Beer Review – South of Eleven DIPA by Hoof Hearted

As the Central Ohio beer scene matures an increasing number of breweries are releasing their beer in bottles and cans, with the latter emerging as the more popular format. Land Grant and Actual Brewing have recently purchased canning machines, Jackie O's keeps expanding the number of canned offerings, while Seventh Son, Four String, Elevator, and most recently North High... Continue Reading →

Beer Review – Thudstaff by Hoof Hearted

With the weather finally coming around this is my last post in the Sunday Stout Soliloquy series.  I was planning to review Goose Island's Bourbon County Brand Stout, going so far as drinking a bottle that I had stashed away and taking tasting notes. I can summarize my thoughts on BCBS by saying of all the barrel... Continue Reading →

Beer Review – Fat Julian by Actual

Time for another installment of Sunday Stout Soliloquies and for the first time my ritual of drinking strong dark beer every Sunday seems to be unnerving old man winter just a little. Cracks of spring are starting to show through, but I have a feeling that winter still has a few tricks up his sleeve.... Continue Reading →

Beer Review – Firecat by Seventh Son

Of the Central Ohio breweries that distribute in big bottle format (22-25 oz) those from Seventh Son are generally the most expensive, retailing at $10.99 for a 750 mL bottle. Yet they disappear so fast that if you don't pay attention you it's not hard to miss the release altogether, a powerful testament to the quality... Continue Reading →

Beer Review – Mr Owl by Seventh Son

I think we can all agree that it's pretty frigging cold out there right now. Time to drink dark, strong beers to stave off the bite of winter. That normally means malt forward styles like imperial stouts and barleywines, which can leave the hop heads among us with a moderate to severe case of seasonal affective... Continue Reading →

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