The Brew Review

March 2, 2006

Rogue Dead Guy Ale

Filed under: American,Drama — brewreview @ 9:42 pm


Nationality: American (Oregon)

Reviewed by: Oy Vey

Tastes like: Death and the Maiden
This isn’t much of a review because for some reason I wrote the name of the beer but no tasting notes. Oh well. I do remember that I found this beer very smooth and it was a nice warm color. Other than that…hmmmm….

So…I remember liking it, but I don’t remember what or why. (Thank god I remember the where.)

Reviewed at: Black Door


Belhaven Wee Heavy Ale

Filed under: Drama,Scottish — brewreview @ 9:31 pm


Nationality: Scottish

Reviewer: Oy Vey

Tastes like: From Hell

When I first saw this beer, I wasn’t sure if the ‘Wee Heavy’ meant ‘A Little Bit Heavy’ or if it was some kind of ironic bettin’ man’s ‘Oh Yeah Right ‘A Little Bit Heavy’, Who Are You Kidding I’ll Kick Your Wee Arse’ wee heavy.
This is a good beer. It’s the more approachable, more likeable less evil cousin of Victory Hop Devil. Same idea but they pulled it off this time. Slightly floral, slightly bitter and a wee bit scary.

I like From Hell because I like anything with Johnny Depp. He knows how to pick parts. And I like the hookah part, though I don’t think I’m supposed to.

Reviewed at: Black Door

February 28, 2006

Victory Hop Devil

Filed under: American,Asbolute Swill,Drama — brewreview @ 10:05 pm

Victory Hop Devil


Reviewed by:  Guinness Girl and Oy Vey

Nationality: American

Tastes like: Interview with the Vampire


“Caswell-Massey!  Tastes like PERFUME!  Really really really flowery, which is interesting because it’s devilish.  My mouth was washed out with soap…ONCE…as a kid, and this is what it tasted like.  FOUL. ” – Oy Vey

“Not bad.  Not bad.  Not bad…EW!!!” – Guinness Girl

“That is some flowery shit.” – Oy Vey

“It’s weird…on the front half of the tongue, it’s really tasty – but then it hits the BACK and DEAR GOD…” – Guinness Girl

Decision: This is the perfect Interview with the Vampire beer – it’s perfumey and oddly pretty, but then it bites ya in the neck.  Smells nice, but SO isn’t.

LOTS of “yuck”s.

“It’s like drinking Tide laundry detergent.” – Oy Vey


Reviewed at: Ten Stone

February 25, 2006

Arrogant Bastard Draught

Filed under: American,Asbolute Swill,Drama — brewreview @ 8:04 pm

Arrogant Bastard Draught

Reviewed by: Guinness Girl and Oy Vey

Nationality: American (California)

Tastes like:
Titanic, although there was also some discussion of Waterworld. (Oy Vey leans heavily on the Waterworld side.)

“Arrogant bastards are usually arrogant. I think this is the same, and the arrogant bastard who made this beer would secretly agree with me. ” – Guinness Girl
“Two words: cat piss.* ” – Oy Vey
“Two more words in favor of Waterworld: Kevin Costner.” – Oy Vey

Reviewed at: Eulogy

*This comment was followed by a long discussion of where and why the term ‘cat piss’ is used legitimately in wine tasting…but we are, ever-so-kindly, sparing you from the details.

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