Livin’ on the Sweet Side…Beers #82-86

Okay, so these beers aren’t really “sweet”, per se, but each of these has a richness in aroma and flavor that definitely appeals to the sensibilities of our personified sweet tooth. Read on and you will quickly understand… BEER #82 2009 Founders Nemesis, 12% ABV: Boy they aren’t kidding about the title on this one….

Life is a Bowl (or 9000 pounds) of Cherries…

As the fog rolled in and the sun set on another glorious Saturday of college football, I decided it was prime time to open a blanket-worthy stout. But which one? As I perused my beer refrigerators (yes, I have more than one), a special brew caught my eye. The Cherry Chocolate Stout is the brainchild…

A Tasting for the Ages…

First of all, I would like to extend a HUGE thank you to Dylan Lintern of NOLA brewing for inviting me to one of the BEST tastings, beer or wine, that I have been to in a long time. ┬áIt was truly an educational and downright fun as hell time. And thank you to Derek…

I hear the train a comin’…

Folks, I had the distinct pleasure of visiting a local homebrewer yesterday to taste his award-winning beer, the absolutely delicious Man in Black Stout. And I tell you, I learned a TON. Virgil Russell, the chef of this special concocotion, gave me a crash course in homebrewing and the development of his recipe. The kind…