Beer Review – Saison Dupont

Saison Dupont is the considered to be the quintessential Saison.  Here I review the standard Saison Dupont (the small bottle in the picture above) followed by a review on a dry hopped variation on the standard offering (the large bottle).  The yeast used to make Saisons is thought to be related to red wine yeast,... Continue Reading →

Beer Review – Resin by Sixpoint

Beer: Resin Brewery: Six Point Brewery (NY) Style: Double IPA (9.1% ABV) Rating: 7.5 Notes: I’ve got some pretty good beers left over from the IPA challenge a few weeks back that I need to drink before the hops fade.  Tonight I’m having a go at Resin by Sixpoint Craft Ales in Brooklyn, which is my... Continue Reading →

Freshness labels on beer

Most types of beer are better fresh, and freshness is particularly important for the hoppy American style IPAs and double IPAs.  Sometimes over just a few months the acids that come from the hops start to break down changing the flavor profile of the beer (usually for the worst).  When shopping for beers for the... Continue Reading →

IPA Blind Taste Test – And the winner is …

This is the sixth and final video in the IPA Blind Taste Test Challenge.  In this video the identities of the contestants are revealed to the judges, and the foundations of Amy's beer universe crumble in front of the camera.  If you only watch one video in this series this is the one.

IPA Blind Taste Test – Beer #4, White Rajah

This is the fifth of six videos capturing the final round of the IPA blind taste test challenge (I recommend watching them in order).  In this video Amy and I review contender #4, White Rajah by The Brew Kettle.  As you will see this beer makes a strong impression.

IPA Blind Taste Test – Beer #2, Flower Power

This is the third of six videos capturing the final round of the IPA blind taste test challenge (I recommend watching them in order).  In this video Amy and I review contender #2, Flower Power by Ithaca Brewing, Amy's all-time favorite beer.  Her review is not to be missed.

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