Stout and about…..

A few random observations: -I’m in the middle of my first beer trading “damaged shipment”.  I sent a full 6 shipper from North Carolina to California, had it refilled and it was sent back to NC by one of my good trading partners.  It made it all the way cross country back to western NorthContinue reading “Stout and about…..”

Stout Beer….and Ice Cream?

When I wrote the Brews to Beans article for BrewStuds, I was particularly intrigued with the local collaboration between Braxton Brewing of Covington, Kentucky and Graeter’s Ice Cream of Cincinnati, Ohio.  Braxton and Graeter’s worked together and recently released Braxton’s Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Milk Stout.  I reached out to Jonathan Gandolf, chief of marketingContinue reading “Stout Beer….and Ice Cream?”

Why is February Stout Month… and the top ten reasons why I love Stouts!

February has been declared to be Stout Month.  I have a real problem with that…..why is the shortest month of the year Stout Month?  I would suggest that either December or January be Stout Month….that way we would get 3 more days of Stout Loving!  OK…enough of that. I’m actually glad that we have aContinue reading “Why is February Stout Month… and the top ten reasons why I love Stouts!”

Guest Blogging at Brew Studs

I’ve found that part of the fun and enjoyment of the craft beer experience is learning.  Learning takes various styles and forms – tasting and sampling different Stouts is one of them! – but another is reading about the world of craft beer and keeping up with new releases, industry trends, regulatory news, and otherContinue reading “Guest Blogging at Brew Studs”