Monthly Archives: November 2010

Homebrewing: Batch 82 – Dunkel Lager

This batch is based on a clone recipe for Ayinger Altbairisch Dunkel (from page 153 of the book Beer Captured). I am a big fan of Ayinger beers.  One of the small joys I had was the discovery of the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2010

I thought I would take a moment and reflect on what I am thankful for this year. First, I am thankful I have a good job that pays well. It sure makes life easier! I hope that in the coming … Continue reading

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Carlsberg Lager

The fourth beer that Matka Pivo bought for me at World Market.  I have had this at various times in the past and it doesn’t rank high on beers I seek out.  I can’t ever think of a time that … Continue reading

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Flying Dog Snake Dog IPA

One of many fine Flying Dog beers.  I am particularly fond of their Tire Bite (I make a clone recipe of it for my parties and to hand out as Christmas gifts) and their Doggie Style and In Heat Wheat. … Continue reading

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Rogue Mocha Porter

Another beer Matka Pivo brought me was Rogue Mocha Porter.  I don’t recall that I have ever had this beer before.  I tend to take a dim view of most “coffee” flavored beers because 1) I don’t like the taste … Continue reading

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Great Divide Brewing Saint Bridget’s Porter

Matka Pivo sometimes surprises me when she brings back beer for me from her shopping trips.  She was at the local World Market buying the comfy chair I am typing from and picked up some single bottles of beer for … Continue reading

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Glass Night – Red Hook Winter Warmer: WTF???

Last week’s glass night at the local beer nirvana featured Red Hook Winter Warmer.  Now I am indifferent to the beer itself, but I was amazed at the glass that was sold with the beer:  it had NO LABEL ON … Continue reading

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