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 18: We’ve Gone International

8 05 2011

For the past 17 weeks, my beer selection has been mostly domestic and almost exclusively bought from one of two places. Furthering that trend, it’s pretty safe to say that the majority of the beers have come from the San Diego area. Until now.

Thanks to a six-month relocation by one of my best friends, Fifty-Two Bottles has gone international. Beer number 18, Yanjing Beer from the Yanjing Brewing Company, comes all the way from China, with love (wow, that is a bad reference that no one will get!). Read the rest of this entry »

Beer Number Six: A Little to the Left

12 02 2011

When I started preparing myself for how to write about beer number six, I was excited to try and work in a quote from Blazing Saddles. Unfortunately, Left Coast Brewing Co.’s Voodoo American Stout didn’t live up to Hedly Lamarr’s line “Go do the voodoo that you do so well.” Read the rest of this entry »