Tag Archives: Guest Post

How Drunk Do You Have to Be to Watch Pretty Woman?

Our buddy John over at The Droid You Are Looking For brings the science on this one, with a series of infographics showing how his level of inebriation affects his willingness to watch different kinds of films.  The results are funny and very insightful. 

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Guest Post: Blended Scotch Whisky Defined

Keith Wood is a Scotch whisky expert who runs the aptly-named site Whisky Emporium.  As we’re more whiskey with an “e” experts around here (you know, the stuff from Kentucky, not the Isle of Islay), Keith pinch hits from time to time when it comes to questions of Scotch.  In this case, Keith schools us […]

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Guest Post: Top 5 Scotch Whiskies for Noobs

As you can see from the name of this site, we like to talk about whiskey with an “e” around here, focusing on the wonders of American distilling.  But some folks are more worldly than us, and their interests in booze stretch far across the Atlantic.  They want to know more about Scotch whisky, or […]

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Guest Post: Why Washington is a Top Rate Beer State

Well, our “Best Beer State” poll has certainly stirred the pot, with lots of folks arguing why their favorite beer brewing state is the best. We’ve seen many impassioned arguments for Oregon, California, Pennsylvania and Colorado.  It seems these are the top dogs when it comes to crafting and exporting great beers. But one guy […]

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Guest Review: Billy Broas Gets His Gruit On!

I imagine the gruit brewers having a wall of potions (Photo by TW Collins) Hops? We don’t need no stinkin’ hops! That’s the idea behind gruit ale, an ancient unhopped style of beer that is making a bit of a comeback. In fact, I happen to be holding one in my hands right now. A […]

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Guest Post: Tasting Tactical Nuclear Penguin and Sink The Bismark Back-to-Back

Katie from Gonzo Gastronomy had the good fortune to taste BrewDog’s Tactical Nuclear Penguin and Sink The Bismark back-to-back earlier this week and has lived to tell about it.  And (unlike me) she appreciates these beers for what they are – a raw, visceral head-pounding good time.  Her account is below in the way only […]

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A Big Thanks to Thank Heaven for Beer!

Last week the guys over at Thank Heaven for Beer put together a Sip With Us Saturday and invited me to participate.  Well, I’m not sure if I am the brightest bulb on the tree or not, but I took that to mean that they wanted a review of the beer that I chose, so […]

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Goodbye not so old friend?

My buddy Steve is going through an existential crisis: His favorite beer is being discontinued.  He needed a shoulder to cry on and some good advice, and for some crazy reason, he turned to us.  His story follows below: In the world of craft beers and overall beer appreciation I’m most definitely a newbie.  Having […]

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