Tuesday, March 3, 2009

One Fine Show

The other day I sat down with some friends and recorded a new Good Beer Show. We celebrated Bonus Beer Bob's birthday. Bob is renowned for hunting down and sharing some killer brews and this night was no exception. We had Brooklyn Black Ops, Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel, Alesmith Speedway Stout, Alesmith Speedway Stout barrel-aged and Lost Abbey Angel Share of the brandy barrel variety. The show will be number 171 and for some reason my favorites of the night did not match up with everybody else.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Foothills Hoppium IPA

Foothills Hoppium IPA

A nice refreshing brew. As the name implies it’s certainly hoppy, but if you like a hoppy brew, this is certainly just right for a good session beer.

It’s a bright coppery color, and a good head that lingers, and sticks to the side of the glass. I detected a citrus tone, which gave it that refreshing quality. Although it’s hoppy, it’s well balanced with the sweetness of the malt, and it has quite a sweet finish. Not overly carbonated.

I could certainly, and will definitely look out for this beer in the future, and buy it again. It’s been a real pleasure to drink this evening!

Check out Charleston Beer Exchange for a whole lot of excellent brews.