Here’s what else is on tap at my house right now. A crisp blonde ale. Blonde Ales are a little out of season considering the weather is cooling off, but for Sunday football, there’s not much better. This is a beer that can be consumed in volume! It’s dry, crisp, malty, just a hint of hops, and very, very drinkable.
I suppose it’s fitting my inaugural post is about my favorite style of beer, a Double IPA. Some people like to call them all Imperial IPAs, but personally I think there is a difference between Doubles and Imperials. I think of Doubles as bigger, hoppier IPAs, but still dry and not overly-malty. I think of Imperials as big malty hoppy IPAs. Maybe I’m crazy, but that’s my belief on the nomenclature. Anyway… Here’s my most recent Double IPA, the Furry Penguin: