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It’s Snowing on the Blog!

Those white specs you see drifting across the screen aren’t eye floaters or Don rubbing his dandruffy beard atop the logo, they are digital snow, courtesy of WordPress.  They give folks with WordPress-hosted blogs the option of turning on the snow when the holidays draw near.  We had it on at the tail end of […]

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Dogfish Head Has no Plans for Cans

The past year has seen a proliferation of excellent beers available in cans, which offer many benefits to the consumer and to the environment.  But one thing cans don’t offer is the elegance of a bottle, and that’s at the heart of why Dogfish Head has no plans to can their beers. 

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Pat Travers: Snortin’ Whiskey…

I remember in College I went to a Travers Show at the 5 season’s center in Cedar Rapids, IA.  It was actually the second time I had seen Pat and he was on FIRE!  This was in about the middle of his set and was a huge crowd pleaser.  Jim and I will be back […]

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Wild Turkey Russell’s Reserve 10: A Father’s Day Whiskey Like No Other

Some fathers and sons like to throw the ball around the yard or build models together.  Jimmy Russell and his boy Eddie like to distill bourbon.  The pair have been working together at Wild Turkey for 30 years, with Jimmy serving as Master Distiller and Eddie working his way up to Associate Distiller. The two […]

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I’ll Never Smoke Weed with Willie Again

Just because the Dubhe has me in the mood.  Enjoy!

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Drinking & Driving: Please Do Your Part This Weekend and all Summer Long

Memorial Day weekend is finally upon us and my thoughts are turning to lagers, pilsners and stouts (let’s face it, I’m a creature of habit!).  But my thoughts have also been lingering on a more serious subject – drinking and driving. Now before you roll your eyes, let me assure you this will be quick, […]

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Brubar: The REAL Beer Geek’s Breakfast

There are  lots of breakfast themed beers out there for us beer geeks.  There’s Mikkeller’s Beer Geek Breakfast, Founder’s tasty Breakfast Stout, and even a New Zealand cherry lager that was brewed to compliment your morning meal. Unfortunately, things can get complicated if you actually try to enjoy them at the start of the day, […]

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Mas Tequila…PLEASE!

You know Jim has been crazy this week, and I’m taking the reigns.  So I don’t care if he likes it or not, but a 4:30 Video seems to be just the ticket to make it through the rest of the day this week!  So without further adieu the Red Rocker himself…

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Lynyrd Skynyrd: Whiskey Rock-A-Rolla

It is gonna be a whiskey kind of night tonight!  Enjoy.

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Beer!

I know I’ve posted this before, but I need this one to get me through my day!  A little SKA from Reel Big Fish.  This is off their new DVD titled very originally “Live, In Concert!”

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Video: I’m Going to Assume This Woman is Drunk…

…otherwise this isn’t so funny.  But as it is, there’s something mesmerizing about watching her fall into the surf again and again.  It’s 3 minutes long, and I watched every second.

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Beer Thief Fail!

Thwarted by…his own pants!  Whoda thought a belt could keep you from face planting with 36 of your favorite stolen light lagers?

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Beer is Great, Whisky is Good, But What About “The World’s First Whisky-Beer?”

A brewery in New Zealand has created what is being called “the world’s first known whisky-beer,” a 7% ABV golden ale brewed with 100% peat-smoked Scottish distilling malt.  “Rex Attitude,” brewed by Yeastie Boys (ugh) in Wellington, New Zealand, is said to be intensely smoky and earthy, and has been described as tasting like bacon […]

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More Lists! Brewers Association Releases Top 50 Lists

I was going to save this for tomorrow, but it seems to be making the rounds this afternoon, so what the hay!  Here it is the Brewer’s Association top 50 list.  First is Craft Breweries by volume, and the last is all breweries by volume.  Any Surprises?…

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Allagash: Another One Bites the Dust!

I had heard this morning that Allagash was pulling out of both Washington and Texas.  This contracting thing is getting chic.  Pretty soon everyone will want to do it.  So I wasn’t too concerned about it, because afterall I live in Idaho, and what the heck if Allagash pulls out of Washington, well boo hoo […]

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