The Commander and Brother Barley wrap up their long-delayed Chanukah Tasting Note Series.
Grab your scarves and mittens…’cause the Aleheads are talking Winter brews.
Brother Barley gives 4 Hops to the Ommegang Dubbel in Aleheads’ first video tasting note!
2 Hops for a wholly uninspiring Dubbel, the Boak’s Two Blind Monks.
Brother Barley reviews the Chimay Red, White, and Blue and finds that the brewery doesn’t quite live up to his idealized memories.
Brother Barley delves into Trappists…plus a tasting note on the Westmalle Dubbel.
Brother Barley and Wifey McHops sample a flight of brews to make them forget that they live in Alabama.
North Coast takes a stab at entering the organic beer market.
Brother Barley and Brother Thelonius make sweet music together.
Beer styles are fluid designations (literally and figuratively). Like trying to categorize art (What separates Dada from Surrealism? Does Abstract Expressionism really mean anything?) or film (What genre is Inglourious Bastards? A war picture? A comedy? Revenge porn?), beer styles are somewhat of a lazy shorthand. They’re a way for us to categorize brews into […]
So, maybe I’ve made some disparaging remarks about the Men from Maine in the past. I’m not really sure why as I certainly have nothing against their beers. In fact, everything I’ve tasted from Allagash is pretty good and representative of their respective style. I’m not a fan of their White Ale because I think […]