Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: La Parcela

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: La Parcela

Beer: La Parcela Brewer: Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales Style: Pumpkin Ale ABV: 6.00% Description: La Parcela pours a cloudy copper orange with a frothy white head that leaves behind a nice lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of the tart funk notes that are standard in the sour style, but with backing notes […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Pivo Pils

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Pivo Pils

Beer: Pivo Pils Brewer: Firestone Walker Brewing Company Style: German Pilsner ABV: 5.30% Description: Pivo Pils pours a golden straw color with a bright white fluffy head that remains for quite some time and leaves behind a beautiful lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of hops up front of the spicy noble variety […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Ten FIDY

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Ten FIDY

Beer: Ten FIDY Brewer: Oskar Blues Style: Russian Imperial Stout ABV: 10.50% Description: Ten FIDY pours a deep, dark black with a deep brown head that leaves behind a thick lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of roasted malts with sweet chocolate and coffee coming to the forefront, first backed by hints of […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Xocoveza Mocha Stout

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Xocoveza Mocha Stout

Beer: Chris Banker/Insurgente/Stone Xocoveza Mocha Stout Brewer: Stone Brewing Co. Style: Milk/Sweet Stout ABV: 8.10% Description: Xocoveza Mocha Stout pours a deep black with a frothy tan heads that leaves behind a think lacing on the glass. The aroma is a veritable bouquet of flavors with coffee, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, dark chocolate, toasted malts, and […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Missile IPA

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Missile IPA

Beer: Missile IPA Brewer: Champion Brewing Company Style: American IPA ABV: 7.00% Description: Missile IPA pours a light copper with a frothy head that lingers long and leaves a beautiful lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of citrus hop notes and backed with hints of pine and sweet malt. The taste follows the […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Night Owl Pumpkin Ale

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Night Owl Pumpkin Ale

Beer: Night Owl Pumpkin Ale Brewer: Elysian Brewing Company Style: Pumpkin Ale ABV: 5.90% Description: Night Owl pours deep amber red with a slight orange highlight and an off-white head that disappears quickly leaving a fine collar on the beer. The aroma is absolutely amazing and has everything one would want from a pumpkin ale. […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Rumpkin

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Rumpkin

Beer: Rumpkin Brewer: Avery Brewing Company Style: Pumpkin Ale ABV: 16.73% Description: Avery’s Rumpkin pours a deep ruddy brownish amber color with a tan head that very quickly disappears. The aroma is like a perfect fall evening in front of a warm fireplace. Notes of brown sugar, clove, caramel, and allspice jump out in abundance, […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: The Fear

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: The Fear

Beer: The Fear Brewer: Flying Dog Brewery Style: Imperial Pumpkin Ale ABV: 9.00% Description: The Fear pours a dark rich mahogany color with amber blood-like edges with a frothy off-white head that does not linger too long. The aroma smells of toasted pumpkin bread with notes of ginger, molasses, allspice, and nutmeg being the most […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Valar Morghulis

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Valar Morghulis

Beer: Valar Morghulis Brewer: Brewery Ommegang Style: Dubbel ABV: 8.00% Description: Valar Morghulis pours a deep ruby red with beige head that remains long and leaves behind a beautiful lacing on the glass. The aroma is filled with rich caramel, dark red fruits, clove, and Belgian yeast all intermingling perfectly with one another. The taste […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Victory at Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Victory at Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter

Beer: Victory at Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter Brewer: Ballast Point Brewing Company Style: American Porter ABV: 10.00% Description: Victory at Sea pours pitch black in color with a beige head that hangs around for a while and leaves behind a hefty lacing on the glass. The aroma is tremendous, with notes of roasted chocolate […]