After thoroughly enjoying the hoppy, yeasty Goose Island Minx, I was ready to cleanse the palate. And what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a Dogfish Head malt bomb, aged in Paraguayan wooden barrels. Yes, friends, my next stop at Bodega was to the Palo Santo Marron. On tap. The Palo Santo has to be […]
Looking over Bodega’s beer list is, to an Alehead, blissful frustration. There are over 50 amazing beers (blissful). We’re getting older, and with our collective tolerance waning, a dive into more than 3 high-ABV beers in one sitting is inadvisable (frustrating). Happy hour has all draughts 50% off (blissful). Choosing the correct 3 beers that 1) […]
NOTES: Bottle at Copperpot Hollow with the Professor STYLE: American IPA ABV: 7.25% APPEARANCE: Clear copper/orange. It looked yummy. HEAD: Light, but substantial enough to produce some consistent and intricate… LACING: As I said. It was consistent and intricate. Can’t you people fucking read? NOSE: Like most Aleheads, I’m a sucker for IPAs. This puppy […]
Every few summers, when fair New England villagers are steeped in oppressive humidity and sweltering heat, the Lord, Lady, and Little-Lady Copperpot retreat to their Saignon villa, perched in the Luberon mountains of southern France, for some much deserved relief and rejuvenation. It is a land of pain au chocolat, wine that flows like water, […]
The 3rd marked my 31st birthday, and with the Commander in town, we decided it was necessary to celebrate in style. Here’s what we had in the fridge: Oskar Blues Gordon – 4 pack (x2) Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale – 6 pack Founder’s Rye P.A. – 6 pack Ithaca Brewing Company Flower Power – […]
Lord Copperpot finds a gem in western New York state.
Lord Copperpot samples some mediocre brews from the Great White North.