Beer Reviews of 2011

by Drink Baltimore on Dec 31, 2011 in Roundups
Beer Reviews of 2011

So many beers, so little time! While we’re looking back over the year, we’ve rounded up some of our best beer reviews. Did we pick one of your favorites?

Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Marzen: The prototypical smoked beer is still brewed in the same historical tavern it has been for centuries.

Allagash White: Perhaps the most classic American example of its style, this wheat beer is clean and citrusy.

AleSmith Speedway Stout: Creamy, roasty coffee flavors fill this stout, available in 750-mL bottles.

Birra del Borgo Duchessic Ale: Italians are finally getting into the craft beer scene, and doing it well.

Cigar City White Oak Aged Jai Alai IPA: It’s rare to age IPAs on wood, but it comes off to great effect.

De Struise Brouwers Pannepot: This dark Belgian is pretty darn near close to perfect.

Dogfish Head Punkin Ale: The Delaware brewery gets this seasonal right.

Founders Backwoods Bastard: This November-only release is the barrel-aged cousin of year-round favorite Dirty Bastard.

Harpoon Winter Warmer: Introduced in 1988, this was one of the first craft seasonals around, and it’s still great.

Left Hand Brewing Fade to Black Vol. 3: Smoke meets chocolate meets pepper in this uniquely flavored porter.

River Horse Brewing Hipp-O-Lantern: For a pumpkin ale, this 9% ABV brew is easy-drinking, though still flavorful.

Ruckus Brewing Hoptimus Prime: This crisp double IPA that packs a clean, hoppy punch.

Troegs Mad Elf: There’s a reason this Christmas beer is so legendary: it’s delicious.

Unibroue Terrible: The name belies the elegant, mellow aged flavor of this big-bottle brew.

Victory Moonglow Weizenbock: Victory’s take on the dark amber German brew is fruit-tinged and nutty.

Weyerbacher Blasphemy Ale: Barrel-aging helps soften the high alcohol blast of this tasty quadrupel.

Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale: Spicy but not overwhelming, this is a refreshing take on the ubiquitous fall style.
Photo via Flickr user deegephotos

Tags: Beer
Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Things No One Asked For: Prosecco-Flavored Nail Polish

Things No One Asked For: Prosecco-Flavored Nail Polish

If you're the kind of alcoholic who needs to have booze on your person at all times, Groupon has just the product for you: prosecco-flavored nail poli...read more ›

by Ryan Hudak Mar 22, 2017
The Sobro Refrigerator Coffee Table Means You Never Need to Get Up Again

The Sobro Refrigerator Coffee Table Means You Never Need to Get Up Again

A recent IndieGoGo campaign has resulted in a coffee table with everything you could want: the Sobro Refrigera...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Mar 22, 2017
Check Out the Kitchen Table Series at Wit & Wisdom This Spring

Check Out the Kitchen Table Series at Wit & Wisdom This Spring

Head to Wit and Wisdom for their new chef's table series that will run throughout the spring and feature tons of different menus....read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Mar 17, 2017
SPONSORED
Visit Drink Baltimore on Your Phone
Cold Brew Hard Coffee is Coming to Stores in May

Cold Brew Hard Coffee is Coming to Stores in May

Soon, you'll be able to enjoy cold brew coffee with the alcohol percentage of a strong beer with Bad Larry's Cold Hard Coffee. ...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Mar 17, 2017
Budweiser Wants to Be the First Beer Consumed on Mars

Budweiser Wants to Be the First Beer Consumed on Mars

In what is undoubtedly the company's latest publicity stunt, Budweiser announced Saturday, March 11 at SXSW in Austin, Texas that they are looking int...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Mar 16, 2017
BrewDog's Latest Project is a Crowdfunded Craft Beer Hotel

BrewDog's Latest Project is a Crowdfunded Craft Beer Hotel

The publicly owned Scottish brewery announced their plans to crowdfund a craft beer hotel, called the "Dog House" via Indiegogo less than week ago. ...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Mar 8, 2017
Appleton Estate Celebrates 20 Years with Joy Spence

Appleton Estate Celebrates 20 Years with Joy Spence

Appleton Estate, the Jamaican rum label, is celebrating 20 years with its master distiller Joy Spence this year....read more ›

by Alexander Frane Mar 7, 2017
Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2017 in Baltimore

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2017 in Baltimore

Let this list of St. Paddy's Day parties be your reminder to put in for PTO. Slainte!...read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Mar 7, 2017
Guinness is Releasing Its Own Irish Whiskey

Guinness is Releasing Its Own Irish Whiskey

Guinness is getting into the Irish whiskey gave with Roe & Co, a blended Irish whiskey....read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 28, 2017
Channing Tatum is Starting His Own Line of Vodka

Channing Tatum is Starting His Own Line of Vodka

As if watching Magic Mike over and over again wasn't already good enough, Channing Tatum is gracing the world yet again, this time with his own line o...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 28, 2017
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close