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HopCast Episode 272

Episode 272: Santa Vs. Unicorn & Peppermint Bark Porter

Welcome to the Hop Cast, where Brad Chmielewski and Ken Hunnemeder share their love of craft beer with the world.

On episode 272 of the Hop Cast, Brad Chmielewski and Ken Hunnemeder are back with a couple local beers to help warm you up this winter. First up the guys dive into the 10 % ABV Santa Vs. Unicorn from Pipeworks Brewing Company. This Imperial Red Ale, American Style Barleywine or Red Double IPA as they are calling it, packs a big bunch. Although Christmas might be gone there is a chance you may find a bottle or two still around. Following up this 10% ABV beast, Brad and Ken move onto the Peppermint Bark Porter from Two Brothers Brewing Company. This 6.70% ABV American Porter is something you really need to taste to get the full effect. Although the Hop Cast isn’t always 100% behind weird things in their beers, the Peppermint Bark Porter is something you’d likely pick up to share with friends, you don’t want to drink this whole bottle yourself.

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HopCast Episode 228

Episode 228: Red Skull & Revelry

In episode 228 of the Hop CastBrad Chmielewski & Ken Hunnemeder are seeing red… Red Ales that is. Red Ales are one of Brad’s favorite styles and if you were in Chicago you might of been able to taste the hoppy Red Ale Maeve and him brewed at HaymarketTwo Hoppy Hearts. If there is a Red Ale on the menu it’s usually gonna get ordered and these two on this episode are no exception. First up is the Red Skull from Revolution, this 8.3% ABV Imperial Red Ale is brewed with whole Cascade hops and dry-hopped in both the fermenter and the serving tank with whole Crystal hops. This beer was originally brewed at the Pub by brewer and friend of the show, Wil Turner and named for his wife, Deb Turner. Next up is the Revelry from Two Brothers. This 9.50% ABV beer packs a big punch in a little bottle. Imperial Reds can be some big beers that bring a lot of flavor with a heavy hand of hops and a big malt background. If you’re an IPA fan and you’re looking for something a little different but still has a hop punch, give an Imperial Red Ale a try… these two beers are great places to start.

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