No Brakes by Black Bridge Brewery

The anniversary is upon us again. Seven years of brilliantly and locally brewed beer. As many of you probably know there has been a change of ownership at the brewery in the past year. While ownership changes can be detrimental, at time, they can also send a business off on a new trajectory that is…

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,…

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.