Mohave County Beer Fest, Year Three. Is There Hope For Number Four?

Thank you to the anonymous (to me, at least) driver of a Ford Expedition for having a decal on the back window of your vehicle advertising Saturday’s Mohave County Beer Fest. It reminded me to buy tickets. Marketing works. Saturday’s event was relaxing and enjoyable. Indeed, 'there is nothing better for us than to eat…

My First Belgian: The Session Number Ninety-One

The Session, a.k.a. Beer Blogging Friday, is an opportunity once a month for beer bloggers from around the world to get together and write from their own unique perspective on a single topic. The topic that Elisa and I have chosen for this month’s Session is ‘My First Belgian.' My first Belgian home brew I…

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…

That’s Some Bad Abbey

Orphan Abbey.  The name is kind of cute and kind of derivative and kind of lame.  I can't decide. The beer, though, is not good at all. Well, it is pretty. I appreciated the clarity of he body and the brilliance of the orange/brown color. The head was adequate if not long lived. I suppose…