Tag Archives: Great Northern Brewing

Black Star Beer: Bottle vs. Can

One of the more interesting things to me about the Black Star Beer I received is that it comes in both bottles and cans (and you all know I’ve been following the canned craft beer movement)—and since they sent me both versions, I figured it was a good opportunity to do another side-by-side tasting like I did with Moose Drool. In this case I didn’t literally drink them concurrently—first taking a sip of one then … Continue reading →

Received: Black Star Beer

A nice little package came today: Black Star Beer, brewed by Great Northern Brewing Company, “on hiatus from the market for the past seven years.” It’s a “double-hopped golden lager” (a Pilsner) and is currently being brewed (according to the labels) in Milwaukee, although it was originally produced in Montana in 1995. Of course, what’s most interesting to me is that there is both a canned and bottled version—perhaps another side-by-side review is in order. … Continue reading →