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Troegs – Perpetual IPA

Beer Name: Perpetual IPA Brewery: Troegs Style: Imperial IPA Average Score: 93/100 ABV%: 7.5 What it looks like: Brilliantly clear and straw to gold in color with a polished luster. Fluffy white head with medium staying power. Appearance Score: 10 What is smells like: Dank and creamy nose, the aggressive hop aroma quickly dissipated. Aroma Score:

Bark Bite – Big Wood Brewery

Beer Name: Bark Bite Brewery: Big Wood Brewery Style: IPA Average Score: 74/100 ABV%: 6.6 What it looks like: Lots of suspensions, almost like a little galaxy of little white floatys. I expect a clearer cleaner beer from a craft that serves their beer in a can. Huge fluffy ice cream head. Appearance Score: 6

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In-Tents IPL – Base Camp Brewing Company

Beer Name: In-Tents IPL Brewery: Base Camp Brewing Company Style: Indian Style Pale Lager Average Score: 80/100 ABV%: 6.8 What it looks like: Slight haze but shiny, resembles an ale copper brown in color with a stubborn fluffy white head. Tiny tight bubble streams on the outside of the glass. Appearance Score: 10 What is

Hop Juice Black – Two Brothers Brewing Co.

Beer Name: Hop Juice Black Brewery: Two Brothers Brewing Co. Style: Double IPA Average Score: 80.5/100 ABV%: 9.9 What it looks like: Super Dark, black as the bottle suggests. Mocha head which sat and them fell. Deep brown on the bottom of the glass. Heavy lacing. Dark and thick like my ex girlfriend. Appearance Score:

Hop centric – Two Brothers Brewing Co.

Beer Name: Hop centric Brewery: Two Brothers Brewing Co. Style: Double IPA Average Score: 95/100 ABV: 9.9% What it looks like: Deep orange brownish copper hue. Fluffy sticky head that lasts. Heavy lacing, mild haze. but clear for a 2xipa. Appearance Score: 10 What is smells like: Sweet and citrus notes with a predominant biscuit

Stone Brewing Company – Enjoy By 05.17.13 IPA

Beer Name: Enjoy By 05.17.13 IPA Brewery: Stone Brewing Company Style: Double IPA Average Score: 82/100 ABV: 9.4% What it looks like: Brilliantly clear and clean looking, sparse tight bubbles trickle up the glass. Medium to heavy lacing, that slides down the side. Golden orange in color. Fluffy fat bubble head which dropped over several

Lagunitas – Maximus

Beer Name:†Maximus Brewery:†Lagunitas Brewing Company Style: Imperial IPA Average Score: 90/100 ABV: 8.2% What it looks like: Clear with a bright orange hue, has a medium bodied head that hung around for a bit. Thick lacing, that left ring after ring of hoppy goodness. Appearance Score: 10 What is smells like: Piney, almost like a

Beer’in Social @ Bakin’ & Eggs

Per Living Social, a local discount event retailer I was able to score some discount tickets to a Beer & Bacon pairing (with Food) at a local eatery to Chicago,Bakin' & Eggs. Let me start by saying that Bakin' & Eggs is top notch. Truthfully every dish that was served in the "food " portion