Mouthfeel: 8 Medium with medium carbonation Drinkability: 9 YOWZA! So much going on! If it wasn't for the high ABV, I could drink this all day! Overall Score: 8.6 Value: 8 Cost/12 oz serving: $2.63 Overall Impression: This one goes on the “Mikey Likey List” for sure! A nice hoppy punch in the face with a sweet malty backbone makes this one a winner!
Reviewed By: Herr Mike Style: American Pale Ale State/Country: Georgia ABV: 5.3 Serving Type: 12 oz Bottle Look: 8 Light orange color, fluffy head that dissipates quick, good lacing Smell: 8 Malt, citrus, honey, pine, bread Taste: 8 Up Front: Malt, green apple, orange, toast Finish: Slightly spicy and sweet Mouthfeel: 7.5 Dry, bready, slight carbonation Drinkability: 8 This is an OK quaffer. It goes down easy and has a low ABV. Overall Score: 7.9 Value: 10 Cost/12 oz serving: $ 1.52 Overall Impression: Pale Ale is not my favorite style, but the slight rye flavor made it interesting. This is a beer I would bring to a barbecue, because it's not too over the top.
Reviewed By: Herr Mike Style: Old Ale State/Country: Massachusetts ABV: 9% Serving Type: 12oz Bottle Look: 10 Nice copper color, big fluffy head, sticky lacing Smell: 9 Yeast, brown sugar, wood, alcohol Taste: 9 Toast, raisins, caramel, toffee, chocolate, hops, alcohol Mouthfeel: 9 Sticky and chewy Drinkability: 9.5 This is a session beer for me on a cold night. Beware of the ABV! Overall Score: 9.3 Value: 9 Cost/12 oz serving: $ 1.72 Overall Impression: I love this style beer and this one delivers! Rich and complex, with a slight alcohol bite, makes this one a winner for me!
Reviewed By: Herr Mike Style: Double IPA State/Country: New Jersey ABV: 8.3 Serving Type: 12 oz bottle Look: 9 Cloudy copper color, thick creamy head, nice lacing Smell: 9 Hops, pine, citrus, grass, honey, malt Taste: 8 Grapefruit, grass, soap, hops, alcohol, caramel, bread, pineapple Mouthfeel: 8 Dry with a little carbonation Drinkability: 8 One or two for me at best Overall Score: 8.4 Value: 8 Cost/12 oz serving: $ 2.41 Overall Impression: This beer had some good things about it, but it wasn't my favorite Double IPA. River Horse is hit or miss with me. This one was a little bit of a miss, but it is definitely worth a try if you like the style.
Reviewed By: Herr Mike Style: Flanders Red Ale State/Country: NJ ABV: 5% Serving Type: 750 ml Look: 9 Dark crimson red, head dissipates in seconds, no lacing Smell: 8 Cherries, vinegar, oak, brown sugar, vanilla Taste: 8 Mild cherry tartness, slight oak, vanilla, apple, almost a grape taste and pie crustiness Mouthfeel: 7 Light and dry Drinkability: 8 After a few sips, it was like drinking a light port wine. I had fun hanging with FRED! Overall Score: 8 Value: 7 Cost/12 oz serving: $20 for the bottle Overall Impression: Not being a fan of sour beers, I must say that this beer was quite tasty! The beer was cellared for about 18 months, so it had some time to mellow, which was probably a good thing for me! It wasn't a pucker implosion for my face and the beer had more red wine characteristics going for it.
Reviewed By: Herr Mike Style: Spiced Beer State/Country: Delaware ABV: 9% Serving Type: 12 oz Look: 9 Light golden color, head dissipates fast, light lacing Smell: 9 Floral, honey, white wine, bread Taste: Honey, grapes, bread, slight booze, grass
Mouthfeel: 8 Very soft and smooth Drinkability: 9 This beer goes down too easy for being 9%! The alcohol is well hidden. Treat this more like a wine and you'll be OK! Overall Score: 8.8 Value: 8 Cost/12 oz serving: $2.94 Overall Impression: This is a very unique beer! It drinks more like a Muscat or Mead. Guys, if you want to get a woman who likes wine into beer, this is it! Sam is a freakin' genius!!