Craft Beer Advent Calendar – Dec 3, 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

Craft Beer Calendar – Dec 19, 20, 21

This time of year is seemingly a never-ending run of chaos.  As you can see, I'm 3 days behind on my drinking shenanigans. So what better way to spend my day off by avoiding helping Kristi clean the house because it's very important that I get this blog done. First up dating all the way … Continue reading Craft Beer Calendar – Dec 19, 20, 21

Craft Beer Calendar – Dec 7

So I'm ridiculously hungover since we had our staff Christmas party last night.  Going out with people who work in a bar usually results in a rough morning.  So it's 11:45pm and I figure I should drink this beer. Parallel 49 Filthy Dirty India Pale Ale. Ibu 76... This might hurt. Yep. It's hoppy and … Continue reading Craft Beer Calendar – Dec 7

Craft Beer Calendar – Dec 2

Day 2 of the craft beer calendar and it's the Red Racer India Session Ale (ISA).  Central City is the main operating company but they call their beer line "Red Racer." They also have a beer line in the United States that they call "Red Betty".  I'll likely flipflop between saying Red Racer and Central … Continue reading Craft Beer Calendar – Dec 2