A FRESH BEER INFRACTION

The names and faces have been changed to protect the guilty.

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IT’S A LONG WAY TO BOULDER

A funny thing happened on the way to Boulder. We continued our epic quest to hit up as many breweries as possible. After rolling out of Ft. Collins, we went straight to Loveland for some delicious brews at Grimm Brothers. Then it was on to Longmont to visit Left Hand on the mighty St. Vrain. […]

FAT HEAD’S HEAD HUNTER: THE BEST IPA IN AMERICA?

As you may know, I hail from Pittsburgh… a wonderful, livable city but hardly the craft beer capital of America. Like everywhere else in the country there are several excellent local breweries producing high-quality suds, and a thriving community of enthusiasts currently planning the city’s first Craft Beer Week, but in terms of national acclaim we just don’t match up to destinations like Portland, San Diego, Denver, or Asheville. Yet, we’ve got a beer on tap in the Steel City you can’t find in those craft meccas that keeps winning awards in the most competitive category of any beer festival- the Fat Head’s Head Hunter IPA.

FOUR SURPRISES

It is an absolutely gorgeous day in the Willamette Valley today, and as such I decided to have a little grill session with a few friends on my tiny little deck. Being in need of supplies, I wandered over to my friendly neighborhood grocery store for some ground beef and, more importantly, an appropriate beer […]