Tag Archives: IPA

Sculpin IPA, Ballast Point

Brewery Link Location:  San Diego, CA Alcohol Percentage: 7.0% Pours light orange amber with a nice head.  Smells of fruit.  Danny picked up a tropical scent.  The melon in right in front.  Very smooth first sip with only a tingle … Continue reading

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Hennepin, Ommegang Brewery

  Brewery Link Alcohol Percentage: 7.7% Location: Cooperstown, New York Father Hennepin was the missionary who discovered Niagara Falls.  It is a Saison Farmhouse Ale.  Saison is the name originally given to low-alcohol pale ales brewed seasonally in farmhouses in Wallonia, … Continue reading

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Koshihikari Echigo, Echigo Beer Company Brewery

Brewery Link Alcohol Percentage: 5.0% Location:  Nigata, Japan A Japanese beer featuring rice farmers on the label.  Elliott’s comments, “It tastes like rice beer and is better out of the bottle.”  To me this beer tastes like something you’d get … Continue reading

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Two Captains, Nogne O Brewery

  Brewery Link Alcohol Percentage: 8.5% Location:  Grimstad Norway Bobby picked this one because it has airplanes on it.  Developed by Jan Halvor Fjeld, a home brewer, the Nogne O brewery invited him to mass produce his recipe after winning the … Continue reading

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Rampage Imperial IPA, Black Diamond Brewery

Brewery Link Alcohol Percentage: 9% Location:  Concord, CA Concord yielded 4 million tons of Black Diamonds in the 19th and 20th centuries.  Inspired by the hard work of the miners, Black Diamond Brewers founded their brewery and developed Rampage.  It’s … Continue reading

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Taras Boulba, Brasserie de la Senne Brewery

Brewery Link Alcohol Percentage:  4.5% Location:  Brussels, Belgium Named after a short story by Nikolai Gogol this extra hoppy ale is just what is advertises, Hoppy.  Not very carbonated and smooth in texture, this beer is bitter.  Period.

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Tiger Triple, Nogne O Brewery

Brewery Link Alcohol Percentage:  9% Location:  Grimstad, Norway IBU: 35 A belgian style triple made by a Norwegian pilot who decided to follow his dreams of becoming a brewer.  “For a 9 perceter, you can’t really taste the alcohol,” says … Continue reading

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