Lagunitas’ Hop Stoopid Ale

Picture of Lagunitas Hop Stoopid AleDo you like smell of fresh flowers in the morning? What about the brisk alacrity of pine aerosols? Maybe you have dreams of consuming these things. Lucky for you, Lagunitas has you covered.

Enter the Hop Stoopid Ale–an 8% ABV, double IPA that invites you sensuously and rewards you tastefully. If you have a palate for botanical libations, this one is for you.

Don’t let the rather unassuming artwork fool you. This beer isn’t something to gloss over (in fact, I often go for the ones that aren’t garish looking). It’s like having a walled garden in your mouth, but lets be clear–that includes roses too. Thorns and all. Continue reading “Lagunitas’ Hop Stoopid Ale”


Mortal Kombat X: Sub-Zero Imperial IPA Review


Big beer, big malt, big chill.

Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. commissioned the beer masters over at Sound Brewery in Polusbo, Washington to create three limited release, special edition brews to celebrate the commercial success of Mortal Kombat X/XL (PS4, Xbox One and PC). This is the second of a three-part series review.

If you were a kid in the early 1990s, you will most likely recognize the blue-garbed ninja Sub-Zero from Mortal Kombat. He is, after all, only the second-most ubiquitous character in the game next to Scorpion (aside from them being bitter “mortal” enemies…pun intended). Continue reading “Mortal Kombat X: Sub-Zero Imperial IPA Review”