Category: Beer Reviews

Bourbon County X

Bourbon County X: The People’s Choice Survey

Although Goose Island’s Bourbon County Brand Stout has been made since 1995 (or was it 1992?), the celebrated release has moved beyond just a big beer aged in bourbon barrels in a lot of ways. 2020 marks the 11th year...

Bourbon County X

Bourbon County X: The Top 10 BCBS Variants

Things happen over the course of 10 years. I won’t shock/humor you with some “This is what it was like in 2010” list, but yes, it’s been 10 years since Goose Island both released their first Bourbon County variants and...

revolution deep wood 2020 part 2

Deep Wood 2020 Part 2 | Revolution Brewing

Round 3 of Revolution’s Deep Wood 2020 pulls into the station! This drop features three brews that Revolution has released before, some more recent than others. There’s a little more variety here, as the previous two rounds featured only stouts, while this one brings a stout and two barleywines. Let’s get hammered!

private press beyond forever

Beyond Forever | Private Press

Brad Clark should be a name that rings a bell. I’m pretty sure you’re familiar with Jackie O’s, for which he was head brewer and director of brewing operations since 2005 (basically the beginning of Jackie O’s). He recently left, but there was no animosity in the split – Clark simply wanted to be closer to his then fiancé (now wife) Adair Paterno (of Sante Adairius Rustic Ales). Naturally, he decided to start a new brewery called Private Press.