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Entries from June 2008

A Deschutes Good Time

June 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

Last Friday two events came together very nicely. At work we decided to finally throw a BBQ. We all cooked a bunch of food and got two grills going. So with food all figured out and the weather cooperating, the big question was what are we going to drink. Enter in my coworker Peter. He […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Tastings

I Don’t Have a Pool

June 25th, 2008 · Comments Off

So although I really like Smuttynose’s Big Brown Dog ale, it kind of kicks my ass every time I drink it. It is not a session beer, and certainly not a daytime drinking beer. But today I bought a six-pack of Smuttynose’s Summer Weizen Ale, and it’s everything I wanted it to be–light and wheaty, […]

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Tags: Beer I can't get my hands on · Women in Beer

Writer’s Camp: week 2

June 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

 Week two was both harder and easier–at least, I had fewer mental breakdowns. It seems that we have graduated from beer to hard liquor very quickly. This was only our second Friday all together, and you can see by the picture that stronger libations were needed. And no, the lone beer is not, in fact, […]

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Tags: Non-Beer Beverages

Ok Beer – Surprise me

June 20th, 2008 · Comments Off

Lately I have been getting a little lost in my beer tasting. Lots of good brew, but things are getting a bit muddled. That is probably just my fault, too much of the same or maybe just a laziness when it comes to tasting. But there have been some surprises over the past few weeks. […]

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Tags: Beer & Food

Writer’s Camp

June 14th, 2008 · Comments Off

This summer I’m away at a 6 week writing workshop (don’t worry, Joe has plenty of beer for company). Though I’m focused on writing and critiquing and such, I took a break last night to sample some of the local brew with the fun folks in my workshop. It’s been a while since I got to […]

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Tags: Beer I can't get my hands on · Beerventures