Brother Barley explains the genius of beer scarcity.
The Czar’s assistant, Karl, reviews some of Sam Smith’s offerings.
Slouch chronicles the coming battle between Victory Headwaters Pale Ale and Oskar Blues’ Dale’s Pale Ale.
Brother Barley explores what could potentially be the biggest deal in brewing history.
This week, we take on the UK, Kona Brewing, Dark Horse, Lagunitas, and the hipsters in Williamsburg. Plus much more!
See here for my previous note on flavors and molecules in beer. A recent post about tasting notes from Brother Barley has really got me thinking. I’ve always felt humbled by the descriptive terms the other Aleheads in tasting notes, and felt that my own palate (or perhaps my nose) isn’t really up to snuff, […]
Hi again Aleheads – it’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to post: it has been a busy fall and winter for the Professor. I’ve been buried in a job search that has been dragging on for many months and culminated in a huge amount of travel all over the country – including […]
Ah, South Florida in February: to whose sun-soaked beaches swarm the most gorgeous young women, along with the ugliest, fattest living senior citizens on the planet, as they flee their harsh winters in search of vitamin D. Though I fit into neither category (not yet, anyway…my sex change operation is next week), I headed down […]
The first thing to know about the fresh-faced youth that is Kid Carboy Jr. is that my world experience is severely lacking. Whereas some of the wiser Aleheads would knowingly turn up their nose at the street corner game of Three Card Monte, I’m intrigued.* “Who are these nice men who seem so eager to drape […]
Brother Barley explores his Finnish heritage with a bottle of sahti.
Russ from CraftCans.com drops by to enlighten us about the world of canned craft beers.
The ex-Presidents discuss their favorite brews. Let freedom ring!
Kid Carboy talks box-store “craft” beer. You’ve been warned.
The Aleheads take on the grunge era. Come as you are…
This week, we discuss Newcastle, Brewery Vivant, Surly, the Red Cross, and much more!
3.5 hop review of Upright Brewing Four Play
The Commander does not need collaborators to wage a campaign at his new local package store, coming back with a superb collaboration Scotch Ale from a trio of San Diego brewers.
Newcastle unleashes the Werewolf.
The Aleheads Code. Learn it. Live it. Love it.
Finally, a Belgian beer I can crush against my forehead after finishing.