The Mitten Brewing Company – Peanuts and Crackerjack Porter

Peanuts and Crackerjack is a 6% ABV Porter from The Mitten Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan and it always reminds me that spring is here and baseball is right around the corner. This is the second year that Peanuts and Crackerjack has made it into production, but will this one be a strike out, or will it be the grand salami? The way this one is going, momma better make some more of that moist cake!

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Odd Side Ales – Head 2 Head Bean Flicker and the Hoof Hearted Coffee Variant

Bean Flicker from Odd Side Ales is a Blonde Ale Mainstay, and now they’re releasing collaborations with different coffee roasters. Today I’m going to be putting the original Odd Side Bean Flicker against a version of Bean Flicker Brewed with Hoof Hearted Coffee featuring yergacheffe coffee from Ethiopia. Does the fancy new coffee bring all the boys to the yard? Watch and find out!

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White Flame Brewing – Black Flame Imperial Maple Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout

White Flame Brewing Company’s Black Flame Imperial Stout is a 10.5% Maple Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout that White Flame releases to celebrate their anniversary. Today I’m taking a look at their 2019 version commemorating their 7th anniversary, and it is something. But is it a good kind of something, or just… something? Watch this review to see if this could be your next favorite bourbon barrel aged stout!

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Short’s Brewing – Barney Blood Milkshake IPA

Barney Blood is a 7.2% Milkshake IPA brewed with strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, lactose and vanilla beans from our friends at Short’s Brewery in Bellaire, Michigan. Initially released last summer, it was a very limited release only sold out of Short’s Mart, but now it’s hit store shelves state wide. Lactose is really what should set this beer apart as a Milkshake IPA rather than a New England style IPA. I love you, you love me, but is barney blood worth your money? Watch this to get the straight fossilized poop.

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Old Nation – Woodshed Pilot Series Brut IPA Review

Old Nation’s Brut IPA is part of their Woodshed Pilot Series, and is their first Brut IPA. It uses the same recipe as Old Nation’s extremely popular M-43, but it’s further refined through a brut brewing technique – the technique results in a brut IPA very low residual sugar and a low carb beer. It sounds like a dream, but how does it taste at 7% ABV? Well, that’s why you’re here, so sit back and find out!

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