Monthly Archives: August 2011

Photos from International IPA Day at Rosamunde

August 4, 2011 marked the first ever International IPA Day. This global celebration of IPA was the brainchild of Ashley Routson and Ryan A. Ross. To join in on the celebration in San Francisco I helped organize an event with Rosamunde Sausage Grill on Mission St.

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Deschutes Hop in the Dark CDA Review

Deschutes Brewery calls their American-style Black Ale, also known as Black IPA, a Cascadian Dark Ale, which reflects the nature of it’s origin. This beer is a great example of what happens when you innovate to combine a hoppy, bitter IPA with a roasty, chocolatey porter.

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Ballast Point Sculpin IPA Review

Ballast Point Sculpin IPA is a delicious IPA where dominated by citrusy hops yet with an expertly crafted balance of sweetness and bitterness. Sculpin IPA comes out of San Diego, CA from Ballast Point Brewing Company. Ballast Point was founded in 1996 after two home brewers, Jack White and Yuseff, built a brewery in the back of a the homebrew shop that White had opened 4 years prior.

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