Hordeum details what he can remember from Hunahpu’s Day
New Years Eve is for reflection.
An Aleheads take on food and drink in Des Moine
Herr Hordeum travels to Stone World Bistro and Gardens in search of gargoyles and ale. One out of two aint bad.
Hordeum searches the globe for beer. Why the Philippines?
Hordeum along with James Hopfield and Brews Dickinson delve into Left Hand’s metal beers.
Hordeum and Slouch drink beer, you read.
Hordeum complains about not finding beer, and then gets over it by drinking beer.
I frequently complain about beer distribution here in the heartland. Well, I have one less brewery to complain about now, as Stone will begin distributing in Missouri next month. Yeah, I’ll still have to drive 45 minutes to get some, but better than nothing (and the silver lining of having to make a trip to […]
In my continuing effort to review the entire Boulevard Smokestack series, I have now come to the Seeyoulator Dobblebock. It is customary for Dopplebock names to end in –ator, and it is clear that someone at Boulevard is an aspiring comedian. Apparently the homage to the Dopplebock tradition only goes so far, as I looked […]
Ah the Midwest, home of neutral accents and neutral beers. Yes, if the state doesn’t have a coast, a mountain, or a reasonable winter, then it seems to be home to truly bad beer. Anheuser-Busch, Pabst, Hamm’s, Blatz, Schlitz, Miller, Milwaukee’s Best (Milwaukee has certainly had its share of visitors. The French missionaries and explorers […]
This beer is the second in Left Hand’s Fade to Black series, which are strong, dark beers brewed to be served as the northern hemisphere days shorten. Since the days are now getting a bit longer I guess I kinda missed the boat on that, but oh well. It is still cold out, and strong, […]
Wheat wines are not a very common beer style, so I was pleased to see this offering from Boulevard at the local store. This beer is part of the Boulevard Smokestack series, an eclectic mix of high gravity beers ranging from American to Belgian styles with lot of twists and a healthy amount of experimentation. […]
Slouch Sixpack beat me to the punch in posting the first Cigar City tasting note. Oh, and thanks for giving Mrs. Sixpack credit for sending those two 750 ml bombers your way. Who do you think picked those out??? As Slouch mentioned, Cigar City is a relatively new brewery that has exploded into the US […]