Coconut Nonsense by Late Start Brewing

I’ve been onto Late Start Brewing for a while now. These guys are really doing special things with their stouts in downtown Tampa. This was another Tampa Bay Beer Week release, I believe. I picked it up on the final weekend after having such a good experience trying Nonsense with Pecan, Vanilla and Cinnamon. So, […]

17 by Perenial Artisan Ales

A buddy of mine found a couple bottles of this in Chicago when he was up there in December. They were bottled on February 25, 2017 so it’s over two years old. It’s one of my wife’s favorites so how could I say no? 17 pours like ink in the glass with a thick dark tan […]

Because, Stout 05 by Triptych Brewing

Because, Stout 05 is “A strong stout featuring Papua New Guinea Coffee from Mad Goat Coffee in Danville, Illinois.” So, let’s see how this beer holds up. It pours coffee black (see what I did there?) with not much head at hall. Swirling the beer in the glass does nothing to recreate the carbonation. When pouring […]

Death Roll by Red Cypress Brewery

I’m going to be writing about several local beers from breweries I haven’t experienced. This is the 2nd in that series of what I like to call “Shelfies.” All of these beers can be found locally on the shelves of liquor stores like ABC Fine Wine & Spirits or Total Wine & More. Recently, I […]