New Glory Craft Brewery Gummy Worms Chewy Pale Ale
Canned. Date Not Recorded. ABV 5.8%
Appearance: Straw, Hazy, Slight Carbonation, Finger width soapy head
Aroma: Candy, Tropical
Palate: Mango, Candy, Grassy, Orange Peel
Finish: Sweet, Slight Bitter
Experience: New Glory puts out some consistent beers and this pale ale packs a lot of flavor. The name stands true as it really reminded of eating gummy worms with light hints of a hazy IPA profile. Score: 4.5/5.
Experience: Totale can buy! No date on can so I do not know how old this beer is which sucks because I can’t tell if the taste is from old beer or that is just what the beer tastes like. It is not a bad beer just not a lot going on. The nose is misleading vs. the taste of the beer. Easy drinking beer for the lake or pool. Grade 3.8/5.
Canned on 6/9/17 (reviewed 8/9/17). ABV 5.8% IBUs 50
Color: Hazy, Gold, Finger Width Head
Smell: Slight Dank, Earthy (good)
Taste: Cirtus, Floral
Aftermath: Juicy, Smooth, Dry Mouth
Experience: The can says call me an IPA if you want. Ha. I give it the respect to call it a hoppy, sessionable, pale ale. Damn you Modern Times you have done it again with a great beer. I always look forward to having a new beer from this brewery. Great beer! Grade 5/5.
Experience: I was excited when I saw hoppy pale ale. I have had much success with this style and I was excited to dive in. This pale ale was very refreshing. This was my second beer from them and really enjoyed this one more than the last one I had. I truly enjoy a hop style of pale ales because the malt backbone is so light to zero (I feel like). Grade 4.8/5.
We got a new red ale and we had not done a tasting in a few weeks so it was time to do a tasting! We compared two reds, two pale ale’s, and tried an IPA and a new Oktoberfest. I have reviewed a few of these beers but always fun to do comparisons with the team and beers that they have not tried.
Sierra Nevada’s Oktoberfest
ABV 6% IBUs 30
Notes: Dark golden in color, a lot of malts (for me) but actually balanced well and did not mind compared to other Oktoberfest German styles that I have had in the past.
Tioga-Sequoia Firefall Red
ABV 5.2% IBUs 20
Notes: Malt profile with a crisp refreshing hop balance is what the description said. I got malt but no hop balance. I remember the beer being very just flat at the end. I use to enjoy red ambers/ales but have not really tried too many recently. Think it would be a good idea to start exploring “old” styles I use to enjoy before IPAs.
Drive Thru Red Dry Hopped Red Ale
ABV 7.2% IBUs 42
Notes: I was interested to try a red ale that had the dry hopped process. Well, more malt than hops and very rich. Not a huge fan but others seemed to enjoy it.
Green Fog Brewing Organic IPA
Notes: Was not very impressed by this at all. Did not have a lot of characteristics of an IPA or flavor. Did not see if there was a bottling date on this beers (assuming not) but that could have been the issue as well.