I’d Tap That: Flavor, low ABV make Mango Even Keel a real accomplishment

I’d Tap That: Flavor, low ABV make Mango Even Keel a real accomplishment

Glassware: The addition of mango to Even Keel adds a strong aroma presence as well as flavor. Glassware that enhances this aroma is a must. The Spiegelau IPA glass is the perfect choice with its tapered opening. The Willi Becher pub glass is also a great choice with a tapered opening. If either of these […]

I’d Tap That: Jim is Workin’ Hard brings drinkability to standard IPA flavor

I’d Tap That: Jim is Workin’ Hard brings drinkability to standard IPA flavor

Glassware: American IPAs are aroma forward beers that should be enjoyed to fully appreciate the beer. Jim is Workin’ Hard may be a session IPA, but it still has a lot of aromas, and glassware that traps these aromas is a must. The Spiegelau IPA glass is the first choice, as always, but a snifter […]

I’d Tap That: Summer Solstice is a well-balanced ‘cream soda for adults’

I’d Tap That: Summer Solstice is a well-balanced ‘cream soda for adults’

Glassware: Cream ales have a very malt-forward aroma, but Summer Solstice has an especially intriguing nose. Glassware that traps this aroma, but also keeps the beer cold is an absolute must. The Willi Becher pub glass is the best choice. A snifter will suffice but may seem a bit much for such a light beer. […]

I’d Tap That: Wolf Pup by Golden Road Brewing a juicy, drinkable session IPA

I’d Tap That: Wolf Pup by Golden Road Brewing a juicy, drinkable session IPA

Glassware: Wolf Pup has a strong fruit-forward hop aroma that is drool-inducing. Glassware that traps this phenomenal aroma is a must! The Spiegelau IPA glass, as always, is the first choice for any hop-forward beer. The tapered opening and thin walls are perfect for Wolf Pup. If this is not an option, a Willi Becher […]

I’d Tap That: Unfiltered Sculpin a refreshing new twist on a familiar brew

I’d Tap That: Unfiltered Sculpin a refreshing new twist on a familiar brew

Glassware: Fresh and hop forward beers such as Unfiltered Sculpin feature a pungent hop aroma that must be experienced to its fullest. The Spiegelau IPA glass is still the top choice for any hoppy beers with its thin tapered walls and curved bottom that help to open the beer up like a fine wine. The […]

I’d Tap That: Freshly ground coffee, rich chocolate meet hops in Mocha IPA

I’d Tap That: Freshly ground coffee, rich chocolate meet hops in Mocha IPA

Glassware: IPAs are always aroma-centric. The hops are the showcase for the style, but with Mocha IPA the uniqueness of the beer is first experienced in the aroma. Glassware that captures this intriguingly delicious aroma is a must. The Spiegelau IPA glass is the best choice, however, a snifter will also suffice. The aroma will […]

I’d Tap That: PILS is a flavorful pilsner for craft and non-craft drinkers

I’d Tap That: PILS is a flavorful pilsner for craft and non-craft drinkers

Glassware: The pilsner has long been relegated to the standard shaker pint glass, a glass that serves as no help for any beer style. However, to truly experience any beer great, proper glassware is a must. A standard tubular pilsner glass is the best choice for this beer, but a Willi Becher pub glass or […]

I’d Tap That: Founder’s All Day IPA has big flavor profile for small beer

I’d Tap That: Founder’s All Day IPA has big flavor profile for small beer

Glassware: All Day IPA is a light beer with subtle delicacies and a bright aroma that is a showcase for hops. Glassware that traps this hop-forward aroma is a must to fully appreciate this delicious beer. The Spiegelau IPA glass is the first choice with this IPA but a snifter, nonic pint, or Willi Becher […]

I’d Tap That: Knee Deep’s Breaking Bud IPA crown jewel of brewery’s products

I’d Tap That: Knee Deep’s Breaking Bud IPA crown jewel of brewery’s products

Glassware: The bright and fresh hops with semi-sweet malts create a perfect IPA. To fully experience this beer proper glassware is an absolute must! The Speigelau IPA glass is again the first choice with this IPA but a snifter, nonic pint, or Willi Becher pub glass will also work wonders. The key is to allow […]

I’d Tap That: Drinkability major factor when it comes to VooDoo Ranger

I’d Tap That: Drinkability major factor when it comes to VooDoo Ranger

Glassware: The refreshing hops and semi-sweet malts provide a great drinking experience. These characteristics are only enhanced when the aroma can be fully experienced. The Speigelau IPA glass is the first choice with this IPA but a snifter, nonic pint, or willi becher pub glass will also work wonders. Description: VooDoo Ranger pours a clear […]

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