By Indian style I thought they meant IPA and not necessarily a dark, flavored, spicy curry. I can’t tell yet if it actually is curry, but it’s got an amazingly unique nose and a spicy afterbite that’s warm, calm, and re-assuring. This one’s worth a try, but completely 180 degrees from what I was expecting. […]
Elysian is my new favorite brewer. Elysian Avatar Jasmine IPA is not. It’s more saccharin than a vanilla at sea on nitrogen. It’s drinkable, but so is Stella when you need to.
I have a lot of go-to beers. Sculpin IPA is one as long as there’s no fruit in it. Coronado Idiot is just one of my all time favorites. San Clemente Left Coast’s beer is just the right beer at the right time. It’s better than Pizza Port’s Kook, 6.5% by volume. Some nice crisp […]
I remember the Greeter at the pottery shop used to wave at everybody driving through town. 3 or 4 decades later, they are using his likeness on their label. Malty, drinkable, though it reminds me of a fresh harvest hopped beer. 34 IBUs, 6.3%
In a world of popular session IPAs this is a real IPA, thank goodness someone brewed a complex IPA which as rich as you can get. It’s got all the taste of a West coast DIPA, but the smoothness of a regular IPA with some bite of citrus and pine. This beer is so rich […]
A little young, sour and yeasty, but a great golden Belgian ale. A little malt and maturity would make this one go a long way. It’s got a unique dryness that makes it worth drinking. I bought it at OC wine mart in YL for $7.99 so worth the price.