Tag Archives: IPA

12 Beers of Christmas 2013 – Day 1 – Celebration Ale 2013

Yep! It’s back! I’m back (well, kinda)! It’s the BetterBeerBlog annual 12 Beers of Christmas beer review series. As you may or may not know, I love the Holidays. People seem to hate on this time of year as they feel it … Continue reading

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SF Beer Week 2012 Event Recap – Blind IPA Tasting at Wine Affairs

Nearly a year ago for the BetterBeerBlog 4-year anniversary, I held a blind tasting of several Double IPAs and IPAs. The main idea was to have fun, but it also became an interesting experiement to see if I could pick … Continue reading

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SF Beer Week in the South Bay: Harry’s Hofbrau

Tick-tock! Tick-tock! Just a few, short days before SF Beer Week 2012 kicks off in San Francisco. But fear not! You don't have to be in San Francisco to celebrate SF Beer Week. Harry's Hofbrau in San Jose has organized … Continue reading

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Inaugural International IPA Day Recap

A lot of IPAs were consumed in the past few days. The IPA Festival at the Bistro was on Saturday, International Beer Day was on Friday and the Inaugural International IPA Day kicked things off on Thursday. That’s a lot … Continue reading

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Wine Affairs Celebrates International IPA Day

Update: I incorrectly listed the pricing when I posted earlier. Select IPAs and Double IPAs will be discounted $1.50 from their regular prices. Sorry for any confusion I may have caused. August 4, 2011 has been designated by the powers … Continue reading

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IPA Beer Tasting at Wine Affairs

Wine Affairs continues to “fight the good fight” by bringing in new and interesting craft beers. On the docket is a tasting of the very popular India Pale Ale style of beer. Here are the event details : Who: Wine … Continue reading

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Product in Review: Glynne’s Beer Soap – IPA/Citrus

This product review will probably not be as long as my original beer soap review for a few reasons. First, the beer soap performed as admirably as the Scotch Ale soap. My skin felt squeaky clean after using with no … Continue reading

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New Kid on the Block

Deciding to start a blog is a test of one’s dedication. When I first started actively writing BetterBeerBlog, it was to catalogue all the beers that I would be drinking as well as homebrewing. Sounded simple enough, didn’t it? What … Continue reading

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Beer in Review: Sierra Nevada Torpedo

Continuing on from yesterday, I will be taking a look at Sierra Nevada’s latest creation: Torpedo.  Sierra Nevada markets Torpedo as an Extra IPA, which basically means that it’s an IPA (Imperial India Pale Ale). To put things into context, … Continue reading

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Post Christmas Pre-Christmas Post

The Holidays are almost over. To some, this is a huge relief, a great release and a load of stress gone. For me, it’s a little bittersweet. I, for one, actually enjoy the Christmas season and it stems much, much … Continue reading

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