Tag: DIPA

  • Bells Mars

    Bells Mars DIPA

    The 1st in “The Planets” series, Bells Mars is offered as a double IPA inspired by Gustov Holst’s opus 32 THE BEER Released in August on 2014 Bells Mars, like all double or imperial IPAs should be tasted as close to brew date as possible. With so many volatile hop oil aromatics packed in, you will lose […]

  • Great Lakes Chillwave

    Great Lakes Chillwave

      Great Lakes Chillwave Once known as Alchemy Hour, Great Lakes annual double IPA comes out each winter around February/March. Judging by GLBC’s proximity to Lake Erie, the name certainly speaks to the cold Cleveland temps during the winter month’s this beer is released. The word itself comes from modern music. Chillwave is perhaps the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Three Floyds Apocalypse Cow

    Hoppy 4th of July! For this special holiday review we take sample Three Floyds Apocalypse Cow. A double IPA , Apololypse Cow is one of many hoppy  brews from  from Munster Indiana’s Three Floyds Brewing Company. Hop forward beers like Gumballhead, Alpha King, Zombie Dust, and another DIPA, Dreadnaught (9.3%ABV / 99 IBUs). All delicious examples […]