Episode 3 :: The Maharaja

This time, it’s about West Coast India Pale Ale and white IPA Chicken Chili. We’re drinking two great IPAs and making a white chicken chili with the IPA as well. They go great together. Bring the heat!

I’m also introducing a new segment called “Food News.” We read an interesting story about a homebrewer who’s invented Pizza Beer, with mixed reactions. Also, Disney dumps their plan of marketing wine with the Ratatouille rat on it, which irritates me. Finally, a discussion about the current outbreak of botulism.

The two IPAs we’re having are The Maharaja Imperial Pale Ale from Avery Brewing in Boulder, Colorado, and Thunderhead IPA from Pyramid Breweries. They’re both fantastic, but the Maharaja is an absolute hop bomb – over 100 IBUs. Oh, and if you don’t know what an IBU is, or an IPA, don’t worry – I’ll explain it.

Download Episode 3 :: The Maharaja here.

Oh, and while you’re downloading stuff, I made a slideshow of the IPA Chicken Chile recipe. Download that too. And while you’re at it, download the actual recipe for the IPA Pale Chicken Chili here.

Music in this show courtesy of Brian Hikmers and Ibizarre.