Archive for September, 2008

The Beer Babe’s Brew Reviews: The Great Pumpkin (Reviews) Blue Moon, Smuttynose, Southern Tier & Shipyard!

The leaves have changed and the season begs for spices, sweetness, and earthy flavors. In my beer travels I have searched for the “Great” pumpkin beer. One that I can give anyone who loves fall and they’ll sip it through the season. So, without furthe… Getting the Gist – Its a Beer thing

Yet another excellent and educational beer post for The Brew Club by Bob the Brit!
Yeast is at the heart of brewing, even before yeast was discovered brewers were aware that something magical happened to their mash to create the alcohol. The word Yeas… Hits and Misses in the World of Beer

This new feature will discuss some of the big and not-so-big issues in the beer scene and provide a positive spin (hit) and a negative interpretation (miss) for each. There is a vague intention that this will be a fortnightly column but the chances o…

My Beer Pix: Support boobs and beer – 2 of your favorite things

Admit it, you like breasts and you like beer (good beer — Beer Sage tells me there’s no such thing as bad breasts). So why not support both with a fund raiser we’re doing at Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey this Friday, October 3rd?

From 4pm to 8pm w…

2beerguys beer blog: Sam Adams Beer Dinner? – Sylvan Street Grille

The following invitation was sent out today by the Sylvan Street Grille in Salisbury, Ma.

What is a beer dinner?
A beer dinner is a fantastic night celebrating the marriage of great food and outstanding beer. Our chefs and the Sam Adams Brewers… Want to come to the Flying Dog GABF beer dinner at Bruan’s?

Time is running out to reserve your place at the Flying Dog GABF beer dinner at Braun’s on Saturday, October 11. Act quickly if you’re interested.

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Barley Vine: Tuesday Quick Hits

Just a two very quick notes for today. – A week late for Houston due to Hurricane Ike, but Saint Arnold’s latest Divine Reserve has been released! The wiezenbock is out in bottle at local liquor stores and grocery stores and already out in draft in a…

2beerguys beer blog: Harpoon Octoberfest 2008 – Boston and Vermont

Before too long, it’ll be time to get your lederhosen out of the closet and ready to wear, cause it will be Octoberfest season! I have 3 words to get you in the mood: fresh beer, bratwurst, and oompah. Okay, so tha…

Seen Through a Glass: Tasting with the Times: Oktoberfest!

One last post for September: I was lucky enough to get invited to participate in another New York Times beer tasting panel, and the story’s out in tomorrow’s paper…which you can read today. Until it’s tomorrow, at which time you’ll be reading it, um… What Makes a Favorite Watering Hole?

You’ll have to excuse the lack of “news” postings around here lately but it’s tough to keep current with beer news when I have limited Internet access and am on the road for “work” in a different town in a different…