Monthly Archives: October 2010

Glass Night – October 27, 2010

A chalice for Affligem Blonde. A nice addition to the beer glass collection. Prior to glasses being able to be purchased, I passed the time with several pints of Sierra Nevada’s Imperial Helles Bock! Advertisements

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Sierra Nevada Estate Homegrown Ale

Usually I am a big fan of Sierra Nevada offerings.  I especially like their northern and southern hemisphere harvest beers.  I picked up a bottle of their Estate Homegrown Ale for $9.99. It was a somewhat surprising orange color and … Continue reading

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Schneider & Brooklyner Hopfen Weisse

Described on the label as “a pale weissbock robustly dry-hopped with the Hallertauer Saphir variety…”, I have to admit I don’t taste much of the hefeweizen quality that I associate with Bavarian made wheat beers and not much of an … Continue reading

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Plank Bavarian Dunkler Weizenbock

Continuing on with my celebration, I opened the Plank Dunkel Weizenbock I had picked up a few weeks ago at the local beer store.  It was a darker than the Mönchshof Bockbier, and a bit stronger at 7.5% alcohol by … Continue reading

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Guinness Foreign Extra Stout

My local beer store got my attention with this email I got on October 6: “Guinness FOREIGN EXTRA STOUT is at the distributor’s warehouse and will be on our shelves NEXT WEDNESDAY! Now, for those of you that think Guinness … Continue reading

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New Belgium Hoptober Golden Ale

My wife was kind enough to pick up a six pack of this for me after our return from Munich when I was in the middle of my latest round of bronchitis.  I had heard several good reviews of Hoptober … Continue reading

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Mönchshof Bockbier

I decided to drink this beer I brought back from Munich to celebrate the Buckeyes probable ascension to #1 after the Alabama loss.  For a Bockbier and Starkbier, it was surprisingly light in body.  The bottle claims it was 6.9% … Continue reading

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