Monthly Archives: August 2014

Craft Beer Crossword Puzzle #1

Craft beer doesn’t have to be all serious.  If you are ready from a break from mouthfeel descriptors and hop varieties here is some craft beer fun and games.  This is the first in a series of crossword puzzles (almost) all … Continue reading

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San Diego Craft Beer Crossword Puzzle

This is the third installment in my ongoing series of craft beer crossword puzzles.  The first was a general craft beer crossword puzzle.  The second focused on the craft beer scene in Ohio.  This latest puzzle takes most of its clues … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Bitch Creek ESB by Idaho’s Grand Teton Brewing

What do you know about the craft beer scene in Idaho?  Unless you are one of the small contingent of family members and old friends who live in Idaho and follow this blog, the answer is probably not much.  In fact … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Big Star White IPA by Four String

Lately most of my posts have been about beer adventures I’ve had while visiting various parts of the county, but before summer runs out I wanted to get back to some reviews of local beers.  One that I’ve enjoyed on … Continue reading

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My Search for the Beast of the East – Hunting Double IPAs in Vermont

For hardcore hopheads it doesn’t get too much better than an imperial or double IPA (DIPA for short).  Vinnie Cilurzo, head honcho at Russian River Brewing, is credited with developing this style while he was brewing at the now defunct … Continue reading

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Free beer on a Friday how cool(ship) is that – A visit to Allagash Brewing

I recently attended a conference at a small college in the middle of New Hampshire (Colby Sawyer College in New London).  Looking to squeeze a little beer tourism into the trip I was faced with a difficult choice.  On the … Continue reading

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