Massive Beer Reviews

Massive Beer Reviews is an award-winning YouTube beer review, brewery, and culture show based out of Northeastern Pennsylvania. With almost 20 years in the craft beer game, we aim to cover all styles, but pull no punches when it comes to our opinions on the beers we cover.

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Figgy Pudding English Strong Ale by Block 15 Brewing Company

Beer: Figgy Pudding Brewery: Block 15 Brewing Company Style: English Strong Ale Age: 2016 ABV: 11.00% We know that Christmas is over, but now that we’ve all opened our gifts, it’s time to drink some! This one is courtesy of my friend David. We’re hitting that Kringle sweet spot on today’s MBR with a holiday-centric […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Mad Elf (aged from 2010) by Tröegs Brewing Company

Beer: Mad Elf Brewery: Tröegs Brewing Company Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale Age: 2010 ABV: 11.00% Mad Elf is a cheery cherry favorite around the holidays, but have you ever tried aging it? Some people love it, others feel like they got old coal in their stocking, so we’re going to give it a jingle […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Pineapple Smoosh DIPA by Søle Artisan Ales and Phantom Carriage Brewery

Beer: Pineapple Smoosh Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales and Phantom Carriage Brewery Style: Milk DIPA Age: 2016 ABV: 7.80% The local boys made good at Søle Artisan Ales, who are currently brewing at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston and moving to Easton soon, collaborated with Phantom Carriage in California, smooshing East Coast and West Coast together […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Mosaic Nerd Extra IPA by Søle Artisan Ales

Beer: Mosaic Nerd Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales Style: Extra IPA (DIPA-ish) Age: 2016 ABV: 7.50% Søle Artisan Ales, a nomadic brewer currently in Pittston who is heading to Easton soon, is at it again with another nerdy beer. We’ve had Turbo Nerd, Simcoe Nerd, and now it’s time to try Mosaic Nerd, a single hopped […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Bourbon County Brand Stout 2014 vs. ’15 vs. ’16 by Goose Island Beer Company

Beer: Bourbon County Brand Stout Brewery: Goose Island Beer Company Style: Imperial Stout aged in bourbon barrels Age: 2014, 2015, and 2016 ABV: 12.90-13.40% Thanks to our pal Meatsmoke, we’re dong something a little different on today’s MBR by comparing three years worth of Bourbon County Brand Stouts by Chicago brewery Goose Island! Massive Beer […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Oscillation 006 Double IPA by Finback Brewery

Beer: Oscillation 006 Brewery: Finback Brewery Style: Double IPA Age: 2016 ABV: 8.50% We’re setting out MBR clocks at 2.342 and totally oscillating at 11 hertz with an Imperial Pale Ale from Finback Brewery, representin’ Queens with their Oscillation 006! Massive Beer Reviews is an award-winning YouTube beer review, brewery, and culture show based out […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Mouth Feelings IPA by Magnify Brewing Company

Beer: Mouth Feelings Brewery: Magnify Brewing Company Style: American IPA Age: 2016 ABV: 6.40% Jersey represent on today’s MBR! This Jersey boy tells you how he feels about Mouth Feelings, an oated IPA brewed in Fairfield, New Jersey by Magnify Brewing! Massive Beer Reviews is an award-winning YouTube beer review, brewery, and culture show based […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Frontside Lipslide Double IPA by Pizza Boy Brewing Company

Beer: Frontside Lipslide Brewery: Pizza Boy Brewing Style: Double IPA Age: 2016 ABV: 10.00% Pizza Boy Brewing in Enola, Pennsylvania brewed some Double IPA goodness with Citra and Simcoe hops to benefit the rebuilding of the Bloomsburg Skatepark. Let’s flip that can of Frontside Lipslide upside down and see how she is! Massive Beer Reviews […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Only Void Imperial Stout vs. Only Void Coffee Stout by Tired Hands Brewing Company

Beer: Only Void Brewery: Tired Hands Brewing Company Style: Imperial Stout vs. Coffee Imperial Stout Age: 2016 ABV: 11.00% Like last week’s Mago Tago IPA review, I traveled down to Tired Hands in Ardmore near Philadelphia for today’s MBR, but this time, I’ll be comparing two different versions of the same beer. This is Only […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Mago Tago Mango IPA by Tired Hands Brewing Company

Beer: Mago Tago Brewery: Tired Hands Brewing Company Style: IPA Age: 2016 ABV: 7.80% We’ve got some fresh, hopped-up beer from those fine folks over at Tired Hands in Ardmore near Philadelphia on today’s MBR. This is their Mago Tago IPA, a Simcoe dry hopped IPA rested on mangos. In today’s beer-crazy world, more specifically […]