GABF Skillz: How to Taste Beer

Here we go… the last Skilz Post before Dr. B and I head off to the GABF, “How to Taste Beer (and not look like a (enter negative slur word here).”  Thanks to, here are a few tips to keep in mind when going to a beer tasting. My personal comments are in (parentheses)….

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…