In this episode we talk branding with Walt Keys creative director at Land Grant Brewing.
After a longer than anticipated hiatus it's time for round two in my Ohio vs the World series. For those of you who missed the initial post, this series is all about putting the best beers in Ohio up against highly regarded beers from other parts of the world in a blind taste test format. Round... Continue Reading →
In this review I’m going to compare two of my favorite hop-forward late winter releases: Nugget Nectar by Tröegs in Hershey, PA and Chillwave by Great Lakes out of Cleveland, OH. Since Nugget Nectar is an Imperial Amber Ale while Chillwave is an Imperial IPA this comparison may seem somewhat artificial, but these two beers... Continue Reading →
Having spent a month of grueling research on Belgian and Belgian-style Quadrupel Ales this final post in the quadrophilia series is my attempt to summarize what I have learned. Over the past four weeks I’ve tried 15 different quads in three rounds of blind taste testing with my friends. I’ve gone back to many of... Continue Reading →
This is the moment you’ve all been waiting for. We reveal the final results of Quadrophilia and award the title, “King of the Quads”. The video below gives you all of the information you need delivered in video form by three happy judges who have been drinking some of the best 10-11% abv beers in... Continue Reading →
After two preliminary rounds our quest to identify the best Quadrupel Ale in the world has reached the final stage. The final round will be presented in two parts: this post where we meet the finalists, and the follow up where the results are revealed. For the visual/audio learners out there I’ve captured a video... Continue Reading →
Although Christmas beers have been on the shelves for months now, as we come to the winter solstice I thought it would be appropriate to do a post on holiday beers. Last weekend I asked my friends Ralph, Nick and Mark to come over, taste a bunch of holiday beers and help me choose the... Continue Reading →