In my pursuit of the perfect IPA there have been a small handful of recurring beers people tell me I have to try. 120 Minute IPA. Check. Maine Beer Company's Lunch. Check. Hop Stoopid. Sierra Nevada Hoptimum. Hop Wallop. Green Flash. Check. Check. Check. Check. I've even found myself holding the elusive and mysterious Heady … Continue reading When Life Hands You Citra Hops, Make Zombie Dust
The story of how I got my greedy mitts on a bottle of Pliny the Elder is almost as integral to the mystique of the imperial IPA as the complex taste wave the beer possesses. In some camps, there's an argument that Pliny's stories of inaccessibility -- it's only available in parts of California -- … Continue reading Does Pliny the Elder Stand Up to All the Hype?