Alright so here we are on day 4 and what do we have? A Pilsner. How exciting. Kristi says it smells like a pilsner. Pilsners are from the lager family which means they are top fermented. Fun fact: There are only 2 types of beer. Lagers are top fermenting and Ales are bottom fermenting. All … Continue reading Craft Beer Advent Calendar – Dec 4, 2017
Long day. No time for jokes or briefings. Today's beer is the Accusation Ale Extra Special Bitter. It tastes bitter. For a beer that is only 5% it tastes stronger. As I do some research on ESBs I learn that they are traditionally more aggressive and more balanced bitters, both in alcohol and hop character. … Continue reading Craft Beer Advent Calendar – Dec 3, 2017
Day 2 and they hit me with a 10% barley wine.
Here we are back at it again with another craft beer advent calendar. December 1st. Bottoms up.
We wake up and leisurely enjoy our coffee and the stunning view of the Scottish hills in our hosts backyard. We are here for 1 more night so today is dedicated to Inverness and the surrounding areas. We decide to head straight for the thing that put Inverness on the map: Loch Ness. … Continue reading Inverness, Scotland – May 2017
driving through the Cairngorms National park from Edinburgh to Inverness.
Our host, Sam, offers a free (for tips) Harry Potter walking tour. The tour runs every Saturday at 15:05 (3:05pm) meeting at William Chambers on Chambers street. We didn't get to do the tour with him as it was Tuesday and he was busy preparing for a Tourism convention for Wednesday morning. You can check … Continue reading Edinburgh, Scotland – May 2017