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Entries from July 2008

In Bruges

July 11th, 2008 · Comments Off

If you haven’t seen In Bruges yet and like funny-hitmen-running-around-killing-people type movies, then make sure you rent it. It does have a beer angle but not much. There is one funny beer conversation that goes something like this: Ray: Can’t we just get a beer already? Ken: They have over 300 types of beer. Ray: […]

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Tags: Tastings

A trip to my local good beer store

July 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I went out with a friend last night, drank a good bit, ate some awesome pizza, and then took a bus home. The bus drops me off right in front of my local good beer shop, and it wasn’t too late, so of course I had to “check in” and see if they had anything new. […]

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Tags: Beerventures

Thirsty Hopster throws an IPA Tasting Party

July 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments

JJ, The Thirsty Hopster, threw a great IPA tasting last week. Here is her wrap up. Instead of going through everything that JJ already goes through (great wrap up – make sure to check it out) – I will just add a few things: Number of IPA tasting intro videos recorded by Joe: 1 (Either […]

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Tags: Tastings

Session #17: Drinking anti-seasonally

July 4th, 2008 · Comments Off

“The coldest winter I ever spent was summer in San Francisco.” (not said by Mark Twain) And so we have Joe’s-anti-seasonal-bacon-egg-cheese-stout breakfast: (Either JavaScript is not active or you are using an old version of Adobe Flash Player. Please install the newest Flash Player.) Allagash Black at Ratebeer Thanks for hosting Rob!

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Tags: Beer & Food · Tastings · The Sessions

Still thinking about Schooner’s

July 1st, 2008 · 1 Comment

Before I jump in to describing all the fun that was had at the latest installment of Bruce Paton’s beer dinners, I just want to direct all your attention to this picture: I can’t stop thinking about this barleywine, 2006 Old Diablo Barleywine from Schooner’s Brewery. It is up there as one of the best […]

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Tags: Beer & Food · Tastings