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American IPA

Saranac Brewery – Gen IV (American IPA)

  • 4.50% ABV
  • I guess I should stop trying session’s because I am completely out of new ways to describe them. This is pretty good, like all of the other ones I have tried. Actually come to think of it, I haven’t had a bad session yet. I also haven’t had one that really stands out in my mind as the best either. I still love them tho.
  • + Buy again


Blue Mountain Brewery – A Hopwork Orange (American IPA)

  • 7.00% ABV
  • I dont know if I am a retard and nobody else does it but I classify IPA’s as either pine tasty or citrus tasty. This being a Hopwork Orange and all is definitely a citrus tasty IPA. But wait there is more… It finishes up with a piney taste. Damn it this review sucks. Fuck it, a co-worker got this for me and I really appreciate it. Thanks Trish!
  • + Buy again


Dogfish Head Brewery – Sixty-One (American IPA)

  • 6.50% ABV
  • I am not really sure what the hell grape must is. Wait a minute… I just looked that shit up and it is basically all of the grape, skins seeds and stems ground up. So like a fucked up grape juice I guess with a lot of natural sugars in it. Seems like an odd choice to add to a beer but it kind of works. I am thinking that it cut out some of the IBU’s you normally get in a 60 Minute and replaced it with??? Shit, grape juice I guess. It is pretty good and dont get me wrong, it isnt like drinking a CapriSun or anything, it is pretty faint. I dunno, I like it.
  • + Buy again


Evil Twin Brewing – Citra Sunshine Slacker (American IPA)

  • 4.50% ABV
  • My first Evil Twin!!! And it is a session… Not a bad thing but I seem to keep saying that shit about sessions. What ever, I love them. This beer however kind of stinks. It tastes fucking great, but it smells a little bad. It really does taste good but god damn it fucking smells like feet. Feet that walked through poop. Ehhh… It tastes good.
  • + Buy again


Old Ox Brewery – Alpha Ox (American IPA)

  • 4.50% ABV
  • Another session IPA and I am still weirdly cool with them. Usually I get tired of drinking the same style of beer in pretty short order but damn it I am loving all of the sessions out there. The only down side is that they are all starting to taste pretty much the same but as long as they continue to be awesome, fuck it. There is nothing crazy about this, it is just good.
  • + Buy again


South Street Brewery – Bar Hopper (American IPA)

  • 6.80% ABV
  • Yay for small ass Virginia breweries! Seriously, it is great how many new breweries are popping up around me and for the most part they all are really good. Like this for example, is a really good IPA. It isnt going to win any awards for being the best beer in the world but damn it if I am not really enjoying it. It isnt all up in your face with bitterness which I normally like, but nobody is ever confuse it with a pale ale. It is really really smooth and this could pose a problem because while it isnt super high on the ABV scale it is up there. High(ish) ABV + super smoothness = ??? Ya, it equals hobo drunk. Damn it it is good tho.
  • + Buy again


21st Amendment Brewery – Down To Earth (American IPA)

  • 4.40% ABV
  • Another session IPA, which means that session’s are a thing now I guess. That makes happy because they are a lot easier to find but it also makes me a little sad. There are a lot of session’s and not all of them are awesome, some of them are just good. Like this one, it is good but there isnt anything that really stands out about it. I am going to keep drinking them but meh… There are better ones out there.
  • + Buy again


Brothers Craft Brewing – Drift (American IPA)

  • 5.00% ABV
  • So I have a “friend” who is moving from the BEST COAST to the WORST COAST and it makes me angry. Why the fuck would anybody ever consciously go to California? Fuck him and the goat he rode in on. But he is a pretty good guy and this review makes me sad because he brought this over to my house. It is a pretty fucking terrific beer. It is all session-y and delicious like a IPA. Fuck this review and fuck you FuckFace. I have no fucks to give.
  • + Buy again


Appalachian Mountain Brewery – Long Leaf IPA (American IPA)

  • 6.80% ABV
  • This is why I love beer. Sometimes it is pretty much a quick view of nearly forgotten memories. Memories forgotten mostly because of beer but what ever. Its smell and taste bring to mind things that I have never tried to hold onto but after a sip of a well crafted beer… BAM!!! Memories all up in your brain hole. What ever, this thing instantly reminded me of my first IPA and why I fell in love with them. It isnt anything super special as far as exotic ingredients go but god damn it is good. I guess that makes it special?
  • + Buy again


Baxter Brewing – Ceremony (American IPA)

  • 4.20% ABV
  • Holy balls this is really good. I looked it up because it tastes so good and yup, it has Sorachi Ace hops in it. I swear I haven’t had a beer with Sorachi hops in it that wasn’t awesome. Damn son! I cant really separate any taste of green tea in it like the Stone green tea IPA but I am guessing they are just being a little more subtle about it. It is also a session so I wont get hobo drunk drinking it… I love this beer. Now for the shitty part, I will probably never have another one. Crazy Vermont dude got this for me and I am pretty sure Baxter doesn’t distribute down here.
  • + Buy again