Weekend Tastings

December 27, 2015 This long holiday weekend was quite enjoyable.  Aside from celebrating Christmas with family, I was able to sample a couple of new stouts as well as visit some old “friends”.    I was able to bookend Terrapin’s Wake-n-Bake and Aviator’s Night Jump with a couple of Saturday morning Guinness stouts that wereContinue reading “Weekend Tastings”

Christmas Bomb!

My tastings this weekend turned out to be perfect examples of why stouts are amazing.  Saturday I enjoyed Milk and Cookies from Wicked Weed – a good stout, nothing over the top, but enjoyable nonetheless.  Tonight, I cracked open Christmas Bomb! from Prairie Artisan Ales….I’ve had Bomb! before and hoped that PAA’s Christmas offering wouldContinue reading “Christmas Bomb!”

The Busy Season

October 19, 2015 Today’s post will be rather brief.  This is becoming the busy season for Stout releases.  We’ve just seen the annual release of Founder’s Breakfast Stout and many of the local breweries are hopping on the Stout release train – Lonerider with “Pistols at Dawn”, Fullsteam with IGOR, Son of IGOR, and SeñorContinue reading “The Busy Season”