Rejoice, It’s National IPA Day and All

Today beer snobs can be celebratory since their ballyhooed libation is all center stage and such. Unlike, of course, the rest of the year when it’s only the most popular craft beer style in the world. Well, maybe just the US.  Anyway, yay. The IPA is for beer snobs. We either cherish it as a…

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Beer Review: Dankwood

Brewery:  Founders Brewing ABV:  12.2% Style:  Imperial Red IPA Serving:  Bottle Bottled Roger Rating:  88% Begin At the Beginning (Aroma) Resin.  Pine.  Right at bottle opening there is a spritz of whiskey.  Vanilla after the resin fades. And Go On (Appearance) Towards the red spectrum (really??).  The head looks like a foam mesa.  Maybe a…

Pliny the Elder by Russian River Brewing

In May of 2014 we took a trip into California. This took us through Santa Rosa and I wanted to stop by Russian River Brewing. One of the reasons was Pliny the Elder. It’s one of those beers that is always spoken highly of in all the beer circles I know and on beer blog’s,…