In Review of A Beer: Legend of Tom by Black Bridge Brewery

***Update: So, yeah, I'm just an amateur at this drink tasting/reviewing thing. It was BRANDY barrels, not RUM. My bad. I repent in dust & ashes and all. Trust not the reviews on this blog. Well okay, this is still a really good beer.*** As this Saturday, August 12, marks the fourth year of operations…

At those early Seattle shows the people (and frequently the beer) would be flying around the room as soon as the first song began.

The Singing Earth by Barrett Martin Found my beer tie in.  Of course, beer and bands always conflate. Barrett Martin, drummer for Screaming Trees, doesn't really write about beer in his new book, but he treats many other subjects.  Review here.  

On Imperial Stout – Most Notably, Angry Elf

In his book Brewing Porters & Stouts author Terry Foster enumerates several stouts that he had readily available at the time of his writing or that were in his locale.  Some of the names are renowned and acclaimed:  Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout, Yeti Imperial Stout, Narwhal.  Foster consecrates an entire page to sundry stouts…

Containers and the Local

The city council meeting tonight, July 5, had one item on the agenda that could have deleterious effects on the craft brewing scene locally.  It was this: Public hearing and consideration of Ordinance No. 1828 amending Subsection 26.820 of the Zoning Ordinance of City of Kingman to allow storage containers on properties in the C-2…