Bells Mars

The 1st in “The Planets” series, Bells Mars is offered as a double IPA inspired by Gustov Holst’s opus 32 THE BEER Released in August on 2014 Bells Mars, like all double or imperial IPAs should be tasted as close to brew date as possible. With so many volatile hop oil aromatics packed in, you will lose… Continue reading Bells Mars

Great Lakes Chillwave

  Great Lakes Chillwave Once known as Alchemy Hour, Great Lakes annual double IPA comes out each winter around February/March. Judging by GLBC’s proximity to Lake Erie, the name certainly speaks to the cold Cleveland temps during the winter month’s this beer is released. The word itself comes from modern music. Chillwave is perhaps the… Continue reading Great Lakes Chillwave

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

Three Floyds Apocalypse Cow

Hoppy 4th of July! For this special holiday review we take sample Three Floyds Apocalypse Cow. A double IPA , Apololypse Cow is one of many hoppy  brews from  from Munster Indiana’s Three Floyds Brewing Company. Hop forward beers like Gumballhead, Alpha King, Zombie Dust, and another DIPA, Dreadnaught (9.3%ABV / 99 IBUs). All delicious examples… Continue reading Three Floyds Apocalypse Cow