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Entries from November 2007

On the Road

November 29th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Sorry for all the silence lately, but we’ve taken Beer At Joe’s on the road! Somehow we seem to be doing a beer tour of what feels like the entire eastern seaboard. Expect reports and pictures of our beerventures in Philadelphia, Delaware, New York City, Atlanta and more!

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Tags: Beerventures

Beer Magazines: Draft

November 17th, 2007 · Comments Off

The other night, Joe and I were discussing an article on wheat beers we had both read in a magazine. “I think that one was in Draft.” “No, that was in the UK magazine.” “Seriously?” our friend said. “There’s more than one magazine devoted entirely to beer?” Actually, there are dozens, even excluding international and strictly […]

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Tags: Magazines

Firestone Walker’s Reserve Porter

November 15th, 2007 · 1 Comment

After we both (separately) decided that Firestone Walker’s Reserve Porter would be great as an ice cream float, I managed to dig out some forgotten vanilla ice cream from the freezer, scrape off the top layer of freezer burn (eww) and try it out. It was delicious! It had a dominant coffee flavor originally, but with […]

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Tags: Tastings

Bay Area Fine Dining + Beer?

November 14th, 2007 · 2 Comments

I have been thinking lately about going to a top tier fine dining restaurant and asking for a beer pairing to go with a one of those 3 hour 10 course tasting menus. So I wanted to ask all you (that is the beer loving, food crazed, blogging public) if you had any ideas of […]

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Tags: General

La Trappe is almost here!

November 13th, 2007 · Comments Off

Joe has been drooling over La Trappe ever since the sign went up. A Belgian beer bar within stumbling distance of your apartment is all any beer lover can ask for. We even went so far as to knock on the door and peer in the windows to try to figure out when it would open. Finally, Tablehopper […]

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Tags: General