Luke G

Luke G

National Writer

The Weekly Beer Geek
Weekly Beer Review: New Belgium’s Abbey

New Belgium's Abbey isn’t all that heavy but it does coat the tongue and palate to deliver a powerful burst of spice on a wave of delicately roasted malts.

Weekly Beer Review: Jake’s Vanilla Bean Porter

The beer may only be OK but Jake’s a good boy isn’t he? Who’s a good boy, buddy? That’s right! You are! You are!

Weekly Beer Review: Left Hand Brewing Milk Stout

A strong basis of roasted malt with strong coffee flavors are the foundation of the beer, with lactose giving it a creamy texture and sweet notes to make thoroughly enjoyable.

Weekly Beer Review: Goose Island Green Line

While researching the Chicago Green Line, I did discover that as of the time I write this review it is “running on schedule.” So put your mind to rest on that subject.

Weekly Beer Review: Bollywood Blonde Ale

Bollywood Blonde is an homage to the tradition of Belgian ales with its malt blend and notes of citrus peel, which pair well with spicy or fruity foods.

Weekly Beer Review: Devil Dog Oatmeal Stout

At 8.5% ABV you might want to strongly consider getting some food in you before downing Devil Dog's Oatmeal Stout.

Weekly Beer Review: Shipyard Brewing’s Melonhead

We give Shipyard Brewing's Melonhead a solid A-... so don't be a melonhead, grab a Melonhead! Sorry, we'll see ourselves out.

Weekly Beer Review: Saison’s Le Merle

Named after the Brewmaster’s wife (Merle), Le Merle (The Blackbird) is a traditionally rustic Belgian-style ale.

Weekly Beer Review: New Grist Gluten Free Pilsner

Here is a gluten free pilsner that is very good. Now you can stop saying “I want a beer, it’s worth the farts.”

Weekly Beer Review: Kriek Lambic

Every year, families gather to give thanks and to join together in loving fellowship. In many families, including mine, well-lubricated with alcohol.