Big Red Pour Festival Report

I’m still trying to figure out Draft magazine’s Big Red Pour. Was it a beer festival? A rock concert? A silent auction? A turkey slaughterhouse? If you too had stood in the landscape-devouring shadow of Mount Turkeyleg, you’d guess the latter. It was awe inspiring. At one point, its saucy peak nearly sundered the canopy […]

Anchor Christmas Ale Review

I know, I know, I missed a week. And then some. My good friends tryptophan and chocolate stout (Rogue’s Double Chocolate Stout, to be precise) convinced me that Thanksgiving week is for resting, not writing. But now, to kick off the winter season (I live in southern Arizona; it just started getting cold), I’ll review […]

Food Pairing Challenge Results

Performing research for this article made me ill, and not in the good way rappers talk about. I hope this demonstrates my commitment to my readers. Sure, I probably didn’t need to eat and drink all this junk on the same night — but I’m choosing to file this under “dedicated” instead of “idiot.” I […]