It might be 5 o'clock somewhere but it's also National IPA Day — and taverns across Bergen and Passaic counties are celebrating.
If you're not sure what to try, Daily Voice stopped in to local watering holes to find the best brews for the occasions. The results:
The 101 Pub, 101 Queen Anne Road, Bogota. Bartender: Tommy Desocio
- Dogfish 60-minute IPA (a recent fan-favorite, "bitter and hoppy," Desocio said.
- Sam Adams' Rebel IPA
- Defiant's Medusa IPA
The Shepherd and the Knucklehead, 529 Belmont Ave., Haledon. Bartender: Chrstie Dix
- Ale Smith IPA — "Complicated flavors," Dix said. "It changes on the palate."
- Carton 077XX Double IPA, has a white wine finish.
- Ballast Point Pineapple Sculpin
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