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 […]

Top 5 Beer Innovations

Top 5 Beer Innovations

Craft beer has expanded so rapidly with an ever increase in quality but there are a few things that have been overlooked in this explosion. Irving gives his list of top 5 beer innovations that he wants to see implemented in the market. To make our first world problems a thing of the past! Did […]

Top 5 New Jersey Beers

Top 5 New Jersey Beers

There’s an influx of new breweries popping up throughout the state of New Jersey, it seems like each month there are new breweries springing to life and it’s hard to keep track of it all. With craft beer market exploding in New Jersey, I wanted to take a moment to chronicle the top 5 New Jersey […]

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 […]

Left Hand Milk Stout: The Forgotten Stout

Left Hand Milk Stout

Left Hand Milk Stout – ABV:6% IBU:25 With the surfeit of Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout, I thought I’d take a moment to pay homage to its roots and review the OG Left Hand stout. Milk Stout is a beer that I had when I first started drinking craft and I thought it was time to tip my hat […]

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 […]