New Belgium Brewing is the third biggest craft brewery in the country.  They’re better known for beers like Fat Tire and Sunshine, which are both pretty solid considering the quantity produced.  But what I’m really into is their series called The Lips of Faith.  Right now they have a total of 9 different beers that are part of the series.  Each beer tends to be somewhat unique with the use of exotic spices, barrel aging, and the addition of souring agents.  I highly recommend getting your hands on some if you can. Continue reading “NEW BELGIUM LIPS OF FAITH”


I’ve been on this “fresh hopping” kick lately.  Beers made with fresh hops versus dried just seem to be smoother to me.  It’s a characteristic that I think especially works well with IPA’s.  You still get all of the flavor and most of the bitterness that comes with this style of beer, but the more I drink them the more I’m discovering that there is less “bite” to the beer. and that they’re more drinkable. Continue reading “SKA BREWING LOCAL SERIES”