Founders Sumatra Mountain Brown

American Brown Ale, Texas Brown Ale or as Founders calls this beer ‘Imperial Brown Ale’ generally describes a malt forward beer, a pumped up version of an English Brown recipe with hops like Cascade aggressively added and the ABV often much higher than the British original. The Oxford Companion to Beer notes that American Browns… Continue reading Founders Sumatra Mountain Brown

Avery Fortuna: Barrel Aged Series #28

Avery Fortuna: Barrel Aged Series #28 Tequila, distilled from the blue agave plant native to Mexico, heralds south of the border adventure and indulgence like no other spirit. Consumption is popularized as the rapid shooting of pours, rather than by snifter. And while bourbon or single malts are consumed straight by connoisseurs, tequila is so tied… Continue reading Avery Fortuna: Barrel Aged Series #28

Willoughby Brewing Hazy Days

Willoughby Brewing Hazy Days Willoughby Brewing Company was founded in 1997 and has recently garnered modest national attention. Much of that buzz has come in praise of their excellent Peanut Butter Cup Porter, a beer that sounds like what it tastes like and World Beer Cup gold medal winner in 2014. But brewmaster Rick Seibt has proven… Continue reading Willoughby Brewing Hazy Days