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…

The Past Repast

The trip was average and of adequate duration.  Time was spent away from this town, away from secular employment, away from responsibility and I find myself mildly refreshed.  Yes, a vacation was had by my family.  We spent some time with my wife's sister in Tucson and then we attended a circuit assembly in St…

The Tricky Dogfish Head

Dogfish Head makes some fabulous beers.  They're always over the top and a little off.   I chose Namaste for this Friday's beer session.  Namaste is a wit and has a Dogfish twist.  They added lemongrass. I read that this lemongrass is popular for Thai food.  It's in some Tom Yum soup which is supposed to…

Beer Review: Witless by Roger

I love Mothership Wit and Hoegaarden and, especially, a local brewery's wit beer called Full Moon. So I did my best to make a wit.  All right, not my best.  It was just a general attempt to make a Belgian-y quasi-wit. Homebrewing is all about enjoying beer. As you can see Witless is considerably darker…