Home Brew Session: A Scottish Export, Mostly

Pictures last week told the story of the penultimate day of my vacation. It was home brew time and it seemed to go well. Approximately eight months ago I purchased ingredients for two brews. I made one of them right after I bought the ingredients. It was a smoked porter that was very weak, alcoholically,…

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Concerning a Trip to What is Called the Great American Beer Festival

 60,000 people are really loud Sour beers are the new IPA,; you're welcome Sampling limits should be abolished  Why don't they move this festival around, like the Super Bowl?  In the beginning, called by some 1981, when the world I know began to take shape, in the time when Def Leppard was bringing on the…

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.

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…