Tag Archives: pale ale

Beer Review – 420 Extra Pale Ale From SweetWater Brewing

On Tuesdays, one of our local bars like to feature all of their beers for $2. That’s right, $2 Tuesdays, all day, every Tuesday. And yes, it can get a little crazy. Well, I decided to swing by on one of those days and do some beer reviews. And, one of my choices was this little dandy here, Sweetwater Brewing’s 420 Extra Pale Ale. And no, there wasn’t any 420 benefit included. First thing that I noticed was that there wasn’t much of a head…

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Palm Reader Beer Review

Founders Brewing  Palm Reader Beer Review When it comes to “big breweries” in the craft beverage industry Founders Brewing is one of the bigger brands out there.   They make beers that are renowned world wide and those beers are sought after by fans all over the country, and probably the world.  Palm Reader is one of the newest offerings from Founders and the beer is exclusively offered in their home state of Michigan. Palm Reader is also another example of  a beer that is…

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Do Those Fancy IPA Glasses Really Make a Difference?

Featured Contributor: Beth Pickard @brewcitybiker1  Created through a collaboration between Spiegalau glassware, Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head and Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada, Spiegalau’s IPA-specific glasses claim to showcase the unique aromas and flavors of American hops. The glass that may come to mind when you think of a beer vessel was actually designed to mix cocktails. It was used to serve beer in bars because it was easily stacked, cheap and durable. However, when craft beer and hop-heavy beers came onto the scene, there was a need for…

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