The Role of Beer Books In Contributing to Beer Culture

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” ― Haruki Murakami I don't really know who that author is; I found that quote on Goodreads. It seems a good fit for The Session this month. The beer blogging Friday host Joan Birraire posited this…

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…

Weekend Beer Picks

The need to decompress is upon me.  If there's still Never Go Back, a black IPA, available downtown I shall drink it.  For Beer Sunday I'm thinking kolsch still and maybe a saison.  Hennepin, perhaps or Rare Vos.  So be it.

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…

Holy Water by Black Bridge

It's a Belgian Pale ale. It's sharp golden brown. Very woody, barky, smoky Slight carbonation Sticky body Smells like wood, too, oak Good example of style Can't get enough. Who'd have guessed drinking tree bits would be so fabulous?