Esquire Rule No. 706


The other day, my man G-Lo, a huge fan of all things smoky, had suggested that we try a little Ardbeg taste-off. He had in his possession a bottle of Ardbeg 10 and a bottle of Ardbeg Corryvreckan. This bottle takes its name from the famous Corryvreckan whirlpool […]

Free Budweiser!


Could the rise of the Craft Beer industry result in the eventual demise of Budweiser? I doubt it, but they are losing business thanks to the refined tastes and adventurous palates of the under-30 market. Bud’s latest plan: free beer! Personally, I’d much rather pay for a good […]

Oktoberfest!


This Saturday marks the official kick-off of the 2010 Oktoberfest. The festival lasts 16-days and is held each year in Munich, Germany. Here are some interesting Oktoberfest facts: The first Oktoberfest was held in 1810 to celebrate the marriage of Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. […]

Beer Review – Stone Levitation Ale


Stone has made some rather lofty claims with the naming of this beer. Will it leave me floating on air? Can I now defy gravity? Stone has some of the classiest looking labeling on their bottles, and their beers generally pour beautifully. If I were to judge this beer on […]