Category Archives: Beer

Bring on the Barley Wines

Barley Wine is an amazing style of brewing steeped in old English tradition. Domestically, Barley Wines have been picking up momentum this past year as local brewmasters reach for different expressions of high gravity (high alcohol) offerings. Barley Wines are … Continue reading

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California: North Coast Brew Company’s Grand Cru

From their humble beginnings in 1988, California’s North Coast Brewing Company has won over 70 brewing competitions for its takes on classic beer styling’s from around the world. North Coast has also been very successful at producing unique brews that … Continue reading

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Aventinus from G. Schneider and Sohn

Aventinus As the temperature drops outside during the late fall, my beer palate takes a turn from the hoppy beers of the harvest to darker offerings that warm the body and soul. One of my all time favorite dark beers … Continue reading

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Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale is King of Pumpkin Ales

Imperial Pumpkin Ale One of the best ways to keep warm and while getting into the mood for endless Halloween “trick or treating” marathons, is to crack one of the very limited pumpkin beers that have shown up at the … Continue reading

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Belgian Trappist Beer: Brasserie d’ Achouffe’s Chouffe Houblon Dobbelen IPA Tripel

Chouffe Houblon Dobbelen IPA Triple Brasserie d’ Achouffe is a brewery still in its infancy when compared to many of the other legendary Trappist and Abbey breweries that dominate the history and headlines of the Belgian beer scene. However, in … Continue reading

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