Monthly Archives: April 2014

Beer Review – Urban Cowboy a tale of two breweries

Earlier this year two Central Ohio breweries, Rockmill and Seventh Son, collaborated to brew a Belgian-style stout dubbed Urban Cowboy.  As local beer lovers will know these two breweries are something of a contrast in styles.  Rockmill is located on … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Alpha King by Three Floyds

Alpha King Pale Ale is the flagship beer of Three Floyds Brewing. It’s not as coveted as Three Floyds other pale ale, Zombie Dust, but I’m of the opinion that non coveted is a good thing.  For those of you who have … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Curiousus by Actual Brewing

The latest beer released by Columbus’ Actual Brewing is a Berliner Weiss called Curiosus. Aside from the occasional German import the only readily available Berliner Weissbiers I’ve come across when perusing Central Ohio stores are Festina Pêche by Dogfish Head (a … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Candi-Man by Indigo Imp

Indigo Imp is a Cleveland brewery that uses open fermentation for all of their beers. They also bottle condition each beer and dip the neck of one beer in each six pack in wax.  I think it is safe to say there … Continue reading

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Zaftig Brewing – Small Barrels, Big Beers

This past weekend I paid a visit to Columbus’ newest brewery, Zaftig.  I’ve read a few things about Zaftig online but I’d not yet had a chance to try any of their beer.  Their taproom is located in an industrial … Continue reading

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Imperial IPA Bracket Challenge

An excerpt from the home page of the Pat’s Pints blog states “Some of it (the information here) is likely to be of no use whatsoever, but if you are the kind of person who draws up brackets and seedings for a … Continue reading

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Chillwave vs. Nugget Nectar – A Tale of the Hops

In this review I’m going to compare two of my favorite hop-forward late winter releases: Nugget Nectar by Tröegs in Hershey, PA and Chillwave by Great Lakes out of Cleveland, OH.  Since Nugget Nectar is an Imperial Amber Ale while … Continue reading

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