Back in February, I bought an extra bottle of The Abyss by Deschutes. Originally, this bottle was meant for another. Unfortunately for them, our plans for the exchange fell through repeatedly and we gave up. It was then going to be shared with Wes when he was in town. This one fell through the cracks on a rather busy weekend of drinking. So I was determined to find someone to share this bottle with. I didn’t just find someone, I found many. (more…)
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Well, two years ago today, at the San Francisco Zoo, my wife and I made a committment to each other and got married. Since then we’ve had our daughter Kaleigh and life has changed dramatically. No beer related activities in the works tonight folks, but I need to take this time to tell my wife that I love her. I love you Jen. Happy Anniversary. Here’s to many more.
It’s the first Friday of the month, which means it’s time for The Session. This session we tackle the topic of anniversary brews, those once a year specialties where brewers get to show off what they’re made of. This month’s session is being hosted by Ray at The Barley Blog, so make sure to check out his site. (more…)
Posted in Personal, Tastings, tagged Alaskan Barleywine, carrot cake, Fuller's Vintage ale 2006, Hop Rod Rye, Moylan's Hopsickle, Ommegang Three Philosphers, Racer 5 IPA on July 28, 2008 | Leave a Comment »
After hitting Hopmonk and coming home to drink excessively on Friday night, Wes and I decided to change it up a little for Saturday Night. The plan: drink excessively in downtown Santa Rosa, then head home to BBQ, and drink excessively. In our defense, we chose very good beers to drink. (more…)