Hoppin’ Frog Brewery

Hoppin' Frog D.O.R.I.S.

Hoppin’ Frog D.O.R.I.S.

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The Destroyer!  This might be the stout to end all stouts?  The big, nay, huge brother of BORIS clocks in with a hefty alcohol content and hopping.  In fact, this beer is first wort hopped (hops added to mash) and dry hopped (hops added during fermentation) for maximum domination. DORIS is extreme, yet approachable as […] ... [Read more]

Hoppin' Frog B.O.R.I.S.

Hoppin’ Frog B.O.R.I.S.

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Bodacious Oatmeal Russian Imperial Stout.  Known as “The Crusher,” BORIS has racked up some awards at GABF taking gold in both 2008 and 2011.  I’ve been waiting to open up this bottle that has been cellaring in my basement for just over a year. Pouring like dirty motor oil it was thick, black, viscous and […] ... [Read more]

Hoppin' Frog Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S 2009

Hoppin’ Frog Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. 2009

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2009 Vintage:  Taking the original BORIS as a base, this beer undergoes some aging in Heaven Hill Whiskey barrels for some time.  The cap on my bottle was green indicating it was batch 3 in 2009 (Gold – Batch 1-2 in 2009; Black – Batch 4 in 2010; Red – Batch 5 in 2011).  I’ve […] ... [Read more]

Hoppin' Frog B.O.R.I.S. #100

Hoppin’ Frog B.O.R.I.S. #100

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100 batches of a quality stout.  Congrats to Hoppin’ Frog and Brewmaster Fred Karm.  Wanting to do something slightly different in order to celebrate this batch Fred mixed up the grain bill.  Using English Pale Ale malt, this beer is going to have a different flavor than than of the original BORIS.  This is due […] ... [Read more]

Hoppin’ Frog Frosted Frog Christmas Ale

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As the holiday season began to wind down, I still had a single remaining Christmas ale in the fridge. Eager to end the year on a high note, I broke it out with a couple of fellow Perfectly Happy Men on New Year’s Eve. I had previously sampled Hoppin’ Frog’s Pumpkin Ale and was awed […] ... [Read more]