Category Archives: IPA

It’s Not What You Drink, It’s Where You Drink It

Hurricane Kitty : Keegan Ales : IPA Mother’s Milk Stout : Keegan Ales : Stout I first had Mother’s Milk poured from an unmarked brown jug into fruit jars, whilst sitting at the linoleum kitchen table of my friends Rick … Continue reading

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back in beer (or…not stellar, but starred)

Harpoon Black IPA: Harpoon Brewery : IPA that’s Black Four in Hand : World Brews, Winery Exchange Inc.: IPA Clementine: Clown Shoes : Wheat Wyld Extra Pale Ale : Uinta Brewing Company: Pale Ale Golden Spike : Uinta Brewing Company … Continue reading

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United with Uinta and Others

Dubhe Imperial Black IPA : Uinta Brewing Company : IPA I’ve been looking forward to drinking Uinta again, perhaps in fondness to last year’s visit to Utah, but more likely in pleasant memories of this beer in the bottle.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Beer from the Barent Seas

High Five! : Dugges Ale- & Porterbryggeri AB : IPA Another in a accidental series on this Scandinavian IPAs, where they’ve pulled the American model through Belgium, en route to even cooler climes. Like explorers of the Northern Seas, they … Continue reading

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Bitter Sweet Symphony : Brouwerij’t Gaverhopke : IPA (Imperial) I will keep it simple. This is a wonderfully balanced beer on a not so sweet anniversary, dry flowers on a day that may forever lay in bitterness. Rating:  74%

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Triple Dog Dare You

Triple IPA : Bierbrouwerrand-Cafeij Emelisse : IPA (Imperial) “Oh, I like this one.”  Marianne is drinking this in comparison with the Peak’s Organic Pale Ale. “Like desert after the meal.” Like bananas topped with a rich, slightly burnt caramel.  There’s … Continue reading

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Hops, Like Work, is a Four-Letter Word

Crosstown Pale Ale : Hopworks Urban Brewery : Pale Ale Hopworks IPA : Hopworks Urban Brewery : IPA Bourbon Barrel IPA : Hopworks Urban Brewery : IPA (Imperial) Expresso Stout : Hopworks Urban Brewery : Stout Hopworks Revolution Rootbeer : … Continue reading

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Wilderness Anxiety

Fishtale Organic Pale : Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub : Pale Ale Union Jack India Pale Ale: Firestone Walker Brewing Company: IPA Salvation : Russian River : Belgian Strong Dark Ale Where you disembark in Port Angeles, there’s a … Continue reading

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High Tea or “Hello, Little Oysters”

Sea Dog Amber : Vancouver Island Brewery : Amber Phoenix Gold Lager : Phillips Brewing Company : Pilsner Brockton IPA : Granville Island Brewery : IPA The sign says:  Buck-a-Shuck.  Ain’t nuttin’ wrong about that, except thinking that you’re gonna … Continue reading

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Perfection Should be Framed by a Plate and a Glass and by a Glassmaker

Blood Alley ESB : Russell Brewing Company, Ltd. : ESB Mikkiller’s Coffee IPA : Mikkel Borg Bjergsø : IPA A near perfect day on the rock edge of the wild pacific walk and followed by picking up a fresh salmon … Continue reading

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