Monday, November 2, 2009

HopDevil India Pale Ale

I got my hair cut at Supercuts over the weekend. I must say I was way overdue. But this one stylist there is always nitpicking at me for everything. First she was giving me shit for how long it had been since my last haircut, which she was right, but mind your own damn business.

Then she wanted to know what kind of shampoo I was using because some of the ends of my hair were very dry. Then what product I used to keep it in place. She asked me if I always wore my sideburns connected to my beard, at which point I told her that I just hadn't shaved for a week and to raise them up a little. Then she went on about how long my eyebrows were. Ugh! This is also the same chick that originally and nonchalantly gave me a hard time for my balding spot. Jeez!

Personally, I don't even like to talk when I'm getting a haircut. These people are strangers (although her boob did keep hitting my cheek as she stretched to reach the top of my head), and talking is just asking for stray hairs to end up in your mouth. Usually, they comply to leaving me alone at this Supercuts, mainly because they are yacking in Spanish with each other the entire time.

This evening I'm drinking HopDevil India Pale Ale brewed by Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. The label talks about some mythical farmer creature called a HopDevil. OK. Whatever.

The aroma is hoppy and full of citrus as well--great. Really nice and big grapefruit bite right away, perfect for a hops and bitter beer lover. Some citrus lemon and orange are in the background as well. There is a definite spicy component for the entire experience of this beer, and just enough sweetness to balance it nicely. Good medium carbonation, refreshing. Strong bitter lingers forever on the palate. Bitter and astringent are king here, and if you love that you will love this beer!

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Glen / Kent Today and Yesterday said...

Hi there - Like you I hate it when I'm having my hair cut and they try to start a conversation.

I'm usually in a rush and like to get in and out quick so I can carry on doing something useful (like drinking a beer!).

Do you ever get to try and British beers? We have loads to choose from but not sure if you can get them where you are in the States.

Our local brewer is Shepherd Neame - the oldest one in the UK. Been going since 1600's.


Beer Drinker Rob said...

Hey Glen. We have a decent British beer selection, although I must admit I don't go to that side of the aisle too often.