First it was over to the wonderful franchise World of Beer in New Brunswick, NJ. Besides appetizers including a giant pretzel, had a
Flying Fish - Exit 1 with Cocoa Mole - Oyster Stout (#4,805)
Heavy Seas - Siren Noire - Imperial Stout
Schloss Eggenberg - Samichlaus Helles - helles bock
Then it was off to VA via DC for a brief association meeting.
The group is celebrating their 75th anniversary, so one of the employees - a 14-year home brewer - cooked up some special all grain recipes.
AIH-Ale - American Pale Ale
Chocolate Cranberry Milk Stout - English dark sweet stout
75 Saison - Belgian Saison farmhouse ale
in honor of the association's 75th anniversary
Later that evening we went over to the Mad Fox Brewing Company.
Mad Fox - Slobberknocker 2103 [8%]
Heavy Seas - Below Decks 2012 [10%]
Lost Rhino Brewing - 2022 LBS of Sin [9%]
Mad Fox - Orange Slobberknocker 2103 [8%]
Vintage 50 Restaurant - Bad Kitty Barleywine [10.5%]
DuClaw - Devil's Milk / Hell on Wood [10.5%]
2006, 2007, and 2008 aged in White Oak bourbon barrels
Starr Hill - Bandstand Barleywine 2013 [10.5%]
Mad Fox - Headcracker 2013 [8%] (#4,818)
Sort of a golden barleywine
So you know where we'll be next February!!