Firestone Walker Leo v. Ursus Chronology

wookus-e28093-latest-in-the-leo-v-ursus-chronology-image-courtesy-of-firestone-walker-brewingHere we have Firestone Walker Brewing Company and their  LEO v. URSUS Wookus Black IPA.  This IPA is extremely limited and if available in any store I would defiantly give it a try.  This Imperial Black IPA has a strong sweet pineapple taste mixed with toffee and caramel.  This IPA has a heavy stone body with a small white head.  The Imperial black IPA is smooth with natural flavors blended with a hoppy kick at the end. Enjoy this Imperial Black IPA with a friend or two. Maybe even try out the other great beers they have to offer.

  • Firestone Walker Brewing Company
  • Seasonal: Dec 2017- April 2018
  • ABV: 8.2%
  • Rating: 4.2 Hops out of 5
  • Cost between $10.99-14.99

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Innis and Gunn Kindered Spirits


This extremely limited barrel aged Kindred Spirits brewed by inns and Gunn.  It is blended with Irish whiskey barrel staves, from Tullamore D.E.W..  This blend forms a small head and a thick body.  This barrel aged beer is the perfect alternative for anyone looking for a change in beer taste. It’s blend with triple distilled whiskey creates a rich and delicious barrel-aged stout.  My colleague states  “For the coffee people of the world, this is a perfect blend between coffee and beer. ”  This stout blends only the richest flavors of Innis and Gunn with those sweet spicy and smooth flavors of Tullamore D.E.W.  creating a unique coffee taste.  This beer is quite different from the others but is adored by the many coffee drinkers of the world.  Enjoy tasting this beer with colleagues!!

  • Innis and Gunn Brewing Company
  • Seasonal: Limited Edition Early 2018
  • ABV: 6.1%
  • Rating: 4.3 Hops out of 5
  • Cost between $9.99-11.99

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Victory Kirsch Gose Sour Cherry Bier


Wow This Victory Sour Cherry Bier is second to none.  This exotic taste is something I have never tasted before.  This bier is blended with cherry juice and coriander which is like no other.  This beer is has an intese sour character complimented with a cherry kick.  This combination of tangy, sweet, and sour will offer a blast of flavor that will stick with you and keep you coming back for more.  This beer provides a crispy refreshing salty touch, with a light body for the perfect summer beer on the beach.  Enjoy this as the sun sets over the ocean, lake, or wherever you decide to hang with friends. The flavor brings back summertime memories and will make memories for years to come.

  •  Victory Brewing Company
  • Seasonal: Spring – Late Summer
  • ABV: 4.7%
  • Rating: 4.6 Hops out of 5
  • Cost between $9.99-11.99

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Boom Sauce Lord Hobo Brewing Company


Here we have Lord Hobo Brewing Company and their best beer yet, Boom Sauce!  Boom Sauce is a great year round New England style IPA.  This New England style IPA is loaded with flavors of lemon, tropical fruit and a strong punch of sweet orange.  This is one of the most well balanced IPAs I have ever had.  Boom Sauce has an overwhelming pale flavor.  It has a tart taste with first gulp then it finishes smoothly with its strong orange kick to top it off.  Boom Sauce is hard to find so once you see it in stores give it a try and tell me how you like it! Drink up!

  • Lord Hobo Brewing Company
  • Seasonal: Year Round
  • ABV: 7.8%
  • Rating: 4.3 Hops out of 5
  • Cost between $10.99-14.99

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Samuel Adams Sam ’76


The wait is finally over!! The much anticipated Sam Adams ’76 is everything you thought it would be and even better.  This is the perfect blend of a lager and an ale.  This Sam Adams ’76 boasts a well balance of hops and is rounded with a citrus finish which gives it it’s smoothness and freshness.  This ale lager taste is brewed to perfection with its unmatched smoothness and balanced flavor.  Sam ’76 pours a thin white head which is retained throughout.  This is by far the best beer Sam Adams has put out and I recommend getting it when it fully releases! Make sure to keep this one cold as it will preserve the smoothness and underlying citrus flavors with its finish.

  • Samuel Adams Sam ’76
  • Seasonal: New Release Year Round
  • ABV: 4.7%
  • Rating: 4.2 Hops out of 5
  • Cost between $10.99-12.99

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Maine Beer Company Lunch


Here we have one of the most desirable and limited IPAs from Maine Beer Company, Lunch.  This West Coast style IPA is brewed to perfection with its fresh, sweet, and natural flavors.  Lunch is brewed with flavors of tropical fruit, citrus, and a kick of pine in the front.  This IPA is subtle with its hoppiness which makes it perfect for the average IPA drinker.  Lunch pours a thick lasting creamy white head.  This is one most well balanced IPAs I have ever had.  I fully recommend this IPA to any non IPA lovers, give it a try and I promise you won’t regret it.  Good luck trying to get your hands on this brewtacular IPA.

  • Maine Beer Company Lunch
  • Seasonal: Year Round
  • ABV: 7%
  • Rating: 4.9 Hops out of 5
  • Cost between $10.99-14.99

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d’s Wicked Cider Co. Baked Apple



This new Baked Apple from d’s Wicked Cider Co. is WICKED!! D’s Wicked Cider Co. produces only the finest ciders bursting with natural flavor.  This full hearted apple cider erupts with freshness and bold flavors.  This baked apple cider bursts fresh flavors of homegrown Washington State apples and has a pinch of cinnamon spice blended in.  This cider is great for any homemade apple pie lover.  However, this cider is quite filling just as any apple pie is with its overpowering sweetness.  Enjoy these crazy wicked cider flavors before they fly off the shelves! Enjoy Responsibly

  • d’s Wicked Cider Co. Baked Apple
  • Seasonal: Rotating/Autumn
  • ABV: 6.9%
  • Rating: 4.2 Hops out of 5
  • Cost between $9.99-13.99

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Evil Genius Beer Company Pics Or It Didn’t Happen IPA


Here we kick off the beginning of Spring with one of Evil Genius’ most desired beers.  Evil Genius and their Pics Or It Didn’t Happen Mosaic IPA brings back the great Mosaic flavors and an even more.  This Mosaic boasts flavors of tangerine, lemon and a dry kick at the end.  This Mosaic IPA reminds me of a combination of all tasty IPA’s put in one, a great mesh of Mosaic hops boasting with flavors of freshly cut grass, tart lemon and tangerine hints as well as some underlying finishes of pine and roses.  This is one of the easier IPA’s to throw down, with its clean and refreshing finish.  Rush to stores now before its out of stock for the season! Enjoy responsibly!

  • Evil Genius Beer Company Pics Or It Didn’t Happen Mosaic IPA
  • Seasonal: Rotating
  • ABV: 7.2%
  • Rating: 3.9 Hops out of 5
  • Cost between $9.99-12.99

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Tröegs Brewing Blizzard of Hops


Here is another exceptional Christmas brew from Tröegs Brewing Co.  Here we present their Blizzard of Hops IPA.  Their Blizzard of Hops is brewed with hoppy citrus flavors and pine notes.  The aroma this IPA gives off is one full of pine and some citrus.  It pours a light, golden color with a nice white head.  This brew boasts notes of cold pine, and wild citrus flavors while still retaining the hoppiness taste.  This is one of the exceptional winter IPAs that is full of flavor.  Enjoy this IPA while it last as it is only a seasonal of one! To me this is the best winter IPA available! Enjoy Responsibly

  • Tröegs Brewing Co. Blizzard of Hops
  • Seasonal: Winter Release
  • Calories: 192
  • ABV: 6.4%
  • Rating: 3.8 Hops out of 5
  • Cost between $8.99 – $10.99 for a 6 – pack

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Breckenridge Brewery Christmas Ale


Here is Breckenridge and their well respected Christmas Ale.  This Christmas Ale is brewed with flavors of caramel and chocolate that are derived from an abundance of carefully roasted malts in the Rockies.  The holiday brew pours a clear light chestnut brown head but still boasts strong aromas of nutmeg spice, caramel, and rich chocolate.  The Christmas ale flavors are laced with a light chestnut brown flavor,  a pinch of caramel, deep dark chocolate, a variety of spices and a slightly dryer finish to compliment the flavors.  This brew is very easy to throw back as it is only 7.1%.  This Holiday Brew can be enjoyed during any family occasion.  Enjoy Responsibly

  • Breckenridge Brewery Christmas Ale
  • Seasonal: Christmas Release
  • ABV: 7.1%
  • Calories: 222
  • Rating: 3.9 Hops out of 5
  • Cost $9.99 – $10.99 for a 6-pack

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