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: Nonna Rosalita Tiramisu Beer by Bonn Place Brewing Company

Beer: Nonna Rosalita Brewery: Bonn Place Brewing Company Style: American Stout/Imperial Brown Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 7.80% After reviewing their Uncle Cray-Cray Double Pale Ale last week, we’re cracking open our other growler from Bonn Place Brewing in Bethlehem. Nonna Rosalita is a “tiramisu” beer that’s classified as a stout but seems to be more […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Uncle Cray-Cray Double Pale Ale by Bonn Place Brewing Company

Beer: Uncle Cray-Cray Brewery: Bonn Place Brewing Company Style: Double Pale Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 8.00% MBR took a drive down to beautiful Bethlehem this week and visited Bonn Place Brewing for the first time. After a few beers, we grabbed a growler of Uncle Cray-Cray from this Belgian-looking brewery to see if it’s as […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Project Haze 003 Imperial IPA by Funk Brewing Company

Beer: Project Haze 003 Brewery: Funk Brewing Company Style: Imperial IPA Age: 2016 ABV: 7.60% We have some semi-hometown cooking on today’s MBR with the latest version of Project Haze, a turbid Imperial IPA from those fine funky folks over at Funk Brewing in Emmaus near Allentown! Massive Beer Reviews is an award-winning YouTube beer […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: BuiceJox Mandarin Double IPA by Søle Artisan Ales

Beer: BuiceJox 2.0 Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales Style: Imperial IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 8.20% Last year, we reviewed the popular Juicebox by Søle Artisan Ales, brewed locally at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston. Now, as Søle prepares to relocate to Easton, we’re taking on the new version of that beer, the double dry hopped Mandarin […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Pain of Wisdom Whisky Barrel Aged Barleywine by Søle Artisan Ales

Beer: Pain of Wisdom Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales Style: American Barleywine Age: 2016 ABV: 11.00% At the beginning of the month, we reviewed Mirkwood, an India Pale Ale fermented on cedar by Søle Artisan Ales, who are currently brewing at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston but moving to Easton soon. Today, as the days get […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Top 20 best beers and favorite breweries of 2016

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Top 20 best beers and favorite breweries of 2016

As I do every year, I’m breaking down my favorite beers that I’ve imbibed and reviewed on MBR in 2016. I’m keeping the series to three videos this time – the best beers, the best bang for your buck and most readily available beers, and the best breweries. We’ve got a lot to get through, […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Mirkwood Cedar Fermented IPA by Søle Artisan Ales

Beer: Mirkwood Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales Style: IPA Age: 2016 ABV: 6.50% We’re kicking off 2017 with a new local release from Søle Artisan Ales – who are currently brewing at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston but moving to Easton soon – called Mirkwood, an India Pale Ale fermented on cedar! And by “we,” I […]

 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 […]