To finish my three part series on American IPAs (better late than never) we return to where it all started—to the bold, flavorful hop varieties born and bred in the USA. Within the IPA genre it’s a big tent approach when it comes to the malt bill—East Coast, West Coast, Session IPA, Double IPA, Rye... Continue Reading →
Beer Review – Humulus Nimbus by Seventh Son
During the summer I find myself on the road a lot. While I enjoy using these trips as an opportunity to try beers I can't get at home, increasingly I find that it's not so easy to find places where the beers are better than what I can get back in Columbus. So before heading out on... Continue Reading →
Beer Review – 2014 Hopslam is it worth it?
This week brings another highly anticipated special release to Ohio, Bell’s Hopslam, which is a 10% abv, double IPA, brewed with honey and six different varieties of hops. For those of us living in Ohio there are more elusive beers to come by (like Founders KBS or Three Floyds Zombie Dust) but Hopslam is usually... Continue Reading →