I hereby decree, henceforth, from this day forward, Monday night is now known as Belgian Beer Blowout Ballzout Bonanza Night.
Monthly Archive for November, 2010
Contra, Bonny Doon Vineyard, 2009, Contra Costa County (13.5% abv) At the mouth of Big Thompson Canyon in Northern Colorado, lies a small store that sells Black Bing Cherries. Juices, ciders, jams, you name it. The store itself was unmissable; a large red roof over a white building from which hung hundreds of red juice […]
We traveled from all parts of the tri-state area; in sporadic clumps, we trickled into New Jersey Beer Company like seafarers in need of a warm pub. Brew York #4 was about to go down in the history books. BrewYork is a collective of beer bloggers, homebrewers and professional brewers whose mission is to promote […]
Gouden Carolus Tripel, Brouwerij Het Anker, Belgium (9% abv) A wolf in sheep’s clothing…yep, that about sums it up. Belgian Tripels are deceptively smooth and ridiculously drinkable; watch out, though, cause they’ll knock you on your ass lickety-split. Granted, you’ll have a big smile on your face, but on your ass, you will be knocked. […]
We live in a wild world here in the city, and it’s all to easy to overlook what’s right at our doorstep. The state of New York is a powerhouse in the world of wine; to the over 8 million people living in the city, though, the vineyards are far out of mind. When I […]
Tequila Reposado, Casa Noble, Mexico (40% abv) Tequila: it’s not just for margaritas anymore. I’m kind of shocked at the sheer number of people that have never tried good tequila…and I don’t mean expensive Tequila, I just mean the authentic kind. For all those who love it, but have only been weaned off the teet […]