The First Day of December’s Brewsing

First, a beer recap. Friday night Beer Date with the wife: Headed to Black Bridge around 4 pm Since we've been going for a while I asked the bartender her name (Nicole) and introduced the me and the wife as I ordered an Evil Red for the me and a Katastrophic Humiliation for the wife…

Today’s Brewsing

The day began early - for me, at least. The iPhone alarm went off at 6 am and I was actually out of bed by 6:13 as opposed to my usual 6:51. The first order of business was to put on the coffee. It's decaffeinated. This is because I suffer from gout and it seems…

Beer Culture of the US

This is my contribution to the Session. The subject is ... What ... has America done to beer?‘, AKA, ‘USA versus Old World Beer Culture‘. It was chosen by Ding’s Beer Blog. Follow the links to learn more about both The Session and Ding. The question should be ’what hasn’t America done to beers?' I…

Blue Moon – Craft Beer or Not?

Doubtless many of you saw this article or one similar to it. Therein MillerCoors makes a fervid defense of their Blue Moon beers. It comes in response to a statement by the Brewer's Association last year. MillerCoors is upset that it was disqualified, rejected, excommunicated from the ranks of craft breweries as defined by the…

A Glass of Friday – Red Shield by Worthington’s

This is a British beer so it should be accepting of sarcasm. Being humorous, this Red Shield has a label featuring a ... red shield.  The cap, however, was all white shield.  It states on the label that this ale "celebrates fresh flavours."  (Notice the fancy British spelling).  Now, I like to celebrate special events…