June 2021 - World Beer Championships - Summer Session

June 2021 - World Beer Championships - Summer Session
This month's Beer feature is Summer Seasonals

World Beer Championships - Summer Session Reviews

Damm Brewery Voll-Damm Doble Malta Märzen Doppelbock
93 points
$0
Copper color. Aromas and flavors of toasted pumpkin loaf and hints of carob with a satiny, crisp, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, relaxed finish that shows nuances of caramel peanuts. A spot-on Doppelbock with extroverted fruitiness and great balance.
Damm Brewery Daura Märzen Double Malt Gluten Free
93 points
$0
Amber color. Aromas of toasted pineapple bread, hints of coconut, and seedy bread with a slightly chewy, crisp, effervescent, dryish medium body and a seamless, interesting, medium-length snappy rapini finish. An estery, chewy, full-flavored Gluten-Free Lager to be enjoyed by all, not just those avoiding gluten.
Damm Brewery Inedit Witbier
92 points
$0
Bright gold color. Fresh aromas and flavors of bananas in whipped cream, lady finger cookies, chamomile tea with honey, and crushed coriander with a creamy, bright, effervescent, fruity light body and a graceful, captivating, medium-length finish with notes of candied lemon peel. A fresh and creamy Witbier with exceptional balance and instant appeal.
Damm Brewery Keler Pale Lager
90 points
$0
Old gold color. Aromas of fresh popovers with butter and crispy corn tortillas with a satiny, crisp, effervescent, dryish light body and a graceful, medium-length fresh pico de gallo finish. An easy-drinking everyday Lager that delivers!
Damm Brewery Complot IPA
90 points
$0
Bright golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of braised escarole, wheat germ, crushed coriander, onion blossom, and dried sour orange peels with a round, crisp, effervescent, dry medium body and a tingling, elegant, medium-long finish. A savory and balanced IPA with a bold bitter finish; will appeal to culinary-minded drinkers for thoughtful pairings.
Damm Brewery Daura Damm Gluten Free Lager
90 points
$0
Pale golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of fresh crumpets, cultured butter, marmalade, and banana with a satiny, crisp, light-to-medium body and a seamless, interesting, medium-length finish displaying accents of spearmint. A chewy and satisfying Gluten-Free Lager with great finish and body.
Saint Patrick’s Brewing Company Hazy IPA
89 points
$0
Hazy light gold color. Aromas and flavors of juicy Seville orange, ripe mango, ruby red grapefruit, and southern biscuits with a round, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a seamless, intriguing, medium-long finish. A bold and food-friendy IPA with a juicy sensibility.
Damm Brewery Estrella Damm Pale Lager
88 points
$0
Pale old gold color. Aromas and flavors of whole wheat cracker and wheat germ with a satiny, crisp, effervescent, dry light body and a sleek, interesting, medium-long finish with notes of peppercorn muffin and cucumber skin. A refreshing, creamy-bodied Lager that checks all the boxes.
Saint Patrick’s Brewing Company Midnight Mocha Stout
88 points
$0
Walnut color. Smoky aromas and flavors of charred cashew, steel cut oats, chicory, espresso beans, and grilled Hawaiian bread with a satiny, bright, spritzy, dryish full body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish displaying notes of salted dark chocolate. A dense and roasty Oatmeal Stout that warms the soul.
Damm Brewery Free Damm Non Alcoholic Beer
87 points
$0
Light gold color. Aromas of lemon and orange rind, cream of wheat, fresh grapefruit, and green tea with a round, soft, finely carbonated, fruity light body and an effortless, medium-length crusty baguette and herb butter finish. A crisp, light and satisfying Non-Alcoholic Lager.
Damm Brewery Equilater Imperial Stout
87 points
$0
Dark mahogany color. Aromas and flavors of candied cherry, rum raisin, sweet plantains, spiced coffee, sourdough, licorice, and toffee with a supple, crisp, petillant, fruity fat body and a warming, complex, medium-length finish. A high octane, brooding Imperial Stout with flavor that doesn’t quit.
Saint Patrick’s Brewing Company Dry Hop Lager
87 points
$0
Golden yellow color. Aromas and flavors of dried mango, juicy pineapple, pineapple leaf, and puffed grain with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, delightful, medium-long finish that exhibits notes of fresh bitter greens. Vibrant American hops dominate this light and perfumed Pilsner with a summertime vibe.
Damm Brewery Free Damm Tostada Non Alcoholic Beer
85 points
$0
Golden amber color. Roasted aromas of roasted sweet potato, grilled bread, tamarind chutney, and toasted hazelnut with a velvety, lively, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a graceful, interesting, medium-long roasted barley and sweet tea finish. A roasty, malt-centric Non-Alcoholic Beer that offers more brawn and body than anticipated.
Saint Patrick’s Brewing Company Peach Mango Blond Ale
85 points
$0
Bright golden yellow color. Aromas of mango smoothie and peach cobbler with a crisp, effervescent, dryish light body and a smooth, brisk fresh nectarine, hints of lime, and crackers finish. A peachy Ale for summer fun.
City Lights Brewing Co. Dragon Fruit & Strawberry Hard Seltzer
84 points
$0
Bright pink color. Aromas and flavors of raspberry liqueur, hibiscus tea, and berry pastilles with a supple, crisp, bone-dry light body and a sleek, brisk finish evoking notes of dried apple. A dry and bracing Hard Seltzer with a sweet, candied nose.
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