Night Shift Morph 4/23/15

Is a new recipe a new beer? Stone recently made all sorts of Stone Marketing about how they were changing the recipe for Ruination, their DIPA. They state that new hops  and hopping techniques are available, that were nonexistent ten years ago. They argue that to not change is impossible writing,”It takes a prohibitively massive ego,… Continue reading Night Shift Morph 4/23/15

Prairie Apple Brandy Barrel Noir

Prairie Apple Brandy Barrel Noir: Something Sweeter THE BEER Prairie makes a few barrel aged stouts. Last year we loved the Bomb!, their spicy coffee stout. They also have a very nice bourbon barrel aged oatmeal stout, Prairie Noir, that comes in 16.9 oz bottles. Prairie Apple Brandy Barrel Noir on the other hand, comes… Continue reading Prairie Apple Brandy Barrel Noir

Best Coffee Beer: Part 4

Best of Series: What is the Best Coffee Beer: Part 4? It seems each year more and more breweries decide to try their hand at pairing arabica beans with beer. Nearly always brewing a porter or stout, brewers blend the natural coffee/chocolate flavors of darker malts with bold roasts, often from their favorite local shops. The… Continue reading Best Coffee Beer: Part 4