Here, kitty kitty kitty…. (Brisbane, California, July 4th, 2017. See my other work here and here.)
Taken at Boneyard Beer in bend, OR.
Esquire blog discusses a famous brewer’s secret for staying (relatively) sober. We test it out. You may have seen Aaron Goldfarb’s recent Esquire blog entitled “How to Drink All Night Without Getting Drunk.” Great headline, and how cool would that be, right? I was skeptical, for obvious reasons, […]
Tasty coppery ale with crisp pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg high notes and rich malt body.
There’s a petition making the rounds on Facebook. The short version is that Vermont’s Magic Hat Brewing is suing Lexington, KY-based West Sixth Brewing for trademark infringement. West Sixth is asking the good citizens of Facebook to help them back Magic Hat off. You can read the post […]
Originally posted 3.17.08 and re-posted each St. Patrick’s Day. I won’t be wearing green today. Don’t get me wrong – like many Americans, I’ve got plenty of Irish blood in my veins, and I’m quite happy to celebrate that heritage. But this St. Patrick thing… Sadly, very few […]
I love microbrew. Ask any of my friends and they’ll tell you that I’m a proud beer snob and have been since first moving to Boulder in 1993. Colorado, along with states like Oregon and California, led the micro revolution in the ’90s and when I landed here […]
“There ought to be limits to freedom.” Who said it?
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this post. Now on to the links!
Sorry for the long absence. Let’s carry on, shall we? “If you listen to the guys up in the stands, pretty soon you’ll be up there sitting with them.” Who said it?
“To take people from the music world and give them the same kind of credibility that you give me, Morgan Freeman, Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker—that’s like an aberration. I know there’s some young actor sitting in New York or L.A. who’s spent half of his life learning how […]
Gonna try something different
According to a BBC report: A controversial Scottish brewery has launched what it described as the world’s strongest beer — with a 32% alcohol content. Tactical Nuclear Penguin has been unveiled by BrewDog of Fraserburgh.
Welcome to my home
Summer is gone
Taking a break
So the Rev. Joseph Lowery is among the many fine individuals newly awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for 2009. The good reverend has had a long and storied career, with a recent highlight being his poetic excoriation of the Bush administration with President George W. Bush himself […]
I try to
By Patrick Vecchio I got home from running a few errands today and the numeral “1” was flashing red on the answering machine. The message was for me — and it was from Caroline Kennedy. “Hey, Pat,” said a cheery voice. My heart stuttered. “It’s me: CK!” As […]
by Katie Clark Whether youâ€™re Denver born-and-bred or one of the 50,000 visitors expected to descend upon the city for next weekâ€™s DNC, itâ€™s the perfect time to tap into the cityâ€™s most prized tradition â€“ its beer. The conventionâ€™s first three nights are closed to all but […]