178/826) Heartland Brewery Chophouse, Times Square West 43rd Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue, Manhattan: Indiana Pale Ale by Heartland Brewery of New York, U.S.A.: **; pleasantly hopped but not overly so;
179/827) Virgil's Real Barbecue, West 44th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue, Manhattan: Harpoon IPA by Harpoon Brewing of Massachusetts, U.S.A.: **; a very refreshing American style IPA; hops are balanced by a strong malt backbone;
180/828) Virgil's: Sixty Minute IPA by Dogfish Head of Delaware, U.S.A.: **1/2; 6% abv; this was in a bottle reading, "The Continually Hopped India Pale Ale"; up front hoppiness, went really well with dinner;
Virgil's is a great place and our waiter, David, took really good care of us. No one left hungry.
181/829) Our room at the Double Tree: Blue Moon Agave Nectar Ale by Blue Moon Brewing of Colorado, U.S.A.: 5.6% abv *1/2; a blond wheat ale brewed with agave nectar; instead of the coriander or banana notes that I am accustomed to from a Belgian style wheat beer there is a honeyed sweetness courtesy the agave;
My wife picked these up for me but I am not sure exactly where:
She also took some snaps inside the Heartland: