Monthly Archives: October 2012

Beer Reviews 10-28-12: Pumpkin Beer Edition III

I drank some more pumpkin beers, and here are what I thought of them: Ichabod, pumpkin ale New Holland Brewing Co Holland, MI ABV: 5.2% Sips (out of 5): 3 This was a decent, pleasant enough ale. It was smooth tasting, but didn’t have any real discernible taste notes. Just faint pumpkin and spice tastes. Oak […]

Beer Reviews 10-21-12

Here are the beers I tried this week: Pere Jacques, Belgian Style Dubbel Abbey Ale Goose Island Beer Co, Chicago, IL ABV: 8% Bitterness (IBU): 26 medium Sips (out of 5): 3 This is another in Goose Island’s vintage series of beers. I didn’t find it to be any different from any other dubbels I have had in […]

politics and race

I have been called a racial epithet too many times in my life I have lost count. Let me start by saying that I am a 32-year-old white male. I really did go through my adolescent years being repeatedly called the n-word. I assume it was because of what music I liked and how I dressed, and […]

Beer Reviews 10-14-12

Here are my thoughts on a few beers I tried this week: 471, Double IPA Breckenridge Brewery, Denver, CO ABV: 9.2% Bitterness (IBU): 70 medium-high Sips(out of 5): 3.5 471 is part of Breckenridge Brewery’s limited run Small Batch series. It is a double IPA that is smooth but with a good hoppy taste. It is […]

Beer Reviews 10-7-12

Here are my reviews for this week: Chatoe Rogue OREgasmic Ale Rogue Ales, Newport OR Bitterness(IBU): 40, medium Sips(out of 5): 3.5 This brew from Rogue is a pale ale, brewed with ingredients that were all grown on Rogue’s own hopyard and barley farm, hence why the label has GYO on it, Grow Your Own. It has a little bit of […]