I like IPAs when done correctly - see Dogfish Head's 90-Minute as a great example. But, like you, I tend to care little for the niche IPAs that try to race compete for being the hoppiest ever. When I see things like "Hopocalypse" or "Hopsplosion" or crap like that, it's an automatic turn off. » 9/18/14 11:37am Yesterday 11:37am

I dunno, the Pentastar V6 is actually a great little engine. I haven't actually driven a V6 Challenger, but as far as "little brother" cars go, I'm not at all ashamed to admit that I like the V6 Camaro better than the SS in a lot of ways. I think I'd probably say the same for the Challenger. » 9/10/14 11:52am 9/10/14 11:52am

I'll say this first: It's beautiful, sounds far more advanced in terms of construction and technical specs than its competitors (Gadgetry and technological sophistication remains to be seen), and if it has an effect anything like the new XF and XJ did, Jaguar will have themselves a superb car. I want one with a V8. » 9/08/14 2:41pm 9/08/14 2:41pm

"Cars, no matter how much we want to think they are alive, are not. They do not have a gender and they do not define their buyers. Their buyers define them. Buying a car is one of the toughest and most important purchases that anyone can make. It's how the world at large sees you on the road. Picking a certain car… » 9/05/14 12:00pm 9/05/14 12:00pm

I'm not sure that I agree with that; I shoot pool quite a bit, and am always amused when a self-fashioned "hustler" tries to come around and throw down. To start with, it should go without saying that hustling at pool is considered a cowardly thing to do by most. But quite frankly, a significant number of these… » 9/03/14 12:00pm 9/03/14 12:00pm