IPA Trilogy, Part Two – “Through Being Cool” So, if the imminent demise of IPA is not due to the speed at which IPAs became the de rigueur hopped malt beverage to consume, could it be blamed on in humans observing out humans drinking them? Perhaps ersatz tastemakers are influencing us—us, the ruggedly individualistic craft beer... Read more →
IPA Trilogy, Part One – “Gut Feeling” Merlot¹. Livestrong bracelets. Britney. India Pale Ale. Hold up. IPAs make up fifty percent of my local beer store’s inventory. There are multitudes of breweries focused only on IPA variants, like West Coast/East Coast/No Coast, black/white/red, sour/session/quadruple,... Read more →
I love this imported German beer (They know how to make it over there) The bird returns to soothe my ear I love this imported German beer –The Verlaines, "Bird-dog"¹ John talked about pilsners in his review of Pizza Port’s Pick Six a few months ago. Generally lighter in style, with varying degrees of bitterness that (arguably)... Read more →
Hello, America! Does anybody remember NWOBHM? Those wild, heady days when heshers and punks defied and defiled the staid methods of the past and created wild, irreverent art for a few years before they themselves turned into either lean, mean fighting machines or old caricatures of what they rebelled against in the first place? … or they... Read more →
The Corkscrewer Report is proud to welcome Brian Skaggs, one of the most brilliant beer writers we know, to the team as Senior Editor, Craft Beer. Along with our Craft Beer Editor, John Antolos, we’ve elected this dynamic duo to guide us, inspire us, entertain us, and enlighten us through this fascinating journey of the Craft Beer scene... Read more →
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