Beer Review – Allagash Tripel Ale


When I become independently wealthy, and no longer have to work for a living, I will definitely spend a few summers in Coastal Maine. My wife and I spent a week sailing around the Penobscot Bay on a windjammer that sailed out of Camden, and we also spent a few days […]

Beer Review – Southern Tier Harvest Ale


Southern Tier’s Harvest Ale is their Autumn seasonal beer which is released every August. It is an Extra Special Bitter (ESB) which is brewed with 4 varieties of hops, 2 types of malt, and has an ABV of 6.7%. Per the Beer Advocate, ESBs have the following characteristics: […]

Booze Lover’s Survival Gear!


I never appreciated the usefulness of a flask until I went on a weekend camping trip this past June. In addition to a Swiss army knife, a Leatherman multi-tool, and waterproof matches, a flask full of your favorite whisky is an item that you should definitely bring along […]

Whisky Review – Springbank 10


Springbank 10 comes from Campbeltown, Scotland, which lies between the Isle of Arran and the northeast coast of Ireland. Springbank Distillery was established in 1828, and is one of the last two distilleries in Campbeltown (Glen Scotia is the other one). There are two versions of the Springbank […]

Who hit the fast forward button???


It’s after 9PM on a random Saturday night, when all the kiddies are fast asleep. Clear skies, comfortable temperatures, and no chance of rain. The “Is the bar open tonight?” text messages start flying: Wookie texts G-LO, G-LO texts The ROK, The ROK texts Limpd, and so on. By 10PM, […]

Beer Review – Goose Island Sofie


I know I know. Yet another Saison/Farmhouse Ale review. I just can’t get away from this stuff! I’d never heard of Goose Island Beer Company till I dropped by the Alemonger’s house to watch some Monday Night Football. As luck would have it, the Chicago Bears were playing […]