Two New England Style IPA’s – Hops & Dreams and Anaconda Squeeze

Two Beers. The Northeast meets the Southwest.

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On Imperial Stout – Most Notably, Angry Elf

In his book Brewing Porters & Stouts author Terry Foster enumerates several stouts that he had readily available at the time of his writing or that were in his locale.  Some of the names are renowned and acclaimed:  Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout, Yeti Imperial Stout, Narwhal.  Foster consecrates an entire page to sundry stouts…

Tasting Notes: Katastrophic Humiliation

These notes will be in media res, unedited, rough drafts.  They happened at the tapping party, with friends, in the crowd.  For those who don't know, Kingman's local brewery, Black Bridge, entered several beers earlier this year in the Arizona Strong Beer Festival. The gold medal went to Katastrophic Humiliation, a barley-wine style ale made…

Rye Ale by Black Bridge Brewery (in Canada)

My Canadian beer experience is limited. I've had Labatt and Molson and La Fin du Monde. That being the case I was happy to get a sample of some real craft beer from the Great White North. The beer under scrutiny in this review is Rye Ale from Black Bridge Brewery in Saskatachewan. It was…