Hoegaarden Review

When discussing Belgian-style witbiers with non-beer-nerds, I often bring up Blue Moon as a point of reference. Most recognize it instantly and exhibit a clear negative or positive response. This helps me anticipate how they might feel about something else in the style, such as Belgian’s classic witbier, Hoegaarden, which a bartender within earshot once […]

Beer & Christmas Dinner

I’d planned to review Dogfish Head’s Chicory Stout today, seeing as I somehow forgot to sample it during my search for the best winter beers. Then, yesterday at lunch, a tiny exploding star disguised as tomato basil soup sent my taste buds to the burn ward. Rather than lie about my inability to taste the […]