Category Archives: beer

Trump beer

A buck fifty for this beer brewed in Lviv, Ukraine. An Imperial Mexican Lager… your tastebuds won’t get over this wall of flavor. Putin hides on the side of the label. The back label.

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Blue Collar Brew – Saison Dupont Belgian Farmhouse Ale

I decided to take an early afternoon trek in the opposite direction from the bustle of Joliet and go west, old man to Ottawa. Less traffic, wider vistas(beans, corn, beans, corn, ad nauseam.) It was a cooler day, windows halfway … Continue reading

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Crack open a cold one

Some of the many ways to open a beer bottle. The archer

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Pabst Blue Ribbon

Since I’ve taken the night off to swill some of my favorite La Fin Du Monde, I didn’t want to leave those who were hoping for one my beer missives empty handed. Here is a bizarre take on a beer … Continue reading

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Ballet class for men – fave

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New beer from Founders – DKML

  Founders will release its new barrel aged Imperial Malt Liquor starting July 1st in all states where they distribute. $14.99 a four-pack. Read a little bit more here.

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Blue Collar Brew – 3 Floyds Necron 99 Scortch-Style Ale

I have been snookered. I don’t know if 3Floyds is responsible for false advertising, misleading the public or just lies, lies and damned lies. There I was, there I was, there I was in the Route 6 liquor store. I … Continue reading

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Beerbox and airlock

The Maine Brewers’ Guild launched the Maine Beer Box on its maiden voyage Saturday aboard a cargo vessel steaming out of Portland for Reykjavik, Iceland, as part of an international beer exchange. Read about it here. Mysterious digital airlock to … Continue reading

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Blue Collar Brew – Arrogant Brewing Who You Callin’ Wussie Pilsner

I saw this new beer two weeks ago down at the Route 6 Liquor store, its distinctive black cardboard packaging made it stand out among all the others on the shelf. Also prominent on the package was the familiar devil’s … Continue reading

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Beer tree – fave

This must be some sort of graduation project or work of art. The video makes little sense from both a technical and a brewing perspective. Nonetheless it’s interesting to watch this thing work.

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Hot beer

Three beer snobs compare the beers they brought.

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Table top beer taps – fave

Look how pathetic the American light lagers look. Headless, almost colorless… looking like piss. Pathetic.

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Introducing Samuel Adams HeliYUM – fave

While devoting ourselves to the ‘Noble’ pursuit of perfecting the flavor of Noble Hops we’ve been exploring Noble Gasses as well. Lightened from heavier gases like CO2, HeliYum takes advantages of the properties of helium — one of the noble … Continue reading

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Craft beer snob

Some of them are worse than hipsters. – Thanks Skip

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Dark Lord Day 2017

Three sons and one of their buddies attended Dark Lord Day last Saturday. This trip made it the sixth time they went to the event. Tickets were available online for $180 for what seemed like four minutes. Each ticket got … Continue reading

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Blue Collar Brew – Brickstone Galaxy Down Under IPA

Almost completely healed from that common cold I caught last weekend and the Kleenex usage is decreasing. “Common cold” works only when you don’t have one. When you get a cold, there’s nothing common about it at all. At some … Continue reading

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