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, […]

Parcha, Maracuyá or Passion Fruit? I Call It Blazing World (video)

Blazing World

I grew up living in a passion fruit heaven where limber (popsicles), batidos (shakes) and jugos (juices) were and are the go to fruit next to coconut. You want to live? Go grab a batido de parcha(passion fruit shake), sit on Luquillo beach, eat a papa rellena and watch the beautiful Puerto Rican water. It has always been one of […]

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 […]

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 […]