Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Last Hours of 2013

The last blog post of 2013…a tough year for me…a look back on a year that I have a love/hate relationship with. When I wrote that last sentence, it sounded better in my mind than how it reads. The last … Continue reading

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Stone Imperial Russian Stout: Time To Start Cellaring My Beer

Imperial Stouts are thick, rich, full of complexity, and strong. A good Imperial Stout has a dark chocolate and/or coffee taste under the bitter hop flavors and slightly sweet malts. The smooth mouthfeel of a strong Imperial Stout, combined with … Continue reading

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Crime and Punishment is Arrogantly Hot and Spicy

You thought you were worthy, maybe you were, but did you really expect it to be like this? If you find yourself drinking an Arrogant Bastard Ale as your session beer, or as the go-to beer at the neighborhood block … Continue reading

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Join Me On The Dark Side

Darth Vader, the Supreme Commander of the Imperial Forces, may be scary to some. As a child, and a fan of Star Wars, I was always intrigued by the man in the mask with the voice of James Earl Jones. … Continue reading

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Pairing Beer with Food at The Crest

Why would anyone eat steak tartare with a glass of Founders Breakfast Stout before 10:30 am? Simply put, because I was on a mission. A mission to make a series of posts about pairing good food with good beer. I … Continue reading

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