Double IPA

Half Baked “Astral Traveling (April 2021)” Double IPA

Name:Astral Traveling (April 2021) Brewer:Half Baked Brewing Collective (Philippines) Style:Double IPA ABV: 8.5% Review Year: 2021 The April 2021 outturn of Astral Traveling by the Manila-based Half Baked Brewing Collective is an unfiltered Double IPA that features Incognito Citra oil, Citra, Nelson Sauvin, and Centennial hops. This beer also showcases a malt bill composed of Pilsner, …

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Cerebral “Deferred Stimulus” Double IPA

Name: Deferred Stimulus Brewer: Cerebral Brewing (United States) Style: Double IPA ABV:  8.4% Review Year: 2021 Deferred Stimulus is a hazy Double IPA by Cerebral Brewing from Denver, Colorado. This beer features Galaxy and Cashmere hops. Cerebral Brewing Company was founded by Sean Buchan, Chris Washenberger, and Dan McGuire in 2015. Sean started by home brewing in his kitchen. With …

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Half Baked “Thank You… For A Real Good Time” Hazy Double IPA

Name: Thank You… For A Real Good Time Brewer: Half Baked Brewing Collective (Philippines) Style: Double IPA ABV:  8.4% Review Year: 2021 Thank You… For A Real Good Time is a hazy Double IPA brewed by the Manila-based Half Baked Brewing Collective as a send-off brew for one of their close friends. Also a tribute to the Collective’s favorite band, …

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Pursuit of Hāpiness II

The pandemic did not stop Garage Project (Wellington) in 2020 from releasing the sixth and seventh volumes of their highly-anticipated New Zealand (NZ) hop-centric collaboration series, Hāpi Sessions. The Vol.6  is with The Veil Brewing Co. (Virginia) and is a juicy and hazy beer brewed with fresh Riwaka hops. Meanwhile, Garage Project teamed up virtually …

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Tamamura Honten “THE FAR EAST (2020)” Barrel-Aged Imperial House IPA

Name: THE FAR EAST (2020) Brewer: Tamamura Honten Co. (Japan) Style: Specialty Wood-Aged Beer (Base Style: American Strong Ale) ABV: 15% Review Year: 2020 THE FAR EAST is an “Imperial House IPA” (15% ABV) of the Nagano-based Tamamura Honten Co. aged in barrels that housed formerly Ichiro’s Malt Chichibu The Floor Malted. STYLE GUIDELINES This beer is …

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DEYA “Saturated in Motueka” Single-Hop Motueka DIPA

Name: Saturated in Motueka Brewer: DEYA Brewing Company (United Kingdom) Style: Specialty IPA: New England IPA ABV: 8% Review Year: 2020 Saturated in Motueka is a single-hop hazy “Double IPA” by the Cheltenham-based DEYA Brewing Company. This beer is an ode to the glorious New Zealand hop variety, Motueka. Theo Freyne established DEYA in 2015 …

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Northern Monk x Finback “Patrons Project 3.05: Once, Twice, Three Times a Whale” Mosaic IPA

Name: Patrons Project 3.05 // Double India Pale Ale // Mosaic Edition // James Butler // Once, Twice, Three Times a Whale // Finback Brewer: Northern Monk (United Kingdom), Finback Brewery (United States) Style: Double IPA ABV: 8.2% Review Year: 2019 The Patrons Project is an initiative by Northern Monk to foster collaboration, creativity, and community between …

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Finback Brewery “Six Year” Triple IPA

Name: Six Year Brewer: Finback Brewery (United States) Style: Experimental Beer (Base Style: New England IPA) ABV: 10.1% Review Year: 2020 The Queens-based Finback Brewery celebrates its anniversary by releasing special one-off brews. Last year, we were able to grab some of these essential goods from their taproom, and ever since we reviewed the Five Year “Triple …

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Equilibrium x Verdant “Rock Fantasy” Double IPA

Name: Rock Fantasy Brewer: Equilibrium Brewery (United States), Verdant Brewing Co. (United Kingdom) Style: Double IPA ABV:  7.5% Review Year: 2019 Named after the legendary music and pinball shop in Middletown, New York, Rock Fantasy is a hazy Double IPA brewed by Equilibrium Brewery in collaboration with Falmouth’s Verdant Brewing Co. In an attempt to …

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