THE FINAL BEER #100!!

If you haven’t seen it already, here it is!  The FINAL beer of my 100 Barrel-Aged and Oak Influenced Beers, I give you the classic and incomparable KBS from Founders Brewing: June 28 : Kentucky Breakfast Stout : Founder’s Brewing Co : with Laurie Delk of 100 Beers.30 Days. from New Brew Thursday on Vimeo….

Standouts of the Countdown, Beers #94-99 of 100

The longest post of my countdown, but it’s time to wrap this baby up and move on to the next  challenge!! So here they are folks, some of my favorites of the countdown saved for the home stretch of reviews: BEER #94 Nebraska Hop God, 10% ABV: One of the most memorable of Stone’s Oakquinox festival…

A Tribute to Brewdog: Beers #91-93

Here’s to James, Martin, and all the guys and gals of Brewdog and the crazy interesting brews they crank out. I held on to these three in particular, waiting patiently for this 100 Barrel-Aged and Oak Influenced Beer challenge, knowing I wanted to save them to the final lap. BEER #91 BrewDog/Three Floyds Bitch Please,…

A Brewmaster Chat, Beers #87-90 of 100!

Talkin’ about barrels & sours! Join me for this fun & educational tasting with Paul Segura, Head Brewmaster of Karl Strauss as we taste through their 22nd and 23rd Anniversary beers and the wild beers that are now coming from the brewery:

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….

The Wonders of Bourbon County Stout, Beers #77-81

Join me as I talk with Ken Hunnemeder from Goose Island about their famous Bourbon County Stout! We taste 4 from the line, talk about the brewery, the reaction to their buyout from ABInBev and more. It’s a beer geek learning experience you won’t wanna miss!

Saints and Sinners…

FIRST off, I HAVE to start this post with one battlecry: GO SAINTS!!! Alright, now that I have that out of my system…on to BEERS 4, 5 and 6! Ahem. I am pretty sure I am gonna offend someone with this next part….but I couldn’t resist and remember: it’s all in good fun, and sometimes…

The Dark Journey begins…..

WHAT a 24 hours….Halloween, first 3 beers down, an incredible wine tasting involving 9 delicious Pinot Noirs from Oregon, lots of macaroni and cheese (thank you Maureen!) and Where the Wild Things Are. Wowza. Its not called Sunday Funday for no reason…. For my first beer, I went to the Mid-City Bulldog bar with friends…