Word of the Day: Imperial

By Eric Sturniolo Navigating the world of craft beer can be a struggle. Stouts, India pale ales, pale ales, porters, lambics, guezes, wet hopped, dry hopped, bourbon barrel aged… it goes on and on. So let’s concentrate on a very important beer word: Imperial. You’ve probably noticed a lot of beers are called Imperial. Any…

The Theory of Beervolution

By Eric Sturniolo Evolution states that over generations, entire species, individual organisms, and tiny molecules all change. Beervolution happens much more quickly, and is much more important. This is my story. When I was about 16, my dad let me have my first beer, Becks. It was disgusting. But most adults seemed to like beer,…

Lunch For Lunch

Eric:  I love Maine Beer Company.  Their IPA Lunch is one of my favorite IPAs (and favorite beer) of all time.  Finally, I had it on tap at Pony Bar -UES.   I taste orange, citrus, and pine.  It’s more bitter and not as juicy as Heady Topper or Jai Alai.  If you’re in NYC…