899. 2nd Shift Brewing – El Gato Grande IPA
Apr10

899. 2nd Shift Brewing – El Gato Grande IPA

Things at work have been pretty depressing lately, so when I got home, I thought I’d crack open a beer. My sister brought me several beers from St. Louis when she came to visit, so I thought I’d open one of them – especially the IPAs which tend to fade over time. I liked the label, so I thought I’d try this one first. Location: Poured into a pint glass at my home in Bloomington, IL. Numbers: 7.6% ABV, 62 IBUs,...

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898. Reformation Brewery – Oren IPA
Apr10

898. Reformation Brewery – Oren IPA

It’s Monday, so it was back to work. I had a busy morning filled with meetings and the rest of the day was fairly productive. I’m finishing up a few projects before being assigned to a new team the first week in May as part of the job transition I’ve been going through the last several months. My wife works the same place I do, and found out about her area’s job transitions today. It’s been a pretty...

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897. Sierra Nevada – Hop Bullet Double IPA
Apr01

897. Sierra Nevada – Hop Bullet Double IPA

It’s Easter Sunday and almost the end of spring break for the kiddos. My dad stayed with us most of the week to watch the kids while we were gone at work during the day, so it allowed us have a few date nights this week. Now that we’re finished with family stuff, I thought I’d chill out for a little bit and edit home movies and have a couple beers. I picked up a 12 pack of this beer a few weeks ago. My wife has...

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