IPA

IPAs Can Expire. Here’s How Long They Last

IPAs Can Expire. Here’s How Long They Last

Imagine: You finally crack open that IPA you’ve been saving for a special occasion (one of these 10, perhaps?). Your family, friends, and that overzealous guy at the beer store have been crowing about how it essentially tastes like the second coming. But when you open it, the flavors everyone was so excited about seem muted […]

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10 Great New IPAs You Need To Try

10 Great New IPAs You Need To Try

It’s a bit tricky to track beer sales statistics because there are so many competing definitions of what even counts as beer, never mind what counts as craft beer, but most sources seem to agree that IPA accounts for about a quarter of the better beer sold in America.

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What Is New England IPA?

What Is New England IPA?

IPA continues to be the style of beer consumed in massive quantities by craft obsessives and that consumption doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. The beer’s rapid rise has naturally resulted in differing riffs on the style, with West Coast IPA being the most widely known, but another regional version has recently been making […]

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The I-Palom-A [RECIPE]

The I-Palom-A [RECIPE]

Looking to shake up your Cinco de Mayo drinks routine? Then try this craft beer-influenced take on the always delicious Paloma. Ingredients: 1 shot of Don Julio Blanco Tequila 10 oz Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin IPA Instructions: Pour tequila over ice in pint glass. Fill with beer. Garnish with lime and enjoy.

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In Defense of The Session IPA: A Trend That Doesn’t Need To Die

In Defense of The Session IPA: A Trend That Doesn’t Need To Die

Earlier this week, Thrillist ran a post titled “Craft Beer Trends That Need To Stop.” As an incorrigible listicler and frequent complainer, I felt duty bound to click immediately, and I’m glad I did. Seventeen different beer folks aired their grievances, and I agreed with many of them. Norman Miller is absolutely right that we […]

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8 Intriguing IPAs To Spice Up Your Love Affair With America’s Most Popular Beer Style

8 Intriguing IPAs To Spice Up Your Love Affair With America’s Most Popular Beer Style

India pale ales, or IPAs, currently account for 27 percent of all off-premise craft beer sales, which means IPA market share has tripled since 2008. That stat shocked me, because while I recognize that IPAs are by far the most popular craft style, I would not have guessed that the category was still actively extending […]

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