a favored company (I won a Fat Tire bike from Riverside Beverage).
New Belgium Brewing Company, 500 Linden Street, Fort Collins, CO and 21 Craven Street, Asheville, NC 28806 Ranger IPA http://www.newbelgium.com/  6.5 70 An acceptable alternative when nothing more exotic is available. This one is often the only choice when traversing the hinterlands.
New Belgium Brewing Company, 500 Linden Street, Fort Collins, CO and 21 Craven Street, Asheville, NC 28806 Voodoo Ranger IPA http://www.newbelgium.com/beer/voodoo-ranger 7 50
New Belgium Brewing Company, 500 Linden Street, Fort Collins, CO and 21 Craven Street, Asheville, NC 28806 Voodoo Ranger Imperial IPA http://www.newbelgium.com/beer/voodoo-ranger-imperial 9 70 This has become a default choice whenever no other craft beer is available. Quite drinkable.
New Belgium Brewing Company, 500 Linden Street, Fort Collins, CO and 21 Craven Street, Asheville, NC 28806 Voodoo Ranger 8 Hop Pale Ale http://www.newbelgium.com/beer/voodoo-ranger-8-hop 5.5 35 Kinda like what's called a "Session IPA" from other brewers.
New Belgium Brewing Company, 500 Linden Street, Fort Collins, CO and 21 Craven Street, Asheville, NC 28806 The Hemperor HPA http://www.newbelgium.com/beer/the-hemperor-hpa 7 55 Has a very rank aroma upon opening the bottle. Goes down smoothly, but with a flavor unlike any I can remember. Not sure I'll buy it again. Sixer from Casual Pint on 06/03/2018
New Heights Brewing Company, 928 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203 Phone: 615-490-6901 New Heights IPA https://www.newheightsbrewing.com/ 6.9 101 Four-pack of 16 oz. cans from Riverside Bev. on 08/31/2018.
New Holland Brewing Company, 66 East 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423 Hopivore Michigan Wet-Hopped Harvest Ale  http://newhollandbrew.com/ 5.8 55 Has an interesting flavor. Nicely hoppy, with a good after-taste. 07/02/2016 - no longer on the website
New Holland Brewing Company, 66 East 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423 Hoptronix Double IPA http://newhollandbrew.com/beer/hoptronix/ 9 70 Sixer from Riverside Bev. on 10/16/2017.
New Holland Brewing Company, 66 East 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423 Dragon's Milk Bourbon Barrel-Aged Stout http://newhollandbrew.com/beer/dragons-milk/ 11 31 Oh, my! This is one fine example of the brewer's art. I absolutely love its deep, dark flavor. This one was brewed on 4/10/2018 Four-pack of bottles from Riley's Wine and Spirits in Hixson TN on 12/21/2018
New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA), 3001 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70115 Mecha Imperial IPA (once known as Mecha Hopzilla) http://nolabrewing.com/ 8.8 81 Quite nice. I like the flavor, neither too hoppy nor too much malt, but with a robust 'zing' that encourages another sip. 11/01/2016 Four 16's from Chattanooga Wine & Spirits $12.00
New Orleans Lager & Ale (NOLA) Brewing Company, 3001 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70115 Phone: 504-896-9996 Hoppyright Infringement IIPA https://nolabrewing.com/beers/hoppyright/ 7.6 A very nice brew, lots of hoppy flavor. Four-pack of cans to carry along to NC, from Riverside on 08/06/2018. Another on 08/24/2018.
New Realm Brewing Co. 550 Somerset Terrace NE #101, Atlanta GA 30306 Hoptropolis IPA https://newrealmbrewing.com/beer/ 6.5 55 Nice, mild version of our favorite brew. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Ninkasi Brewing Company, 272 Van Buren St, Eugene, OR 97402 Total Domination IPA www.ninkasibrewing.com/ipa 6.7 65 A very tasty beer, not too tart or hoppy but well-brewed and you hear it calling, "una mas, por favore." (Jeff) Easily the third best beer I've had since we started this grading sheet.  As bad as that may sound since it's also the third beer it's actually showing how high the standard is.  Pretty good tasting brew. Latest: Sixer from Total Wine in Lad Vegas, 9/22/2017 06/29/2016 - website says ABV=6.7, IBU=81
Ninkasi Brewing Company, 272 Van Buren St, Eugene, OR 97402 Tricerahops Double IPA www.ninkasibrewing.com/tricerahops  8 100 Mikey likes it. An excellent brew with a very hoppy aftertaste. Right up my alley! (Jeff) For a very high IBU brew this is an incredibly smooth easy drinking beer.  Jeffy approves very much. 06/29/2016 - Website says ABV=8.0, IBU=84
Ninkasi Brewing Company, 272 Van Buren St, Eugene, OR 97402 "Dawn of the Red" India style Red Ale http://www.ninkasibrewing.com/ 7 75 Very interesting, and in line with other Ninkasi brews. A lovely ale, if not too hoppy. 06/29/2016 - Website says ABV=7.0, IBU=66
North Coast Brewing Company, 444 N Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437 Phone: 707-964-2739 Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout http://www.northcoastbrewing.com/ 9 75 Very smooth, very drinkable. Nice to enjoy this one again, glad that it's available close to home now. Four-pack on 10/03/2017 from Buy Low Grocery in Soddy
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 American Pale Ale http://www.oddstorybrewing.co/  6.1 Opened December 31, 2017. Growler from Riverside Bev. on 01/13/2017.
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 Bright Eyes Belgian Dubbel https://oddstorybrewing.co/ 7.3 19 Smooth and drinkable. One of a flight at the Brewery with Jeff & Amy on 11/24/2018
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 Cherry Cobbler Sour https://oddstorybrewing.co/ 5.5 10 Tart and tasty. Still having a bit of trouble beginning with these sours, but this one satisfies and the last sip is better than the first. One of a flight at the Brewery with Jeff & Amy on 11/24/2018
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 Snake Root Coconut Milk Stout https://oddstorybrewing.co/ 5.4 24 Lots of coconut boldness in this one. A nice change from more ordinary milk stouts. One of a flight at the Brewery with Jeff & Amy on 11/24/2018
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 Monkey's Heart IPA https://oddstorybrewing.co/ 7.1 70 Very nice taste with a great hoppy backwash. One of a flight at the Brewery with Jeff & Amy on 11/24/2018
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 Orange Crème Belgian Golden Strong https://oddstorybrewing.co/ 9.5 31 Yeah, I like it. Smooth, didn't taste the orange so much as the strong. One of a flight at the Brewery with Jeff & Amy on 11/24/2018
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 Barrel Aged Sunken Cemetery Milk Stout https://oddstorybrewing.co/ 9.9 62 My favorite of the stouts we've tried today. Very nice, recommended. One of a flight at the Brewery with Jeff & Amy on 11/24/2018
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 Golden Blackbird Belgian-style Blond https://oddstorybrewing.co/ 5.3 25 I rate it a 2.5. Not to my taste, quite bland but I suppose someone used to Miller Lite would find it good. One of a flight at the Brewery with Rich & Judy on 8/2/2019
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 Red Wolves Irish Red Ale https://oddstorybrewing.co/ 4.5 24 I rate it a 2.5. Not a lot of flavor, although they say it's brewed with caramel malts and roasted barley. One of a flight at the Brewery with Rich & Judy on 8/2/2019
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 Belgian Golden Strong with Cardamom and White Peppercorn https://oddstorybrewing.co/ 9.3 31 I rate it a 3.0. One of a flight at the Brewery with Rich & Judy on 8/2/2019
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 Brandy Barrel Aged Barleywine aged in Prichard's Brandy barrels https://oddstorybrewing.co/ 10 65 I rate it a 3.75. Best of the four in the pre-selected flight. One of a flight at the Brewery with Rich & Judy on 8/2/2019
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 Madascar Sour https://oddstorybrewing.co/ 7.3 11 I rate it a 4.0. Asolutely the best Sour I've had here. A short sample on 8/2/2019
Olde Hickory Brewery, 2 3rd St SW, Hickory, NC 28602 The Original Ruby Lager https://www.oldehickorybrewery.com/beers/ruby-lager/ 4 20 For a “flagship brew” this one doesn’t push any of my buttons.
Orpheus Brewing Company, 1440 Dutch Valley PL, NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
"The Rites" not listed on their website http://www.orpheusbrewing.com/ 6.7 A nice smooth brew, but not one that will hold your attention. Once you become a hop-head, you yearn for that special bite that only a few beers give. This one doesn't. Growler from Beverage World,Fort O, GA. See http://www.orpheusbrewing.com/2016/01/21/the-rites/
Orpheus Brewing Co. 1440 Dutch Valley Pl NE, Atlanta, GA 30324 Phone: 404-347-1777 Transmigration of Souls IPA http://www.orpheusbrewing.com/beers/transmigration-of-souls/ 10 85 I like this one. Much better than "The Rites." Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Out of Bounds Brewing Company, 4480 Yankee Hill Road #100, Rocklin CA 95677  Juiced Blackberry Double IPA https://outofboundsbrewing.com/ 8 Suggested by cousin in California
Oskar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain Industrial Dr, Brevard, NC 28712 Phone: 828-883-2337 Death by Coconut Irish Porter https://www.oskarblues.com/ 6.5 25 Very coconutty, with a mild Porter backflow. Smooth, but you have to really like the taste of coconut. Tag line is "Coconut Chocolate Choconut" and it fits well. Single from Casual Pint on 11/06/2017
Oskar Blues Brewery, 342 Mountain Industrial Dr, Brevard, NC 28712 Phone: 828-883-2337 Dale's Pale Ale https://www.oskarblues.com/beer/dales-pale-ale/ 6.5 65 This one's been around for a while. Not one of my fave's but you sometimes take what you can get. Had a can on the flight back to Nashville from Philadelphia on 06/22/2019
Paulaner Brewing Company, Munchen Germany Salvator DoppelBock https://www.paulaner.com/  7.9 28 Very drinkable, with an interesting, not-very-hoppy flavour. I should maybe get another growler before they drain the keg. Growler from Riverside Bev. (no IPA on tap)
Peak Organic Brewing Company, 110 Marginal Way #802, Portland, Maine 04101 Peak Organic IPA http://peakbrewing.com/ 7.2 76 Not too bad, and I sampled from two different kegs. Dunno why they insist on being "Organic;" I suspect it has to do with marketing. on tap at Joey's Laundromat, Bar and Grille (honest) in Southwest Harbor, Maine. June 14, 2016
Pecatonica Beer Company, 5875 Main Street, Suite A, Gratiot WI 53541 Phone: 608-558-5257 Pecatonica IPA http://pecatonicabeer.com/pecatonica-ipa/ 6 63 This one will never become a favorite. I might have another one some time, but not on purpose. Single bottle from Gordy's IGA in Chippewa Falls, WI on 09/22/2018
Penobscot Bay Brewery, 279 S. Main Street, Winterport ME 04496 Mountain Man DIPA Double India Pale Ale http://www.winterportwinery.com/brewery.asp ?? 100+ We stopped at their combination winery/brewery in Winterport on our New England sojourn in June 2016. Bought a bomber, enjoyed same, will be looking for more in Tennessee. Got a bomber at the brewery in 2016
Public House Brewing Company, 600 North Rolla Street, Rolla, MO 65401 Phone: 573-426-2337 Elusive IPA http://www.publichousebrewery.com/beers/elusive-ipa/ 6.8 60 Quite nice. I enjoyed one of these with a Guacamole sampler at "Top of the Rock" south of Branson. Must get more. Draft at Arnie's Barn at Top of the Rock during our May 2018 excursion to Branson, MO.
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company, 701 Galveston Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104 Phone: 817-810-9266 Mr Wiggles Double Dank IPA https://rahrbrewing.com/beer/ 9.2 100 As advertised, a "Big, Bold & Hoppy" brew that really yanks the chain. Very nice after a couple of hot hours on the mower. Four-pack from Riverside Bev. on 08/01/2018. Four-pack to carry along to NC, from Riverside on 08/06/2018.
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company, 701 Galveston Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104 Phone: 817-810-9266 Dadgum IPA https://rahrbrewing.com/beers/ 6.6 70 This is a decent brew, but not one that elicits the labeled ejaculation. Not up to Mr. Wiggles standard, but definitely drinkable. Sixer of cans from Riverside Bev. on 09/13/2018
Red Brick Brewing Company, 2323 Defoor Hills Road, Atlanta, GA 30318 Hoplanta IPA https://www.redbrickbrewing.com/ 6.8 61 Smooth. Not at all hoppy or bitter. You could drink this one all day long.
Red Hare Brewing Company, 1998 Delk Industrial Blvd SE, Marietta, GA 30067 Phone: 678-401-0600 Bright Eyed and Bushy Tailed Coffee IPA http://www.redharebrewing.com/beers/bright-eyed-bushy-tailed-coffee-ipa/ 6.8 60 I really like the rich coffee flavor. Sample can from Casual Pint in Hisxon, TN on 11/17/2017.
Red Hare Brewing Company, 1998 Delk Industrial Blvd SE, Marietta, GA 30067 Phone: 678-401-0600 Gangway IPA http://www.redharebrewing.com/beers/gangway-ipa/ 6.2 65 Nicely flavored, it's hoppy and goes down with a great aftertaste.  Sample can from Riverside Bev. on 12/14/2017.
Redhook Ale Brewery, 714 E. Pike St., Seattle, WA 98122 and 1 Redhook Way, Pease International Tradeport, Portsmouth, NH 03801 Long Hammer IPA http://redhook.com/ 6.2 44 Not one of the better IPA's, this one might meet the requirements of A-B, which seems to be "least objectional to the greatest number." Owned by "Craft Brew Alliance." 32% of the stock of CBA is owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev. Not really a "Craft Beer," more like something from Samuel Adams.
Reformation Brewing Co.  105 Elm Street, Woodstock GA Oren IPA https://reformationbrewery.com/oren/ 5.5 Smooth and drinkable, almost what you'd call a Session IPA. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Reformation Brewing Co.  105 Elm Street, Woodstock GA Jude Belgian-style Tripel https://reformationbrewery.com/jude/ 9.2 a very nice version, plenty of "oomph" and a very pleasant taste. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Revolver Brewery, LLC, 5650 Matlock Road, Granbury, TX 76049 Phone: 817-736-8034 Blood & Honey American Ale https://revolverbrewing.com/pages/beers 7 20 Not bad. Could be worse. That said, it doesn't taste to be anything special. Single sample from Food City in Soddy Daisy on 4/18/2019
Revolver Brewery, LLC, 5650 Matlock Road, Granbury, TX 76049 Phone: 817-736-8034 Hop Device Hazy IPA https://revolverbrewing.com/pages/beers 5.2 35 Low-powered and not very hoppy, but this stuff has a nice taste.  Single sample from Food City in Soddy Daisy on 4/18/2019
Rhinegeist Brewing Company, 1910 Elm Street, Cincinnati OH 45202 523.381.1367 Truth India Pale Ale http://www.rhinegeist.com/ 7.2 75 A very nice brew. Enough hoppiness to please, and enough fruit to give a good taste. on tap at the Texas Road House restaurant in Covington, KY August 18, 2016
Ridgeway Brewing Company, 6 Chapel Close, South Stoke, Oxfordshire, England RG8 0JW Phone: 01491 873474 Santa's Butt Porter http://www.ridgewaybrewery.co.uk/seasonal.html 6 An interesting brew, hints of coffee, full-bodied, quite tasty. Bomber from Total Wine in Las Vegas, 01/13/2018.
RJ Rockers Brewing Company, 226-A W Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, Ezell Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306 Phone:864-585-2337 Rockhopper IPA http://www.rjrockers.com/beers  8.9 70 Four-pack on 12/21/2016 from Chattanooga Wine & Spirits. 
Robinson’s Brewery, Stockport, Greater Manchester, England Trooper Red ‘N’ Black Porter https://www.robinsonsbrewery.com/store/red-n%27-black-porter/c-24/p-2029 6.8 na Yeah, I love a good Porter. And this one is a pretty good one. A limited edition, designed by Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson. Trip to Aurora NC, May 2019
Robinson’s Brewery, Stockport, Greater Manchester, England Trooper Extra Special / Strong Bitter https://www.robinsonsbrewery.com/store/trooper-500ml/c-24/p-398 4.7 35 I like the one above better than this one, but I wouldn't turn down a repeat. Trip to Aurora NC, May 2019
Rogue Ales, 2320 SE OSU Drive, Newport, OR 97365 Brutal India Pale Ale http://www.rogue.com/  6.3 46 I kinda like this stuff. Not powerful, so more like a so-called Session IPA than anything else. It does have a nice flavor. Sixer from Riverside Beverages on 01/23/2017.
Rogue Ales, 2320 SE OSU Drive, Newport, OR 97365 7 Hop IPA https://www.rogue.com/beers/7-hop-ipa 7.77 76 Quite good. Very nice flavor without being "over the top fruity." Sixer from Total Wine in Las Vegas, 09/22/2017. Four-pack of bottles from Riverside Bev. on 08/24/2018.
Rough Draft Brewing Company, San Diego, CA Eraser IPA http://www.roughdraftbrew.com/ 7 80 Not bad; a typical California IPA with fruity aroma.
Rush River Brewing Company, 990 Antler Ct, River Falls, WI 54022 Phone: 715-426-2054 Bubble Jack IPA http://rushriverbeer.com/brew/bubble-jack/ 6.5 60 Somewhat less than great, the best part of this one is I achieved another level in the 'different breweries' category. Single bottle from Gordy's IGA in Chippewa Falls, WI on 09/22/2018
Saint Boniface Craft Brewing, 1701 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522 Phone: 717-466-6900 Libation Double IPA http://www.stbonifacebrewing.com/beer/#beer-26 8.5 83 Why won't these people tell you the IBU of their brew? This is a  nice double, but I had to check untappd to find the most important info. A can to sample during our Pennsylvania excursion, on 06/21/2019
Saint Louis Brewery, LLC, 2100 Locust Street, St. Louis, MO 63103 Schlafly A (American) IPA Special Release http://schlafly.com 7.2 65 A special release brew, this one has a very distinctive, very emphatic flavor. Hoppy, not too citrusy, I like it a lot.
Samuel Adams - Boston Brewery, 30 Germania Street, Boston MA 02130 Phone: 617-368-5080 Rebel Rouser Double IPA "A relentlessly hoppy double IPA" aka Rebel Rouser IIPA http://www.samueladams.com/our-beers/rebel-ipa-family/ipa/rebel-rouser 8.4 85 A fairly good IPA, better than their Rebel (low-power) version. The best of the Sam Adams brews; I don't care for most of their others. Sixer from Colleen Haxton's in Warwick, RI, sixer from Food City, 06/13/2018
Samuel Adams - Boston Brewery, 30 Germania Street, Boston MA 02130 Phone: 617-368-5080 Rebel Juiced IPA  "Tropical twist of Mango and Citrusy Hops" https://www.samueladams.com/ 6.2 55 An interesting, fruity IPA, about what you might expect from Jim Koch. Drinkable, but not Memorable. Sample from Buy Low Grocery 07/14/2017
Samuel Adams - Boston Brewery, 30 Germania Street, Boston MA 02130 Phone: 617-368-5080 Rebel IPA https://www.samueladams.com/our-beers/rebel-ipa-family/ipa/rebel-ipa 6.5 45 On tap, the only IPA selection here, acceptable. Paired with a very nice Fried Scallop sandwich. Draft at M&M restaurant in Oriental, NC on 08/14/2018
Samuel Adams - Boston Brewery, 30 Germania Street, Boston MA 02130 Phone: 617-368-5080 New England IPA - "Hazy & Juicy" https://www.samueladams.com/our-beers/originals/ipa/new-england-ipa 6.8 35 Fruity, citrusey taste. Not bad at all. "A big punch of orange and pineapple with a smooth finish." Their words, not mine, Single can from Food City 05/04/2019
Saranac Brewery, 830 Varick Street, Utica, NY 13502 Phone: 315.624.2490 Kolsch (2019) https://www.saranac.com/brews/seasonal/summer/12-beers-of-summer/ 5 20 This is definitely a "beer." Not distinguishable from other similar brews. Trip to Aurora NC, May 2019
Scofflaw Brewing Co. 1738 Macarthur Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 Phone: 404-343-2832 Basement IPA https://scofflawbeer.com/our-beers/ 7.5 40 Smooth and drinkable, a nice brew. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Scofflaw Brewing Co. 1738 Macarthur Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 Phone: 404-343-2832 Hooligan IPA https://scofflawbeer.com/our-beers/ 7 50 Very smooth, citrus flavor. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Shmaltz Brewing Company, 6 Fairchild Square, Clifton Park, NY 12065 Phone: 518-406-5430 Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A (Rye Double IPA) http://shmaltzbrewing.com/  10 "Brewed with with an obscene amount of malts & hops," dry-hopped as well, has a most interesting flavor. You'll want a designated driver. "He'brew - The Chosen Beer"  This one is a tribute to the late-great Lenny Bruce (1925-1966)
Shmaltz Brewing Company, 6 Fairchild Square, Clifton Park, NY 12065 Phone: 518-406-5430 Messiah Bold http://shmaltzbrewing.com/  This one is from back when they were brewing in Saratoga Springs, NY (you know, where the ponies run) and is the one that encouraged me to try their more recent brews. "Conceived in San Francisco, brewed in New York"
Shmaltz Brewing Company, 6 Fairchild Square, Clifton Park, NY 12065 Phone: 518-406-5430 Hop Manna IPA http://shmaltzbrewing.com/ 6.5 65 This one is a nice addition to the Schmaltz line of IPA or IPA-like beers. Tastes nice, goes down easy. Four-pack from Imbibe on south Broad Street
Shmaltz Brewing Company, 6 Fairchild Square, Clifton Park, NY 12065 Phone: 518-406-5430 Jewbelation 19th Anniversary Ale http://shmaltzbrewing.com/ 11.9 Apparently the bottle I have is two years old, 'cuz the website shows Jewbelation 21 now. <update> Cracked this one on Jan 1, 2018, and it is so very nice. Makes for a very happy tongue - "Jewbelation." Bomber from Riverside Bev. on 12/01/2017
Shmaltz Brewing Company, 6 Fairchild Square, Clifton Park, NY 12065 Phone: 518-406-5430 Rejewvenator Dubbel Doppel, new 2014 edition http://shmaltzbrewing.com/ 8 Not on their website. Label says "Belgian Style Dubbel Ale and Doppelbock European Style Lager" and "Malt Beverage with Grape Juice Added." It is quite tasty. Bomber from Riverside Bev. on 12/01/2017
Shmaltz Brewing Company, 6 Fairchild Square, Clifton Park, NY 12065 Phone: 518-406-5430 Messiah Nut Brown Ale https://shmaltzbrewing.com/Beer/messiah-nut-brown-ale/ 5.2 Smooth and Mild. One in a sixer from Bake, Bottle and Brew in Swansboro NC
Shmaltz Brewing Company, 6 Fairchild Square, Clifton Park, NY 12065 Phone: 518-406-5430 No Shtick Hoppy Ale https://shmaltzbrewing.com/Beer/no-shtick-12-pack/ 8 Nice, but not exceptional. Two in a sixer from Bake, Bottle and Brew in Swansboro NC
Selin's Grove Brewing, 121 N Market St, Selinsgrove, PA 17870 Phone: 570-374-7308 Stealth Triple https://www.selinsgrovebrewing.com/ 9 This is a very nice Belgian-style tripel ale. Brewed by a very small operation in a small town in mid-Pennsylvania. Small, but they do have a good product,  including this beer and their pretzels.  Tried this one on our Pennsylvania excursion on our way down the Susquehanna to Harrisburg, on 06/20/2019.
Shipyard Brewing Company, 86 Newberry Street, Portland, ME 04101 Fuggles IPA http://shipyard.com/ 5.8 49 Smooth and not too citrusy, definitely not too hoppy. 07/02/2016 - Not on the website any more. See next entry.
Shipyard Brewing Company, 86 Newberry Street, Portland, ME 04101 Monkey Fist IPA http://shipyard.com/ 6.9 67.5 A very nice representative for the company. on tap at Dennett's Lobster Hoiuse in Castine, ME. Monday, June 13, 2016
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 Hop Hunter IPA http://www.sierranevada.com/  6.2 60 Mild with a nice taste, not as hoppy as I would have liked but quite acceptable. Bottles, Growler from Riverside Bev.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 Torpedo Extra IPA http://www.sierranevada.com/  7.2 65 Mild, very tasty. Hoppier than the Hop Hunter which is a good thing. Bottles, Growler from Riverside Bev.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 2017 Black IPA http://www.sierranevada.com/  6.9 "New," they say. But the website doesn't list the IBU. To my taste, seems like maybe 50-60. More would be better, but this isn't too bad. Good that they put in some Torpedo Extras in the pack. From their 4-way IPA package, including Torpedo Extra IPA, Black IPA, Peach IPA, and German Style IPA. May 2017
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 2017 Peach IPA http://www.sierranevada.com/  5.8 "Fruit & Hop Ale." Meh! From their 4-way IPA package, including Torpedo Extra IPA, Black IPA, Peach IPA, and German Style IPA. May 2017
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 2017 German Style IPA http://www.sierranevada.com/  6.1 I don't remember hearing that the Germans ever brewed IPA. Needs more development if they want to sell more to me. From their 4-way IPA package, including Torpedo Extra IPA, Black IPA, Peach IPA, and German Style IPA. May 2017
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 2017 Celebration Fresh-Hop IPA (a seasonal brew) https://sierranevada.com/beer/seasonal/celebration-ipa 6.8 65 This stuff is quite nice, and reasonably priced at the local grocery store. Sixer from Food City in Soddy, 12/11/2017
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 Sidecar Orange IPA https://www.sierranevada.com/beer/year-round/sidecar 6.8 45 This one is not bad. Has a citrusy flavor, could be more bitter for my taste, but overall, not bad for a "big craft" brewery. Sixer from Casual Pint 06/03/2018
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 Ruthless Rye IPA https://sierranevada.com/beer/variety-packs/ruthless-rye 6.6 55 A nice brew. Better than some IPA's, not as good as most, but totally acceptable. Bottle from Jeff's stock on 08/13/2018.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 Hop Bullet Double IPA http://www-origin.cdn.sierranevada.com/beer/year-round/hop-bullet-double-ipa 8 55 This one has a nice, smooth taste. Not at all hoppy, but quite good nevertheless. Single can from Food City in Soddy, 10/06/2018, another on 10/17/2018
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 Hazy Little Thing IPA https://www.sierranevada.com/beer/year-round/hazy-little-thing-ipa 6.7 40 Has a citrus-ey taste, quite mild. Not a bad brew. Website says it's "new" Single can from Food City in Soddy, 10/17/2018
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 2018 Celebration Fresh Hop IPA http://www-origin.cdn.sierranevada.com/beer/seasonal/celebration-ipa 6.8 65 Dunno if this one is any different from last year's version. Tastes similar to me. A nice brew for a cold evening. Sixer of bottles from Food City in Soddy, 12/04/2018
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 Resilience Butte County Proud IPA, supporting victims of the Camp Fire https://www.sierranevada.com/beer/specialty/resilience-butte-county-proud-ipa 6.8 65 This one is nice, has a great taste and nicely hoppy. And being sold for a nice cause. Single can sample from Food City on 01/16/2019. On tap at Monkeytown in Dayton.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 Brut IPA https://www.sierranevada.com/beer/seasonal/brut-ipa 6.2 25 I don't think so. Probably not again. Not on purpose, at any rate. Growler from Food City in Hixson on 3/20/2019. Thanks, Anita.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA 95928 and 100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732 Sierraveza "Easy-drinking Lager" https://sierranevada.com/beer/sierraveza/ 5 18 Copying Corona, and adding lemon so the consumer doesn't have to. Meh! A can from my stash on 06/24/2019
Sixpoint Brewery, 40 Van Dyke St, Brooklyn, NY 11231 Phone: 347-227-8676 Resin http://sixpoint.com/beers/resin/ 9.1 103 I like this one a lot. Very smooth and nicely hoppy, for my money this is a "go to" brew. Just look at those numbers. And it tastes wonderful! Bottles from Total Wine in Henderson, NV. Cans from Riverside Beverages in Chattanooga. It's all GOOD!
Sixpoint Brewery, 40 Van Dyke St, Brooklyn, NY 11231 Phone: 347-227-8676 Bengali IPA http://sixpoint.com/beers/bengali/ 6.6 66 Sixer from Casual Pint in Hixson, TN on 12/23/2017
Smuttynose Brewing Company, 105 Towle Farm Road, Hampton NH 03842 Bouncy House IPA https://smuttynose.com/  4.3 84 Very clean. Wouldn't be my first choice but in the absense of another IPA I'd take one every time. 07/02/2106 - not listed on their website any more
Smuttynose Brewing Company, 105 Towle Farm Road, Hampton NH 03842 Finest Kind IPA https://smuttynose.com/  6.9 73.5 A very nice IPA, preferable to their Bouncy House version. Nevertheless, has a smooth finish and agreeable taste.
Southbound Brewing Co. 107 E Lathrop Ave, Savannah GA 31415 Phone: 912-335-1737 Hop'Lin IPA http://southboundbrewingco.com/southbound/brew 6.3 65 This one will do. Not powerful, but definitely drinkable. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Southern Tier Brewing Company, 2072 Stoneman Circle, Lakewood, NY 14750 2XIPA http://www.stbcbeer.com/ 8.2 A nice citrus taste Bottles from Riverside Bev. Bottles from Gordie's IGA.
Southern Prohibition Brewing, 301 Mobile Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401 Phone: 601-584-7877 Mississippi Fire Ant Imperial Red IPA http://soprobrewing.com/beer 8 80 Doesn't taste nearly as interesting as the IBU rating would suggest. It's quite a nice brew, one I would ask for again, but not over-the-top. That said, as I finished the foursome, I was ready for another. Four-pack of pints from Imbibe on South Broad Street
Southern Prohibition Brewing, 301 Mobile Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401 Phone: 601-584-7877 Crowd Control Imperial IPA http://soprobrewing.com/beer 8 It's got a nice flavor. I like it quite a lot, and like the Fire Ant, it has much to recommend it. "Here, try one of these.." from my friend at Riverside Beverages. Thanks! And a Sixer of Cans on 11/24/2018
Southern Prohibition Brewing, 301 Mobile Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401 Phone: 601-584-7877 Jack the Sipper ESB (Extra Strong Bitter, or Extra Special Bitter) http://soprobrewing.com/beer 5.3 40 A nice enough beer. While I prefer an IPA, this one is a nice alternative for once-in-a-while. Sample from Casual Pint in Hixson, TN on 11/17/2017. Not on the brewery's website any more.
Steady Hand Beer Co. West Midtown, Atlanta Flower Business DIPA http://www.steadyhandbeer.com/#our-beer-section 9 ?? Nice and Hoppy, I like this one. Their website sux, tho. Needs to be updated. Samples at the Gibbs Garden Beer Fest, 10/20/2018
Studio Brew, 221 Moore St, Bristol, VA 24201 Phone: 423-360-3258 "The Ferguson" Oatmeal Chocolate Milk Stout http://www.studiobrew.beer/beers/the-ferguson/ 6.1 23 Sample from Casual Pint in Hixson, TN on 11/17/2017
Squatters Pub Brewery (part of Utah Brewers Cooperative), 147 West Broadway 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 Phone: 801-363-2739 Hop Rising Double IPA https://www.squatters.com/  9 72 Very nice stuff. Really, I'm ready to move to SLC so I can enjoy an uninterupted supply. Utah Brewers Cooperative, 1763 South 300 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84115 Phone: 801-466-8855 Las Vegas, April 2017 (see an earlier review, below, under Utah Brewers Coop)
Starr Hill Brewery LLC, 5391 Three Notched Road, Crozet, VA 22932 Northern Lights IPA http://www.starrhill.com/  6.5 52 Meh! Nice, but nothing special. 07/02/2016 - Website says they've upped the IBU to 55.
Starr Hill Brewery LLC, 5391 Three Notched Road, Crozet, VA 22932 Reviver Red IPA http://www.starrhill.com/  6.2 45 see previoius entry.
Starr Hill Brewery LLC, 5391 Three Notched Road, Crozet, VA 22932 Mango Habanero IPA http://www.starrhill.com/  8 58 Now this one is NICE, with a lovely hot pepper aftertaste. They collaborated (it says) with Brothers Craft Brewing and appear to have done it right. Warms the belly very nicely. Growler from Riverside Bev. Unfortunately, I don't find this one on their website on 07/02/2016. I could cry!
Starr Hill Brewery LLC, 5391 Three Notched Road, Crozet, VA 22932 Double Platinum Imperial IPA http://www.starrhill.com/  8.6 80 Yeah, this one will do. Rated 3.75 on Untappd, "adequate but not inspirational." Four singles from Chattanooga Wine & Spirits 09/14/2017
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Enjoy by 12.25.15 IPA http://www.stonebrewing.com/  9.4 100+ Release date Nov 20, 2015. A double IPA, with 13 varieties of hops. We drank it on 1.23.16, and it hadn't turned bad. Not bad, at all. One might even say, Great! A sixer while visiting kinfolk in Las Vegas
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Enjoy by 11.25.16 IPA http://www.stonebrewing.com/  9.4 90 Release date Oct 21, 2016. Ten different hops in this iteration, first bottle tapped on 11.15.16. Very nice stuff. A sixer from Riverside Bev.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Ruination Double IPA 2.0 http://www.stonebrewing.com/  8.5 100+ Release date Apr 20, 2015. 2.0 is a revision of what started out as a wonderful brew, and it continues in that vein. Very smooth, very enjoyable. A sixer from Riverside Bev. More later. And on 06/05/2017 another sixer from Riverside Bev. Six in a Case from Costco, 01/22/2018.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Enjoy by 02.14.17 Chocolate & Coffee Double IPA http://www.stonebrewing.com/  9.4 90 Release date Jan 8, 2017. Twelve different hops in this iteration. An excellent brew, gotta get more. Two sixers from Riverside Beverages on 01/23/2017
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Go To IPA,  "A Vibrant, Hop-bursted Session IPA" http://www.stonebrewing.com/  4.8 65 I like most IPA offerings from Stone, but this one doesn't come anywhere near their "Enjoy By" series  or the Ruinations. When they say "Session IPA," they mean "watery." A sixer of 16-oz cans from our neighbor's new Casual Pint store in Hixson.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Delicious IPA "Crafted to reduce gluten." http://www.stonebrewing.com/  7.7 75 Stone does a good job of making excellent IPA's. This is one of them, not as heavy as their Ruination, but very, very nice. Even without gluten, which I love. A case of 24, with four different IPA's, from (wait for it) our local Costco store.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Pataskala Red X  IPA http://www.stonebrewing.com/  7.3 75 I almost always love Stone's usually excellent IPA's. This 'un is dry hopped, and has lovely overtones. Memo to self: Get some more! A case of 24, with four different IPA's, from (wait for it) our local Costco store. Then, on 06/05/2017, a Sixer from Riverside Bev.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Hop Revolver  IPA #1: "Loaded with Loral" http://www.stonebrewing.com/  7.7 80 Another version of Stone's excellent IPA's. I love this one, too. A case of 24, with four different IPA's, from (wait for it) our local Costco store.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Mocha  IPA "Style-defying Double IPA with Cacao and Coffee" http://www.stonebrewing.com/  9 80 Very nice flavor, typical of Stone's excellent IPA's. Must have more. (Later) has a distinctly peppery aftertaste that I really enjoy. Sixer from Riverside Bev. as a special treat to myself, when I finished my jury service on 08/03/2017. Another on 10/16/2017.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Stone RuinTen Triple IPA http://www.stonebrewing.com/  10.8 110 "DOUBLE DRY-HOPPED W/ CENTENNIAL & CITRA" and does it ever work. This is one of the best you will ever taste. Bomber from Total Wine in Las Vegas, 09/04/2017.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Stone Fruitallica Double IPA http://www.stonebrewing.com/  8 80 Beavertown / Garage Project / Stone Collaboration makes a tropical double IPA with a death metal kick to the codpiece.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Enjoy By 10.31.17 IPA http://www.stonebrewing.com/  9.4 90 I like it. Sixer from Riverside Bev. On 10/16/2017. Sixer from Casual Pint on 11/06/2017
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Hop Revolver IPA #6: Herkules Hops http://www.stonebrewing.com/beer/special-releases/stone-hop-revolver-ipa 7.7 80 Personally, I preferred previous versions of this "revolving series." This one is hoppy, malty, and quite tart. Single at Scotch 80's, 01/12/2018. Six in a Case from Costco, 01/22/2018.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Stone Ripper "San Diego Pale Ale" http://www.stonebrewing.com/beer/year-round-releases/stone-ripper 5.7 40 Lightly bitter, almost hoppy enough, but not my favorite Stone brew. Six in a Case from Costco, 01/22/2018.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Stone IPA http://www.stonebrewing.com/beer/year-round-releases/stone-ipa 6.9 71 Six in a Case from Costco, 01/22/2018.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Fear.Movie.Lions Double IPA https://www.stonebrewing.com/beer/year-round-releases/stone-fearmovielions-double-ipa 8.5 60 Nice flavor, kind of fruity. Sixer of Pint cans from Riverside Bev. on 09/13/2018
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Xocoveza Mocha Stout https://www.stonebrewing.com/beer/special-releases/stone-xocoveza 8.1 50 An immediate favorite. Wonderful flavor with hints of coffee predominating. I love it! Sixer of cans from Riverside Bev. on 10/29/2018
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Sanctimonious IPA https://www.stonebrewing.com/beer/stone-seasonals/stone-sanctimonious-ipa 7 This is a nice brew. Smooth to the palate, not too hoppy, just a very nice IPA. Sixer of cans from Riverside Bev. on 11/24/2018
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Tangerine Express IPA https://www.stonebrewing.com/beer/year-round-releases/stone-tangerine-express-ipa 6.7 75 With Tangerine and Pineapple, not as fruity as I had expected. Case of Four Flavors (bottles) from Costco on 03/06/2017
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Delicious IPA https://www.stonebrewing.com/beer/year-round-releases/stone-delicious-ipa 7.7 75 A pretty good IPA, with a nice kick and a very tasty taste. Case of Four Flavors (bottles) from Costco on 03/06/2017
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Ghost Hammer IPA https://www.stonebrewing.com/beer/stone-seasonals/stone-ghost-hammer-ipa 6.7 56 Kinda like Stone's answer to the "Session IPA" other brewers like to make. This one is acceptable, with a good flavor and nearly adequate in bitterness. Case of Four Flavors (bottles) from Costco on 03/06/2017
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Hop Revolver IPA #11: Nelson Sauvin Hops https://www.stonebrewing.com/beer/special-releases/stone-hop-revolver-ipa 7.7 80 Another nice one from the "revolving series." This one tastes just as nice. Case of Four Flavors (bottles) from Costco on 03/06/2017
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Moxee Gold IPA https://www.stonebrewing.com/beer/stone-seasonals/stone-moxee-gold-ipa 7 56 Eldorado and Centennial Hops give this beer a great taste. Very nice. Sixer from Bacchus Wine & Spirits in Hixson on 06/27/2019
Stone Arch Brew House, 1004 South Olde Oneida Street, Appleton WI 54915 Phone 920-731-3322 Pie-eyed India Pale Ale http://www.stonecellarbrewpub.com/ 6.2 55 Not too hoppy, with a smooth drinkability. I could do this one again. Two pints at the Stone Cellar Brewpub in Appleton on 08/14/2016, with Brad and Jenny.
Straight to Ale Brewing Co, 3200 Leeman Ferry Road, Huntsville AL 35801 Unobtainium Barrel-aged Old Ale http://straighttoale.com/ 11.5 68 Aged six months in a Bourbon barrel, this stuff is the Real Deal. Not your every-day beer, but very nice to pair with cheese or dessert. Bottles and growler from Riverside Bev.
Straight to Ale Brewing Co, 3200 Leeman Ferry Road, Huntsville AL 35801 Phone: 256-801-9650 Monkeynaut American IPA https://straighttoale.com/beers/monkeynaut/ 7.25 75 Sixer of Cans from Riverside Bev on 05/30/2019
Studio Brewing Company, 221 Moore Street, Bristol VA 24201 Phone: 423-360-3258 The Ferguson Oatmeal Stout https://www.studiobrew.beer/beers/the-ferguson/ 6.1 23 Very smooth,  nice dark taste… Single bottle from Food City in Soddy on 10/05/2018
Studio Brewing Company, 221 Moore Street, Bristol VA 24201 Phone: 423-360-3258 Hop-a-delic Kewl-aid 2.0 D. I. P. Ale https://www.studiobrew.beer/beers/hopadelic-kewl-aid-2-0/ 7 Yeah, I like this. Four Sixteens (cans) from Food City in Soddy on 11/09/2018. No info on their website yet! Should be fresh…
Surly brewing Company, 520 Malcolm Street, Minneapolis MN 55414 Furious - Hybrid of American IPA and English ESB http://surlybrewing.com/ 6.6 A nice smooth, somewhat hoppy brew, a "Hybrid of American IPA and English ESB" that is eminently drinkable. I love it! 8-13-2016 On tap at Pier 500 restaurant in Hudson WI, cans from Gordies IGA in Chippewa Falls WI
Sweetwater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Drive, Atlanta, GA 30324 Hash Brown Hop Hash Infused India Brown Ale http://sweetwaterbrew.com/  6.2 60 If you don't like a brew that's really hoppy, this may be a good introduction. Has some of the qualities of Hop Hash Double IPA, at a lower level of intensity.
Sweetwater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Drive, Atlanta, GA 30324 Hop Hash Double IPA http://sweetwaterbrew.com/  7.8 100 This one is very nice. Doesn't take too much of this to satisfy, and it definitely satisfies. Love it. Don't fall for their other "Hash" offerings.
Sweetwater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Drive, Atlanta, GA 30324 Hash Session IPA http://sweetwaterbrew.com/  4.2 55 Nope. Sorry, guys, this one doesn't get it.
Sweetwater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Drive, Atlanta, GA 30324 Whiplash IPA http://sweetwaterbrew.com/  6.3 55 A nice american-style Belgian IPA good for more than one at a time. Quite enjoyable. Bottles and growler from Riverside Bev.
Sweetwater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Drive, Atlanta, GA 30324 Goin' Coastal IPA http://sweetwaterbrew.com/  6.1 50 They call it a "pineapple-laced IPA" but that may be overstatement both on the "pineapple-laced" and the "IPA" part. Growler from Riverside Bev.
Sweetwater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Drive, Atlanta, GA 30324 TripleTail Tropical IPA "Catch and Release Seasonal" http://sweetwaterbrew.com/  5.5 57 Two is enough. Nothing special here at all. Two from the local grocery, 07/12/2017
Sweetwater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Drive, Atlanta, GA 30324 420 Strain G13 IPA https://sweetwaterbrew.com/brews/420-strain-g13-ipa/ 6 48 A fancy label and marketing can't turn this pig's ear into a satin purse. It might impress someone used to their more common offerings. Single sample from Food World Market in Soddy Daisy on 10/04/2018
Squatters Craft Beer, 147 West Broadway (300 South), Salt Lake City, UT 84010 Hop Rising Double IPA http://squatters.com/  9 72 Very nice.
Tailgate Brewery, 7300 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209 Phone: 615-861-9842 Peanut Butter Milk Stout https://www.tailgatebeer.com/ 5 42 Has a lovely taste if you like peanut butter. I do, so it's very good. FYI, their website sux. On tap at Aubrey's new store on Hwy 153 in Hixson, lunch with Anita on 04/04/2019
Tailgate Brewery, 7300 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209 Phone: 615-861-9842 Imperial Peanut Butter Milk Stout https://www.tailgatebeer.com/ 9.5 60 A lovely brew,PBMS "on steroids." I can only hope they keep this one on a regular schedule. Four-pack of 16-ounce cans from Riverside Bev. on 4/11/2019
Tallgrass Brewing Company, 5960 Dry Hop Circle, Manhattan, KS 66503 Phone: 785-537-1131 Top Rope IPA http://tallgrassbeer.com/ 6 77 This one is fairly pedestrian, but more than acceptable for a midwestern brew. I hope they keep it in stock. Four 16's from Food World Market in Soddy Daisy, TN
Tattered Flag Brewery & Still Works, 1 S Union St, Middletown, PA 17057 Phone: 717-616-8799 Fatum Series - Raspberry Sour https://untappd.com/v/tattered-flag-brewery-still-works/4165543 6.1 ? A fairly nice sour. Like all sours, that first sip says "are you sure?" and the last one says "Hit me again, bartender." A short draft at the brewery on our Pennsylvania excursion, on 06.21/2019
Tennessee Brew Works, 809 Ewing Ave, Nashville, TN 37203 Phone: 615-436-0050 Secret City Imperial IPA https://www.tnbrew.com/secret-city 10.1 70 Just lovely! Nicely hoppy, with a clean aftertaste, one to try again and again. Draft at the Daily Ration restaurant in North Chattanooga on 3/7/2019
Tennessee Brew Works, 809 Ewing Ave, Nashville, TN 37203 Phone: 615-436-0050 Hippies and Cowboys IPA https://www.tnbrew.com/hippies-cowboys 6 35 A nice IPA, but nothing special to promote it aside from the name. Sample at the Nashville Airport, on our way to Philadelphia, on 06/15/2019
Tennessee Brew Works, 809 Ewing Ave, Nashville, TN 37203 Phone: 615-436-0050 1927 IPA https://www.tnbrew.com/beer/1927 7.5 70 This one is nice. Not as over-the-top as the Secret City stuff, but comes in  nice second. Sample at the Nashville Airport, on our way to Philadelphia, on 06/15/2019
Terrapin Beer Company, 265 Newton Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30607 Hopsecutioner http://terrapinbeer.com/  7.3 71 I love this one. Hicely hoppy, citrus doesn't overpower it.  Growler from Riverside Bev., sixers from local groceries and on 06/05/2017 another sixer from Riverside Bev.
Terrapin Beer Company, 265 Newton Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30607 HI-5 IPA http://terrapinbeer.com/ 5.9 80 I like the Hopsecutioner better. This one would not be a first choice, but is very drinkable. Growler from Riverside Bev.
Terrapin Beer Company, 265 Newton Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30607 Mosaic Red Rye IPA http://terrapinbeer.com/ 6.3 75 Very pretty color, and a very nice taste. Need to compare the two, but I think Hopsecutioner edges it out. Growler from Riverside Bev.
Titletown Brewing Company, 200 Dousman St, Green Bay, WI 54303 Phone: 920-437-2337 Green 19 IPA https://www.titletownbrewing.com/beer 6.5 55 A nice brew. Paired it with an order of Buffalo Wings at Jake's. Later, the bottles remind me how good this stuff is. On tap at Jake's Tap in Portage, WI on 09/20/2018, and a sixer opf bottles from Gordy's to carry home.
Titletown Brewing Company, 200 Dousman St, Green Bay, WI 54303 Phone: 920-437-2337 Johnny Blood Red - Irish Style Red Ale https://www.titletownbrewing.com/beer 6 20 Very nice. Goes good after a hard day's  work repairing the BBQ. It's smooth and tasty. Single bottle from Gordy's IGA in Chippewa Falls, WI on 09/22/2018
Tree House Brewing Company, 129 Sturbridge Rd, Charlton, MA 01507 Phone: 413-523-2367 Doppelganger Double IPA https://www.treehousebrew.com/beers 8.2 88 These guys do a good job with hazy brews. This one is very tasty. Shared a 16-ounce can with Rich Sander on 04/05/2019
Trim Tab Brewing, 2721 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233 Phone: 205-374-8749  Trim Tab IPA http://trimtabbrewing.com/beers/#flagship_beers 6.5 61 A nice IPA. First I've had from this brewery. Sixer of Cans from Riverside Bev. on 10/29/2018
Tröegs Brewing Company, 200 East Hershey Park Drive, Hershey, PA 17033 Phone: 717-534-1297 Perpetual IPA https://troegs.com/beer/perpetual-ipa/ 7.5 85 Got one of these at the bar while Anita was checking us into the hotel. Hoppy and solid, a good choice (actually, the only IPA they had). Tried a bottle at our Sunday night stop, the Hotel Indigo in Harrisburg. 06/16/2019
Tröegs Brewing Company, 200 East Hershey Park Drive, Hershey, PA 17033 Phone: 717-534-1297 Field Study IPA https://troegs.com/beer/field-study-ipa/ 6.2 Not bad. wouldn't be a first choice, but quite acceptable if other IPA's are unavailable. Had a draft at the Rock Bass restaurant on the Susquehanna river, with Greg and Mary on 06/20/2019
Turtle Anarchy Brewing Co., 5901 California Avenue, Suite 105, Nashville, TN 37209 Another Way to Rye IPA http://www.turtleanarchy.com/ 6 60 Nicely bitter, with a lasting taste. Growler and cans from Riverside Bev.
Uinta Brewing Company, 1722 South Fremont Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84104 Phone 801-467-0909 Hop Nosh IPA http://www.uintabrewing.com/products/hop-nosh 7.3 82.4 Very nice brew, like they made it specially for me. All the hoppiness I like. Various times in Las Vegas, and finally a Sixer from Food City on 06/27/2017
Uinta Brewing Company, 1722 South Fremont Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84104 Phone 801-467-0909 Lime Pilsner http://www.uintabrewing.com/products/lime-pilsner 5.3 15 Not so much. It's like they tried to make a cerveza with the lime already in it, but it doesn't really work. Fresh lime is always best. Sample can from Food City on May the Fourth, 2019
Uinta Brewing Company, 1722 South Fremont Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84104 Phone 801-467-0909 Detour Double IPA http://www.uintabrewing.com/products/detour 9.5 96 I think this is the one I was looking for. It has a lovely flavor, nicely hopped. I love it! Sixer of cans from Dayton Food City on 05/24/2019
Utah Brewers Cooperative,1763 South 300 West,Salt Lake City, 84115,Phone: 801-466-8855 Hop Rising Double IPA http://www.squatters.com/ 9 72 Call it Utah Brewers, call it Squatter's Brewery, it's still a very nice brew. A nice nose, lovely taste, and a tasty hoppiness that lingers. Very good!
Valkerie Brewing Company, Dallas WI 54733 Phone: 715-837-1824 Raven Queen Black IPA http://www.valkyriebrewery.com/ 5 This is a "Black Wheat IPA with Black Licorice" and I love it.The hint of licorice doesn't cover up the hoppy goodness; it's lovely.
Valkerie Brewing Company, Dallas WI 54733 Phone: 715-837-1824 Hot Chocolate http://www.valkyriebrewery.com/ 5 This one is a Hot Chocolate Stout. A very nice stout, with a taste of chocolate, and a wonderful Cayenne pepper added to give it a taste you'll not forget.
Victory Brewing Company, 420 Acorn Lane,
Downingtown, PA 19335
DirtWolf Double IPA http://www.victorybeer.com/beers/dirtwolf-double-ipa/ 8.7 65 This one is pretty good, but not, IMO, outstanding. I may need to revise and extend my comments after the second glass… OK, I do like the hint of citrus. The last glass was better than the first. And I've reached the bottom of the jug. Growler from Beverage World,1840 Lafayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 Phone 706-866-5644
Wachussett Brewing Company, 175 State Road East, Westminster, Massachusetts 01473 Green Monsta IPA http://www.wachusettbrew.com/ 6.1 55 A fairly pedestrian version of the IPA we all love to test and protest, this one will generate no letters to the home farm. on tap at the Black Rose Pub in Boston, Mass. Saturday, June 11, 2016
Waikiki Brewing Company, 1945 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI  Phone: 808-946-6590 and 831 Queen Street, Honolulu, HI Phone: 808-591-0387 Black Strap Molasses Porter http://www.waikikibrewing.com/our-beer.html 6.48 37 I paired this one with the "It's All Good" cheeseburger and it went really well. Tasty, smooth, it's all you could want from a Porter. Enjoyed on our epic trip to the Hawaiian Islands, February 11-28, 2018, on Waikiki Beach at "Cheeseburger in Paradise."
WanderLinger Brewing Co, 1208 King St, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37403 100 Day IPA http://wanderlingerbrewing.com/ 6.3 62 Tried a couple of these at Chattanooga Oktober Fest. A very nice brew, I'm looking forward to stopping at their brew pub which is currently under construction. Two drafts at Oktober Fest in Chattanooga, on October 14, 2018
WanderLinger Brewing Co, 1208 King St, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37403 King Salamander Imperial Stout https://www.wanderlinger.com/work/ 10.1 72 Quite nice. The taste doesn't reflect the listed IBU; it goes down very nicely. One of a flight at the Brewery with Jeff & Amy on 11/24/2018
WanderLinger Brewing Co, 1208 King St, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37403 Hobb's Cabin Porter https://www.wanderlinger.com/work/ 5.9 4 Very smooth, a nice dark and tasty version of an old favorite. one of a flight at the Brewery with Jeff & Amy on 11/24/2018
Weyerbacher Brewing Compajny, 905 Line St, Easton, PA 18042 Phone: 610-559-5561 Weyerbacher Blithering Idiot English BarleyWine https://weyerbacher.com/blithering-idiot/  11.1 34 In the style of Founder's Curmudgeon Ales, this one is really nice. Love it! Had two of these lovelies on the Colebrookdale train out of Boyertown PA down to Pottsville on Father's Day (Thanks, Anita) 06/16/2019
White Oak Brewery, 1801 Industrial Park Dr, Normal, IL 61761 Phone: 309-828-4077 Bro...Do You Even IPA? http://www.whiteoak.beer/ 7.5 70 Pretty good beer. I had this one with some Shrimp & Grits at Crawford's Pub on tap at Crawford's Pub in Bloomington IL on 09/19/2018
White Street Brewing Company, 218 S White St, Wake Forest, NC 27587 Phone: 919-647-9439 Hoptimist IPA https://www.whitestreetbrewing.com/hoptimist-ipa 7.5 60 Quite nice. We'll have to get more of this one. One in a sixer from Bake, Bottle and Brew in Swansboro NC
White Street Brewing Company, 218 S White St, Wake Forest, NC 27587 Phone: 919-647-9439 Kolsch https://www.whitestreetbrewing.com/kolsch 5.2 24 This was a reasonable beer, with a crisp taste. But nothing special unless you really like the taste. Trip to NC, May 2019
Wicked Weed Brewing Company, 91 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-575-9599  Lieutenant Dank IPA https://www.wickedweedbrewing.com/beer/lieutenant-dank/ 6.5 60 This one is a fer-sher Four dot Oh. Very nice, may require a trip to Asheville… to investigate the source. Sixer of cans from Food City on 01/16/2019
Wicked Weed Brewing Company, 91 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-575-9599  Napoleon Complex Hoppy Pale Ale https://www.wickedweedbrewing.com/beer/napoleon-complex/ 5.2 Napoleon was a short guy. This is a short beer, tasty enough for the average beer drinker but not as nice as the Lieutenant. Sixer of cans from Food City on 02/01/2019
Wicked Weed Brewing Company, 91 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828-575-9599  Pernicious IPA https://www.wickedweedbrewing.com/beer/pernicious/ 7.3 70 More goodness from Asheville. And such a pretty purple container, too. Sixer of cans from Food City on 04/10/2019
Wild Heaven Beer, 135 Maple St B, Decatur, GA 30030 Phone: 404-997-8589 GoodVice Double IPA http://wildheavenbeer.com/our-beers/ 8.5 Sixer from Casual Pint, Hixson, 05/11/2018
Wiseacre Brewing Company, 2783 Broad Ave, Memphis, TN 38112 Phone 901-888-7000 Ananda India Pale Ale https://wiseacrebrew.com/beer/ananda/ 6.1 75 Not outstanding, but nice. Growler from Riverside Bev. 12/02/2016
Wiseacre Brewing Company, 2783 Broad Ave, Memphis, TN 38112 Phone 901-888-7000 "Gotta Get Up to Get Down" Coffee Milk Stout https://wiseacrebrew.com/beer/gotta-get-up-to-get-down/ 5 15 This is a very nice Stout. The hint of coffee is great; I like it a lot. Sample from Casual Pint in Hisxon, TN on 11/17/2017. On tap at the Chop House in Chattanooga, 2/15/2019. Growlers from Food City on Hixson Pike on 02/19/2019.
Wiseacre Brewing Company, 2783 Broad Ave, Memphis, TN 38112 Phone 901-888-7000 Oktoberfest Gemütlichkeit Marzan - German Lager https://wiseacrebrew.com/beer/oktoberfest/ 5.9 24 Plenty of flavor, but not all that tasty. Sample can from Riverside Bev. On 12/14/2017.
World Brews = Genessee Brewing Company, 445 Saint Paul Street, Rochester, New York, 14605 DieselPunk Double IPA http://www.dieselpunkbrew.com/ 8.5 I like it a lot. It's from the old Genessee Brewery in Rochester NY, and this one does them proud. Porter Likes it! Sixer of Cans from Smith's Market in Las Vegas. "World Brews, Rochester NY" is the old Genessee Brewing Company. Fond memories from my school days in Syracuse.
Yazoo Brewing Company, 910 Division Street, Nashville, TN 37203 Hop Project Brewmaster Series http://yazoobrew.com/ 5.7 75 and up Each version of Hop Project is a little bit, but not totally different. I found this stuff at about version 72; the latest I've had is 83. Its very smooth, my go-to brew when I can't find something new. Caveat to the evaluation: see below re. "Hop Perfect"
Yazoo Brewing Company, 910 Division Street, Nashville, TN 37203 Hop Perfect IPA https://yazoobrew.com/hop-project/ 5.5 75 The claim on the bottle is that "after eight years and 86 unique versions of our Hop Project series, we believe we have hit upon the perfect blend of hops for our year-round IPA." Not sure I agree yet. Not on the web site as of April 1, 2016. 07/02/2016 - on the Website, listed at IBU=75+ and ABV=5.5. "An easy-drinking India Pale Ale, made with Citra and Mosaic hops that lend a citrus and graprfruit aroma to an already well-balanced lighter bodied beer," they say.
Yee-Haw Brewing Company, 126 Buffalo St, Johnson City, TN 37604 Phone: 423-328-9192 Big Hoppa Double IPA http://yeehawbrewing.com/beers/bighoppa-2 8.5 60 Nice, about a Four. Has a decent flavor and nicely hopped. Very satisfactory. Further research solidifies the initial appraisal: it's good stuff. And, it's almost local. Four-pack from Casual Pint on 12/08/2017. Missing from their website on 11/24/2018.
Yee-Haw Brewing Company, 126 Buffalo St, Johnson City, TN 37604 Phone: 423-328-9192 Yee-Haw Dunkel https://yeehawbrewing.com/beers/dunkel/ 5.5 30 A  reasonable brew, a dark German lager. I paired a draft with the Catfish platter at Champy's in Chattanooga on 11/24/2018
Yellowhammer Brewing LLC, 2600 Clinton Ave W, Huntsville, AL 35805 Phone: 256-489-3510 Tobacco Road Imperial Amber Ale https://www.yellowhammerbrewery.com/beers 9.4 ? Now this is a fine brew. Has a smoky mouth, with a fine hoppy bite. Love it! Only available in August. Single from Riverside Bev. On 12/01/2017
Yuengling, D. G. & Son, 420 Mahantongo St, Pottsville, PA 17901 Phone: 570-628-4890 Dark Brewed Porter https://www.yuengling.com/our-beer/porter/ ?? ? I preferred their Black and Tan when I drank Yuengling.  A bottle of this Porter tends to give me a headache. Speaking historical data here, you understand. This was my first for a long time. Sample at the Brewery in Pottsville on our Pennsylvania excursion, on 06/20/2019
LIST OF FAVORITE BREWS
Dark Horse Brewing Company, 511 S Kalamazoo Ave, Marshall, MI 49068 Phone: 269-781-9940 Double Crooked Tree IPA http://www.darkhorsebrewery.com/  12 84 A new favorite. This one is dark, flavorful, smooth… Did I mention the wonderful flavor? Single from Riverside Bev., 7/14/2017. We'll get more, fer shur.
Imported by Anchor Brewing Company, San Francisco, CA Hardcore IPA http://brewdog.com 9.2 150 "Explicit Imperial Ale," they say. "150 IBU," they say. I say, "Whatever! Give me MORE!" (Jeff) Pretty sure this may be my new favorite  beer.  I may have to put it head to head against Hop Box to be sure.
Green Flash Brewing Company, 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA 92121 Green Bullet Triple IPA www.greenflashbrew.com 10.1 100+ Wow! Hoppy, nicely bitter, hints of citrus. And powerful! Not for the faint of heart, but for those of us who appreciate a well-hopped brew, you couldn't ask for more. Growler from Riverside Bev.
Founder's Brewing Company, 235 Grandville Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
ReDANKulous Imperial Red IPA http://foundersbrewing.com/ 9.5 90 Wow! Just look at the numbers. I love these guys' stuff, and this is like their Centennial IPA on steroids. The first sip is attention-getting, the second brings a smile, and… well, you get the idea. This stuff is GREAT! Growler from Riverside Bev.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Stone RuinTen Triple IPA http://www.stonebrewing.com/  10.8 110 "DOUBLE DRY-HOPPED W/ CENTENNIAL & CITRA" and does it ever work. This is one of the best you will ever taste. Bomber from Total Wine in Las Vegas, 9-24-2017.
Ninkasi Brewing Company, 272 Van Buren St, Eugene, OR 97402 Tricerahops Double IPA www.ninkasibrewing.com/tricerahops  8 100 Mikey likes it. An excellent brew with a very hoppy aftertaste. Right up my alley! (Jeff) For a very high IBU brew this is an incredibly smooth easy drinking beer.  Jeffy approves very much. 6-29-2016 - Website says ABV=8.0, IBU=84
Benford Brewing Company, 2271 Boxcar Rd, Lancaster, SC 29720 Phone: 803-416-8422 The Problem Solver Imperial IPA http://www.benfordbrewing.com/ 11.5 109 Very nicely hopped, this brew pushes all the right buttons. I love it! Gotta have more. 11-1-2016 Sixer from Chattanooga Wine & Spirits $16.00
Starr Hill Brewery LLC, 5391 Three Notched Road, Crozet, VA 22932 Mango Habanero IPA http://www.starrhill.com/  8 58 Now this one is NICE, with a lovely hot pepper aftertaste. They collaborated (it says) with Brothers Craft Brewing and appear to have done it right. Warms the belly very nicely. Growler from Riverside Bev. Unfortunately, I don't find this one on their website on 7-2-2016. I could cry!
Sweetwater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Drive, Atlanta, GA 30324 Hop Hash Double IPA http://sweetwaterbrew.com/  7.8 100 This one is very nice. Doesn't take too much of this to satisfy, and it definitely satisfies. Love it. Don't fall for their other "Hash" offerings.
Stone Brewing Company, 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA 92029 Phone 760-294-7899 Mocha  IPA "Style-defying Double IPA with Cacao and Coffee" http://www.stonebrewing.com/  9 80 Very nice flavor, typical of Stone's excellent IPA's. Must have more. Sixer from Riverside Bev. as a special treat to myself, when I finished my jury service on 08/03/2017.
Back Forty Beer Company, 200 North 6th Street, Gadsden, AL 35901 Freckle Belly IPA http://backfortybeer.com/  7.5 85 An excellent brew. Very smooth, nicely hoppy, with a lovely aroma. Very Tasty! Bottles from Riverside Bev.
Sixpoint Brewery, 40 Van Dyke Street, Brooklyn, NY Resin http://sixpoint.com/ 9.1 103 I like this one a lot. Very smooth and nicely hoppy, for my money this is a "go to" brew. Growler from Riverside Bev.
Joseph James Brewing Company Inc., Henderson, NV Hop Box Imperial IPA www.foxbrews.com 9.3 88 One of the nicest and best-tasting beers of those we've been drinking. A lovely expression of the hop-head's art. Apart from the packaging (I prefer a glass container) I would ask for one of these every time. (Jeff) One of the best beers I've tasted in a long time.  It's hoppy, smooth and pairs well with everything from burgers to pizza.  I've never been disappointed with a can. The bastards sold out to one of the mega-breweries! 06/29/2016 - Website says ABV=8.2, IBU=85 - they seem to be wimping out
Straight to Ale Brewing Co, 3200 Leeman Ferry Road, Huntsville AL 35801 Unobtainium Barrel-aged Old Ale http://straighttoale.com/ 11.5 68 Aged six months in a Bourbon barrel, this stuff is the Real Deal. Not your every-day beer, but very nice to pair with cheese or dessert. Bottles and growler from Riverside Bev.
Terrapin Beer Company, 265 Newton Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30607 Hopsecutioner http://terrapinbeer.com/  7.3 71 I love this one. Hicely hoppy, citrus doesn't overpower it. 
Chattanooga Breweries
Big River Grille & Brewing Works, 222 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402 Phone: 423-267-2739 House IPA http://www.bigrivergrille.com/  6 55
Big Frog Brewing Co., 2122 Dayton Blvd, Red Bank, TN 37415 Phone 423-432-6146 http://www.bigfrogbrewery.com/ 
Chattanooga Brewing Company, 1804 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37405 Phone: 423-702-9958 Hill City IPA http://chattabrew.com/  6.3 95
Hutton & Smith Brewing Company, 431 E M L King Blvd #120, Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-760-3600 Igneous IPA http://huttonandsmithbrewing.com/ 
McHale's Brewhouse, 724 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415 Phone: 423-877-2124 Bloody IPA http://www.mchalesbrewhouse.com/  6.1 69
Moccassin Bend Brewing Company, 3210 Broad St Suite B, Chattanooga, TN 37408 Phone: 423-821-6392 Unbalanced IPA, Centennial X 5 East Coast IPA, other interesting choices http://bendbrewingbeer.com/  6.3 94.2
Monkey Town Brewing Company, 287 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 Phone 423-775-1800 http://monkeytownbrewing.com/  First experience in 2016 was not good. Don't even remember what I had but prolly won't be going back.
Oddstory Brewing Company, 336 East MLK Blvd., Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: 423-682-7690 http://www.oddstorybrewing.co/  Opening December 31, 2016
Phantom Horse Brewing Company, 56a Fieldstone Parkway, Rock Spring, GA. 30739 Phone: 706-375-9182 Ole Green Eyes IPA http://www.phantomhorsebrewing.com/  6 65 Went on a Sunday, found out they can't sell beer on Sundays. Good pizza, though.
Phantom Horse Brewing Company, 56a Fieldstone Parkway, Rock Spring, GA. 30739 Phone: 706-375-9182 Double Barrel Cocked IPA (9.5 ABV) http://www.phantomhorsebrewing.com/  9.1 43 As of my birthday, haven't made a trip back here yet. Soon…
Terminal Brew House, 1464 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37408 Phone: 423-752-8090 Magnum IPA http://terminalbrewhouse.com/  6 82 Their best offering. Goes great with their "Twisted Hummmmmmus."
WanderLinger Brewing Company, 1208 King Street, Chattanooga, TN To open Spring of 2017
Mad Knight Brewing Company, 4015 Tennessee Avenue, Chattanooga, TN To open February 15, 2017
Heavan and Ale Brewing Company, 304 Cherokee Blvd, Chattanooga, TN To open Summer of 2017
Nashville Breweries
Yazoo Brewing Company, 910 Division Street, Nashville, TN 37203 Hop Project Brewmaster Series http://yazoobrew.com/ 5.7 75 and up
Blackstone Brewing Company, 2312 Clifton Avenue, Nashville, TN 37209 HopJack American-style IPA, Dark Matter Black IPA, Adam Bomb West Coast IPA http://www.blackstonebeer.com/ 6.3 - 6.2 - 7.2 60 - 55 - 83
Fat Bottom Brewing Company, 900 Main Street, Nashville, TN 37206 615-678-5715 Knockout IPA http://www.fatbottombrewing.com/ 5.9 80
Turtle Anarchy Brewing Co., 5901 California Avenue, Suite 105, Nashville, TN 37209 Another Way to Rye IPA http://www.turtleanarchy.com/ 6 60
Jackalope Brewing Company, 701 8th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203 Phone: 615-873-4313 Leghorn Rye IPA http://jackalopebrew.com/  6 65
Tennessee Brew Works, 809 Ewing Ave, Nashville, TN 37203 Phone: 615-436-0050 Cutaway Rye IPA http://www.tnbrew.com/  6 70
The Black Abbey Brewing Company, 2952 Sidco Dr, Nashville, TN 37204 Phone: 615-755-0070 5 Points West-coast Style IPA http://blackabbeybrewing.com/  5.6 94
Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 111 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37201 Phone: 615-251-4677 Rock Bottom India Pale Ale http://www.rockbottom.com/locations/nashville   6.5 60
Czann's Brewing Company LLC, 505 Lea Ave, Nashville, TN 37203 Phone: 615-748-1399 Czann's IPA http://www.czanns.com/  6.2 53
Tailgate Beer, 7300 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209 Phone: 615-861-9842 http://tailgatebeer.com/ 
Bearded Iris Brewing, 101 Van Buren St, Nashville, TN 37208 Phone: 615-928-7988 Homestyle IPA, Habit IPA, Scatterbrain IPA http://www.beardedirisbrewing.com/  6.0 - 6.2 - 6.0
Southern Grist Brewing Company, 1201 Porter Rd, Nashville, TN 37206 Phone: 615-727-1201 Mixed Greens XIV IPA, [Insert Juicy Pun] Double IPA http://www.southerngristbrewing.com/  6.2 - 7.9
Smith & Lentz Brewing Company, 903 Main St, Nashville, TN 37206 el Cuarto IPA, IPA # 9, Mosaic IPA, IPA # 10, Red IPA, Citra IPA http://www.smithandlentz.com/  6.2 - 6.9 - 6.2 - 6.2 - 6.0 - 5.8
Little Harpeth Brewing, 30 Oldham St, Nashville, TN 37213 Phone: 615-922-2690 Iris India Pale Lager, Mosaic India Pale Kolsch http://www.littleharpethbrewing.com/  4.9 - 5.65
Honky Tonk Brewing Company, 240 Cumberland Bend, Nashville, TN 37228 Phone: 615-742-9770 (no website - presence on Facebook)
East Nashville Beer Works, 320 E Trinity Ln, Nashville, TN 37207 Phone: 615-891-3108 Swing Bridge IPA, East Bank Citra IPA http://www.eastnashbeerworks.com/home/  6.2 - 6.7 80 - 74
Corsair Brewstillery Taproom & Tasting Room, 1200 Clinton St #110, Nashville, TN 37203 Phone: 615-200-0320 
New Heights Brewing Company, 928 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203 Phone: 615-490-6901 New Heights IPA, Tryestar IPA http://www.newheightsbrewing.com/  6.9 - 6.2
Cool Springs Brewery, 600A Frazier Dr #135, Franklin, TN 37067, Phone: 615-503-9626 Pecker Wrecker IPA, Nice Rack Mango IPA http://coolspringsbrewery.com/  6.2 - 6.2 58