Monthly Archives: August 2011

Twisted Pine Big Shot Espresso Stout

In another “Making Room In My Fridge” edition of TMMB, I’m drinking Big Shot Espresso Stout from Twisted Pine Brewing Co. in Boulder, Colorado. Seriously, I need to start drinking some of the beer I have, as I’m starting to … Continue reading

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Stillwater/Mikkeller Two Gypsies – Our Side

Today I’m drinking “Our Side,” a collaboration brew between the two “gypsy brewers” Stillwater Artisan Ales and Mikkeller. They are gypsy brewers in the sense that neither has an actual brewery, instead brewing at other breweries. It’s a cool concept. … Continue reading

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Dieu De Ciel! Route Des Epices

These Dieu de Ciel! beers are fun to blog, as they are often over the top with flavor, crazy Canadians that they are. If they say their beer is brewed with coffee (Peche Mortel), then yes, that coffee is right … Continue reading

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Upright Brewing “Five”

A tiny brewery out of North Portland, Oregon, Upright will not be a familiar name to most of South Florida, as it only distributes up and down the immediate Pacific coast. Most of its beers are in the saison/farmhouse ale … Continue reading

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Patrick’s Summer Mix 8-9-11

In short, new stuff from blogs plus stuff I had sitting on my office PC. Something for everyone – sunny indie tunes, cheeky rap mashups, etc. http://www.mediafire.com/?a65b9h58iqv9bpb Tracklist: Allah-Lahs – Catamaran The School – And Suddenly Water Moccasins – Gone … Continue reading

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Absinthe.

As most absinthe enthusiasts will attest, absinthe is the most controversial and poorly-understood beverage out there. I won’t get into the whole history, with mad Parisians cutting off their own ears, going on murderous rampages and all that while supposedly … Continue reading

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Lost Abbey Amazing Grace

Man, this cork is really a pain in the neck to extract. Either I’m getting weaker, or there’s not a lot of carbonation in here to give me an assist. It’s not often that I need to call the corkscrew … Continue reading

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