Tag: Double IPA

  • Russian River Pliny The Elder

    Russian River Pliny the Elder

    “…water or wine when a salamander has died in it is fatal, and so is even drinking from a vessel out of which one has drunk; and similarly with the kind of frog called a toad! so full of traps is life!” –Pliny the Elder, Natural History. THE BEER So full of traps, indeed. One […]

  • The Alchemist Heady Topper

    The Alchemist Heady Topper

      The Alchemist Heady Topper The Alchemist’s Heady Topper Note: For this review, Dave and I are combining forces once again, this time for a simultaneous review, both from the mainland, and on a tropical isle, connected via the audio of long distance cellular telephony. The cans are from the same batch, about 4 weeks […]

  • 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 […]

  • Weyerbacher Double Simcoe IPA with Ashton VSG

    For this beer review we tasted Weyerbacher Double Simcoe IPA with Ashton VSG cigars. As an educational experience, tasting an ingredient surpasses any lesson or text. In the beer world, knowing what makes a great porter is best understood by trying other beers with Crystal 77 and Chocolate malts. Learning the flavors of the key elements, enhances […]