No More Rules, but the Beer Continues

14 01 2012

If you don’t know by now, I won’t be limiting myself to just one beer a week (thankfully!) nor will there be anymore numbered posts. Hopefully, you haven’t realized how long it’s taken me to write my first review of 2012. I’d love to sit here and make a long list of excuses, but that’s just not (always) my style.

With that said, part of the reason that I haven’t gotten around to this post is because I’m still working out details on the next chapter. Actually, I’m still trying to figure out what the next chapter is. Or if there even is a next chapter. But those details don’t really matter. One thing that I do know, is that there are a lot of beers out there (and a lot in my pantry) that I need to drink and then tell you about. Read the rest of this entry »


Beer Number 34: They Did it Again…

28 08 2011

Remember last week when I said it would have been easy for me to use Stone’s 15th anniversary beer to commemorate their 15th anniversary? Except that it wasn’t because I couldn’t find a bottle (granted, I didn’t try very hard)? Well, I found a bottle. And while I stand by imbibing my favorite Stone beer in honor of their big day, I now feel like I did the occasion a serious disservice. How do I know, you ask? Because beer number 34 is Stone Brewing Co.’s 15th anniversary brew, Escondidian Imperial Black IPA. Read the rest of this entry »

Beer Number 24: One for the Dads

19 06 2011

This week we have a very special tribute-beer that I am dedicating to my Dad and all of the dads out there today. I would also like to take a moment to remember all of the Dads that aren’t with us anymore. Last night, in honor of the aforementioned Fathers, I raised a glass of beer number 24, Dad’s Little Helper Black IPA from Rogue Ales. Read the rest of this entry »