Beer School: The Hops Class

The beer tasting class for craft beer nerds. The last few years have been a renaissance in brewing, and this class is a celebration of all things hoppy. Double IPA? Hazy and Juicy IPA? Black IPA?  Fresh Hopped? We’ll be covering the major styles in hoppy beers....

Lunch by Maine Beer Company

American IPA Review Toast and lemon curd on the nose, with a whiff of lavender and blood orange. Those aromas follow through on the palate, along with butterscotch and tree fruits. Flavors develop into the juiciness of ripe pears and melon. Sweetness rises on the...

Heady Topper by The Alchemist

An Imperial IPA Review Impressive aromatics of citrus, highly vinous aromatics of grapefruit, lemon rind and caramel. On the palate, the complex fruit flavors continue. Rich and dry, with mango, citrus, peaches, and pineapple all playing a part in the swirl of flavors...

Jaipur IPA by Thornbridge Brewery

Despite is august-sounding name,  Thornbridge is a relatively new British brewery (it was founded in 20005).  Their beers tend to hew close to classic styles, but cleaner and fresher.  This India Pale Ale is a very good example of their tailored style. Fresh apple and...