TWIB – Father-in-laws, Cognac and Lawnmower IPAs

This Week in Beer (TWIB) is a feature where I’ll highlight some craft beers I had during this past week mixed with some related (and unrelated) thoughts. Yes, it’s a play on the name of the show This Week in Baseball which I grew up on and loved.

Oh, the Fourth of July. One of my favorite holidays. A day of cookouts, drinking outdoors and fireworks. I was able to do all three while teaching my father-in-law about craft beer.

Hardywood does it again

My father-in-law is not into beer. He’ll drink a Heineken or Miller Lite every once in a while. He hasn’t been exposed to much of the craft beer world. I blew his mind with Hardywood’s Bourbon Cru.

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