Stone Enjoy by 11-09-12 IPA is Available Today!

Thanks to Beer Pulse, Inky Beer is on the hunt for the new Stone IPA! For more information on this amazing beer, click here! <a Has anyone tried this fresh IPA series yet?! What do you think of the new fresh hops trend and beer having a clear expiration date?

International IPA Day is coming on August 2!

I don’t know if you’ve heard of it, participated in it last year, or are completely new to it, but tomorrow is international IPA Day! It was celebrated on 6 continents last year and frankly, I am surprised that I just heard about it two weeks ago! Colorado is trying to help make this year…

10 Who-Knew Uses for What Beer Can Do

1. Make Jewelry Sparkle Using a light ale and a clean towel, polish gold jewelry to remove dirt. The beer’s natural acids help bring back the shine, says Timothy Dahl, editor of home improvement and green site Charles & Hudson. Try this on tarnished copper pots, too. 2. Give Your Hair Shine Put life back…

Inky Beer’s Top 21 Brewery Label Art from the USA

I chose the Top 21 brewery label art, below, under the following criteria: The following choices are based on Kim Collins’ personal opinion of what “good” beer label art is… for example, I like bold lines, sharp contrast, fine detail, and creative typography use. The following breweries were chosen because they produce consistently quality beer…

How to Dry Hop Your Home Brew

Beer Nerd Alert! Thanks to Jasper’s Homebrew and Winemaking (on Twitter at @boomchugalug), we have some choice pieces of information to share with those wanting to try dry hopping while homebrewing! Inky Beer is going to try this with our Imperial IPA. Dry Hopping Instructions Dry hopping is the process whereby hops are added uncooked…

Andreson Valley Hop Ottin’ IPA Review

Hop Ottin’ is an excellent session IPA. I found 6-pack cans of this beer at Applejack’s in Wheatridge, CO. Visually, Hop Ottin’ is golden caramel in color, darker than average IPAs, but fitting with the caramel sweetness in the beer. When you lift the beer to your nose you’ll smell pine and earth. This beer…