CityBuilt Brewing – Melisandre and Happyfriendsgiving Review

Today I got a Two-fer. I’m reviewing Melisandre and #Happyfriendsgiving, both from CityBuilt Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Melisandre is a 7.1% ABV Red IPA with a lot of piney and sweet malty aroma. Happyfriendsgiving is a light 3.8% Berliner Weisse and while it might be too late to enjoy for your friendsgiving, it might work out well as a nice Hanukkah or Christmas get together beverage!

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Founders 2018 Barrel Aged Series in Review

Happy Thanksgiving everyone, hopefully you can get a break from the family and watch something you’re interested in – like videos about beer!  Know anyone in your family who likes beer too?  Watch this with them.  This is my end of year retrospective on Founders 2018 Barrel Aged Series. I cover the six beers of Founders Barrel-Aged series and pick my favorites and least favorites. The six beers in this series are Founders KBS, Founders Backwoods Bastard, Founders Dank Wood, Founders Barrel Runner, Founders Curmudgeon’s Better Half and Founders CBS.

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Founders CBS – Canadian Breakfast Stout 2018

CBS (or Canadian Breakfast Stout as it’s sometimes known) from Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids Michigan is Founders final release of their “Barrel-Aged” series for 2018. CBS is aged in Maple Bourbon Barrels, which like it’s close cousin KBS, both stem from the base beer of Founders Breakfast Stout. CBS is preceded by 5 other barrel aged series beers, including KBS, Dank Wood, Barrel Runner, Curmudgeon’s Better Half and Backwoods Bastard. These beers all top over 11%, and they pack a wallop. Founders is known for this barrel aged series and CBS is the culmination of a lot of suspense and hype being built up around these secretive releases. But wot do I think? Watch to see!

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