Best Coffee Beer: Part 4

Best of Series: What is the Best Coffee Beer: Part 4? It seems each year more and more breweries decide to try their hand at pairing arabica beans with beer. Nearly always brewing a porter or stout, brewers blend the natural coffee/chocolate flavors of darker malts with bold roasts, often from their favorite local shops. The… Continue reading Best Coffee Beer: Part 4

What is the Best Session IPA?

Some session IPAs

Best of Series: What is the Best Session IPA? The Oxford Companion to Beer reminds us that one definition of light beer is “a beer with lower alcohol than most…” Which might make Joseph Owades ‘Diet Beer’ the first mass marketed session beer after Prohibition. A while back, while reviewing Lagunitas’s then new DayTime IPA we… Continue reading What is the Best Session IPA?

DIPA Battle: Fat Head’s Hop Juju versus Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree

Fat Head’s Hop Juju versus Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree For this review we take on two double IPAs that are super fresh, released to markets the same week. With similar IBUs, we were inspired to compare the two Midwestern breweries efforts in this category. And so, we bring you our DIPA Batttle: Fat Head’s… Continue reading DIPA Battle: Fat Head’s Hop Juju versus Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree