Category: Best Of Series

  • Best Coffee Beer: Part 4

    Best of Series: What is the Best Coffee Beer: Part 4? It seems each year more and more breweries decide to try their hand at pairing arabica beans with beer. Nearly always brewing a porter or stout, brewers blend the natural coffee/chocolate flavors of darker malts with bold roasts, often from their favorite local shops. The […]

  • What is the Best Session IPA?

    Best of Series: What is the Best Session IPA? The Oxford Companion to Beer reminds us that one definition of light beer is “a beer with lower alcohol than most…” Which might make Joseph Owades ‘Diet Beer’ the first mass marketed session beer after Prohibition. A while back, while reviewing Lagunitas’s then new DayTime IPA we […]

  • DIPA Battle: Fat Head’s Hop Juju versus Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree

    Fat Head’s Hop Juju versus Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree For this review we take on two double IPAs that are super fresh, released to markets the same week. With similar IBUs, we were inspired to compare the two Midwestern breweries efforts in this category. And so, we bring you our DIPA Batttle: Fat Head’s […]

  • Best Double IPAs in Winter

    Best Double IPAs in Winter

    Cold weather months are the time of stouts, porters, and winter warmers. But a few brewers are magnanimous enough to grant a hop fan respite. Here we look at three of the best double IPAs in winter.   Through winter-time we call on spring So who the hell decided that winter-time has to be all […]