From the Gypsy brewery To Øl out of Denmark comes their “Final Frontier Double IPA” brewed at De Proefbrouwerij a brewery located in Belgium. The beer pours a cloudy orange with a beige head. The aroma consists of lots of fruits, floral hops and sweetness. The flavour is of juicy pineapple, tropical fruits, resin, pine, earth, bitterness and alcohol. The alcohol content comes in a 9%. This was a very tasty example of a double IPA.
Commercial Description: The sequel to To Øls Hop devil “First Frontier” is here and the name is Final Frontier. It is a hoppy DIPA with a little more of everything compared to its predecessor. We recommend taking this baby into the wild!
From Surly Brewing in Brooklyn Center Minnesota in collaboration with Amager Brewery in Denmark comes “Todd The Axe Man IPA” a West Coast IPA. The beer pours a cloudy orange with an off white head. The aroma consists of dank hops, citrus rind, citrus, tropical fruit and some malts. The flavour is of resin, bitterness, malts, citrus, citrus rind, tropical fruits and some dank hops bitterness. The alcohol content comes in at 7.2%. I had seen photos of this beer online for quite some time and wanted to give it a go. I’m happy to say the beer lived up to my expectations.
Commercial Description: Our version of the West Coast Style IPA first brewed in collaboration with Amager Brewery in Denmark. Brewed with one malt, Golden Promise from the UK, with Citra and Mosaic hops. If you think Todd is a good brewer, you should hear him play his axe (guitar)! Named by Amager’s marketing director Henrik Papsø.
From the Gypsy brewery To Øl out of Denmark comes their “Goliat Imperial Stout” brewed at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium. The beer pours a black opaque with a deep brown head. The aroma consists of coffee, chocolate and roasted malts. The flavour is of milk chocolate, burnt coffee, molasses, roasted malts, earth and sweetness. The alcohol content comes in at 10.1%. If you like Imperial stouts like I do then this is a bottle not to miss. The flavour is great!
Commercial Description: The great warrior of Gath. The mighty champion of the Philistines. Embedded in ancient folklore and religion. Coming from the World of Old. His size and stature is not human. He is bigger. The armor of Goliat is black. Creamy black lacings. Stands with a towering height. He can grab elements from both earth and heaven. Earthy, roasted, notes from the earth. Warming, pungent, sweet notes from the skies. His heart is beating slowly, almost endlessly slow. This man is thought to be invincible!
It is already time for a new beer box just in time for the nicer weather. For the first time (I think) I have had at least 4 beers in this beer box. No worries though as they are great beer!
Drum Roll Please!
Beer Included is as follows:
Green Leaf Brewing – Les Saissoners
Mikkeller – Summit Single Hop IPA
Black Kettle Brewing Company – Wheat Beer
Deschutes Brewery – Fresh Squeezed IPA
Breakside Brewery – Salted Caramel Sout
Base Camp Brewing – Lost Meridian Wit
Fermie Brewing Company – Quiet Rye’t IPA
Noli Brewhouse – Jetstar Imperial IPA
VCBW Collaboration – PreVale
Moon Under Water – Light Side of the Moon
Full Sized photos can be found here.
Reviews will come as I enjoy the Beer. Once again O’hare’s has outdone themselves! Thanks O’hare’s!!!
Mikkeller is a gypsy brewery from Copenhagen, Denmark that contract their beer to be brewed all over the world. This brew was brewed at De Proefbrouwerij in Belgium and is called “Mikkeller Dry Stout (Sauternes Edition”. This stout was aged in Sauternes wine barrels. The beer pours a opaque black with a brown head. The aroma consists of roasted malts, wine, oaky and chocolate. The flavour is of roasted malts, smoke, wine, grapes, dark fruits, chocolate and some funky notes. The alcohol content comes in at 4.1% with an IBU of 20. People seem to be split on this beer as some places give it a 99/100 rating and some give it 54/100. I come in on the much higher side as I really enjoyed this beer!
Food Pairing according to O’hare’s Beer Club notes are as follows: Dark chocolate truffels