My First Belgian: The Session Number Ninety-One

The Session, a.k.a. Beer Blogging Friday, is an opportunity once a month for beer bloggers from around the world to get together and write from their own unique perspective on a single topic. The topic that Elisa and I have chosen for this month’s Session is ‘My First Belgian.' My first Belgian home brew I…

Why Don’t I Home Brew?

For good or ill I began making calculations. See, when people ask me if I'm still making beer my answer is "no." They ask why. I say, "Just out of money and time." Let’s talk expense. During this past weekend and the one prior I’ve spent a combined total of approximately $70 on beer, either…

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…

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…