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Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 49!

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 49!

The story of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock is pretty well known historic fact. However, the reason behind their decision to put ashore here is a bit less known. In fact, they did not continue on to Virginia because they were running out of beer. Priorities. O’Dells Myrcenary Double IPA My family went to…Read more »

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 48!

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 48!

There were three men came out of the west, their fortunes for to try And these three men made a solemn vow John Barleycorn must die John Barleycorn written by Steve Winwood (Traffic) A song about harvesting one of the main ingredients in beer! Saison Au Genievre by Left Hand Brewing I’ve fallen in love…Read more »

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 47!

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 47!

May you have “bread that doesn’t crumble and beer that doesn’t go sour”. Ebers Papyrus -1552 BC Pearl Street Brewery Java Lava If you love coffee and a good stout, this is right up your alley! I really enjoyed this one as it was more about the coffee and malt than the coffee and chocolate,…Read more »

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 46!

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 46!

Ancient Egyptians used beer for a wide variety of purposes, including as an enema and douche. This blogger wouldn’t suggest either…. Thirsty Miner Chocolate Stout by Minhas Craft Brewery, WI Here’s a beer I grabbed at Happy’s when I took advantage of the 6 for $9.99 deal. I love a good stout. I’ve mentioned this…Read more »

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 45!

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 45!

You can buy a “boot of beer” in many German drinking halls. The boot-shaped glass hearkens back to the practice of German soldiers drinking beer from an actual boot in the trenches of World War I. Blech! Samuel Smith Yorkshire Stingo From the bottle: “The name Samuel Smith is a guarantee of excellence and purity”;…Read more »

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 44!

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 44!

Beer was so important in ancient Mesopotamia that there are legal strictures regarding its sale in the Code of Hammurabi. Think this is where “Hamm’s” came from?? Probably not. When trying any new brew, there’s an acronym for breaking down the beer and judging it, based on one’s palate. In other words, a good way…Read more »

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 43!

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 43!

Far from being frowned on as a dangerous recreational drink, beer in the Middle Ages was a necessary part of people’s diets. Good times….. Samuel Smith Winter Welcome Bought this as a special purchase. Not often will I purchase an expensive single bottle, but a splurge to see what I’m missing could be worth it.…Read more »

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 42!

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 42!

Beer is by far the most popular alcoholic drink in the world. In 2016, people consumed nearly 50 billion gallons of beer worldwide. THAT is one big BURP! 2015 Stone “Old Guardian” Extra Hoppy – Odd Year I’ve grown to love barley wines. This is essentially a barley wine style ale that packs a punch…Read more »

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 41!

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 41!

Rogue Ales, an Oregon brewery, created a “Beard Beer” using yeast grown in their brewmaster’s beard. I have no words. via GIPHY   Iowa Brewing Dr. Murkwurdigliebe or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Hop No kidding. That is the name of this brew. If you’re adventurous or just like to say…Read more »

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 40!

Here’s To Beer: A Weekly Beer Blog Part 40!

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was once called the “Beer Capital of the World,” as it was home to four of the largest American breweries: Miller, Pabst, Schlitz, and Blatz, as well as a large German population and a vibrant drinking culture. Schlitz and Blatz. I just wanted to type that again. Uinita Hop Nosh Tangerine I’m always interested…Read more »