Posts Tagged ‘beer’

There’s something about drinking seasonal brews that make me feel exclusive. Part of that is the fact that they actually are exclusive, the other is that it shows that craft beers are living, breathing things, that age and  have a moment-in-time. Now, I’ve never been one to be able to tell the difference between this […]


Maybe I should start by explaining why I’ve been reviewing so many beers as of late. I became a member of the Uptown Beer Guild and was one, in a group of people, picked to receive a Citizens Six-Pack, which is a mixed six-pack chosen by Lake wine & Spirits, a somewhat new liquor store […]


I recently went on a trip to Norway and the local breweries there specialize in two types of beer: lagers and pilsners. So, with the light, crisp flavor of those beers still in my temporary memory – I can definitely say that this beer brought me back to the motherland. Although this is a Spanish […]


The current temperature is 65˚, cloudy and drizzling. As we near the end of October, it’s important to take a few moments to enjoy Minnesota’s fall season before, do I dare say… the snow comes! There’s no better way to embrace a beautiful fall day than by enjoying a nice dark beer – Deschutes Brewery’s […]


Bell’s is easily becoming one of my favorite breweries. After spending the first part of my day-off driving around taking pictures of hanging ice on buildings, I stopped to get a nice specialty beer to pour into my brand new tulip glasses that my wife got me for vday. I was a bit cold, so […]


I’ve never heard/read so much hype about a beer as Bell’s Hopslam. The main reason for the hype is that this is a limited release beer, this year it is only available from January 7 through February – very limited, mostly only in the midwest, with a few exceptions. My first experience trying this beer […]


One thing that I’d like to start doing is write about new beers that I try and my opinions of them – however, unintelligent or basic they might be. This summer Summit came out with the first beer of their unchained series, called Kolsch, which is a german style lager that I haven’t yet tried, but […]