February 2013 ~ Monthly Beer Reviews

Posted: March 1, 2013 in Monthly Reviews
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My work schedule has been crazy over the past month, compounded by the Buffalo Sabres schedule (and they haven’t been tearing it up) and normal day to day trappings, it has been a very busy month.  During the month, I have started to come to the conclusion that I was spending way too much on craft beer each month.  My basement has over 200+ bottles in it just aging away and I feel guilty opening something without sharing with other people.  The amount of time and money spent travelling all over, chasing the flavor of the month made me realize that there are better things to do in life.  While I am not giving up drinking or even purchasing craft beer, I am just going to cut way back on it and focus on the few beers that I actually want and not just ‘the next release’.

Top 5 Beer Reviews for February (okay 7 actually):

  • Fat Heads IBUsive ~ American Double / Imperial IPA ~ 4.49 /5 Rating
  • Pegs Cantina G.O.O.D. RareR D.O.S ~ American Double / Imperial Stout ~ 4.41 /5 Rating
  • Anchorage Brewing Love Buzz Saison ~ Saison / Farmhouse Ale ~ 4.39 /5 Rating
  • Allagash Curieux (Bourbon Barrel Aged Tripel) ~ Tripel ~ 4.35 /5 Rating
  • Pipeworks Brewing Ninja vs Unicorn ~ American Double / Imperial IPA ~ 4.33 /5 Rating
  • Brouwerij Verhaeghe Duchesse De Bourgogne ~ Flanders Red Ale ~ 4.33 /5 Rating
  • Prairie Artisan Prairie Ale ~ Saison / Farmhouse Ale ~ 4.33 /5 Rating

The  5 Beer Reviews that failed miserably for the month of February:

  • Joseph James Brewing Hop Box ~ American Double / Imperial IPA ~ 2.88 /5 Rating
  • Shock Top Raspberry Wheat ~ Fruit / Vegetable Beer ~ 2.74 /5 Rating
  • Hitachino Nest Sweet Stout (Lacto) ~ Milk / Sweet Stout ~ 2.74 /5 Rating
  • Harp Lager ~ Euro Pale Lager ~ 2.64 /5
  • And the grossest beer of the month was: Miller Lite ~ Light Lager ~ 2.01 /5 Rating 

Stop on back for the next upcoming posts on Fuj’s 1000th Untappd checkin tasting and the Gang Bang Round 3 Tasting (finally).

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