Does Lawson’s Finest Sip of Sunshine Live Up to the Sneakiness?

Lawson's Sip of Sunshine

Lawson’s Finest Sip of Sunshine ABV: 8% IBU: ? The IPA world is enduring a massive shakeup with new beers hitting the market with flavor profiles that shake the traditional IPA. We already saw Julius slide in the rankings like Emilio from Mr Deeds and claim the tops spot amongst some very seasoned and very comfortable IPAs. […]

The Shape of Hops To Come and My Perception of Bitterness (video)

The Shape of Hops to Come

Neshaminy Creek The Shape of Hops To Come ABV: 8.5%  IBU: 98 Mitch Steele Brewmaster at Stone Brewing states we can only perceive bitterness up to 70-80 IBUs. So what’s up with all the 100 IBUs beers? The hop bombs? The palate wreckers? On the other side of the IBU debate, Researchers at Penn State University say […]

Other Half Nelson IPA – A Video Review

Other Half Nelson IPA

Other Half Nelson IPA ABV: 7% IBU: ? I recently had Other Half Green Diamonds and it shattered all of my previous understandings of an IPA. I love that beer so much and it set the stage for Other Half’s beer selection, putting them on a pedestal of sorts. I had the fortune of getting […]

Magic Hat Electric Peel IPA – A Grapefruit Sculpin Killer?

Electric Peel

Magic Hat Electric Peel Grapefruit IPA – ABV: 6% IBU: 65 One of my favorite go to beer these days is Grapefruit Sculpin and when I had my first sip of that beer last year, it changed my perspective of fruit beers and forever challenged the fruit beers that release in its wake. Electric Peel […]

Stone Enjoy By 7.04.15 on 7.06.15

Stone Enjoy By 7.04.15

Stone Enjoy By 7.04.15 ABV: 9.4% IBU: Damn Bitter I haven’t reviewed this beer in three years since I had the original release of Enjoy By 9.21.12. It was a great beer then but this time around I forgot to drink before the enjoy by date. Is Stone Enjoy By 7.04.15 any good? Is it […]

Arrogant Bastard Ale: The Evolving Ale (Spanish)

Arrogant Bastard Ale

Arrogant Bastard Ale Stone Brewing has been stirring things up with their beer line up as of late. First by reformulating Stone Ruination IPA and releasing Ruination IPA 2.0 and then doing the same with their Pale Ale releasing Pale Ale 2.0. Its great to see a brewery making moves with their beers and not […]

Ommegang Nirvana IPA – A Video Review

Ommegang Nirvana IPA

Ommegang Nirvana IPA 6.5% ABV nirvana (nərˈvänə,nirˈvänə): noun, the state of perfect happiness. With that name this beer has some big shoes to fill. Today I find out if Ommegang Nirvana IPA lives up to the name and gives us a beer to end all beers in this video review. This beer is being distributed […]

The Calling by Boulevard Brewing an Unfiltered Review

The Calling

The Calling by Boulevard Brewing ABV: 8.5% IBU:75 Boulevard Brewing has recently become available in New Jersey and I’ve been making my way through their line-up. Today I present The Calling an IPA that really sets the bar high and gives me everything I look for in an IPA. Watch the video and if you’re […]

Big Hundo IPA Had Me Like … (video review)

Big Hundo IPA

Magic Hat Big Hundo IPA It took me a while to come around to hoppy beer. Earlier on in this website’s tenure , I talked a lot of trash about IPAs, like my post The IBUs Are Too Damn High. I didn’t like hoppy beers and I still rail against beers that are too hoppy for […]

Bloodline Blood Orange IPA Knocks It Out of The Grove

Bloodline IPA

Every question I have can be answered in a few short swipes by the device in my pocket. So whenever I’m shopping for a beer and I see something I’ve never seen before, I look it up. Before you throw your fist up and bludgeoned me to death with your objective hate hear me out. […]