As I mentioned in my Diesel post, Sixpoint is no stranger to heavily hopped brews. Hi-Res is like an even more flavorful version of their popular imperial IPA, Resin, but with the addition of some dry hopped conditioning. At 11.1% ABV and 111 IBU, this is the “one”.
I was given this bottle of BCBS for Christmas 2012. I made the mistake of putting it in the refrigerator when I got home, which is generally considered a cellaring no-no because the cold temperatures slow the maturation. A year later, though, this was extremely well balanced and a delight to drink. Continue reading Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout 2012→
My tastebuds for IPAs are generally geared towards the heavier double IPA category, so I typically shy away from most standard IPAs and especially those billed as a session beer. This one surprised me, and I’m excited to get it in cans this summer.
For New Year’s Eve, I prepared an ale and cheddar dip. It was very easy to make, and the sauce base is very common and can be used for a lot of different things. It was pretty easy to make and VERY tasty! This would be a great Super Bowl dip as well. Here’s the recipe:
Mr. Violin sheds light on curious facts about Brazil – but he also touches on issues that somehow connect Brazilians to world topics, making his audioblog an invaluable link between South America’s powerhouse and the rest of the globe.