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Goose Island Beer Co. by Bourbon County Brand Stout (2014) 13.8%

Jon J. is drinking a Bourbon County Brand Stout (2014) 13.8% by Goose Island Beer Co.

just now hitting its stride the fruity sweet notes are dropping off for more chocolate, bourbon and macaroons. makes you wonder if premature

Stillwater Artisanal Ales by Rio De Sauvin

Jon J. is drinking a Rio De Sauvin by Stillwater Artisanal Ales

wow this is really good. Juicy mango and passion fruit and dat base beer. needs to be wild and barreled to go next level.

Jackie O's Pub & Brewery by Brick Kiln

Jon J. is drinking a Brick Kiln by Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

another fantastic barrel aged beer from Ohio. this drops macaroons, coconut, raisins, cherries, and nice barrel character. sleeper Midwest

Spiteful Brewing by The Whale Tickler

Jon J. is drinking The Whale Tickler by Spiteful Brewing

Tick this is raw with juicy hops and mango, citrus, some garlic. There's an astringent bitterness that grows on the back but otherwise great

Stone Brewing Co. by Stone Enjoy By 04.20.15 IPA

Jon J. is drinking a Stone Enjoy By 04.20.15 IPA by Stone Brewing Co.

4/20 blaze it like Tony magooooo dank hops, overloaded caramel base, peppercorns, bubblegum, citrus. Hemp and bong hits for days.

Spiteful Brewing by Working For the Weekend

Jon J. is drinking a Working For the Weekend by Spiteful Brewing

I don't even know vibrant candy hops, resin, orange, guava. Perfectly balanced and not too sweet nice. Shit loads of raw mango and some pine I Believe in IPA!  (Level 29) Earned the I Believe in IPA! (Level 29) badge!

Revolution Brewing Company by A Little Crazy

Jon J. is drinking an A Little Crazy by Revolution Brewing Company

om nom nom Belgian candy sugars, peppercorns, and citrus hops. sweet and a little crazy. perfect carb blah blah #midwest

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery by 120 Minute IPA

Jon J. is drinking a 120 Minute IPA by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

another year and OMG DONT AGE THIS BEAUTIFUL IPA no just kidding this is amazeballs with plums, sherry, oxidized fruits, brown sugar... mmmm

Abbaye Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy by Trappistes Rochefort 10

Jon J. is drinking a Trappistes Rochefort 10 by Abbaye Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy

ABSOLUTE BEST Belgian Quad. No questions, this dominated the tasting. Hoppy, bold malts, assertive yeast, tons of character and flavor. WOW Sky's the Limit (Level 25) Earned the Sky's the Limit (Level 25) badge!

Brouwerij St. Bernardus by St. Bernardus Abt 12

Jon J. is drinking a St. Bernardus Abt 12 by Brouwerij St. Bernardus

did not hold up as well in the blind tasting...towards the bottom again. Surprising. A bit on the thinner and faded side, still solid. Dubbel, Tripel and Quad Oh My! Earned the Dubbel, Tripel and Quad Oh My! badge!

Brouwerij Huyghe by Delirium Noël

Jon J. is drinking a Delirium Noël by Brouwerij Huyghe

the dark horse in my blind tasting..everyone loved this beer. I was getting some soy/umami, which I blame from the yeast in bottle. But good Winter Wonderland (Level 6) Earned the Winter Wonderland (Level 6) badge!

Brouwerij De Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren  by Trappist Westvleteren 12

Jon J. is drinking a Trappist Westvleteren 12 by Brouwerij De Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren

THANK YOU ANDREW for this. Maybe it's the bottle age...but this didn't hold up in the blind tasting. Oxidized, earthy, and not as flavorful.

DESTIHL Brewery by Quadrupel

Jon J. is drinking a Quadrupel by DESTIHL Brewery

super underwhelming this doesn't hold up against the competition. You can do better for cheaper. Faded, dull, not attenuated, meh

Brewery Ommegang by Three Philosophers

Jon J. is drinking a Three Philosophers by Brewery Ommegang

who would have thunk it...this is a standout Quad and was top 3 for everyone in my mini blind tasting. Candy sweetness, dark fruits, good.

Bières de Chimay (Abbaye Notre Dame de Scourmont)  by Chimay Bleue (Grande Réserve)

Jon J. is drinking a Chimay Bleue (Grande Réserve) by Bières de Chimay (Abbaye Notre Dame de Scourmont)

from a blind tasting...Chimay Blue was middle-of-the-pack, tasty but not amazing in any particular category, full write-up coming soon

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