Troegs Nugget Nectar: The Ambiguously Canned Brew

Troegs Nugget Nectar

IPA, Amber, Red? What is Troegs Nugget Nectar? It’s a damn good beer, so watch the video! DO IT!

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 […]

Victory Prima Pils: Tap that inner German

Prima Pils (credit: pinoyed of flickr.com)

Victory Prima Pils ABV: 5.3% IBU: ? See what I did there?  “Tap” your inner German…anyways.  Germany. The land of ridiculously hard to pronounce words,  sausage and frothy beer.  Sounds great, right? Now, what if I told you that you didn’t have to cash in your 401K to taste what this great country had to offer? Strap on your […]

Philly Beer Week Is Here!

Philly Beer Week

Philly Beer Week One of the biggest beer week’s in the nation, Philly Beer Week, kicks off this week and promises not to disappoint. Hundreds of festivals, dinners, events are jammed into ten days (5/29 – 6/7) and if you’ve ever been to Philly you already know that the city itself already has great beer, […]

Stevie Nicks Brings all the Pynk to the Yards

Yards Pynk

  YARDS PYNK Tart Berry Ale I love going through the craft beer isle in my local liquor store, it make me feel like a kid in a candy store.   There are endless…well…you guys understand my excitement I am sure!  I happen to find this YARDS PYNK Tart Berry Ale and couldn’t pass it up […]

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 […]

‘Tis the Season… To be Rude – Rude Elf’s Reserve (video)

Rude Elf Bottle

Brew Works – Rude Elf’s Reserve 10.5% ABV I recently got my hands on Rude Elf’s Reserve by Allentown Brew Works (the same Brew Works that Jay, Irv and I visited not long ago, that one being in Bethlehem, PA) and I had the chance to taste it and stack it up to other Christmas […]

Don’t Overlook This IPA: Penn Brewery Overlook IPA

Penn Brewery Neon Sign

Overlook IPA – Pennsylvania Brewing Company – 6% ABV The Pennsylvania Brewing Company, or Penn Brewery, is dubbed as “Pittsburgh’s Microbrewery.” I’ve had the fortune to receive a couple styles from them in the latest craft beer of the month delivery made to my house. In case I forgot to mention before, aside from picking […]

Two East Coast IPAs: 90 Minute IPA & Hopdevil IPA

90minIPA

90 Minute IPA (9% ABV, 90 IBU) & Hopdevil IPA (6.7% ABV, 50 IBU) Hmm, East Coast and IPA – is this a combo that I will like or not? If so which of the two IPAs will I prefer? This is what I thought earlier when I was looking for some IPAs from the […]

On to Victory! Enjoying Prima Pils

PrimaPils

Victory Prima Pils – 5.3% ABV  Greetings beer lovers! Time for another exciting review by yours truly. This time we go after the Prima Pils, brewed by Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, PA. This was a fun adventure. I’ve stated before about my aversion to hoppy beers, but little by little I’m growing more fond […]