The King of Hops

Today I’m going to start with something a bit more topical than usual — no, I’m not going to talk about Haiti, because I couldn’t find a noteworthy quote about Haitian beer. But I did read an interesting bit of crossover news about Anheuser-Busch InBev planning to send almost a million cans of drinking water […]

Black Albert Review

About a week or two ago I bought a 12-ounce bottle of Black Albert, a “royal” stout from Belgium. It left my wallet 10 bucks lighter. In response to all skeptical looks: The Buds and the Millers and the PBRs of the world have their time and place, and the Black Alberts have theirs. Here’s […]

Burton Baton Review

Long before I began my bromance with beer, Dogfish Head was brewing some of the best ales around. And they still are — their current lineup includes a stellar selection of year-round beers, seasonals, and occasional Frankenbeer’s monsters. So you might be wondering why I’ve hardly mentioned them before now. The answer is, uh … […]