Last week two very popular craft breweries were sold to two different macro breweries causing quite the uproar in the craft beer industry. First the very popular brewery Wicked Weed from North Carolina was sold to AB InBev and later Lagunitas from Californa sold off the remainder of their brewery to Heineken. Both sales were … More Selling Out and What it Means.
Name: Lawson’s Finest Liquids’ Sip of Sunshine Style: Double IPA IBU: N/A ABV: 8.0% “This lupulin-laden India Pale Ale is packed with juicy tropical fruit character, bright floral aromas and delectable layers of hop flavor. Pour mindfully, inhale deeply and enjoy a tropical vacation in a glass. Always store cold, enjoy fresh and stay cool! … More Beer Review: Lawson’s Finest Liquids’ Sip of Sunshine
Heineken’s new beer ad isn’t what we have come to expect from beer ads, there are no talking frogs, loud music and unfortunately, no Neil Patrick Harris hypnotizing you with a beer bottle. Instead the company went the complete opposite direction and got political, but did it in a much more tactful way than Pepsi … More Heiniken Gets Political with New Ad and it is Perfect
Name: Other Half Brewing Cabbage Style: Double IPA IBU: N/A ABV: 7.9% “Cabbage Imperial IPA (7.9%) hopped with Vic Secret, Motueka, Mosaic and Simcoe.” I am making another stop on my hop tour of Northeast Breweries; this time with Other Half Brewing’s Cabbage Double IPA. Other Half is another brewery pumping out juicy hazy IPAs … More Beer Review: Other Half Brewing Cabbage
Name: Bissell Brothers Swish Double IPA Style: Double IPA IBU: N/A ABV: 8.0% “THE DOUBLE IPA WE’VE DREAMT ABOUT. HOPS: MOSAIC, CITRA, SIMCOE, APOLLO MALTS: GOLDEN PROMISE, FLAKED WHEAT” I return from my hiatus and quickly jump back to the hops. Recently, I have been on a mission to collect all the best IPAs I … More Beer Review: Bissell Brothers Swish Double IPA
Name: Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock Style: Eisbock IBU: N/A ABV: 12.0% “Aventinus, the Wheat Doppelbock of Bavaria, has always been known to be the most intense and complex wheat beer in the world. This was the case for the past sixty years, but not anymore… Up until the 1940’s, Aventinus was shipped all over Bavaria in … More Beer Review: Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock
The beer scene and hype has grown exponentially over the last 5-10 years. According to the Brewers Association between 2006 and 2015 the number of microbreweries in the US has increased from 270 to 2,397, an increase of roughly 650%. During the same time period, the number of brewpubs went from 989 to 1650 and … More Has the Beer Hype Gone Too Far?
Name: Tree House Bright /w Mosaic Style: Double IPA IBU: N/A ABV: 7.8% “Bright was created to be a clean and elegant showcase for one of our favorite hops – Mosaic! It is crafted with a simple malt bill and fermented with clean American Ale yeast to create a flavor profile that is more a function of … More Beer Review: Tree House Bright /w Mosiac
Name: RAR Brewing Edward Hyde Style: American Double IPA IBU: N/A ABV: 9.2% “Mosaic, Simcoe and Citra Lupulin Powder” I recently discovered this brewery through browsing beer trade sites when I had some extra Tired Hands that I thought someone should enjoy fresh. RAR Brewing is out of Cambridge Maryland and has quickly become my … More Beer Review RAR Brewing
Name: Tree House Julius Style: American IPA IBU: N/A ABV: 6.8% “Bursting with pungent American hops, Julius – our flagship American IPA – is a bright, juicy beer filled with flavors and aromas of mango, peach, passionfruit, and a melange of citrus juice. A soft, pillowy mouthfeel and rounded bitterness ensure Julius will never tire the … More Beer Review: Tree House Julius