Tag Archives: Beer Review

The Trouble with Free Beer

I was reading a funny entry over at Make Mine Potato the other day. They were begging to receive some free beer like Don and I do from time to time. To them I say be careful of what you wish for, because with free beer comes great responsibility. 

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Teasing Don with Troegs Flying Mouflan

Sometimes a beer becomes one of your favorites the moment it first hits your lips.  So was the case for Don when he first laid buds on Troegs Nugget Nectar. He was instantly smitten with the sweet peach-like hoppiness of the beer, and even left with some in his suitcase last time he visited New […]

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Drinking at the Super 8–The Flagging Epilogue

I’m done!  It was a huge day of client and public interaction.  My job requires me to put together and conduct Public meetings.  It is exhausting and I am spent!  The meeting went from 4-7pm, so I was there at 2:30pm setting up, after a morning of working.  I conducted the meeting from 4-7, then […]

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You Can Go Home Oatis…

Otis was the town drunk on the Andy Griffith Show.  He used to come into the jail voluntarily to sleep off his drink from the night before.  It wasn’t like he was a threat or anything because he was always on foot, but his wife would bitch at him unmercifully if he came home in that […]

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Video Review of Dale’s Pale Ale

I’m still playing with the new video cam, and took the opportunity to try a Dale’s Pale Ale from the can for the first time.  Check out the review below, and thanks to 52 Brews for turning me on to this beer! Have you tried this stuff?

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New Old Lompoc

The Lompoc Brewery in Portland, Oregon has been an on again off again affair.  In the 50’s and 60’s the Old Lompoc House was a well known tavern on 1st and Arthur in SW Portland.  The New Old Lompoc opened on May 6, 2000. But the Old Lompoc Brewery (as it was formerly known) has […]

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