Merced is Spanish for mercy. Mariposa is Spanish for butterfly, which is why our hosts had to suffer the indignity of playing sports growing up under the incredibly intimidating team name, “The Monarchs.” Ooooh. Monarchs. Scary. Photo by Bob Moffitt

Merced is Spanish for mercy. Mariposa is Spanish for butterfly, which is why our hosts had to suffer the indignity of playing sports growing up under the incredibly intimidating team name, “The Monarchs.” Ooooh. Monarchs. Scary. Photo by Bob Moffitt

Episode 11: Mariposa should be spanish for russian imperial

CLICK HERE to hear our comrades wade through unhelpful labels and some untasty beer. But, there’s one jewel in this batch, maybe two. And no, their names aren’t Bob and Clarence.

Lagunitas Imperial:

Bob: GOOD/VERY GOOD, balanced, but a little boozy.

Clarence: VERY GOOD. Can’t wait to drink it with a steak.

Drake’s Draconic

Bob: Delivers much of what it promises, but I didn’t like the promise that much. FAIR

Clarence: Thoughtful effort. GOOD.

Stone Totalitarian.

Bob: This delivers what the label promises, which is confusion and a POOR

Clarence: Happy to have tried it, but wouldn’t run out to try it again, FAIR

Old Rasputin

Bob: If sour like Rasputin is the goal, mission accomplished. If enjoyment is the goal, mission… NOT FOR ME

Clarence: I’d drink it if it were free. POOR