Tag: IPA

Funky Buddha More Moro

Beer Review – Funky Buddha More Moro


I’ve met a few brand loyalists in my day. They say: I only drink Brand X. I like it, so why try anything else? That ain’t me. I like variety. Sure, I have preferences… I like hoppy beers. I like tart stuff too. A rich and roasty porter […]

AleSmith IPA

Beer Review – AleSmith IPA


“I fear we’ve entered into a new, and not too wonderful era of sophomoric brewing “creativity…” – The Alemonger The above quote was The Alemonger’s response when I asked if he’d seen Ballast Point’s Pineapple Sculpin in the South Jersey beer aisles. He sure does make it sound […]

Victory Agave IPA

Beer Review – Victory Agave IPA


It’s Word Association Day at Booze Dancing central! Here goes… Agave? Tequila! Grapefruit? Paloma! Paloma? Yes, Paloma. A delightfully refreshing cocktail made with Tequila and a grapefruit based soda, served over ice with a wedge of lime. That’s what popped into my head when I saw the label on the […]

Victory Vital IPA

Beer Review – Victory Vital IPA


V is for Victory Brewing Company, the maker of the beer in the above photo. I is for IPA, the top selling Craft Beer style in 2014. T is for taste. It’s why I switched from drinking mass market beer to drinking beer from breweries such as Victory. […]

Stone Delicious IPA

Beer Review – Stone Delicious IPA


Yes. The Gargoyle is there. On the label. On the neck. And even on the cap. But this time around, there’s no Arrogance or Self Righteousness to be found. Deliciousness is what this IPA is all about. It says so on the label. Lemondrop and El Dorado Hops? […]

Rising Tide Zephyr IPA

Beer Review – Rising Tide Zephyr IPA


We’ll call this review of Rising Tide Brewing Company’s Zephyr IPA, Part 2 of my Summer 2014 “travels in Maine” series. Part 1, which was basically a bunch of photos from our summer vacation, posted last Thursday. I say this because there isn’t much of a back story […]

Speakeasy Big Daddy IPA

Beer Review – Speakeasy Big Daddy IPA


San Francisco. It’s been on my short list of places to visit for quite some time, but for whatever reason, I just haven’t made it there yet. The Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Lombard Street, Fisherman’s Wharf, and numerous other sites are all on my “things to do in […]