November 23, 2011 - 1:57pm
My review of Sam Adams Chocolate Chili Bock - The Vixen.
I was excited when I heard that Sam Adams was going to be releasing a small batch series of bombers including Tasman Red, Third Voyage, and this week's beer review - The Vixen, a Chocolate Chili Bock.  This was the one I was most eager to try, and I liked the thought of the potential...
November 7, 2011 - 2:45pm
Old Man Winter and a head cold walk into a bar...
Yesterday the calendar gave everyone something to talk about with the whole 11-1-11 thing.  it was such a topic of discussion that I decided that it ought be celebrated, and apparently so did my body -- by ushering in my first official head cold of the season.  Between the cycles of runny...
October 26, 2011 - 1:51pm
Let's all be like monks this winter, have a beer.
There is something about the oncoming cool weather that just makes me want to eat, and eat a lot.  I think that there must be something in our prehistoric brains that signals us as humans to "plump up" during the colder months in an effort to stay as warm as possible.  I was...
October 19, 2011 - 1:42pm
It was a dark and stormy night...pass me a beer.
Last evening was the first cold AND rainy one of the Fall season and so I went searching for a beer that would steal away a little of the damp chill in the air.  I came across a bottle of O'Fallon Smoked Porter at Old Town Wine & Spirits, and given my penchant for smoked beers and...
September 28, 2011 - 1:39pm
I'd like to buy an "O", Pat...as in "Oh my goodness that was a great beer!!!"
Yesterday I swung by Old Town Wine and Spirits in search of some beers to review that were fitting for the season we are entering.  They were ripe with all the varieties of Pumpkin beers and Octoberfest beers that we have come to indulge in every September and October, and as I intently...