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Belching Beaver – Peanut Butter Milk Stout

Brewery: Belching Beaver in San Diego, California USA Style: Milk Stout ABV: 5.3% Rate Beer: 93/100 Pour: Deep dark chocolate brown with a light beige head. Smooth and creamy with a strong salted peanut butter flavour. Think a Reece’s peanut butter cup but in a milk stout.  I normally don’t like chocolate mixed with peanut butter. […]

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Arrogant Bastard (Stone Brewing) – Black Metallic Stout

The Arrogant Bastard brand don’t make beers by halves. Their usually big in flavour and high in ABV. This one is no different.

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Stone Brewing/Arrogant Bastard – Enter Night

Band and brewery collabs are coming thick and fast these days. Only a matter of time before the merchandise juggernaut Metallica cashed in

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Ballast Point Brewing – Victory At Sea High West Barrel

Rich bourbon flavours with a healthy hit of vanilla and hints of chocolate and coffee.

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Karl Strauss – Tower 10

Brewery: Karl Strauss in San Diego, California  Style: IPA  ABV: 7%  RateBeer: 77/100  Pour: Pale orange colour with a thin white head.   I still remember the first time I had this beer. I went to a party of friends of my girlfriend. We had been dating a few months. We stopped to get drinks on the way and I grabbed […]

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Stone Brewing – I’m Peach

Brewery: Stone Brewing in San Diego, California Style: Double IPA ABV: 8.8% Rate Beer: 92 Pour: Golden orange colour with a small fluffy white head Beautiful, crisp, clean DIPA from Stone. Subtle stone fruit flavours and a gorgeous colour. Their little political statement stab at old orange face D. Trump isn’t missed on me either.

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Ballast Point – Aloha Sculpin

Brewery: Ballast Point Brewing Co in San Diego, California Style: IPA ABV: 7% IBUs: 70 Rate Beer: 95/100 Pour: Golden citrus orange colour.  They call it their hazy IPA. I assume their take on a NEIPA. It doesn’t look hazy and not much different to their unfiltered Sculpin. Strong citrus flavours with orange, mandarin, grapefruit and […]

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San Diego, California USA

San Diego is a bit of a craft beer Mecca. With over 300 independent breweries operating out of the area, you’d be doing something very wrong to not find a beer. The city has embraced the craft beer culture. Most bars and pubs will have more craft beer taps than your big megaswill beers. There […]