Carla Jean Lauter

The Beer Babe

Tag: IPA

Are we reaching peak IPA?

Quick, name the last three beers you’ve had  that couldn’t be described as “hoppy.” Were you able to? The odds (and the market data) would say you couldn’t. [Read more…]

Rising Tide’s Calcutta Cutter re-awakens hop cravings

Calcutta Cutter is the Imperial India Pale Ale from Rising Tide Brewing Company, and the latest batch was released only a about a week ago. The other night I casually ordered one off the menu at Arcadia National Bar, and it was delivered to me in a mason-jar style glass. I walked back to where my friends were playing Cards Against Humanity before I took the first sip – and then I had a moment. [Read more…]

The New Home of IPAs

The hoppiest and best hoppy beers are on found in the Pacific Northwest and in Southern California?—?the undisputed kingdom of hops… right? […Read More]

Bissell Brothers Slinging ‘The Substance’

A look into the colorful and interesting Bissell Brothers Brewing, one of the newly-opened breweries housed in the Industrial Way complex in Portland. [Read more]

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