Anyone who knows me has heard me rant at ad nauseam of my disdain for IPAs. They are too hoppy, they are too bitter, only hipsters pretend to like them because no one else will drink them, etc. I’m even bored of myself at this point.
Although, I continue to avoid IPAs, so far there have only been two that I found delectable and one of them is Vulcan Ale presented to us by the high council at the Federation of Beer.
Founded in the official Star Trek capital of Canada, in Vulcan, Alberta, Vulcan Ale will be enjoyed by those who love their beers hoppy but will never make that bitter beer face for the casual drinker. This is the only logical choice in IPAs.
The birth of Vulcan Ale came about in 2012 at the annual Spock Days Star Trek convention hosted by the townspeople of Vulcan. Dr. Richard Weger became acquainted with veteran Paul Carreau and beer marketer, Vern Raincock. The three were taking part in two of their favorite events, drinking beer and talking Star Trek. At that point, they decided that the television series deserved a good ale and to coincide with the release of Star Trek: Into Darkness, they released their Season One: Episode one beer, Vulcan Ale.
The Federation of Beer are already expanding their line with Sindicate Lager inspired by the Orion green girls of Star Trek lore and is being produced in Zatec, Czech Republic. Along with the Sindicate Lager, and for war loving Klingons, the Federation presents Klingon Warnog a Dunkelweizen beer that is an official Star Trek TM beer brewed under license by Garrison Brewing Company of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Beer drinking Trekkies rejoice, we have found New Vulcan as the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few and the many need Vulcan Ale.