Oddside Ales – Paranoia Imperial India Pale Ale
Mar10

Oddside Ales – Paranoia Imperial India Pale Ale

It’s been a pretty decent Saturday afternoon. I got to sleep in a little bit, and then we went to the gym. I got a little work done around the house, before we had to go get pictures taken with my son’s baseball team. now I’m working on the house, and decided to take a break and have this beer. I picked it up last fall when my family and I took a trip up to Western Michigan. before we left town, I picked up several local beers, and...

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Stone Brewing – Go To IPA
Mar09

Stone Brewing – Go To IPA

We had my son’s soccer game this morning and then I laid 44 cubic yards of mulch. So, before I have to get ready to go to my daughter’s dance recital, I thought a beer was in order. I saw this beer at one of our local liquor stores a few weeks ago and thought I’d get it as an every evening kind of brew. It’s their version of a “session IPA” – which is a style that’s only recently emerged, although it’s just another name for hoppy...

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Three Floyds Brewing – Dreadnaught Imperial IPA
Mar07

Three Floyds Brewing – Dreadnaught Imperial IPA

Things have been crazy busy lately with work and family. So, after rushing home from work and taking my son to soccer practice, and then coming home to mow the lawn, I decided to crack open this beer. I picked it up a few months ago during one of my many work trips up to Chicago. Whenever I find Three Floyds beers up there I snag them. This one says it was bottled on 7/3/2014, and like the last beer I had, I didn’t want these big IPAs...

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Three Floyds Brewing – Apocalypse Cow
Mar06

Three Floyds Brewing – Apocalypse Cow

It’s been a productive weekend working around the house, and today I got out and mowed the lawn for the first time this year. I thought I’d reward myself with a beer, and it’s been a while since I’ve done a review, so I grabbed the biggest IPA I could find in the front of the beer fridge. I picked up this beer a few months ago when I was up in Chicago for work. Whenever I find Three Floyd’s beers up there I always trying grab them,...

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Ecliptic Brewing – Spica Hefepils
Mar04

Ecliptic Brewing – Spica Hefepils

It’s an awesome Saturday afternoon outside and as I crack open this beer and reheat leftover pizza, the biggest decision I have to make is whether to watch the NCAA basketball tournament or the National Lampoon’s Vacation marathon on AMC.  This beer was sent to me by my friend Betty who lives up in the Northwest. When I won the brewmaster “Cuisinternship” with Full Sail Brewing, I brewed with John Harris, a well known brewer (who also...

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Pyramid Brewing – Thunderhead IPA
Jan01

Pyramid Brewing – Thunderhead IPA

I’ve been busy today, while my wife has been napping because she’s not feeling very good. The weather is finally starting to get a little bit better, and it’s a really nice day outside. So, I decided to sit down, enjoy the sunlight in the kitchen, and have this beer. I got this bottle from my friend Betty, who lives in Tacoma, Washington and Portland, Oregon. She sent it as a housewarming/new job gift. Location: Poured into a pint...

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