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August, 2017


Funk Brewing Silent Disco IPA

During 2017, we have seen a number of juice bombs released both in breweries and retail outlets.  I recently picked up one from Funk Brewing (Emmaus, PA) and was thoroughly impressed.  It is called Silent Disco, a 6.8% unfiltered IPA loaded with tropical fruit such as pineapple, melon, passion fruit and guava.  Please be advised that this offering may be not be on the shelves of your favorite liquor store due to its popularity, so it may be a good idea to ask a store employee or manager.  In addition,Read More

Asheville Brewing Company “Carolina Mountain Monster”

Asheville Brewing Company “Carolina Mountain Monster” by Chris Anderson Well, it’s been a long time since I have sat down and wrote a beer review, but today’s your lucky day. Carolina Mountain Monster is an Imperial Stout brewed with Coffee & Vanilla. This is a big, bold, robust beer with an ABV of 12.8%, and is beautiful, just like the town of Asheville, NC where it is brewed. Rich, luscious mouth feel,  just like the majestic mountains of Western North Carolina. This fantastic beer is made with locally roasted, cold steepedRead More

River Horse Juiced IPA

Although I mentioned in the past that “the thrill of the hunt” is something that drives me to pursue things that I know are in short supply, a recent trip to River Horse Brewing (Ewing, NJ) proved to be no different, as their latest offering of Juiced IPA is only available onsite.  The name says it all, since it is a New England-style IPA 8.5% juice bomb with lemondrop and citra hops.  What is also interesting about Juiced is that it has a defined orange color when it is pouredRead More