Last month, Stone Brewing announced they would play around with their 2011 Special Release Schedule by replacing Old Guardian and Imperial Russian Stout with BELGO versions, dubbing them Odd Beers for Odd years. After the squeaky wheel squeaked enough, Stone responded with a funny video proclaiming BELGO styles will coincide with original recipe counterparts. Read […]
Over the past four years, The Lost Abbey/Port Brewing of San Marcos has been the smallest brewery to make the biggest noise in the craft beer community. Frankly speaking, they make some of the most creative, tasty strong ales, saisons and sours out there. They also have had their troubles as it relates to their […]
The landscape of the craft beer scene has never been more promising. All over the country, small craft breweries are popping up left and right, trying to bring beer lovers of all degrees fresh, local, tasty beer.
It has taken me the weekend to digest not the news of BrewDog’s latest high alcohol beer stunt, but the hoopla it has created online in the beer purists/ geek circles. For those who haven’t heard, BrewDog has upped the ante in the Strong Beer wars with ‘The End of History” another highly concentrated beer, […]
A year ago, I was invited to Stone Sourfest, and was unable to attend due to a previously planned family engagement. It’s the life I lead as a decent husband and now a decent dad. Family first, then beer, unless I can combine the two. This year, I called up Dr. Bill Sysak and told […]
Dan’s thoughts on Stone’s Update on Mustardgate and Stone’s RFP for a European Brewery. Stone Brewing has updated us in another well communicated video as to their recent mustard SCANDAL, as well as how their RFP (Request for Proposal) is going for a Stone Brewery in a European Country. Here are my random thoughts followed […]
Less than a month ago, I took a flight up north to the San Jose area on business. I go there a few times a year by myself, and always look for a cool beer spot, whether it be a brew pub, a tasting room, or something off the beaten path with some good beer […]
I love BP, a lot. No not the goofs that are destroying our planet, the fine folks at Ballast Point Brewing in San Diego, CA. If you hav…