Top 10 IPA’s in the USA

I love beer folks. Down to earth, warm and welcoming, always happy to talk about their passion for the sudsy glory that is BEER. I’ve been asked for awhile to list my top IPA’s and it’s always been a tough call. There are so many great ones! But finally, I have come to a decision,…

Road trippin’ and dreamin’ of the finish line….

I am a diehard fan of setting out on the open road when life gets a little stuffy and stifling.  Hence…my years zigagging the east coast as a loyal Deadhead.  And then a Phish follower. And numerous camping expeditions. Those of you how know me well, are aware that I get ants in my pants,…

Black magic, serpents, and black holes…

After a long, yet delicious week of wine tastings and events, there is something wonderful about sitting back in a big lush, velvet chair and drinking dark, lush beers…and sampling a lovely Cabernet Sauvignon.  Hahaha, come on now folks, when have you EVER known me to take it one thing at a time? BEER #…

What beer goes good with Champagne?

Hmmm. A tough one.  Especially since Wednesday night was Cork & Bottle’s famous Grower Champagne Tasting.  Ahh yes, folks, bubblies you wanna wrap your arms around and never let go.  It was a tough call, but I held strong in the face of Egly-Ouriet (reeediciously good!), Pierre Gimmonet, Rene Geoffrey (Joe, you know this one…

May the Dark Force be with you…

Nursing a hangover and a headache that made me run clear into my bathroom door frame (way to go champ), I dragged my tired and yet excited behind over to watch the Saints/Panthers game at my friend Mike’s house.  With my Zapps’ BBQ potato chips, of course. And for a variety of reasons, I ended…

Birthday weekend part two!

So..grinning like schoolchildren, we headed to the fantastic Lost Abbey/Port Brewing.  We were told by MJ and Kelly of Green Flash Brewery to seek out Terri, the maven of the tasting room. After the delicious onslaught of varieties at Green Flash, I wanted to hone in on dark, viscous delights. And viscosity I found! OLD…