Kingman’s Beer and Brat Festival

Being less than impressed by my visit to this festival last year it is surprising I find myself here once more. I blame my sister. She wanted to go this year. Since it is a beer event (loosely) and I am slightly attempting to keep tabs on these things in Kingman, and it seems decent…

The Session #68 – Strange, New, Unusual, Different Beers

The theme: Novelty Beers 99 Pours gives us this theme:  "With the onslaught of even weirder beards…erm…beers…than before, I can’t help but wonder if novelty beers are going too far. Or maybe not far enough? LOL! As a merchant of beer, I can see the place for novelty beers, as I am choosing for some…

A Glass of Friday – Sam Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale

What brilliance drove the brewers at the Boston Beer Company to release a pumpkin spiced ale ... in autumn? Its utterly amazing. What? Oh, it's not officially fall yet? Oh, I see. Very well, Sam Adams has broken all boundaries by releasing their Pumpkin Ale near fall. Brilliant. Pumpkin ales are like Star Wars books.…

An Octoberfest in Kingman, Arizona

Cleanse yourself of every defilement of flesh and spirit I have read.   Thus, I sit here with my last Samuel Adams Octoberfest gently rinsing away the icky from a paltry, so-called beer festival/Octoberfest I hath just attended. Kingman's "Oktoberfest" is now in its fourth year.  It's been held in downtown Kingman at Locomotive Park right…