NEW BREW REVIEW: Victory Brewing Co. Vital IPA

October 2, 2015 0

OK, Fellow-Hop Heads! I just got a sneak peak of Victory Brewing Co.’s Vital IPA and let me tell you that it does not disappoint. It’s a bright, crisp, tropical IPA with a tilt towards piney that’s making my taste buds giddy. I’m getting notes of grapefruit, lemon, mango, pine and celery (yes, I said, celery). As it warms up Read More

In Love with IPAs

May 11, 2015 3

Because you know I’m all about that hops… ’bout that hops… no treble! While I do like and appreciate all styles of craft beer, I veer a hard right to the delicious and juicy India Pale Ales: singles, doubles and triples. My preference in this style of beer is more towards the tropical flavors and aroma – big bold mango, Read More

Craft Beer 101: IPAs for Days

June 29, 2014 0

It is the quintessential representation of craft beer. It is the most commonly ordered craft beer style. It is the reason craft beer enthusiasts are called “hop heads.” It is the one beer I hated for years. It is the India Pale Ale or as we all call it, the IPA. IPAs have become the most commonly brewed beer style Read More