Here are my reviews for this week: Black Radish, dark lager Weeping Radish Brewery Jarvisburg, NC ABV: 5.3% Bitterness: low Sips (out of 5): 2.5 This is just a blah beer. I was not impressed by it. It had a weird tart taste, that I can’t really explain what it is. If you get to […]

By now we all have seen at least the highlights, or lowlights, from the presidential debates, campaigning, and millions of political ads, which I bet we all are sick of. And since I painstakingly watched all three debates, plus the vice presidential debate, what can I say I’m a glutton, I have a few questions […]

Here are some more pumpkin beer reviews: Night Owl Pumpkin Ale Elysian Brewing Co Seattle, WA ABV: 5.9% IBU: 18 Sips (out of 5): 3 This beer was more spice than pumpkin in taste. The spice really creeps up on you and kicks in after you finish your sip. The pumpkin seems to be there faintly, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]