Viva NOLA!

When you think of New Orleans, what comes to mind?  the SAINTS, Mardi Gras, Jazz and Voodoo Fests, and the best damn food in the country, hands down, right? What you might NOT think of is delicious craft brews.  Well, my beer loving friends….it’s time for that to change.  And who will be marching at…

Poppies and Angels….

Sound like a happy Opium trip?  It was something like that.  A few days ago, I journeyed up to Lost Abbey for the release of their limited and highly sought after Red Poppy Ale and 2009 Angel’s Share. Friends headed up to be there when the doors opened, but after traveling across the country for…

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.  It was truly an educational and downright fun as hell time. And thank you to Derek…

“It’s ABV is 10.6%. Better drink THAT one last….”

FIRST I would like to thank the people who have donated money and food so far. Your giving means the world to me and to all of the people it will feed. THANK YOU!!! I want to extend a special thanks to Phil Nugent and Mike Monie, my very first supporters who donated when this…

What a birthday weekend(s)!

This past weekend marked and closed out one of the best birthdays of my life….with two previous weekends of raucous celebrating, I have worn myself out. But damn it was a good 3 weekend stint… This past weekend, I flew to San Diego and visited several craft breweries and attended a beer festival. And I…