Brother Barley conducts a rather pointless DIPA taste-test. Still fun though.
Recently, I found myself sitting in a car on Friday afternoon, at the border of the United States and Canada, anxiously awaiting a weekend of delicious Seattle hop-bombs on the way back from suffering through nine days of weak Canadian swill.* I thought I had nothing to fear. I thought my suffering was over. I […]
That’s Chris at the Falling Rock in Denver. Good man. After cracking into a Pliny the Elder and Blind Pig, Chris let us sample an as-yet unreleased sour from Russian River brewed in honor of the 25th anniversary of San Fran’s killer taproom, the Toronado. We also sampled some great local suds recommended by Chris […]
A funny thing happened on the way to Boulder. We continued our epic quest to hit up as many breweries as possible. After rolling out of Ft. Collins, we went straight to Loveland for some delicious brews at Grimm Brothers. Then it was on to Longmont to visit Left Hand on the mighty St. Vrain. […]
Brother Barley is taking over for Doc who is feeling the effects of yesterday’s epic Ft. Collins bender. Thanks to the good people of FC for treating the Aleheads right. First stop today, Loveland, CO for a quick trip to Grimm Brothers. We’re being well-treated at this German-style alehouse. All of their brews are tasty, […]
So, we went to more breweries today. These included Funkwerks, New Belgium, and a little place called Pateros Creek Brewing Co. Man did we had some fun. While the 90 minute New Belgium tour was a tad cheesy , we at least got to pour our own beers and tasted a bunch of cool stuff. […]
Doc here. Enjoying a few flights with some fellow Aleheads in Fort Collins. So far we’ve sampled the suds at Fort Collins Brewery with an excellent Rye Imperial IPA, schwartzbier, Raucbier, red ale, cream ale, and just about anything else they set in front of us. Phenomenal Cuban sandwich too. We’re also spending quite a […]
…is the exclusive membership model is a good thing for the craft beer world?
After a summer hiatus, we proudly welcome Anderson Valley brewmaster Fal Allen to the show in the wake of their recently announced Wild Turkey partnership. We discuss Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout in bourbon barrels, new AVBC brews on the horizon, Fal’s time as a brewer in Singapore, their foray into cans, the challenges of starting a sour program, and much more.
Kid Carboy tastes a coveted brew (which is any brew) from Indiana’s Three Floyds.
Kid Carboy interviews the man behind Chicago’s new Begyle Brewing, which will offers growlers of beer on a subscription model to its clientele.
Kid Carboy tastes an excellent red ale from Milwaukee’s Lakefront Brewery.
Brother Barley introduces the paradigm-shifting Plus-Minus Rating system for beer.
Slouch sees somebody with a t-shirt and tries to make some larger point.
The new bombers are here! The new bombers are here!