Rogue XS Imperial India Pale Ale

I recently I added a pair of Spiegelau IPA glasses to my ever growing beer glass collection. They’re pretty sweet, and anyone who’s a fan of hoppy ales should definitely get a pair. But I’m not here to talk about the glasses; head over to 250beers if you want a more in depth look at…

Achieving Legendary Status

It happened on the second day of June, year 2013. A Sunday that started like any other. I was meeting some friends for lunch at Archive, and it would be at this beer fueled meeting that my life would be changed forever. Where I would ascend to the next level in my beer journey. Where…

Holgate Millennium Falcon

I’ve made it clear in the past just how excited I get when I discover a new single batch beer in my part of the world. However up until now I’ve only written about the Little Creatures range, which is a tad unfair. There are plenty of other fine Australian breweries who are supplying my…

NYC Debrief: Part Two – Beers from the List

Stone Ruination IPA (#112) ‘Ka-blam’ is one way of describing it. ‘Kaboom’ would work too, as would ‘wow’, ‘whoa’, or ‘f*ck’. This is a true hop explosion. But with a name like Ruination (the act of ruining or the condition of being ruined – politely written on the rear label) this comes as no surprise.…

Double Simcoe IPA

My next US brew is the Double Simcoe IPA by Weyerbacher Brewery. I like single hop beers (see the Galaxy and Stella hop here), and this one is a DOUBLE single hop…so I should like it twice as much? It’s also beer number 97 off the epic list. The bottle says: The label looks like…