3 for 3: Triple Leaders and Tripel Hops

On a recent trip to my area Total Wine, I happened upon a group of Belgian beers from fairly prominent breweries called “Triple Hop.” What a perfect opportunity to marry with a baseball element (yes, yes, there are Triple IPAs, but they’re really just Imperials). So, in this three part series, we take a look…

Ballpark Brews: Upstate Brewing Common Sense

Earlier this Spring, I made my first trip of the year up to NYC to catch a few Mets games. Of the several beers I had, Upstate Brewing Common Sense Kentucky Common Ale was my favorite. Before we get the review of Common Sense, I had the pleasure of asking Upstate’s owner, Mark Neumann, about…

’00s Mets: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Pt. I

As I’ve been writing for Brew and Orange, I’ve been finding myself making more and more connections between our beloved Mets and beer. During a recent trip to my favorite local supplier of beer, as I surveyed my options, three bottles reminded me of some Mets memories from the roller coaster of a decade, 2000-2009.…