Eight Lesser-Known Beer Styles

Eight Lesser-Known Beer Styles

By Bob Lipinski Although there are dozens of styles of beer produced globally, the most commonly consumed are those labeled “lager” and “ale.” Within these two categories are many lesser-known styles, some hundreds of years old that are well worth searching out. Eight...
Saint Patrick’s Day Primer

Saint Patrick’s Day Primer

By Bob Lipinski The mention of Saint Patrick’s Day usually fills one with thoughts and visions of corned beef & cabbage, Irish soda bread, Irish whiskey, Guinness Stout, a parade along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and mugs of piping hot Irish coffee. Before you...
The Resurgence of India Pale Ale (IPA)

The Resurgence of India Pale Ale (IPA)

By Bob Lipinski India Pale Ale (IPA), although first brewed around 1760 in England, has seen somewhat of a resurgence among craft brewers beginning in the 1990s. Accounts of IPAs origins vary, but most agree that in the late 1700s and early 1800s British brewers began...