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: Irish Coffee by Carton Brewing Company

Beer: Irish Coffee Brewery: Carton Brewing Company Style: Imperial Cream Ale Age: 2016 ABV: 12.00% IBU: 20 We’re dipping into Carton’s coffee pot for today’s review – the minty and eye-opening Irish Coffee! Massive Beer Reviews is an award-winning YouTube beer review, brewery, and culture show based out of Northeastern Pennsylvania. With almost 20 years […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Rum Barrel Aged Monsters’ Park by Modern Times Beer

Beer: Monsters’ Park (aged in Nicaraguan rum barrels with coconut and cocoa nibs) Brewery: Modern Times Beer Style: Imperial Stout Age: 2015 ABV: 13.00% It’s our 500th review here at Massive Beers, so in that five-hundy’s honor, we’re dropping a beer chock-full of some of our favorite “flavors” – rum, cocoa, and coconut! Yes, yes, […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: The Top 10 best beers of 2015

It’s the New Year, which means a lot of things to a lot of different people – dealing with sardine-like packed gyms, week-long hangovers, pictures of Mc-poems copied from Pinterest and posted by girls who dress like Han Solo… just another day in the race for hustlers. And, of course, there are all those end-of-the-year […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Bourbon Barrel Aged Belsnickler and 2012 Belsnickler by Breaker Brewing Company

Beer: Bourbon Barrel Aged Belsnickler Brewery: Breaker Brewing Company Style: Belgian-Style Winter Warmer Age: 2015 ABV: 9.00% We’re double dipping on some local aged goodness with two twists on the same offering from Breaker Brewing! In the above video, we have their Belgian-style winter warmer Belsnickler, but aged in bourbon barrels! Beer: Belsnickler Brewery: Breaker […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Bourbon Barrel Aged Santa’s Little Helper by Port Brewing Company

Beer: Bourbon Barrel Aged Santa’s Little Helper Brewery: Port Brewing Company Style: Imperial Stout (aged in bourbon barrels) Age: 2015 ABV: 10.00% I don’t know about you, but when Massive Beer Reviews thinks of lending a fat, jolly, red-suited mythical creature a little leg up on Christmas Eve, we totally think of pouring him glasses […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Rebel Raw Double IPA by Samuel Adams

Beer: Rebel Raw Brewery: Samuel Adams (Boston Beer Company) Style: Double IPA Age: 2015 ABV: 10.00% IBU: 100 We’re dropping a little hazy Double IPA dankness on all ya’ll today with a little Rebel Raw by Samuel Adams! This is a brewery that shunned the IPA up until recent years now throwing their hat in […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Your Father Smelt of Elderberries by Stone Brewing Company

Beer: Your Father Smelt of Elderberries Brewery: Stone Brewing Company Style: Fruit/Vegetable Medieval Ale Age: 2015 ABV: 10.30% IBU: 50 We’re heading over to the left coast today with a little veggie beer review. This one is from Stone Brewing Company’s Stochasticity Project – Your Father Smelt of Elderberries! Setting the rules for this brew […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Altus Gravitas by Finch’s Beer Company

Beer: Altus Gravitas Brewery: Finch’s Beer Company Style: American Barleywine Age: 2012 ABV: 9.00% Welcome to another week of dropping multiple reviews a day on the Massive Beer Reviews YouTube channel! With Thanksgiving falling mid-week, instead of going with the typical “one brewery a day” theme, we decided to embrace the “what we’re thankful for” […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: The Plague by Draai Laag Brewing Company and an interview with the brewer

Beer: The Plague Brewery: Draai Laag Brewing Company Style: Wild Stout Age: 2015 ABV: 9.00% We’ve got some double duty goodness for today’s Massive Beer Review! First up is a review of a beer we traveled down near Pittsburgh to snag, a wild stout brewed with all kinds of funk, berries, and goodness – Draai […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Higher Math 20th Anniversary by Dogfish Head

Beer: Higher Math 20th Anniversary Brewery: Dogfish Head Style: American Strong Ale Age: 2015 ABV: 17.00% If you don’t know, then you don’t know… How’s that some “Higher Math” for all ya’ll? This is a golden ale (though it’s much better classified as a strong ale) brewed with chocolate and sour cherry juice, and it […]