Category Archives: Beer News

Bell’s Seasonals

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Bell’s Consecrator
Possibly the best doppelbock this side of the Atlantic!

From ratebeer.com:
Consecrator is a traditional doppelbock-style fermented with a Bohemian lager yeast. Reddish brown in color, with a mild hop profile, Consecrator is a well balanced, full bodied beer with hints of caramel and molasses in its smooth, malty finish.
ratebeer.com: 94 points

Bell’s Oberon
A Summer classic. Mini kegs coming soon!

From ratebeer.com:
An American wheat ale made with European ingredients. Belgium wheat malt and Czech Saaz hops provide a spicy, fruity balance to this seasonal ale.
ratebeer.com: 91 points

Friek & Ovila

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We’re psyched about these!

Sierra Nevada Olivia Abbey

Ovila Abbey Ales will closely follow the traditions established by centuries of monastic brewing. “Thirty years ago, I never thought we would be working with a monastery,” says Ken Grossman, founder of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. “I first toured some of the Belgian abbey breweries in the 1980’s, and I’ve been fascinated with the beers ever since. It’s exciting for us to work on this project, and to experiment with these unique Belgian-inspired styles. The response so far has been great, and I can’t wait for the first release.” – Press release

Odell Friek

FRIEK is an evolution, an imaginative amalgamation invented by our brewers. Multiple KRIEK Lambic style ales are fermented with WILD yeast and TART cherries and then moved into OAK BARRELS to age and sour taking on the CHERRY flavors. As the beer matures, FRAMBOISES (raspberries) from Schroyer Family Farms in Fort Collins are handpicked and readied for the beer. The fresh RASPBERRIES are added immediately prior to the final blending. The sweet and tart flavors MINGLE on the tongue with a sparkling dry finish. – Press release

These are both very limited and will move fast! Hurry in!

Whole Lotta Beer

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Xbeeriment Black Force One
An Imperial Stout from Denmark made with peated malt and dry hopped.
ratebeer.com: 99

Avery Maharaja
One of the most sought after double IPAs, this guy is a monster at 102 IBU.
ratebeer.com: 100

Hitachino XH
Strong Belgian brown ale aged in Sake casks.
ratebeer.com: 97

Boulevard Imperial Stout
A limited edition Smokestack Series release, a portion of the batch was aged in whiskey barrels.
ratebeer.com: 99

Rogue XS Imperial Red
At 9% ABV, you’d be hard pressed to find another red ale this strong.
beeradvocate: B+

Grand Teton Persephone
As part of a growing style, Grand Teton unleashed its latest in its Cellar Reserve series, the Imperial Pilsner.
beeradvocate.com: A

Hook Norton Old Hooky
A well balanced and hard to find English bitter ale.
beeradvocate.com: B

Left Hand TNT
This weizenbock is brewed with Lapsang Souchong tea. It’s so new, we can’t even post an accurate rating!

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Hofbrau Maibock 6 Packs
A German tradition, this malty, golden bock is brewed for Spring festivities.
beeradvocate: B+

Left Hand Good Juju 6 Packs
A pale ale brewed with ginger root.
beeradvocate: B-

Lagunitas Little Sumpin Sumpin 6 Packs
A beer so good the brewery switched it from being a seasonal release to year-round. It’s very hard to describe… a wheat IPA perhaps? Decide for yourself.
ratebeer.com: 98

Lagunitas Hairy Eyeball 6 Packs
This dark strong ale from Lagunitas comes with the disclaimer, “no actual eyeballs were added during the brewing of this beer,” so… you can rest easy.
ratebeer.com: 95

Schlafly Export IPA 6 Packs
This seasonal release is an English IPA. Don’t be fooled, though; at 8% ABV this guy packs a bit of a punch.
ratebeer.com: 92

Avery Karma 6 Packs
This refreshing pale ale was brewed with Belgian yeast and will only be available for a limited time.

Odell Myrcenary 4 Packs
This double IPA is named after Myrcene, the component within the oils of the hop bud that gives the citrus characteristic.
ratebeer.com: 97

Charleville Box of Chocolate

Charleville Box of Chocolate

From the label:
It’s difficult to express love’s nuances, much like the complexity of this Belgian Style Chocolate Quad. You might use a Box of Chocolate to express your love. We use it to demonstrate our passion for great beer!

Come on in and pick up this delicious offering from Ste. Genevieve, Missouri’s Charleville Brewing.

Welcome to Missouri, Firestone Walker

Firestone Walker is now available in Missouri! Meet the beers:

Nectar IPA 6 packs
Nectar Hemp Ale 6 packs
Walker’s Reserve Porter 22 oz bottles
Double Jack Double IPA 22 oz bottles
Abacus Barleywine 22 oz bottles (very limited)
14th Anniversary Ale (very, very limited)

We will be holding a tasting of the first four of those tomorrow from 4-6 PM. Come on in and enjoy craft beer!

http://www.firestonebeer.com