89-80 Points

VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT BEERS — While these beers aren’t top-notch, they are still solid tasty offerings, rating between 89-80 points.

89 Points

21st Amendment Fireside Chat Winter Warmer, reviewed 1/7/13
Avery India Pale Ale,
reviewed 3/3/12
Avery Old Jubilation Ale, reviewed 1/16/13
Bell’s Oberon Ale, reviewed 4/29/11
Bell’s Two Hearted Ale,
reviewed 2/6/11
Boulevard Nommo Dubbel, reviewed 11/19/12
Clown Shoes Third Party Candidate Amber Ale, reviewed 11/6/12
Dogfish Head American Beauty Imperial Pale Ale, reviewed 11/29/13
Dogfish Head Black & Blue, reviewed 6/30/12
Dogfish Head Olde School Barleywine, reviewed 8/13/12
Dogfish Head Sah’tea, reviewed 12/5/12
Foothills IPA Of The Month – January 2014 ‘Ginger’, reviewed 2/1/14
Fullsteam Cack-a-Lacky Ginger Pale Ale, reviewed 3/19/14
Fulton Worthy Adversary Russian Imperial Stout, reviewed 9/21/13
Great Divide Lasso IPA, reviewed 1/22/14
Highland Oatmeal Porter, reviewed 1/20/11
Highland Razor Wit Belgian Wheat Ale, reviewed 6/28/12
Lagunitas Censored, reviewed 2/25/12
Left Hand Fade To Black, Volume 2,
reviewed 4/3/11
Left Hand Fade To Black Volume 5 Black Rye Ale, reviewed 12/14/13
Mikkeller Santa’s Little Helper Belgian Strong Ale (2012), reviewed 12/25/13
New Belgium Hoptober, reviewed 9/25/11
North Coast Red Seal Amber Ale, reviewed 3/10/14
Oakham Ales Citra IPA, reviewed 3/14/14
Pisgah Tripel Belgian-Style Ale, reviewed 9/25/13
Rogue Ales Dead Guy Ale, reviewed 7/18/12
Smuttynose Noonan Black IPA, reviewed 7/25/13
Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale, reviewed 2/21/11
Terrapin Hopsecutioner, reviewed 9/29/11
Terrapin Tree Hugger Altbier, reviewed 6/22/13
Unibroue Grande Réserve 17, reviewed 8/12/12
Unibroue Noire de Chambly, reviewed 12/2/11
Westbrook Vanilla Tree Dubbel, reviewed 1/23/13

88 Points

Ale Asylum Hopalicious Pale Ale, reviewed 4/22/13
Avery Ellie’s Brown Ale,
reviewed 11/1/11
Boulevard Grainstorm Black Rye IPA, reviewed 3/20/13
Brau Brothers Rye Wyne Ale (2011), reviewed 1/20/14
Central Waters Space Ghost Imperial Stout, reviewed 2/22/14
Clown Shoes Hoppy Feet 1.5 Double Black IPA, reviewed 7/11/13
Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA, reviewed 5/22/13
Dark Horse Edacsac Dekoorc Eert (Cascade Crooked Tree) IPA, reviewed 5/24/13
Epic Brainless Belgian-Style IPA, reviewed 5/27/13
Epic Utah Sage Saison, reviewed 3/15/14
Evil Twin Justin Blåbær Berliner Weiss, reviewed 11/3/13
Flying Fish Grand Cru Winter Reserve, reviewed 3/1/13
Foothills Seeing Double IPA, reviewed 11/17/12
Founders Centennial IPA, reviewed 4/15/12
Founders Pale Ale, reviewed 10/1/12
Founders Sweet Repute Wheat Wine, reviewed 12/9/13
Great Divide Belgian Style Yeti Imperial Stout, reviewed 7/27/12
Great Divide Hibernation Old Ale, reviewed 12/26/13
Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale, reviewed 4/20/12
Great Lakes Nosferatu Imperial Red Ale, reviewed 11/4/13
Left Hand Fade to Black, Volume 4, reviewed 1/11/13
New Belgium Hop Kitchen Fresh Hop India Pale Ale, reviewed 11/20/13
New Belgium Lips of Faith Cocoa Molé, reviewed 3/15/12
New Glarus Anniversary Belgian Strong Ale, reviewed 1/17/14
New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale, reviewed 12/13/11
Samuel Smith’s Imperial Stout,
reviewed 4/22/11
Sierra Nevada Flipside Red IPA, reviewed 10/5/13
Smuttynose Finestkind IPA, reviewed 1/18/12
Southern Tier 2X Stout Milk Stout, reviewed 11/15/13
Stone Levitation Ale, reviewed 1/13/11
Stone R&R Coconut IPA, reviewed 9/11/13
Stoudt’s American Pale Ale, reviewed 10/11/11
SweetWater Happy Ending Imperial Stout, reviewed 4/25/12
Terrapin Hop Karma Brown IPA, reviewed 6/10/12
Thirsty Dog Hoppus Maximus, reviewed 1/9/11
Three Floyds Blackheart English IPA, reviewed 8/30/13
Westbrook Single Hop: Citra-Rye Pale Ale, reviewed 1/21/13

87 Points

21st Amendment/Elysian He Said Baltic Porter, reviewed 12/3/13
21st Amendment Sneak Attack Saison,
reviewed 2/18/13
Bell’s Best Brown Ale
, reviewed 11/19/11
Bell’s Cherry Stout, reviewed 11/30/13
Bell’s This One Goes To 11 Red Ale, reviewed 9/13/13
Boulevard Irish Ale, reviewed 4/5/13
Boulevard Love Child No. 3 American Wild Ale, reviewed 6/16/13
Brewdog Old World Russian Imperial Stout, reviewed 2/3/12
Central Waters Brewer’s Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout, reviewed 4/15/13
Dark Horse Plead The 5th Imperial Stout, reviewed 5/26/13
Dogfish Head Aprihop, reviewed 4/18/12
Dogfish Head Chateau Jiahu,
reviewed 11/12/11
Dogfish Head Noble Rot, reviewed 6/3/11
Dogfish Head Raison D’Être, reviewed 12/21/10
Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout,
reviewed 1/28/11
Founders Mango Magnifico con Calor (Magnificent Mango with Heat), reviewed 8/13/13
Fullsteam Fruitcake… The Beer Old Ale, reviewed 1/28/13
Great Divide Rumble Oak Aged IPA, reviewed 7/23/12
Great Lakes Rye of the Tiger IPA, reviewed 4/25/13
Hi-Wire The Contortionist Black IPA, reviewed 1/31/14
Lagunitas A Little Sumpin’ Wild Ale, reviewed 5/9/12
Laughing Dog The Dogfather Imperial Stout, reviewed 12/21/12
Left Hand St. Vrain Tripel, reviewed 11/13/13
Mother Earth Weeping Willow Wit, reviewed 1/20/11
New Belgium Lips of Faith Biere De Mars, reviewed 5/28/12
New Belgium Pumpkick Pumpkin Ale, reviewed 11/1/13
No-Li Silent Treatment Pale Ale, reviewed 6/18/13
Olde Hickory Death By Hops, reviewed 3/25/12
Omnipollo Fatamorgana Imperial IPA, reviewed 1/24/14
Rogue Ales Hazelnut Brown Nectar Ale, reviewed 11/10/12
Sierra Nevada Juniper Black Ale, reviewed 10/2/11
Sierra Nevada Imperial Red Ale (Beer Camp #65), reviewed 10/18/12
Sixpoint Apollo Kristalweizen, reviewed 8/20/12
Sixpoint Sweet Action Cream Ale, reviewed 11/4/12
Southern Tier Crème Brûlée Imperial Stout, reviewed 7/21/13
Stone 11.11.11 Vertical Epic Ale, reviewed 5/13/12
Stone Smoked Porter (with Chipotle Peppers), reviewed 10/26/12
Terrapin Side Project Volume 18 – Liquid Bliss Peanut Butter Porter, reviewed 12/17/12
The Bruery Saison de Lente, reviewed 2/13/13
Uinta Hop Notch IPA, reviewed 3/16/12
Victory Storm King Imperial Stout, reviewed 1/18/13

86 Points

Allagash FV13 American Wild Ale, reviewed 5/11/13
Bell’s Kalamazoo Stout,
reviewed 6/26/12
Boulevard 80-Acre Hoppy Wheat Beer, reviewed 7/22/13
Boulevard Harvest Dance Wheat Wine, reviewed 9/27/13
Dogfish Head Immort American Strong Ale, reviewed 3/3/14
Dogfish Head World Wide Stout,
reviewed 1/8/12
Foothills People’s Porter, reviewed 2/18/12
Goose Island 25th Anniversary Ale, reviewed 9/1/13
Goose Island India Pale Ale, reviewed 3/29/13
Goose Island Pepe Nero Farmhouse Ale, reviewed 11/18/13
Goose Island Pere Jacques Dubbel, reviewed 11/11/13
Great Divide Claymore Scotch Ale, reviewed 9/15/12
Great Divide Orabelle Belgian-Style Tripel, reviewed 2/17/14
Great Lakes Christmas Ale, reviewed 12/25/12
Green Man Porter, reviewed 7/27/13
Mother Earth Windowpane Series Blackberries Wheat Ale, reviewed 7/16/13
New Belgium Lips of Faith 2012 La Folie, reviewed 7/28/12
New Belgium Shift Pale Lager, reviewed 4/8/12
Olde Hickory Christmas Ale, reviewed 12/10/12
Pisgah Pale Ale, reviewed 3/26/14
Samuel Adams Holiday Porter,
reviewed 12/30/11
Sierra Nevada Floral IPA (Beer Camp #53), reviewed 9/20/12
Sierra Nevada Glissade,
reviewed 2/24/11
Smuttynose Really Old Brown Dog Ale, reviewed 6/1/12
Smuttynose Summer Weizen Ale, reviewed 6/13/12
Southern Tier Jahva Imperial Stout, reviewed 7/5/12
Stone Saison du Buff, reviewed 8/31/12
SweetWater 16th Anniversary Red Wheat Wine, reviewed 4/10/13
SweetWater 420 Extra Pale Ale, reviewed 5/25/12
Tröegs Perpetual IPA, reviewed 8/22/12
Uinta Punk’n Harvest Pumpkin Ale, reviewed 10/24/12

85 Points

21st Amendment/Elysian He Said Belgian-Style Tripel, reviewed 12/4/13
21st Amendment Back In Black IPA,
reviewed 6/10/12
Affligem Blond,
reviewed 10/8/11
Aviator Black Mamba Bourbon Barrel Aged Oatmeal Stout, reviewed 5/16/13
Bear Republic / Fat Head’s / Stone TBA (Texas Brown Ale), reviewed 7/6/12
Great Divide Nomad Pilsner, reviewed 3/11/12
Lagunitas Imperial Stout, reviewed 10/27/12
Lagunitas The Hairy Eyeball American Strong Ale, reviewed 1/29/14
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale,
reviewed 4/2/11
Sixpoint Diesel Stout, reviewed 5/6/13
Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale, reviewed 9/28/13
Southern Tier 2XMas Ale, reviewed 12/23/12
Stone 16th Anniversary Imperial IPA, reviewed 9/17/12
Stone 17th Anniversary Götterdämmerung IPA, reviewed 9/9/13
SweetWater LowRYEder IPA, reviewed 12/9/12
Terrapin Maggie’s Peach Farmhouse Ale, reviewed 6/15/13
Victory HopDevil IPA, reviewed 12/5/13
Victory Summer Love Golden Ale, reviewed 7/1/13
Weyerbacher Merry Monks’ Ale, reviewed 10/19/11

84 Points

Big Boss The Big Operator Belgian Dark Ale, reviewed 3/21/14
Boulevard Reboot White IPA,
reviewed 12/10/13
Craggie Yo LA Mango IPA,
reviewed 9/12/12
Devils Backbone Azreal Belgian Strong Ale, reviewed 11/14/12
Dieu du Ciel! Solstice d’hiver Barleywine, reviewed 2/21/14
Dogfish Head Piercing Pils Pilsner, reviewed 1/25/14
Dogfish Head Saison du Buff,
reviewed 3/30/12
Duck-Rabbit Brown Ale,
reviewed 9/15/11
Hi-Wire Strongman Coffee Milk Stout, reviewed 12/17/13
Left Hand 400 Pound Monkey, reviewed 1/16/11
New Belgium Dig, reviewed 2/23/12
New Belgium Lips Of Faith Cigar City Collaboration Chile Beer, reviewed 12/20/13
Olde Hickory Orion Farmhouse Ale, reviewed 7/15/13
Oskar Blues Mama’s Little Yella Pils, reviewed 2/4/12
Red Oak Amber Lager, reviewed 3/18/11
Samuel Adams Boston Lager, reviewed 7/21/12
Sierra Nevada Imperial Red Ale (Beer Camp #95), reviewed 8/23/13
Stone Go To IPA, reviewed 8/16/14
Terrapin Oaked Big Hoppy Monster Red Ale, reviewed 12/3/12
The Bruery 5 Golden Rings, reviewed 3/11/13
The Bruery 6 Geese-A-Laying Belgian-Style Dark Ale, reviewed 1/11/13
Westbrook Bearded Farmer “Hughey” Saison, reviewed 1/25/13

83 Points

Abita Turbodog, reviewed 10/9/11
Allagash White, reviewed 4/9/12
Bell’s Christmas Ale, reviewed 12/21/13
Bell’s Oarsman Ale, reviewed 2/28/12
Big Boss Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale, reviewed 10/3/12
Central Waters Brewer’s Reserve Bourbon Barrel Cherry Stout, reviewed 4/17/13
Dogfish Head Festina Peche, reviewed 6/27/12
Dogfish Head Midas Touch,
reviewed 1/14/11
Dogfish Head Shelter Pale Ale, reviewed 9/13/11
Magic Hat Vinyl, reviewed 1/23/11
New Belgium Lips of Faith Biere de Garde, reviewed 1/9/13
New Belgium Lips of Faith Tart Lychee, reviewed 8/25/12
Samuel Adams Blackberry Witbier, reviewed 3/24/12
Sixpoint Righteous Ale, reviewed 9/21/12
Stone 2013 Old Guardian Oak-Smoked Barleywine, reviewed 4/27/13
Stone Smoked Porter (with Vanilla Bean), reviewed 10/6/12
Terrapin Side Project Volume 19 – Mosaic Red Rye Ale, reviewed 4/1/13
Victory Saison du Buff, reviewed 8/29/12

82 Points

Bell’s Hell Hath No Fury…Ale, reviewed 12/15/12
Brewery Ommegang Game Of Thrones Take The Black Stout, reviewed 12/11/13
Dogfish Head Chicory Stout,
reviewed 1/23/12
La Goudale,
reviewed 4/9/11
No-Li Born & Raised IPA, reviewed 7/13/13
Sierra Nevada Belgian-Style Black IPA (Beer Camp #94), reviewed 8/21/13
Southern Tier Hop Sun Wheat Ale, reviewed 6/25/13
Terrapin Pumpkinfest Lager, reviewed 10/30/13
Tröegs JavaHead Stout, reviewed 9/22/12
Uinta Yard Sale Winter Lager, reviewed 2/28/13

81 Points

Boulevard Chocolate Ale, reviewed 3/17/14
Cottonwood Frostbite Black IPA,
reviewed 12/20/12
Epic Brainless On Cherries Belgian-Style Ale, reviewed 4/29/13
Green Man IPA, reviewed 7/17/13
Hacker-Pschorr Original Oktoberfest, reviewed 10/12/13
Laughing Dog Devil Dog Imperial IPA,
reviewed 7/20/12
New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale, reviewed 10/17/12
Samuel Adams Winter Lager,
reviewed 12/21/10
Sierra Nevada Celebration,
reviewed 12/31/10
Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest, reviewed 7/4/12
Southern Tier Imperial Pumking, reviewed 9/28/12
The Bruery Hottenroth Berliner Weiss, reviewed 5/18/13
Victory Swing Session Saison, reviewed 3/8/14

80 Points

21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon, reviewed 5/23/12
Boon Mariage Parfait Geuze (2009), reviewed 8/12/13
Dogfish Head Punkin,
reviewed 9/23/11
Founders All Day IPA, reviewed 2/22/12
Goose Island Matilda Belgian-Style Pale Ale, reviewed 12/2/13
New Belgium Lips Of Faith Peach Porch Lounger, reviewed 3/8/13
Southern Tier Eurotrash Pilz, reviewed 4/27/12
The Bruery Tart of Darkness, reviewed 1/5/13