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Holy shit! Those were the first words out of my mouth when I smelled Floy Division I for the first time. And the exclamations just kept coming when I got a taste of it.
The typical winter warmer/Christmas beer is something strong, both in alcohol and the amount of spices. Toss in honey, ginger and some cinnamon and you’ve got your typical Christmas beer. Ohio seems to do this pretty well. But occasionally you’ll … Continue reading
Last September Three Floyds decided to end the nineteen-year bottling run of Pride & Joy, the brewery’s take on an American mild ale. Replacing Pride & Joy on store shelves is Yum Yum, an American session ale. The move makes sense on … Continue reading
2014 saw the addition of a few new elements to Saturday Sip posts. Saturday Sip Showdowns pitted several of the best Midwestern examples of a particular beer style against each other in blind taste tests. Many of the posts also evolved … Continue reading
In 1980 Sierra Nevada became one of the first players in the nascent craft beer movement. Thirty four years later the brewery is still leading the charge. In 2013 it was the second-largest craft brewer in the country. Its Pale … Continue reading
Pale wheat ale is a uniquely American invention. It has far more in common with pale ale and IPA than it does the German hefeweizen and the Belgian wit, two other wheat-heavy styles. Whereas the hefeweizen relies on specific yeast … Continue reading
Saturday morning. Four guys hop in a minivan and cruise along the Lake Michigan coast towards a craft beer mecca in a small, industrial town near the Indiana-Illinois border. Coolers of local beer and rare specialties befitting the occasion sit … Continue reading
As the weather turns colder my beer turns darker. Porters, stouts and scottish ales replace hefeweizens, IPAs and pilsners. And while your bound to be familiar with the vast array of stouts and porters, Scotch ales don’t show up nearly … Continue reading
I never expected there’d be one tie in the bracket, much less two. You know the drill by now, poll is open until 11:59 PM EST tonight (Wednesday, October 9) for a one day runoff.