Deciduous Mosaic Sylph

The decision to focus my reviews on non-IPA styles this year leaves some significant grey areas. Many different beer styles have “hoppy” forms, and some of these have been given the “IPA’ designation (usually for marketing purposes). For example some beers are labeled as hoppy amber ales while others are called red IPAs, even though they are essentially the same style. I think the […]

Deciduous Sepal

I’ve seen some recent criticism out Boston as a beer city, specifically pertaining to the lack of focus on local beers. In fairness, most of this criticism was leveled at bars in the city who devote many tap lines to beers from across the country but few to beers brewed in their own backyard. I […]