Do double IPAs suck?

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Do you hate hoppy aromatic and highly bitter DIIPAs? Do you loath a fruity, or piney aroma to your beer that finishes like a bitter mouthwash over your tongue like a blowtorch palate cleaner? If …

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Do you want to be a pro brewer?

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. This is an interesting take on what it takes to go for a job as professional brewer! I think some of this advice is relatively self explanatory and goes for most professional positions one would …

Do you hate Fruity IPA?

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Once upon a time as Sam Calagione of http://www.dogfish.com¬†explained in the article on the Boston globe website about extreme beer that styles were pretty stringent and experimentation was not that forthcoming circa 2003 or so. …

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I like Belgium lambics!

I have been reading up and researching beer for the last two weeks. I purchased a classic off ebay from the late beer writer Michael Jackson, the Beer companion. The first section after the basic what is beer and how is it made is a tour of Belgium and France’s Lambic producing past. I have always had a soft spot …

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Start of a home brewing obsession.

It began as a quest to learn how to brew real beer and when I say real beer I meant real high ABV beer. The Belgium dark sweet and intensely alcoholic variety was a new obsession. I would like to lie and say the artistic nature of creating your own beer is what drew me to brewing beer and in …

Sip of Sunshine vs. Hardcore Chimera

In the last few weeks I have sampled many different double IPAs. It’s summer time and the perfect weather to try all the American Double and Imperial versions of this old world style. Along the way I have learned there is serious passion about this style and it’s offerings. Full disclosure I am a hop head and I love IPA’s …

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Dragon’s Milk Bourbon Barrel aged stout is delicious!

Dark chocolaty aroma with slight cherry bourbon undertones. The flavor is distinctively stout, with subtle oak and cherry bourbon flavor.¬†This beer is a journey through a mind twisting flavor ride. The aroma readies tour taste buds form something chocolate flavored akin the yearning I get when I am about to bite into grandmas fresh baked chocolate chip cookies, but then …

Kent Falls brewing making some nice farmhouse ales!

Came across a new local brewing company while at the liquor store today. There are a new farm brewery located in Kent, CT. Kent is a quint little town in Western Connecticut known for their picturesque falls in the state park. It’s a nice place for hiking and picnic lunch and now to stop off for some fresh brew! They …