If you follow this blog, you probably don’t need a reason to enjoy great Craft Beer, but it’s always nice to have one. This week is American Craft Beer week, and a great time to thank those local craft beer artisans that take simple ingredients and create art.
The other day, while out looking for something different, I picked up a six pack of Ellie’s Brown Ale from Avery Brewing Company. I felt secure in the purchase as the statute had run since my self-imposed Avery ban (see Philly Beer Week 2010), and since my fellow […]
There are just 25 days left until the start of this year’s Philly Beer Week…
The other day, a business trip left me in Chicago’s Midway Airport for a two hour layover, so to kill time, I thought a quick bite and a beer at Harry Caray’s Seventh Inning Stretch was in order. I picked a Holy Cow Burger, a side of baked […]
After another trip to Kress Wine’s wall of imports, I picked up a Wells Banana Bread Beer from Wells and Young. I had the Wells Bombardier and the Young’s Double Chocolate Stout, so the brand and the quality were known to me. Wells and Young is the largest private […]
Having already had, and thoroughly enjoying a Founders Red’s Rye PA, I was looking for another beer out of the Founders lineup, and selected their Dirty Bastard. I chose this beer partly for the packaging (I am far too susceptible to advertising), and partly for the style (I […]
As a part of a mixed six, I picked up a bottle of the Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold. We have reviewed a lot of the Great Lakes line-up (Christmas Ale, Edmund Fitzgerald Porter, Commodore Perry IPA, The Doppelrock Doppelbock Lager, Lake Erie Monster Imperial IPA, Eliot Ness Amber Lager and the […]
Venn diagrams, or set diagrams, are illustrations that depict all possible logical relations between a finite collection of sets. Bring a little education to your home bar or man cave with this art piece titled “The Venn of Beer”.
To kick off the NCAA tournament, a couple of us headed out to find lunch, beverages, and the games on TV. Fortunately, we found Anthony’s Coal Oven Pizza not far from the office. While specializing in the “well done” pizza, Anthony’s has a good lunch menu and, more importantly, […]
To take full advantage of a beautiful almost Spring day, we hopped in the car for a short drive over to the Brick House Tap & Tavern. The Brick features an eclectic menu and a stellar beer list. For my lunch, I opted for the Gun Show Burger […]