Strong Beer Fest | Part 2

Remember when I wrote about the greatness of beer festivals? Well, they can also kind of suck. Here are some reasons why enjoying a beer at a brewpub or in your home is sometimes better than at a park with a bunch of drunks.

Strong Beer Fest | Part 1

Beer festivals seem illogical. We humans design festivals to celebrate a thing — often a person or event unrelated to the act of drinking — and then we display our affection for said thing by getting hammered. But now we’re organizing festivals for beer. Did we exhaust all other things worth celebrating? And have we, […]

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 […]