Great Minds Drink Alike: Great Divide Rumble

Great Divide Rumble IPA

Great Divide Rumble Oak Aged Imperial Pale Ale – 7.1% ABV When it comes to beers, just about anything I have ever had that is oak-aged has been a delight. That wooden environment leaves a distinct flavor in beer (or any other spirit for that matter) that is unmistakable. Hints of vanilla and whiskey often come […]

Gotta Love Those Redheads – FCB Red Banshee

Fort Collins Red Banshee photo by paulswansen of

Red Banshee – Fort Collins Brewery – 5.3% ABV I’ve always been a sucker for redheads. They are some of the most beautiful women on the planet, yet often the most volatile. One would think this to be appropriate when choosing a beer of the same designation, right?  I found a nice a little ditty […]

Sweaty Betty, Nice and Steady: Sweaty Betty Blonde Ale

Sweaty Betty Beer

Sweaty Betty Blonde Ale – 5.9% ABV Going through as many wheat beers or blonde ales as I have, it’s often easy to become jaded or unimpressed by the latest offering from a new brewery. Thankfully I found one that didn’t bore me to death. As a completely insatiable beer nerd, I decided to get […]

Here Comes the Great King: Avery Maharaja Review (video)


Avery Maharaja Imperial IPA 10.39% ABV I’m no hop head but I decided it was time for me to step out of my malty dark beer world and embrace something different, an IPA. I had Avery Maharaja about a month ago in a flight of beer and fell in like with this from the first […]