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Tag Archives: Laughing Dog Brewery

Weekend Beer Reviews: Two Princes and a Frog.

This weekend was a pretty good one where beer was concerned, but when you drink as many new beers as I do, you learn to enjoy the really good beers, and let the bad beers just kind of roll off you.  Chalk it up to part of the craft beer lifestyle, you have to “kiss […]

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A Visit to the New Laughing Dog Brewery

Due to overwhelming demand the Laughing Dog Brewery was forced to leave their smaller and tighter facility and move into a much larger one down the road.  Even without the new fermenters that will be delivered in the next 6 to 8 weeks, Laughing Dog has already increased production over 91% from first quarter last […]

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Laughing Dog’s Rocket Dog RIPA: Of Good Beer and Bad Labels

Let me start this post by saying that Fred Colby the owner of Laughing Dog Brewery is one of the nicest, warmest, most genuine people you will ever meet.  I am fortunate to know him, and even more fortunate to be able to call him a friend.  Also, what you need to know about Fred […]

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Like Beer For Chocolate…

I went to my first ever “Beer Event” the other night and it was a pairing where we drank beer and ate chocolate in various forms.  I must say it was pretty fun, and beer people are just good people to be around and hang out with.  Now I’ve been to GABF in Denver last […]

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Whining About Wine.

There has been a lot of talk about beer versus wine already, and my thought here today is not to rehash the subject, but last week I was stuck in a quandary.  I wanted beer, but there was no good craft brew to be had, so I ended up drinking a lot of wine.  Now, […]

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Laughing Dog CSB: Yes that Stands for Crotch Sniffing Bastard!

With a beer name like “Crotch Sniffing Bastard” and explanation is due.  It goes like this: when Ben, the Laughing Dog the brewery is named after, was a pup he used to like to say “hello” by sticking his nose in your crotch and giving a good sniff.  One of their friends coined the term […]

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What I Did On My Summer Vacation…Toured Laughing Dog Brewery.

On my recent foray up to Northern Idaho we took a day to tour the lakes region, which includes the areas around Coeur d’Alene and Sandpoint, Idaho.  Well one of my favorite Idaho Breweries just happens to be located just outside Sandpoint, Idaho in the small town of Ponderay.  The Laughing Dog Brewery is a […]

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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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