Random Beer Review – Switch Monkey from Roanoke Railhouse Brewery

I was recently traveling in Virginia and wanted to try something local so I picked up a 22oz bottle of Switch Monkey from Roanoke Railhouse Brewery. This beer is Belgium Style Pale Ale and looked interesting. It comes in at 5.5% ABV and at 38 IBU’s. I poured this beer into (unfortunately) a plastic glass…

Random Beer Review – Schell’s Star of the North Series Berlin Style Wheat

Schell’s has released their first in a series of special brews in their Noble Star Collections. It’s a Berlin style wheat beer called “Star of the North”. This beer is brewed as a small batch and aged in one of Schell’s reconditioned cypress wood lagering tanks from 1936. Each bottle is hand filled and the…

Alien Beer

Random Beer Review- Alien Amber Ale… It’s out There!

I was recently traveling in the Southwest United States and stopped into a small Mexican restaurant in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. I ordered up a meal and asked what they had for local brews. They mentioned that they offer a couple beers from Sierra Blanca Brewing in Moriarty, NM (just outside of Albuquerque). I took…

Dragons Mile Ale

Random Beer Review – Dragon’s Milk

It was a cold winter’s night here in Minnesota, I was looking for something to quench my thirst and warm my inards. As I looked through my refrigerator’s offerings, hoping to find a beer that would do both of those things, I spied a bottle of Dragon’s Milk from New Holland Brewing. I have been…