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. […]

Being Part of Craft Beer History: My Day with Ballantine IPA (video)

Ballantine IPA - The Keg Tap

As a child I used to go on field trips to the Ballantine House in Newark, NJ and I used to walk around mostly bored at all of the old stuff. I didn’t really appreciate what I was seeing, I just wanted to get home and watch Voltron and G.I. Joe cartoons. I took my […]

Victory Moving Parts Batch 2 Fails to Move Me (video)

Video Review of Moving Parts Batch 2

I really like Victory Brewing Company beers Dirt Wolf, Hop Devil, Storm King, Prima Pils are all fantastic beers so when I had the opportunity to follow their Moving Parts series I was happy to jump on board. The series looks to take a base recipe and tweak certain ingredients to make a completely different beer, […]

Beer it Forward with Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin (video)

Grapefruit Sculpin

Beer it Forward Just when my opinion of the people within the craft beer culture started to sour I get an infusion of spirit and enthusiasm for the community and reinvigorate my passion for craft beer. Last week I received this picture from @devits96 of Instagram: He went on to say that he was going to Beer It […]

West Coast IPA is Really an East Coast IPA: Ballantine IPA (video)

Ballantine IPA

Last  year I purchased a home that I fell in love with from the moment I entered the door to the moment I left. See the house was littered with beer paraphernalia, specifically Ballantine beer. Being the beer lover I am I automatically fell in love with the house and started to grow an affinity […]

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 […]