Monthly Archives: December 2013

Beer Review – Knotty Brown by Wolf’s Ridge

Wolf’s Ridge is one of the newer breweries in Columbus, opening up about 3 months ago (9/27/13).  This past weekend I went there for dinner and some beers and picked up a growler of their English Brown Ale, Knotty Brown, … Continue reading

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Positively 4th Street Part 1 – A Review of Wolf’s Ridge Brewing

Over the past couple of years Columbus has seen a number of new breweries open, one of which is Wolf’s Ridge Brewery which opened up in September 2013.  It’s located at 215 N. 4th street a little east of downtown (about … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Jabby Brau by Jack’s Abby

Here is another beer from from my Boston trip.  This one is made by Jack’s Abby, a brewery located in Framingham, MA that specializes in lagers (see my earlier review of Kiwi Rising by Jack’s Abby).  Jabby Brau is made … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Tripel Threat by Cambridge Brewing Company

Cambridge Brewing Company was the brewery I was most looking forward to sampling during my early December trip to Boston.  I was able to try 4 different CBC beers on tap while in Boston—Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, Soleil d’Hiver, Hop … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Zoe by Maine Beer Company

This is another beer I brought home from my early December trip to Boston.  A few months back my friend Chris brought me another Maine Beer Company offering, their IPA Mo, which was delicious. So I’m looking forward to this … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Trailhead Pale Ale by Fatheads

Trailhead Pale Ale is a fresh hopped Pale Ale which is not bottled and according to the Fatheads website is a limited edition batch exclusive to Cleveland. (Editors Note: Fatheads has announced they will begin canning Trailhead sometime in May 2014.) … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Lambic Sauce

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and one of the staples of Thanksgiving dinner is cranberry sauce.  Here is a recipe for cranberry sauce with a fantastic beer twist that is not only delicious, it’s super easy to prepare.  In my biased … Continue reading

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Elves, Monks and Cinnamon – The Best Christmas Beers of 2013

Although Christmas beers have been on the shelves for months now, as we come to the winter solstice I thought it would be appropriate to do a post on holiday beers.  Last weekend I asked my friends Ralph, Nick and … Continue reading

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New Belgium Launch Events in Columbus

As most of the Ohio beer community already knows New Belgium beers were made available across Ohio today (12/16/13). Fat Tire, Ranger IPA and Trippel are initially selling at $2.99 per 22 oz bomber, which is unheard of cheap for a bomber … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Gifts for the Beer Lover in Your Life

Dear Slats, Christmas is right around the corner and I don’t have good gift ideas for my spouse.  He loves beer though so I thought you might be able to point me in the right direction. Sincerely, Lois from Licking … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Kiwi Rising by Jack’s Abby

I just came back from a trip to Boston.  While I was there I picked up some local beers to bring home that I’ll be reviewing over the next few weeks.  One brewery I was very much looking forward to … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Seizoen Bretta by Logsdon (it’s the cat’s meow)

While most people associate Thanksgiving with food, what feast would be complete without great beer.  This year I had an incredible beer on Thanksgiving and I wanted to share that with everyone.   This post is coming a little late due … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Dirty Bastard and Backwoods Bastard by Founders

Scotland is a little too far north to be ideal for growing hops.  So Scottish beers are generally more lightly hopped, and hence maltier, than their English cousins.  They come in various distinctions depending on their alcohol content, the strongest … Continue reading

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