JJ Anderson brought 16 stouts to his Boneshakers brew pub for the 2018 Sacramento Beer Week festivities. Photo by Bob Moffitt

JJ Anderson brought 16 stouts to his Boneshakers brew pub for the 2018 Sacramento Beer Week festivities. Photo by Bob Moffitt

 
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Beer and baseball date back to the 1840's, the time of the game's founder, Alexander Cartwright. That's right, Alexander Cartwright. Try thespitter.com

Episode 5: Sac Beer Week At Boneshakers

We're not sure how many we actually test-drove. Eight seems about right. At an average of 12-percent alcohol-by-volume, things started getting a little hazy by the end. We had plenty of good times, lots of knowledge from our man JJ Anderson and a little giggling had by all clicking here.

Moksa Quick Nibs

JJ: VERY GOOD Luscious dessert

Todd: GOOD/VERY GOOD Tasty, best in small portions. Very rich

Bob: VERY GOOD/EXCELLENT Big taste, nice, clean finish

Prairie Reconstructed Vanilla

JJ: VERY GOOD

Todd: VERY GOOD, smooth

Bob: VERY GOOD Sweet and not much vanilla which is a plus

Mikeller:

JJ: Key kegs are a pain

Todd:

Bob:

Track 7 All That I see

JJ: Little kick, smooth VERY GOOD

Todd: EXCELLENT

Bob: VERY GOOD/EXCELLENT, super smooth, clean finish

Drake’s Black Label Draconic

JJ: Love the barrel: VERY GOOD, not overwhelming, vanilla and caramel play well together.

Todd: FAIR. Too much barrel

Bob: GOOD, pretty boozy

Prairie Deconstructed Cocoa

JJ: VERY GOOD/EXCELLENT, Open with two or three friends, dark chocolate is a little bitter, nice and dry

Todd: GOOD, a little rich for me.

Bob: VERY GOOD, I missed the cocoa. Smoothest of the smooth.