• Hoppy
  • Red IPA (Herkules, Target, and Crystal Hops)

    Red IPA, like a black IPA isn’t really a thing. These different color styles should be called something more like black hoppy ale or red hoppy ale as the word “pale” with a dark color doesn’t make sense, yet here we are. I have made a lot of different IPAs as they are my favorite styles, but I have stuck primarily to session IPAs and American IPAs, though I have made black IPAs, Brett IPAs (not in the BJCP guidelines), and a New England-style IPA (also not in the guidelines…yet). […]