A Visit to Black Bridge Brewery Despite …

Every town, every community, every person should have access to good beer and it’s best when it comes from a local brewery. So, if I’m honest with myself, I am happy that Kingman now has a local - Black Bridge Brewery. Still, it's difficult to walk through the doors of your dream knowing they were…

Made In the Shade Beer Festival

The wife and I arrived around noon at the Cocnino Fairgrounds in Flagstaff, AZ. It was June 22nd, a clear, warm, sunny day in Flagstaff, with a few gusts of wind - the same gusts that have been plaguing us here in Kingman. I was distressed that they followed us to our getaway. We checked…

The Brewer’s Barrel

It's been thirteen months since I have brewed a beer.  It's been approximately twenty-five months since I have brewed a successful beer.  Yeah, the last one just, sort of, kinda, well ... exploded.  I had planned an awesome Winter of Brewing, beginning in October of 2012.  This did not occur.  Life conspires.  Time expires. As…

A Glass of Friday – Indio by Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma

This beer seems appropriate to finish the week with.  (No, I cannot pronounce properly the brewer and distributor of Indio, Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma).  Earlier in the week, I had a portion of the El Bandido burrito, a specialty at my favorite Mexican restaurant in town, El Palacio.  We had a Mexican-y concoction for dinner last…