No Corporate Beer Reviews: Applocalypse
February 10, 2023 Nick Green
Even though the gose is really a summer style, The Brewing Projekt’s Applocalypse works beautifully year round.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Top Tier Trifle
May 13, 2022 Nick Green
Top Tier Trifle—courtesy of the best sour purveyors south of the Mason-Dixon Line (Southern Grist) and one of America’s top meaderies (Garagiste Meadery)—certainly lives up to its name.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: CHONK Peach Melba
February 18, 2022 Nick Green
Drekker’s CHONK Peach Melba is a flavor bomb, with hints of vanilla, marshmallow and coconut, and tons and tons of peach and raspberry flavor.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Geisterzug
January 14, 2022 Nick Green
Despite its 600-year-old recipe, Freigeist Bierkultur’s Geisterzug tastes anything like a traditional gose.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Birthday Zombie Annihilation
December 20, 2021 Nick Green
Metal & Beer Fest alumni KCBC (Kings County Brewers Collective) celebrate their fifth anniversary with a sour that just might get you, um, annihilated
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Paradoxe
October 8, 2021 Nick Green
Grab a bottle of La Sirêne’s wonderful summery Paradoxe sour before all the leaves have fallen from the trees.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Pentagram
July 20, 2021 Nick Green
Surly Brewing Company’s Pentagram might just pack a bit too much sour power.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Hitachnio Nest Anbai Ale
May 12, 2021 Nick Green
Kiuchi Brewery’s Hitachnio Nest Anbai Ale pays homage to the ancient German brewing tradition while championing ingredients that are distinctly Japanese.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Croatoan
April 9, 2021 Nick Green
Toast the release of Zao’s new album, The Crimson Corridor, with Croatoan, the band’s incredible new beer collab with Grand Rapids’ Speciation Artisan Ales.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Tefnut Blackout
February 3, 2021 Nick Green
Tefnut is an ongoing collaboration series between Richmond’s The Veil and Swedish nomad brewing operation Omnipollo that offers radical reinterpretations of fruited gose. This one gose to 11… almost.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Kriek – Zure van Tildonk
December 14, 2020 Nick Green
What’s your new favorite fruited sour from Hof ten Dormaal? Ist Kriek, of course.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Tropic Punch Ale
October 30, 2020 Nick Green
Tropic Punch Ale is proof that there’s more to the world of mid-range ABV sours than just the salty Leipizig gose style, and it blows pretty much every other fruit beer out of the water.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Jam Up the Mash
June 26, 2020 Nick Green
Canadians Collective Arts Brewing have a distinct visual aesthetic that is the perfect foil to their crisp sour Jam Up the Mash.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Synopsis Dark Cherry Sour
February 28, 2020 Nick Green
Synopsis Dark Sour Cherry is fantastic and fun to drink, with ample amounts of cherry flavor. It’s also somewhat hard to describe.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: The Pomisher
November 13, 2019 Nick Green
Even Frank Castle wouldn’t punish you for enjoying a bottle of the excellent sour, The Pomisher.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Cucumber Lime Gose
October 1, 2019 Nick Green
What do cucumber juice, lime, Himalayan sea salt and beer have in common? Nickel Brook Brewing Co has the unlikely awesome answer.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Glasgow Smile
September 27, 2019 Nick Green
Nightmare Brewing Company is horror and death metal enthusiast Billy Powell’s outlet for flirting with darkness and exorcising his own demons. Glasgow Smile is his latest gruesome gose.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Pleroma
March 13, 2019 Nick Green
Pleroma is named after the totality of divine powers. Can it live up to its inspiration?
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Raspberry Uber
January 24, 2019 Nick Green
Is this raspberry-dominated sour a hit?
BREWTAL TRUTH: Drink This Now!
December 13, 2013 Adem Tepedelen
It was as easy to predict as the Seattle Mariners’ annual late-spring implosion: Decibel’s Top 100 Black Metal Albums of All Time caused some consternation amongst black metal fans. Shocking. This is, however, a crowd not hard to provoke. They seem edgy, a little overly serious and prone to interhole-induced fits of rage. Which makes…