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, […]
Entries Tagged as 'Beer I can’t get my hands on'
June 25th, 2008 · Comments Off
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 […]
March 31st, 2008 · 2 Comments
Everyone has one. That beer that tipped the balance in your life away from Bud Lite and over towards the world of craft beer. Mine was New Glarus’s Spotted Cow. I was a student at UW-Madison. My new friend Jen brought me to a place on State Street that she claimed had great burgers–it was […]
February 18th, 2008 · Comments Off
This year we got to Toronado before the doors were open, but even that didn’t snag us a table. It did, however, give us a little time to taste and do some videos before it got TOO insanely crowded. My friend Mary joined us for some tasting. She ships out in a few weeks, and […]
January 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment
Another cool looking Brooklyn beer destination. I like the ever changing beer idea to match the ever popular change the food daily idea. And hey communal tables – why not! Now let’s just move it to the west coast. Thrillist fills us in.