Stone the RuinTen Crows! (video)

Stone RuinTen

Stone RuinTen I purchased Stone RuinTen about two weeks ago and didn’t drink it because it was so high in alcohol that I wanted to leave it for the weekend. Yesterday I worked out and I felt like I deserved a treat, so into my glass and out through my … :) Yes I know […]

A Cog in the Moving Parts of Beer! Victory Moving Parts Batch 01

Moving Parts

Often times when people talk about moving parts they are talking about its negative impact on a certain process and how there that process is muddled by too many hurdles. Too many moving parts is the catch phrase used by all corporate downsizes and or corporate takeovers across the globe. For Victory Brewing company they are taking […]

Pouring Carton 077XX Double IPA (video)

Carton 07XX

Carton 077XX East Coast Double IPA ABV: 7.8% | IBU: 80 Much like the Brazil vs Germany World Cup match, this beer blew away my expectations and crushed almost everything else out there. A lot of the beers I drink have been thoroughly researched beforehand but every now and then you get a beer that slips by you and […]

Pour This in Your World Cup! Lagunitas NightTime Ale (video)

Lagunitas NightTime

Lagunitas NightTime 8.2%ABV Today USA vs Germany take the pitch to decide the fate of the USA in the World Cup but I can’t stop thinking about the beer I had in my cup the other night. Lagunitas NightTime ale is billed as a Black IPA and hits so many fantastic notes, so like Luis […]

My Go To Session IPA (updated)

Session IPA

*Initially I could not find Stone Go To IPA , a beer I wanted to include in the original posting on 6/2/14. On 6/12/14 this post was updated to reflect my thoughts on Stone, after finding it, but it did not change my thoughts on the best session IPA of the bunch. For the past […]

Pouring Alesmith IPA (video)

Alesmith IPA

Alesmith IPA 7.25% ABV 73 IBU I was lucky enough to be sent one of the best IPAs I’ve ever had, Alesmith IPA. From the aroma, to the taste and aftertaste, you’re never disappointed with this beer. This is one of those beers that reminds me why I love beer so much. Thank you Alesmith for […]

Devastatingly Dank – Stone Brewing Enjoy By 4.20.14


Stone Brewing Enjoy By 4.20.14 Ever wonder what its like to run face first into a pine tree while sucking on a grapefruit?  Well, it is exactly like drinking a Stone Enjoy By double IPA.  Stone Brewing has made waves for the past year with their Enjoy By series of double IPAs and, rightfully so. […]

Two Hearted BeerMules

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Like a craft beer cartel leader, I often times employ Beer Mules to transport the goods.  The merchandise is packed in multiple layers of bubble wrap, carefully placed in a suitcase, and travels half way across the country to its final destination.  All thanks to my BeerMules! Being a Michigan native and a strong supporter […]

Sucker Punched by Odell IPA (video)

Odell IPA

Odell IPA 7% ABV 60 IBU I love when I’m not expecting much from a beer and I get smacked in the face like Charlie Murphy by Rick James. Its those moments where you think you had the best or tried one of the best styles of a particular beer and then have something that […]

Jay’s Pick: Sculpin IPA


Ballast Point Sculpin IPA ABV: 7% IBU: 70 “One of the best IPAs I’ve ever had” – Irving.  That’s all you need to know.