Batch Brewing Company – Gentle Jack Jones Brown Ale Review

Gentle Jack Jones Brown Ale from Batch Brewing Company in Detroit, Michigan is a 5.8% ABV Brown Ale. I think us folk in Michigan have gotten pretty lucky this season with Brown Ales, in that we got a wide release of Electron Brown, but here comes this other brown, Gentle Jack Jones from Batch Brewing. Does Gentle Jack have a chance against the Brown that is Electron? Watch to see!

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Perrin Brewing – Push Hop Strawberry NE IPA Review

Push Hop is a Strawberry New England Style IPA from Perrin Brewing Company (Part of Canarchy) in Comstock, Michigan at 6.3% ABV. While I usually think Perrin puts out some pretty good stouts and darker beer, I haven’t been overly impressed with their “New England Style” IPAs. I was really looking forward to trying out their Peach Bellini when it was released, but I was ultimately not impressed. This time around my only point of reference for Strawberry NE IPAs is Tart Strawberry M43, so Push Hop is living in a pretty large shadow – but we won’t know until it gets dropped down the hatch, so let’s go!

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Odd Side Ales – Bourbon Maple Wishes and Pecan Dreams

Odd Side Ales Bourbon Maple Wishes and Pecan Dreams is a Barrel Aged Porter that weighs in at 11% ABV. This was part of their yearly black Friday release along with Rye Hipster Stout, Raisins Almonds and Figs Oh My!, and Big Kahuna, but enough was left over for a small amount to hit distribution. I haven’t had a barrel aged porter before, so I’m ready to jump in and get a taste of that maple, bourbon and pecan flavor!

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Roak Brewing – Bourbon Barrel Aged French Toast Devil Dog Review

Roak Brewing is back with it’s 3rd released iteration of their Devil Dog Oatmeal Stout. Following up on the French Toast Devil Dog, this time around it’s the Bourbon Barrel Aged French Toast Devil Dog (which is a mouthful). Today I’m going to be taking a comparison between the regular french toast devil dog and it’s bba version. How does this bourbon barrel aged french toast stout hold up? Which will come out on top? Watch!

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