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Thirsty Hopster throws an IPA Tasting Party
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Thirsty Hopster throws an IPA Tasting Party

By Joe Ruvel · July 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments

JJ, The Thirsty Hopster, threw a great IPA tasting last week.

Here is her wrap up.

Instead of going through everything that JJ already goes through (great wrap up – make sure to check it out) – I will just add a few things:

Number of IPA tasting intro videos recorded by Joe: 1

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Number of times Joe makes annoying sounds while video is being recorded: 2

Number of beers tried at the tasting: 12

Favorite beer tried that I have had before: Dogfish Head 90 Minute

Favorite beer that I had never tried before and want more of: Allagash Hugh Malone


Who is Hugh Malone? Pioneer of all things hop related – I had no idea

Cool beer people met: A whole bunch – It was especially nice to meet – JJ, Gail and Steve from Beer By Bart, Austin and Neal – two homebrewers that live out by the beach – and pretty much everyone else too – very cool group of people.

Number of homebrew beers drank after tasting: 3 samples – tasty

Can’t wait for another one of the Thirsty Hopster’s tastings – And now a few pics:




Tags: Tastings

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 JJ // Jul 8, 2008 at 7:36 am

    Hey Joe, I’m so glad you had a good time and that I got a chance to finally meet you.

    See you at the next one! (hopefully: it will be Sunday, August 24th)

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