As I mentioned in the last beer related post, I’ve been searching for a replacement for Winter’s Bourbon Cask Ale since it disappeared from the market. I tried two vanilla beers during my last visit to Total Wine, but they were porters ( Breckenridge Brewery’s Vanilla Porter and Leinenhugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter) and just didn’t give me the taste I wanted. I still need a vanilla ale in my life and the quest continues!
It’s not enough to drink beer – you have to make a game of it. It’s required, apparently. I’ve seen people play beer pong and quarters, but there’s another level to this drinking games phenomenon. Read the rest of this entry
I’ve been duped again. Why do I keep letting this happen?
Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale is yet another pumpkin beer that promises pumpkin taste and doesn’t deliver. This is nothing new, but I feel a bit more swindled this time because of the very name of the beer. Calling your beer “Double Pumpkin” implies to me that this will taste even more like pumpkin than most pumpkin beers. Yet, I can detect no pumpkin taste at all! Let me bring in David Lookner again: Read the rest of this entry
One of my favorite episodes of Seinfeld has always been “The Wait Out.” The episode features guest appearances from Cary Elwes and Debra Messing and features a slightly darker sense of humor for which the show was generally known. Specifically, Jerry and Elaine are both elated that George may have broken up a marriage that comprised partners they’d both like to have for themselves. Messing’s character mentions that she’s become annoyed with her husband’s eccentricities – for example, he asks questions that he immediately answers.
Observe how easily this transitions into a review of Uinta Crooked Line Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin Ale! Read the rest of this entry
We got the gang together and tried over a dozen pumpkin beers. It was a battle to the finish, but there were clear winners. Read the rest of this entry
This counts as not drinking alone. Read the rest of this entry