Tag: Midwest brewers

Welcome to Porter-Palooza!


Minding my own business (as I’m always wont to do), I was assailed by G-LO with another of his “great” ideas for a post. He thought it might be “fun” to try a couple of different world class porters and write it up as a post. While I […]

Beer Review – Schlafly Tripel Ale


On Tuesday (it’s the new Friday, right?), I joined G-LO and the Wookie in a tasting of the Spéciale Belge. Not one to arrive empty handed (my Mama raised me right!), I brought over a bottle of Schlafly’s Tripel Ale. I had picked up the bottle on a […]

Beer Review – Founders Dirty Bastard


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 […]

Beer Review – Great Lakes Oktoberfest


As my Oktoberfest beer reviews wind down, I have saved one of the best for last: Great Lakes Brewing Company’s Oktoberfest. G-LO has reviewed several of the Great Lakes brews, i.e. the Burning River Pale Ale, the Christmas Ale, the Edmund Fitzgerald Porter, the  Commodore Perry IPA, the Doppelrock Doppelbock Lager, the Lake Erie […]