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So hard to pick a top three.....it changes on the time of year, my mood.
In no particular order:
Victory - Hop Ranch
Alpine - Bad Boy
Yards - Rye A new offering from Yards that I'm really digging.
12 or 13 in PA if your including draft only options.
Alpine - Pure Hoppiness
Brought back from my recent trip to San Diego
MBC - MO
Half Acre - Daisy Cutter
Victory - Head Waters
SN - Pale Ale
Alpine - Hoppy Birthday
The temperature matters because yeast go dormant in colder temperatures, so if you chill your bottle conditioned beer for at least 24 hours it...
True....also Red Thunder, White Monkey and Oak Ho. Which were all good and interesting twists on the original.
New to me top ten for 2013
1. Goose Island - Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout
2. Alpine - Bad Boy
3. Lost Abbey - Bourbon Barrel Angel Share
This is a great explanation.
Hop Ranch seems to be one of those beers that people are getting very different aromas and flavors from. I too...
Appetizers - Victory Dirt Wolf
Dinner - Ommegang Hennepin
Dessert - Founders Breakfast Stout
and if my eyes are still open
Night Cap - Goose...
You're lucky she got you Breakfast Stout and not Double Trouble. It should still be delicious.
My latest Pale Ale that features Cascade and Citra hops(finished and Dry Hopped with both) and I definitely was on the higher end of Caramel Malts...
I 100% agree with you, it's definitely not an IPA and fits squarely into the pale ale category but the OP asked for Gateway IPAs or similar styles...
Based off of my ratings:
Victory Summer Love
Laughing Dog Imperial IPA
IMO and limited experience aging beers I think only beers that are very high ABV(11%+) will benefit from aging. I know not every one agrees with...
4. Sly Fox
6. Tired Hands
8. Pizza Boy
Didn't realize it changed year to year either. I'll have to pick up some, it sounds like an interesting mix of hops.
I'm doing a mini tour of breweries I haven't made it to yet in Central/SE PA. Pizza Boy Brewing near Harrisburg, Bullfrog Brewing in...