Category Archives: Beer Reviews

Coaster Critique: Sebago Brewing Co. Simmer Down

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Name: Simmer Down Brewed By: Sebago Brewing Company Style: Summer Session Ale ABV: 4.9% Pours an orange-copper color that shimmers gold when held to the light, pour raised a short off white head that left fine lacing down the glass. Malt aroma comes through as lightly toasted grains; hops are dominating though, fresh squeezed orange […]

Coaster Critique: Marshall Wharf/NDH Scarlet Leather

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Name: Scarlet Leather Brewed By: Marshall Wharf Brewing in collaboration with Nocturnem Draft Haus Style: Imperial red ale ABV: 7% Pours very clear, a deep amber color with red and gold highlights and a short off white head. The nose is full if Citra hops, juicy, fruity hop aroma. Initial sip is sweet, malty, caramel […]

Coaster Critique: Geaghan Brothers Brewing Batch 200

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Name: Batch 200 Brewed By: Geaghan Brothers Brewing Style: DIPA w/Simcoe and Amarillo IBU: 140 ABV: 9.3% Pours a crystal clear, copper color with golden highlights. Aroma is dominated by piney, earthy hops with a lemon and pineapple citrus kick and just a hint of alcohol. Initial sip had grainy, caramel sweetness that dries out […]

Atlantic Brewing Company to release limited edition beer this week

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Atlantic Brewing Company out of Bar Harbor, Maine will soon be releasing a limited edition beer. Spring Ginger Kölsch is an ale brewed in the traditional German style with a cool fermentation and then lager conditioned. This Kölsch is brewed with fresh, pressed Hawaiian ginger and German Saaz hops, the beer weighs in at 4.4% […]

Coaster Critique: Baxter Brewing Tarnation

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Name: Tarnation Brewed By: Baxter Brewing Company Style: California-style lager ABV: 5.3%   Tarnation pours a bright copper color with shimmers of red and gold as the light hits it, pour produced a frothy white head that lingered the entire glass. Nose is malty, biscuits and yeast with just a touch of earthy hops in […]