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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Big Lake Brewing – Stoner IPA Review

Stoner IPA is a 6.3% ABV IPA from Big Lake Brewing in Holland, Michigan. Big Lake says that this is a dank, resinous medium bodied IPA. That goes well with the munchies. Does that mean that Stoner IPA is a West Coast style IPA? With a name like Stoner you’d think it almost has to, by law, be a sticky icky, but does it live up to the reputation of a beer named Stoner? Watch this review!

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City Built Brewing – Besitos de Fresa Milk Stout

Besitos de Fresa is a 10.6% Milk Stout from City Built Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Besitos De Fresa means “Strawberry Kisses” in Spanish and City Built has created this milk stout busting with strawberry and sweet milk chocolate flavor, but can too much of a good thing be a bad thing, or does the flavor profile work itself out? Watch the full review to find out more!

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Founders 2019 KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)

KBS from Founder’s Brewing Company is the second in their Barrel Aged series for 2019, this year, KBS (or Kentucky Breakfast Stout) weighs in at 12.2% ABV, and is still cave-age in oak bourbon barrels. The next two in the Barrel Aged series are still unknowns, but We know the final release is CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout). KBS release date in the taproom is March 8th, and should be hitting national distribution on Friday, March 15th, just one week after the taproom release.

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