WARNING: THIS IS A RANT This past Sunday my wife and I made the trek to Ann Arbor, MI to so I could pick up a few bottles of Jolly Pumpkin’s special release of Perseguidor (review coming soon). My wife stayed in the van with our kids while I joined the line that was already [...]
It’s rare that I jump into the fray on “hot news” where the blogosphere is concerned. Put simply, everything that needs to be said has generally already been said on a given topic. However, certain writing will occasionally raise my ire to such a degree that it simply merits a response. So, I’ll capitulate from being ensconced in [...]
Let me be clear. I refuse to denigrate (i.e., blacken…pun intended) the reputation of the Bruery. Their beers are first rate and high class. My aim is not at all to criticize them in this post. I will certainly make some critical statements, but they do not reflect my thoughts about the Bruery itself. ***WARNING*** [...]
Extreme interventionism, while well intentioned doesn’t always work. Does anyone remember the prohibition, Al Capone, and Bugs Moran?
The bottom line is, when you drink a beer you consume calories. If your beer doesn’t use this energy, the surplus has to go somewhere, and that place is your (and my!) gut
Striking a balance between the new wave of exciting extreme beers and the beers that made them possible can be a task. Hype, hypersensitivity, and a attitude of lament can make one upset about what he or she hasn’t had. I’m as guilty as anyone, so I’m not pointing the finger. But isn’t it singularly [...]
Why do alcohol websites ask me to verify my age?