Drinks

    Beers with Reid - #1 Ommegang Barrel Aged Gnomegang Ale

    https://youtu.be/4OKGe2Q4r9Y
    We're starting a new series of reviews! Beers with Reid! We'll keep these going as long as he keeps making content! Check out Episode 1 of Beers with Reid where he dives into Ommegang Barrel Aged Gnomegang Ale!
    Style: Golden Ale aged in Bourbon Barrels
    Container: 750ml
    Notes: Brewery Ommegang and Brasserie d’Achouffe. It employs five fine malts, two noble hops, and both of the distinctive Chouffe and Ommegang yeasts. You’ll enjoy the smooth drinkability, fruity aromas and flavors, and warming finish. Aged in barrels. (11.4%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #472 450 North Juici Fruiti

    https://youtu.be/-d6-PhJEjiU
    Style: Fruited Sour
    Container: 16oz can
    Notes: Juici Fruiti is conditioned on Passionfruit, Peach, Apricot, Pineapple and Tangerine (4.5%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks – #470 Trillium & Other Half DDH Green Street

    https://youtu.be/iKhS4AwBxps
    Style: IPA
    Container: 16oz Can
    Notes: Double Dry Hopped Green Street offers a complex melange of tropical and citrus fruit notes. Aromas of fresh-pressed orange juice, lemon zest, and candied pineapple jump out of the glass. A playful bubblegum characteristic washes over the back of the palate and modest bitterness begs for another sip. Both ourselves and Other Half have come a long way in the past four years. Double Dry Hopped Green Street is a wonderful example of all the things we've learned in the time since that original brew day. (7.7%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #469 Burial & Alvarado Street Ain't it Wild

    https://youtu.be/Y0iCTBXtT4Y
    Style: Double IPA
    Container: 16oz Can
    Notes: Hell man. The human spirit is still very much alive. Aged with Pomegranate, Passionfruit, Lime and Orange Peel to provide a tart and refreshing, almost tiki-like hoppy ale. Made with lactose and oats. Double Dry-Hopped with Enigma, Galaxy and Vic’s Secret hops from the land that claims the most epic, Bells Beach. Made with the dudes at Alvarado Street Brewing.(8.6%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #468 Trillium & The Veil Mature Adult Human

    https://youtu.be/7uJf75eCvr4
    Style: Triple IPA
    Container: 16oz Can
    Notes: Mature Adult Human, the sophisticated version of Adult Human, is a Triple IPA brewed with blood oranges. We amplified the fruit additions to achieve a nose bursting with huge citrus pith aromas. On the palate, notes grapefruit rind, freshly zested orange peel, and dank tangerine meld together accentuated by a delightful, balancing acidity and creamy mouthfeel.(9.5%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks & No Hype Beer Reviews - #467 Sierra Nevada Narwhal (2015)

    https://youtu.be/HBhDRNKsEWs
    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 12oz Bottle
    Notes: Rich with notes of espresso, baker’s cocoa, roasted grain and a light hint of smoke, Narwhal brims with malt complexity. Aggressive but refined with a velvety smooth body and decadent finish, Narwhal will age in the bottle for years to come.(10.2%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #466 Burial An Abyss of Human Experience

    https://youtu.be/wU2aS8EJCTc
    Style: Triple IPA
    Container: 16oz Can
    Notes: Made with lactose and candi sugars. Double Dry-Hopped with boatloads if select Mosaic, Citra, Nelson and Galaxy hops.(10%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #465 Tree House Eureka with Citra

    https://youtu.be/Ke7OHHno0G8
    Style: Blonde Ale
    Container: 16oz Can
    Notes: Eureka w/Citra explodes with citrus fruit on the nose and the palate , and finishes cleanly with light bits of cracker malt. Someone forgot to tell it that it's only 4.1% alcohol. A beautiful and pungent, yet delicate and highly drinkable beer! (4.1%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #464 Other Half & Crak If You Like Double IPA...We Brewed a Double IPA

    https://youtu.be/0SfV5ClZovo
    Style: Double IPA
    Container: 16oz Can
    Notes: With @crakbrewery from Padua, Italy. We teamed up with the finest NE style IPA producer in Italy to brew up this delicious follow up to If You Like Double IPA, Drink 2 of These which we brewed in Italy last year. Hopped with Galaxy, Motueka, Kohatu, and the very difficult to source, but amazing, Riwaka hop. (8%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #463 Other Half 11 Months Later

    https://youtu.be/_PcORYoopxY
    Style: India Pale Ale
    Container: 16oz can
    Notes: Brewed in Rochester with Citra, Galaxy, Vic Secret, and Enigma.(7.2%%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #462 Beer Tree Double Pineapple Creamsicle

    https://youtu.be/T70EKf1RMlQ
    Style: Double IPA
    Container: 16oz can
    Notes: Lactose Free Milkshake IIPA that pours a creamy Pineapple yellow and tastes like the hazey juice slowly dripping off of a melting Pineapple Creamsicle. Extra soft mouthfeel gives this beer a surprisingly smooth finish for a double. DDH with Galaxy and Citra. (8.8%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #461 Tree House Triple Shot

    https://youtu.be/jPE9k3vzq2w
    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 500ml
    Notes:This special, exceedingly decadent version is a culmination of those efforts! We brewed a bigger base beer than ever to support a huge infusion of coffee. The result is a lavish and complex coffee beer with flavors and aromas of chocolate covered espresso beans, molasses, and brown sugar cookies, and rich milk chocolate.. (9.3%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks (Reid) - #460 Trillium & Other Half Every Trillion Ever

    https://youtu.be/r4PtQ7Arwow
    Reid made some piping fresh content for us! Check out his thoughts on Trillium and Other Half's latest collaboration! Style: Triple IPA Container: 16oz Can Glassware: Trillium Harmony Glass Notes: Every Trillion Ever offers bursting tropical aromas of ripe mango, sweet pineapple and vibrant citrus peel that leap right out of the glass. The palate follows with luscious notes of passion fruit, juicy tangerine, and mixed berry sorbet adding to the boundless layers of flavors.(10.3%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #459 Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Wheatwine Ale (2018)

    https://youtu.be/mvbjD8V84LA
    Style: Wheatwine
    Container: 500ml 
    Notes: Made from two row and malted wheat, Bourbon County Brand Wheatwine debuts this year. As the first recipe to veer from the original Imperial Stout since Barleywine in 2013, Wheatwine displays a deep amber color, lighter than its counterparts and acts a true medium to convey the characteristics of our 4+ year old Heaven Hill Bourbon barrels. Wheatwine overflows with flavors of caramel, vanilla, butterscotch, and toffee. (15.4%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #458 The Veil Hollow Place: Vanilla

    https://youtu.be/6rPAHj5oKWQ
    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 500ml
    Notes: Hollow Place is an Imperial Stout that receives a different intense adjunct treatment each time we brew it. The vanilla version is very layered, viscous, and complex with flavors of fudge rounds, marshmallow, and frosted cake (10.5%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #457 The Veil whitemiata

    https://youtu.be/5OTMY3JQNk4
    Style: India Pale Ale
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Flutes
    Notes: whitemiata is the 6% IPA version of our beloved Citra/Galaxy DIPA whiteferrari. The luxuriously soft mouthfeel and beautiful integration of two of our fave hops all together in a more crushable ABV (6%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks & No Hype Beer Reviews - #456 River Horse Mocha Lisa

    https://youtu.be/NY-4wgjpfmE
    The final video we'll be posting from Beertubeapalooza but don't forget to check out Kyle, Mat and Joe's channels for more

    Shout out to Joe, formely of NEPA Beer Reviews, for bringing this and most importantly...tossing this beer on the beans!
    Style: Imperial Porter
    Container: 16oz can
    Notes: An imperial porter brewed with oats, lactose, vanilla, and cocoa, then aged on Ugandan coffee beans.(9%)

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    Nerdsense #455 with Massive Beers & No Hype Beer Reviews - Hardywood Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut

    https://youtu.be/IZxzr0_F42k
    More Beertubeapalooza shenanigans!
    Style: Imperial Milk Stout
    Container: 22oz bomber
    Notes: Imperial Milk Stout w/ Toasted Coconut, Vanilla Bean and Almonds.(10%)

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    Nerdsense #454 - with Massive Beers & The Beer PaTroll - Mystery Beer

    https://youtu.be/pYO2Pe-kEHY

    MYSTERY BEER!

    Be sure to check out Mat and Joe!

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    Massive Beers
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCieC-FWFmBFWiDzKxhfk08Q

    The Beer PaTroll
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJ8kUgqdE44N--rg6sGvCCw

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #453 Omniopollo Omnipolloscope #5 (Trillium & Other Half batches)

    https://youtu.be/ILEcPztq-7Q

    Style: Triple IPA
    Container: 2 x 16oz can
    Glassware: Sample Glasses
    Notes: Part of Omnipollo’s biggest collaborative event Omnipolloscope, a synchronized global release two year in the making, collab with Omnipollo, Monkish, Other Half, Crooked Stave, O/O , Stigbergets, Anchorage, Equilibrium, Cellarmaker and The Veil . (10%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #452 Hardywood Margarita Sour

    https://youtu.be/E3BZhwd8OoA
    Style: Berliner Weisse
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Hardywood Family Tree Teku
    Notes: Imperial Berliner Weisse with Salt and Lime(8%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #451 Other Half & Bissel Brothers Cream

    https://youtu.be/yiIixJHHqK4
    Style: IPA
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Flutes
    Notes: Cream Brewed with Maine Malt House malt but with more oats and a touch of lactose. Hopped with Citra, Citra Cryo, Nelson Sauvin and Sabro..(6.8%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #450 Jack's Abby Cocoa-Nut BA Framinghammer

    https://youtu.be/l8dLVc_dGRg
    Style: BBA Imperial Porter
    Container: 500ml Bottle
    Glassware: Hardywood GBS Stemless
    Notes: Big, bold, black, and aged in bourbon barrels with coconut and cocoa nibs. The lengthy conditioning period in the barrels creates a silky smooth chocolatey mouth feel enhanced by the use of oats and brown sugar. Noticeable sweetness gets balanced by roasted malt and hop bitterness. Additional flavors include bourbon, vanilla, and oak.(11.5%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #449 Trillium Peanut Butter Cup

    https://youtu.be/TjNFGh3lY0w
    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 750ml Bottle
    Notes: The palate follows, extending on the nose with deep flavors of dark chocolate peanut butter cups, caramel roasted peanuts, chewy peanut butter cookies and light molasses. Indulgent yet not overwhelming, Peanut Butter Cup has a velvety mouthfeel accentuated by a deliciously smooth finish.(13.5%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #448 The Bruery So Happens its Tuesday (2018 Vintage)

    https://youtu.be/0scsYvslFr0
    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 750ml
    Glassware: Sample Glasses
    Notes: The infamous Black Tuesday style is named in honor of the great stock market crash of 1929. So Happens It’s Tuesday is similarly dark and delicious, but in a more affable format, reminding us that there is always a bit of good to be found within the bad. Things happen, and life goes on(15%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #447 Evil Twin The Real Mexican Cake

    https://youtu.be/GoTeXwy3qbg
    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 16oz Cans
    Glassware: Nerdsense Balloon
    Notes: Imperial Stout Brewed with cacao nibs, cinnamon, habanero peppers and vanilla beans(12.9%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #446 Red Cypress Chaos Instead: Kitchen Sink

    https://youtu.be/hv07hkDe7Fk
    Style: Bourbon BA Imperial Stout
    Container:500ml Bottle
    Glassware: Trillium Six States
    Notes: Imperial stout brewed with lactose, coconut, chilies, cinnamon, peanuts, coffee, and chocolate and aged in bourbon barrels. (9.8%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #444 Red Cypress Imperial Oatmeal Cookie Death Roll

    https://youtu.be/0fTUmmkXs-g

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 12oz Can
    Notes: Imperial milk stout brewed with lactose, oats, chocolate and other spices.(9.7%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #443 Other Half Triple Space Diamonds

    We had some technical difficulties and lost half the recording so we had to re-record it. It then decided to not use the lapel mics so audio is wonky. Sorry

    https://youtu.be/lwiRRCYPSMA

    Style: Triple IPA
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Now Even More Diamonds!!! More Galaxy and more of everything else. (10.5%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #442 Trillium DDH Fort Point & Camera Test!

    Style: Pale Ale
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware:This double dry hopped pale ale contains the same base ingredients, for both malt and hops, as Fort Point Pale Ale, but with an additional dry hop of Citra. The added hops richly enhance the juicy tropical fruit flavors of pineapple/mango, create elevated green, herbaceous aromatics, and increase body. (6.6%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #441 Other Half & Angry Chair Spumoni Dream

    https://youtu.be/RyRvLKpsZIk

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 500ml Bottle
    Glassware: Brewed with @angrychairbrewing. Modeled after the classic Italian dessert, we layered this stout up with pistachios, cacao nibs, cherries and lactose to create this version of Spumoni ice cream. (12.5%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #440 Bearded Iris Triple Homestyle

    https://youtu.be/QZix7-Rt7UI

    Style: Triple IPA
    Container: 16oz
    Glassware: TRIPLE HOMESTYLE showcases even more mosaic in citrus-berry-juice glory + the same smooth demeanor you know, but a bold style that’s decidedly distinctive. (10%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #439 Trillium Biscotti & Coffee

    https://youtu.be/zYTDsn2LUmQ

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 750ml Bottle
    Glassware: A wash of smooth, roasty cà phê đá (Vietnamese iced coffee) balances the sweeter tones of the palate with a slight and rounded bitterness. Viscous and full bodied with a luscious, creamy mouthfeel, Biscotti & Coffee makes for a rousing toast to cap off any evening spent in good company. (13.8%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #438 Bearded Iris & Weldwerks Moon Dust

    https://youtu.be/TcFB_X0Zsq0

    Style: Imperial Milk Stout
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Our imperial milk stout brewed with WeldWerks Brewing is soft as mallow, smooth as chocolate, with the buttery warmth of graham crackers. (Because yes, it has all those delicious bits in it.) MOON DUST recalls the carefree bliss of lunchbox trades, hazy summer nights, and your grandma’s bountiful pantry. (8.2%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Coffee - #3 Dark Matter Blood Lord

    https://youtu.be/Qr7ZFiIgC0M

    When the first container from El Salvador arrived this year, we immediately took about 1,400 lbs of the natural processed Tuxpal and poured it into bourbon and rye barrels we received from FEW Spirits. These "light weights" quickly became intoxicated and took on the character from the barrels, adding a nice fruity, boozy accent to the already juicy blood blend.

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #437 Evil Twin & Westbrook OFYMD

    https://youtu.be/lOV7QYf8Pco

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Badass Stemmed Glass that we don’t know the name of
    Notes: Pastry meets tiki - A pina colada style stout featuring pineapple and toasted coconut. (12.8%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #436 Burlington Beer Co. & Finback Fourth Colour

    https://youtu.be/7s88hSYXBGc

    Style: Double IPA
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Balloon Glass
    Notes: Hopped with Simcoe, Waimea, Wakatu, & Mosaic. Hop flavors and aromas of Orangina and Fruit Punch. We added Milk Sugar for a smooth, creamy body, allowing the hop flavors to linger.(8%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #435 Finback & Transmitter BFP 1

    https://youtu.be/c9khMt4w0zo

    Style: Pilsner
    Container: 500ml Bottle
    Glassware: Badass Stemmed Glass that we don’t know the name of
    Notes:Brett Pilsner fermented in Oak (6.9%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #434 Tree House All That Is And All That Ever Will Be

    https://youtu.be/A9jnzYLbwS8

    Style: Milk Stout
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Darkling Glass
    Notes: The flavor profile punches well above its alcohol content, with heavy milk chocolate and chocolate syrup notes balances by a gentle and rounded coffee character. Despite its heft it retains a wonderful and fluffy drinkability. (6.5%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #433 Tree House I Will Not Be Afraid

    https://youtu.be/QMHzFq9-ls8

    Style: Imperial Milk Stout
    Container: 500ml Bottle
    Glassware: Badass Stemmed Glass that we don't know the name of
    Notes: I Will Not Be Afraid is an immensely enjoyable Tree House Imperial Milk Stout. We taste intense syrupy dark chocolate, caramelized candy sugar, chocolate covered espresso beans, and a hint of cherry cola. This beer is luxurious and silky, like chocolate clouds, yet never relies on an overly saccharine complexion to bring out the intense and complex flavors we have worked so diligently to impart (9.3%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #432 Weihenstephaner Vitus

    https://youtu.be/j8yeGvLfh6Q

    Style: Bock
    Container: 500ml Bottle
    Glassware: Stemmed Balloon
    Notes: Full-bodied and sparkling with an effervescent mouthfeel. Thus, the Vitus does not taste like a typical Bock beer but more like a noble, fruity wheat beer. Perfect with red meat, strong cheese and also able to guide desserts. (7.7%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #431 Firestone Walker BBA Velvet Merkin

    https://youtu.be/5qefBqHIflo

    Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Oatmeal Stout
    Container: 12oz bottle
    Glassware: Stemmed Balloon
    Notes: Velvet Merkin is the beer that almost wasn’t…Indeed, this vintage oatmeal stout’s comical (or is it scandalous?) name went off the grid for several years, but now it’s back due to popular demand. Velvet Merkin is aged for a full year in retired spirits barrels from Heaven Hill, Woodford Reserve and others, yet manages to offer mind-­boggling balance and restraint. You will wig out when you taste Velvet Merkin’s rich milk chocolate, bourbon and espresso flavors, preceded by aromas of vanilla, coconut, toasted oak and mocha. .(7.9%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #430 Oskar Blues & Cigar City - Bamburana

    https://youtu.be/pb3FbAbtnus

    Style: Whiskey & Brandy Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
    Container: 12oz can
    Glassware: Stemmed Balloon
    Notes: Bamburana unfolds on the palate with forward-facing roasted malt flavors that branch out against a dark fruit backdrop of figs and dates. Then, brandy and whiskey accents make themselves known with complex boozy-and-sweet flavors, complementing the warmth and spice of Amburana wood.(12.2%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #429 Omnipollo Pleroma

    https://youtu.be/UbtAqYVSw48

    Style: Fruited Sour
    Container: 12oz can
    Glassware: Stemmed Balloon
    Notes: Raspberry crème brûlée sour ale brewed with lactose sugar, raspberries and vanilla. (6%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #428 Benedictine Black Habit

    https://youtu.be/gvRG515D9-c

    Style: Dark Ale
    Container: 22oz Bomber
    Glassware: Tekus
    7.8%

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #427 Other Half & Arizona Wilderness Candy from Strangers (Gold Variant)

    https://youtu.be/-J6VRud2UZA

    Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
    Container: 16.9oz Bottle
    Glassware: Stemmed Balloon
    Notes: The base of this bourbon barrel aged imperial stout was brewed last Halloween with our buddies at Arizona Wilderness and aged for 1 year in Willett Barrels giving it a great bourbon forward character. The Gold Version was then conditioned on peanut butter, cacao nibs, and vanilla (14.3%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews – #426 Ommegang King in the North

    https://youtu.be/SqB32rg8ATQ

    Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
    Container: 750ml Bottle
    Glassware: Teku
    Notes:
    King in the North pours jet black with a thick tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, coffee, and chocolate blend with those of oak, bourbon, and vanilla. The flavor is rich and full with notes of chocolate, vanilla, coffee, and roasted malt up front followed by smooth bourbon and a hint of oak. The finish is thick and chewy with oatmeal creaminess, and pleasant lingering roast. (11%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #425 Mystic Day of Doom

    https://youtu.be/dTiZTlEXm3s

    Style: Quadruple
    Container: 500ml Bottle
    Glassware: Teku's
    Notes: Day of Doom is a Belgian Quadruple, with big flavor of fig, dark cherries and plum, and finishes off with mild notes of caramel. (11%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #423 Tree House Miles To Go Before I Sleep

    https://youtu.be/3-kPybL-SMA

    Style: Imperial Milk Stout
    Container: 500ml Bottle
    Glassware: Teku
    Notes: Miles To Go Before I Sleep is an imperial milk stout brewed with a complex assortment of roasted malts, lactose, peanut butter, and chocolate. It pours motor oil black in the glass and emits rich aromas of chocolate covered peanut butter cups, chocolate covered peanuts, and toasted marshmallow. (9.1%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #422 Alchemist Skadoosh XXVIII

    https://youtu.be/I6m14nZ0UCI

    Style: IPA
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Arome Glass
    Notes: Lotus hops (7%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #421 Tree House Abstraction Coffee

    https://youtu.be/SK5w39On4dc

    Style: Imperial Porter with Coffee
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Mini Teku
    Notes: Tree House Description: It tastes like the most beautifully harmonious cup of coffee we’ve ever had, with virtually no bitterness, and densely packed coffee flavors. It is richly flavorful without weighing down the palate, and it finishes cleanly and boldly (8.8%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #420 White Birch Orange Creamsicle

    https://youtu.be/s3b-wViPesU

    Style: Sour Ale
    Container: 22oz Bomber
    Glassware: Teku
    Notes: Sour Ale w/ orange zest and milk sugar (5.5%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #419 Night Shift Darkling (2019)

    https://youtu.be/cCWrD77gsRY

    Style: Russian Imperial Stout aged in Bourbon and Apple Brandy Barrels
    Container: 750ml
    Glassware: Darkling Glass
    Notes: Imperial Stout Aged In Bourbon Barrels and Short Path Apple Brandy Barrels (12.9%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #418 Benedictine Tyrant

    https://youtu.be/x887UUkuYJg

    Style: Cascadian Dark Ale
    Container: 500ml
    Glassware: Arome Glass
    Notes: (7.2%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #417 Tree House Single Shot (Vanilla Bean)

    https://youtu.be/Q4v-wT6lHfk

    Style: Milk Stout
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Tree House 6th Anniversary Teku
    Notes: We are excited to present the first variant of our coffee milk stout: SINGLE SHOT w/ Vanilla Bean! This modification builds upon the original by conditioning the finished beer on Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans. We also varied the typical coffee blend by infusing a single beautiful coffee, Guatemala Candelaria! What resulted is a beer that exhibits a subtle and well integrated vanilla note with rich coffee character while retaining a wonderful airiness and drinkability. The crew here tastes bourbon chocolate, brown sugar, and vanilla with a soft coffee acidity on the finish. The vanilla reveals nuanced character as it warms, though never overwhelming the senses, with the coffee notes slowly mellowing. (6.4%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #416 Wicked Weed Dark Arts (Scotch Barrel) 2018

    https://youtu.be/i-rD4aRJY5U

    Style: Scotch Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stouts with Brett
    Container: 500ml
    Glassware: Sample Glasses
    Notes: Dark Arts aged in scotch barrels. First beer to reach the NC 15% ABV Limit. (15%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks & No Hype Beer Reviews - #415 Hill Farmstead Damon (2018)

    https://youtu.be/gn1zxri7wuQ

    Style: Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stouts
    Container: 500ml
    Glassware: Sample Glasses
    Notes: Aged in Blanton's bourbon barrels. (10.5%)

    Damon (1993-2004) The time spent with loved ones, now lost, seems to affect our mind and body perpetually: memories happen upon us, unsuspectingly, and bring about tears of fond remembrance. Damon was our brother – devout and patient in an age of busyness and distraction. In his honor, we crafted and conditioned this Imperial Stout in bourbon barrels from our favorite distillery. We still reflect, daily, upon our Damon and his scruffy chin of grey – of his loyalty and his love.

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    Nerdsense Drinks & No Hype Beer Reviews - Goose Island Bourbon County Vanilla Rye (2014) vs Vanilla (2018)

    https://youtu.be/stDG4-RtRCY

    Style: Barrel Aged Imperial Stouts
    Container: 750ml & 500ml
    Glassware: Sample Glasses
    Notes: Vanilla Rye (2014) This years version features a little twist of aging the stout in Rye Whiskey Barrels with a mix of Mexican and Madagascar vanilla beans!
    (13.6%)
    Vanilla (2018)
    Utilizing whole grade A vanilla beans from Madagascar, Vanilla delivers on all the quintessential things fans love about this variant: aromatic vanilla, marshmallow, toffee, oak, and floral notes highlighting the creamy mouthfeel and enhancing the chocolate flavors. (14.9%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #413 Haw River St. Benedict's Breakfast Dubbel

    https://youtu.be/K_3Wa4slcrw

    Style: Belgian Dubbel
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Spencer Belgian
    Notes: Brewed with flaked oats, cacao nibs and two types of crushed locally-roasted coffee beans, our Belgian-style Dubbel is an eye-opening take on a classic style.
    (7.2%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #411 Other Half & Foam Mouthful of Diamonds

    https://youtu.be/sM0O5i6093o

    Style: Imperial IPA
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Teku
    Notes: Our friends from Vermont came to Brooklyn and brewed a delicious beer with us containing Pilsner malt, wheat and oats. We then hopped it aggressively with Galaxy and our hand selected Nelson Sauvin.
    (8%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #409 Benedictine Saint Benedict

    https://youtu.be/YEzA84Wmkng

    Style: Farmhouse Ale
    Container: 500ml Bottle
    Glassware: Flutes
    Notes: Light, crisp and refreshing farmhouse with notes of banana, cloves and malty sweetness. (4.7%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #408 Tree House King Julius

    https://youtu.be/7VRg0Hwv_FU

    Style: Double IPA
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Teku's
    Notes: King Julius is an American Double IPA brewed to be an exceptionally flavorful, juicy, and hop saturated beer without rough edges or abrasiveness. Its vivid citrus aromas give way to flavors of orange creamsicle, mango smoothie, and a bounty of fresh tropical fruit. We find it to be refined and delicate amid an onslaught of flavor. Originally brewed in 2012, King Julius is our endeavor to marry our past with what we aspire to be in the future. (8.2%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews #406-407 Trillium The Streets (2019)

    This year we decided to review this beer solo given the other beers we wanted to review. It just made sense logistically do this separately during the week since we both had cans of it. Two doses of Nerdsense to go with your Saturday morning cartoons!

    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmK-hAGkgusqr99M51CR5M3_fy-wRnSqK

    Style: Triple IPA
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: The Streets
    Notes: The culmination of all our Street beers over the past 6 years, The Streets is a Triple IPA brewed to celebrate our anniversary. Using the same base recipe and bumping the ABV up to 10.6%, we dry hopped with Amarillo, Mosaic, Galaxy, El Dorado, Simcoe, Nelson, Vic Secret, & Enigma. Additionally, as a nod to the neighborhood, we also added Citra to the dry hop this year, the signature hop used for our Fort Point Pale Ale
    (10.6%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #405 Trillium Sprang (2019)

    https://youtu.be/IiQzv7dtYXU

    Style: Kolsch style ale
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Sprang Glasses
    Notes: Sprang is refreshingly light bodied with aromatics of earthy evergreen, passion fruit, and faint doughy malt. Flavors of concord grape, mango, and herbaceous white wine interweave with cracker-crisp, pilsner malt character and minimal bitterness. The finish is dry with a lasting touch of grain. 
    (4.9%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #404 Trillium & Equilibrium Ballmer Peak

    https://youtu.be/fCuIbbpPl8M

    Style: Triple IPA
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Spiegelau BBA Glasses
    Notes: Pouring an eye catching golden yellow with a heavy milky haze, Ballmer Peak has an explosively aromatic nose revealing mouthwatering tones of mango nectar, pineapple slices, and vibrant orange peel. Ripe stone fruit flavors of apricot and peach build on the palate adding to a melange of tropical papaya, lime, melon and lychee. With a pillowy soft mouthfeel, pleasant biscuity sweetness, and rounded floral bitterness,
    (10.6%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews – #403 Trillium Coffee Pot & Kettle (Trillium Blend)

    https://youtu.be/YZWhicOh4tM

    Style: Coffee Porter
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Spiegelau BBA Glass
    Notes: The warm and inviting aromas of our Trillium Blend Cold Brew dominate the nose with highlights of toasted hazelnut, dark chocolate and toffee. Bold, roasty and balanced; Coffee Pot & Kettle displays deep flavors of cacao nibs, caffè americanos, and dark malts with an oatmeal-based creaminess accentuated by a velvety and smooth carbonation.
    (7.5%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #402 Westvleteren VIII (2016 Vintage)

    https://youtu.be/CScMgySL6BQ

    Style: Belgian Dubbel
    Container: 11.2oz bottle
    Glassware: Flutes
    Notes: Westvleteren's dubbel can be recognized by its blue cap. Like the other Westvleteren beers, the bottle does not have a label, and the cap therefore has all the required information.
    (8%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #401 Night Shift Throwback Arnie

    https://youtu.be/1YZs7ycfTqk

    Style: Wheat Ale
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Flutes
    Notes: American Wheat Ale with black tea, lemon peel, and lactos
    (5.6%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #400 Trillium Color & Grain

    https://youtu.be/egyIX-6DdVc

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 750ml
    Glassware: Spiegelau BBA Glassrs
    Notes: Oak & Chocolate is an Imperial Stout that presents with a deep impression of complex and layered chocolate. Best served at cellar temperatures to reveal all the details! Aromas of chocolate malt balls and bruleed sugar fill the glass. Luxuriously silky mouthfeel reminiscent of melted chocolate bars with an oak derived vanillin subtlety
    (10.8%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #399 Nightmare Brewing Windlass of Erasmus

    https://youtu.be/IvtQo0Y2fvk

    Style: Gose
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Flutes
    Notes: Blackberries, Blackcurrants and Black Sea Salt combine for an approachable sour with Cabernet Sauvignon notes and blood-like color and viscosity. Jammy, earthy, cassis, light brine and back of the palate tartness.
    (6.5%)

    Windlass of Erasmus-
    Based more off of Nicolas Poussin’s 17th century painting as well as the 15th century medieval fresco in the Båstad church than the on the many exaggerated versions of his torture. The patron Saint of Sailors had his stomach slit open and his intestines wound around a Windlass.

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #398 Trillium Night & Day (Toasted Almond & Vanilla)

    https://youtu.be/33CGbEGlcvM

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 750ml
    Glassware: The Streets
    Notes: Out of the bottle, this beer pours a deep jet black color with slight haze. Aromas of Moka pot brewed espresso swirl to the nose underpinned by savory notes of dried fig and date. Crunchy almond biscotti lead on the palate with joined by highlights of shaved dark chocolate, vanilla torrone, and robust but smooth ristretto. (12.7%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #397 Heist French Toasted Joe

    https://youtu.be/qRAiU9SFfts

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Snifter
    Notes: Imperial stout brewed with espresso roast from Central Coffee, pure NH maple syrup, and cinnamon(9%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #396 Trillium Permutation 83

    https://youtu.be/qoH1V8nmqZ4

    Style: Belgian IPA
    Container: 32oz Growler
    Glassware: Flutes
    Notes: Generously dry hopped, Motueka provides this beer with layers of bright lime and ripe honeydew while Citra offers up its distinct pulpy orange flavors. Balanced by a crisp and herbaceous bite with a rounded mouthfeel and drying finish, Permutation #83 is pleasing to fanatics of Belgian and hop-forward beers alike. (7.9%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #395 Jack's Abby Coffee Bourbon Barrel Framinghammer

    https://youtu.be/87gI3vTKkCw

    Style: Imperial Porter
    Container: 500ml Bottle
    Glassware: IDB Glass
    Notes:Big, bold, black, and aged in bourbon barrels with coffee beans. The lengthy conditioning period in the barrels creates a silky smooth chocolatey mouth feel enhanced by the use of oats and brown sugar. Noticeable sweetness gets balanced by roasted malt and hop bitterness. Additional flavors include bourbon, vanilla, and oak.(12.5%)

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    Nerdsense Eats Candy! - #394 Pub Collection Brown Ale Roasted Peanuts Dark Chocolate

    https://youtu.be/O72N6XLqDNM

    We reviewed a candy bar where the peanuts were roasted with brown ale? Maybe? Sure.

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #393 Root + Branch Big White Cloud

    https://youtu.be/eGnfta9QOxA

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Flutes
    Notes: Big White Cloud is a Russian Imperial Stout brewed with a large portion of malted and flaked oats, along with thoughtful additions of caramel, chocolate and roasted malts; and conditioned at cool temperatures with organic raw cacao nibs and Ugandan vanilla beans.(9.5%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #392 Trillium Plane over Car over Train over Boat

    We first reviewed this on February 15th, a day after it was released. We didn't feel the beer was quite ready so it wasn't fair to review it as such.

    We let it sit a couple of weeks and re-reviewed it on March 1st. This video is a combination of both reviews.

    Review 1: Mike: Maroon Shirt. Shaun: Hat

    Review 2: Mike: Black Shirt. Shaun: No Hat

    Style: Quadruple IPA
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: The Streets (1st Review) 8oz Flutes (2nd Review
    Notes: ...we dosed this beer with massive additions of Citra, Mosaic, and Galaxy at our highest hopping rate to date. Pouring a heavily hazy orange color, the nose instantly is greeted with bold aromas of of creamy mango purée, candied lemon, tropical papaya, and underripe pineapple. (13%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #391 Tree House Double Shot Vanilla Bean

    https://youtu.be/Hr4-1brH3HQ

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 500ml
    Glassware: Teku's
    Notes: A version of Double Shot that accentuates the flavors of dark chocolate wafers and sweet cream filling balanced by a smooth and creamy body(9.2%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks - #389-390 Idle Hands Craft Ales & Double Citra Four Seam Review

    https://youtu.be/sxcIfcC_4HM

    https://youtu.be/lvy7HJMMa-Y

    This week we reviewed Idle Hands latest release in the "Seam" series, Double Citra Four Seam. We went off on some tangents in the review so decided to make a separate video while we gushed over how great Idle Hands is.

    Style: IPA
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Teku's
    Notes: We took our Flagship IPA and dry-hopped with twice the amount of Citra than normal. Thus resulting in intense flavors of candied citrus and background notes of dank, tropical fruit.(6.6%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #387 Abomination Midnight Snack (Coffee & Donuts Variant)

    https://youtu.be/brai3ITVcIU

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 16oz Can
    Glassware: Snifter
    Notes: Imperial stout brewed with flaked oats, midnight wheat, lactose and donuts! Than rested on a ridiculous amount of vanilla beans and locally roasted coffee(12.4%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #386 Trillium Permutation 109

    https://youtu.be/vofpWAFafCc

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 750ml
    Glassware: Teku’s
    Notes: Permutation 109 draws inspiration from two of our favorite inductions in the series so far: Numbers 52 and 57. Like those batches, for this special beer we took an imperial stout aged just over two years in bourbon oak barrels and blended it with a fresh stout brewed in stainless fermenters. Next, we added coconut, almond, vanilla bean, and our Trillium blend cold brew to amplify the palate with bold depth and decadent flavor. (12.4%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #385 Tree House I Have Promises to Keep

    https://youtu.be/uFe9dlqDJnY

    Style: Double IPA
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: 16oz Tree House Snifter
    Notes: It is brewed with copious doses of Nelson and Citra in both the kettle and the dry hop. It tastes and smells strongly of citrus, sweet sauvignon blanc grapes, and gooseberries. It is loaded with flavor and yet maintains an easy drinking, mouth watering appeal.(7.9%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #384 Sycamore Double Fudge Brownie

    https://youtu.be/dkm4HoWeNNo

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Teku's
    Notes: Rich chocolate fudge! We loaded this massive stout with hundred of pounds of decadent Belgian Chocolate!(9.2%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews – #383 Other Half 5th Anniversary Stout (Banana Variant)

    https://youtu.be/yLBZFnBceYg

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 500ml Bottle
    Glassware: Foam Glassware
    Notes: Brewed with pilsner malt, malted oats and oats and hopped at 8 lbs/bbl with Citra, Galaxy, Mosaic, Nelson Sauvin and Citra Cryo (15.4%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews – #382 Other Half 5th Anniversary IPA

    https://youtu.be/UZof0ZD-zpo

    Style: Imperial IPA
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: The Streets
    Notes: Brewed with pilsner malt, malted oats and oats and hopped at 8 lbs/bbl with Citra, Galaxy, Mosaic, Nelson Sauvin and Citra Cryo (10%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #381 Four Quarters Great Bear

    https://youtu.be/fNo0Y1_K7y8

    Style: Brown Ale
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Tekus
    Notes: Lightly smoked, chocolate oatmeal brown ale.(6%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #379 Tree House Curiosity Fifty Eight

    https://youtu.be/itdpjxwmMEQ

    Style: Double IPA
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Tree House 6th Anniversary Teku's
    Notes: For Fifty Eight, we took a close look at, and experimented heavily with, our fermentation and kettle hopping processes to coax a uniquely fruity flavor profile out of a blend of our favorite American hops. The body here is very dense, but never weighs down the palate… a beautiful base to carry a complex assortment of juicy fruit gum, honeydew melon, and jackfruit flavors(8.1%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #378 Other Half The Daydreamiest

    https://youtu.be/7lHqyaGplAY

    Style: Imperial IPA
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Nerdsense Snifters
    Notes: The Imperial mash up of our 3 favorite Daydream hops, Mosaic, Citra and Galaxy..(10.5%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #377 Nightmare Brewing Scaphism

    https://youtu.be/yE_lR3Z9x7k

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Nerdsense Snifters
    Notes: Brewed with Milk Sugar, Honey, Aged on Tahitian Vanilla & Organic Cacao.(17%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #376 Finback & Mikerphone Heinous

    https://youtu.be/VujMlR53rCs

    Recorded 2 months ago and lost until now! Thanks to Joe from The BeerPaTroll for reviewing this to remind me that I reviewed it!

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Nerdsense Snifters
    Notes:Imperial stout with coffee, chocolate and hazelnut.(12%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #375 Flying Monkeys Chocolate Manifesto

    https://youtu.be/W1OWIoUQJqg

    Style: Imperial Milk Stout
    Container: 500ml
    Glassware: Nerdsense Snifters
    Notes:Are three kinds of chocolate overkill in this sweet stout? Heck no. Not with 10% abv cupping all that rich cacao in it’s beautiful warmth. The magic number is 3. Lactose sweetness gives The Manifesto the heavenly body of a Milk Stout and the indulgence we crave in chocolate. The Chocolate Manifesto creates one of those rare “exbeeriences” of decadence and transcendence(10%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #374 Trillium Night & Day (Vanilla & Toasted Pecan)

    https://youtu.be/8FnC1cS0fjA

    Go Pats!

    Style: Imperial Stout
    Container: 750ml
    Glassware: The Streets
    Notes: 
    Decadent chocolate covered turtles, pecan pralines, and toffee-nut brownies layer the palate with luxurious and rich flavors underpinned by smooth, rounded coffee presence. With a thick yet soft mouthfeel and velvety carbonation Vanilla and Toasted Pecan Night & Day has a roasty and balanced finish. (12.7%)

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #373 Mystery Beer #2 from The BeerPaTroll

    https://youtu.be/8LP8U2RrxKg

    Style: ???
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Nerdsense Snifters
    Notes: ???

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #372 Mystery Beer #1 from The BeerPaTroll

    https://youtu.be/2LNY0i4jFyc

    How's it feel to want, Kyle?

    Style: ???
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Teku’s
    Notes: ???

    Beer PaTroll
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJ8kUgqdE44N--rg6sGvCCw

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    Nerdsense Drinks Reviews - #371 Other Half & Sand City Double Infinity Daydream

    https://youtu.be/dPXPvQge6R8

    Style: Imperial IPA
    Container: 16oz can
    Glassware: Nerdsense Snifters
    Notes: Collaboration with Sand City. Takes our mash up of All Green Everything and Sand City’s Infinity -2 + ONE and gives it the Daydream treatment. Citra, Mosaic, Amarillo, Motueka plus a healthy extra dose of Galaxy.(8.5%)

    drinkcraftandcast #videocast #beerreview #craftbeerreview #beertube #brewtube #otherhalf #sandcity

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