Archive for June, 2008

Beer Snob, The : Flying Dog Garde Dog Biere De Garde

Flying Dog sent me this brew a while ago. I tried it but lost my tasting notes. Well, tonight I decided to get some beer to do a new review and saw this beer. Thought I’d finally review this for my blog. So here goes…
The Pour
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Brewed for Thought: This is Why Gambling Stinks: Part 1

One of my favorite past times is watching sports.  One great way to enhance the activity (or lack thereof) of watching sports is to drink beer.  Yet another way would be to make claims about the results of those athletic contests and wager an amount…

The Brew Basement: Middle Ages Dragonslayer Imperial Stout – Tasting and Aging Notes

Name: Dragonslayer Imperial Stout
Brewer: Middle Ages Brewing
Style: Russian Imperial Stout
Vintage: 2008
Cellared On: April 21st, 2008
Original Tasting: June 30th, 2008
There’s no doubt I’m a beer geek. At least if I wasn’t one bef…

SevenPack Beer Blog: The AB news summary.

A summary of the past week or so happenings of Anheuser-Busch. First, Anheuser-Busch rejected InBev’s $46.35 Billion take over offer, saying it was too low (has there ever been an offer rejected because it was too high?) and decides restructuri…

Beer, Maine & Me: Blue Fin Stout (Shipyard Brewing Co.)

The old Blue Fin label had a picture of the bluefin tuna, a fish that had a huge presence in the Gulf of Maine. The new label is a nice homage to the ships that were once built in Maine, or at least that is my take on it.Pours a deep dark brown with a…

blogaboutbeer.com: Upcoming Portland Beer Events

Hey all – sorry it’s been a slow week posting-wise in the BAB world but I’ve been super busy. Anyway, I wanted to point out a few upcoming events to the Portland locals (and those who are within a short driving distance and are lucky enoug…

Year of Beer: #298 Boulevard – Double-Wide IPA

This is part of Boulevard Brewing co. Smoke Stack series of beer that just recently became available in St. Louis. There are four beer in the series all 750ml bottles and big bold styles of beer.This IPA has a strong hop aroma with fruit and pineappl…

Pacific Brew News Blog: 7.4 Million Pints Worth Cheering

I received this press release from my friend Glynn Phillips, owner of Sacramento’s oldest producing brewery – Rubicon. Last year Rubicon celebrated 20 years of brewing, this month they celebrate their 3,000th batch.A Tiny Bit of HistoryWhen the Great …

Beer, Maine & Me: Farmhouse Ale (Smuttynose Brewing Co.)

Its bittersweet to see Smutty’s Farmhouse Ale in the stores nowadays. That means that the Big A’s days are numbered but it also means another delicious beer is now available! The label reads:Our Farmhouse Ale is an homage to traditional European beer…

Hedonist Beer Jive: HBJ IN BREAKING TRAINING

Inspired by an article in yesterday’s New York Times, my wife bet me that I can’t stick to a 4-times-a-week exercise schedule for the next eight weeks, with weightlifting and running as part of the drill. I believe that I can, given the reward. Th…