So the latest batch of Bell's Hopslam is out, fresh, 10% abv and tasty! I picked up a six of the pricey goodness and a few scratch offs at the bottle shop. Poured one as soon as I got home, stuck my head in the grapefruity bouquet and remembered why I liked it so much. Not sure if it's better or worse than last year's batch and I don't care. It's Beery goodness and I scratched off $19 worth of winners so it was almost free!! Fresh is Best!!
At least make a smoked trout stout! Pairing fish with beer is great when you're talking about eating but if you're talking about drinking, it better be while fishing and not about putting fish in the beer!! Pretty sure you could come…"
Good looking blog and interesting beer. A New England Cream Lager sounds mighty tasty! Keep experimenting and keep us up to date. Good luck, just don't try to brew up some perch porter or trout stout!!"
"I would serve BMC stuff, but keep it simple. At least these folks drink beer. Sooner or later, the BMCs will drag their light beer fans to something closer to craft as evidenced by bud wheat and their Michelob selections. The BMCs feel the pressure…"
"Great that the author likes beer but to say most IPAs in America are pale and not much ale is the travesty. How totally random to pick 10 cities and 10 must-try local beers. I'm sure every city he listed has more than 1 must-try beer."
"Not sure if Missouri qualifies as Southern, but as a transplant from Wisconsin, it sure feels Southern. Anyway, I do a fair amount of traveling in Texas, Florida, Alabama, and Georgia so I'd check out the group."