Last Week’s Beers: Lord Hobo, Track 7, Almanac, and more

This is really two weeks, and it’s packed with great beers. It includes the first few beers from our recent rather large Tavour order. Almanac Brewer’s Reserve Blueberry Sour – It’s December and this is one of the best beers I’ve had all year. Like top five, no problem. This beer makes me want to…

Waganupa Brewing in Chico

I recently mentioned that Chico only has one brewery despite being larger than Bend, Oregon which has approximately 460 (don’t Google that, just trust me). As of last week, we have more than one brewery! Waganupa Brewing has been making beers in nearby Chester, California for a couple years. Now they’ve shut down their Chester…

Harvest Apricot Pale Ale Tasting Notes and Recipe

I finally tapped the Harvest Apricot Pale Ale homebrew and gave it a try. Overall I’m happy with it, and everyone who has tried it claims to enjoy it. One friend said it is better than anything Sierra Nevada makes, but he is mistaken. I think I nailed the body, mouthfeel, and carbonation level. The…

Last Week’s Beers: Sierra Nevada sampler, Track 7, Rueuze, and more

Lots of beers here. Sierra Nevada brewery sampler inflated numbers. Backyard Harvest Apricot Pale Ale (single hop Cascade) – This is my homebrew I mentioned previously, finally tapped. I’ll do another post soon with tasting notes and recipe. Bruery Rueuze – So very good. This was what Stephanie picked out for her birthday. Nice tartness,…