Monthly Archives: January 2008

A better beer pour

The Poughkeepsie Journal’s online counterpart ran an article online a few days ago. You can read it in it’s entirety here. In summation, the article talks about a better way to serve beer. First, according to the article, you want … Continue reading

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Red Stripe Jamaican Lager (American Macro Lager, 4.70% ABV)

Red Stripe is brewed by Desnoes & Geddes Limited, based out of Jamaica. The company initially started our making sodas and distributing imported liquors. In 1928, they had brewed the first Red Stripe beer but unlike today’s modern descendent, this … Continue reading

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Shameless Call for Help

Not too much to update at this moment beer wise. A lot of my work is “behind the scenes” where I find myself tinkering with the code that runs this blog. Granted, it’s not like I’m coding from scratch, just … Continue reading

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Being “in the Know”

Back when I used to be a raging alcoholic, I would often go shoot pool on Monday nights. There’s this place I used to go to where you could play all night for $10. You can imagine our excitement then … Continue reading

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Street Cred

Street Credibility, or more popularly known as “Street Cred”, is an oft pursued and highly desired, yet difficult to acquire form of influence. As portrayed in various media outlets, street cred is often attained by doing something illegal, often resulting … Continue reading

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Rabbit’s Foot Meadery Diabhal (Belgian style Golden Strong Ale) 8.2% ABV

Rabbit’s Foot Meadery is located in Sunnyvale, close to where I used to work. I found out about them through their meads. I head read up on meads when I decided that I wanted to make one myself and Rabbit’s … Continue reading

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Joseph Brau Winterfest (Dark Double Bock)

I saw this beer at an end cap in Trader Joe’s. I had never heard of it before and was mildly interested but what put me over was where the label said “Joseph Brau Brewing Co. San Jose, Ca”. Being … Continue reading

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Defining a Standard

Looking back at this blog, I wasn’t sure if the reviews I do were helpful. I mean, I talk about all these different aspects of the beer but in the end, I don’t have much of a defined opinion. With … Continue reading

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Beer and Food Pairing Events Section Added

Things have been pretty busy around here and this blog has felt the neglect. While things will continue to be busy for me, blog maintenance has been moved up the priority list. As a result, a new page has been … Continue reading

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