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…

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…