A Pomegranate Sour IPA On A Windy Spring Day

5 PM at home with winds blowing steady out of the south and a vibrant, warm sunshine peaking out from amongst the passing clouds. And of course I have a companion alongside to help me really soak up the moment and keep calm during the occasional gusts-Martin House Brewing Company’s Panama Red: a sour IPA with Pomegranates.

This sour hopped up brew provides plenty of tart, along with a subtle hop citrus bite balanced out by a bit of pomegranate sweetness at the finish. Pairing suggestions might include a bowl of buttery popcorn for a snack or some BBQ ribs for a meal.

I hope everyone’s Friday evenings are just as splendid (besides the steady winds and occasional gusts), and may your weekend present to you enticing, and yet swell adventures. Cheers.

Michael Thacker

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End of Day Beer Medicine

Winding down this evening with a dose of hoppiness from Community Beer Company out of Dallas, Texas. Aromas of tropical fruit, orange peel, and pine. Each sip provides you with a mellow pineapple and mango blend that’s accompanied by a hint of citrus fruit and black pepper. Get the meds while they’re good, but just watch your dosage. Cheers.

-Michael Thacker

Panther Island Brewing Company’s Hazy Cat NE IPA

Getting a little lazy with Hazy Cat brewed up by the guys at Panther Island Brewing Company in Fort Worth, Texas. A wonderfully crafted northern IPA that comes with robust aromas of citrus and orange peel, and yet provides a subtle citrus tang flavor with a slight hop bite at the finish. This brew is sure to keep you warm and hoppy through these cool winter nights; cheers.

-Michael Thacker

Dreaming Of The Beach With Shannon Brewing Company’s Experimental IPA

First post on the blog, so felt compelled to get experimental with Shannon Brewing Company’s Experimental IPA. A mouthful of hazy, tropical vibes that helps you transcend the cold weather outside into a beach side paradise inside. Hope everyone is doing well out there, and cheers to all.

-Michael Thacker