Beer-ture from the Black Lagoon

O’Connor Great Dismal Black IPA 6P O’Connor Brewing Company is nestled in the military industrial sprawl-plex of Norfolk. Still, they value nature just as much as an Aftonite who doesn’t want a potentially leaky fuel pipeline run through it. That’s why O’Connor has...

Firestone Walker, Luponic Distortion IPA

Firestone Walker, Luponic Distortion IPA  “Revolution No. 005 is driven by a mix of five different hop varieties, led by an emerging American cultivar from the Yakima region. Together, these hops deliver a complex spectrum of ripe tropical fruit aromas with notes of...

You Can Gdańsk If You Want To

Devils Backbone Danzig Devils Backbone (a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch) is known for their lagers. Thus it’s no surprise to see them brewing a Baltic style Porter, the Porter that is often a lager and not an ale. A whole load of malts come together for this lager...

Double IPA Unplugged–Beer of the Week

South Street Brewery, Acoustic Kitty – 6 packs The thing that separates South Street’s Acoustic Kitty from other Double IPAs is its malt bill. Dark copper, Maris Otter Pale, Vienna, Caramel Munich, and Special W malts are joined with flaked oats to make a Double Oat...

Straight Out of Oregon

Deschutes Red Chair NWPA Naming this winter/spring seasonal after a ski lift, Bend OR’s Deschutes Brewery hopes this northwestern pale ale will carry you up to new heights. Falling squarely in the “IPA through the backdoor” style of American Pale Ale, the Red Chair...

Soul on Zest–Beer of the Week

Green Flash Brewing Company, Tangerine Soul Style IPA – $9.99/6 pack It’s been the “next thing” for the last few years – adding actual citrus into the beer known for its citrus notes, the West Coast IPA. Here’s San Diego’s Green Flash Brewing Company putting in their...