While it would have been impossible/amazing to try every single new beer on the market in 2015 and tell you the best ones, we ultimately decided against doing it ourselves this year (you're welcome, mom). Instead, we spoke to brewmasters from across the country to find out their favorites. The only rules we gave them were that it had to be released in 2015, and that it couldn't be from their own brewery. Here's a look back at the best brews of 2015 from around the country.
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glitch p-udding: There's some silliness in here, including Jim Koch (not a brewmaster) promoting a brewery he invested in, but it's worth the read just to know about Moody Tongue Brewing Co. Bourbon Barrel-Aged Chocolate Barleywine. Now I just need to figure out how to buy some.
bear:

I love barley wine