India Pale Ale

This statement, in The Economist Explains… How India pale ale conquered the world , catches the gist of the current flood of beers highlighting hops above all else:

The passion for hops in American craft beers has taken on the characteristics of an arms race, as brewers try to outdo each other in hoppiness.

I’m enjoying this, but we are risking the creators of beers putting showing off above enjoyment.

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