★ Homebrewing: My First “Sour’

I hate the term “sour” just as much as you do. Any fan of wild beer will tell you that classifying a beer as sour is flat-out wrong. Furthermore, if a beer tastes sour, the brewer obviously messed up. There’s the whole acetic versus acidic argument that happens every day on beer forums. I’m not …

★ Reminder: Beer Blogging

In March, I formally posted on this blog that I was going to start blogging more about beer. That blog now has 150+ posts and receives about half of the daily traffic that this blog does. Traffic increases monthly and the audience is growing nicely enough that it’s not out of control.  A lot of …

★ For the Love of Coffee

Coffee has been a love of mine for a long time. As a young boy, I’d beg my Mom to get me coffee at gas stations and saved Starbucks gift cards all year so on my yearly trip to San Francisco, I could get coffee 3 or more times a day! There was no Starbucks …

★ “That Damn Wine Glass”

I received a message from someone who reads this blog: “Dude, are you drinking tiny bottles of beer or is that wine glass larger than a 750? That damn wine glass looks huge!” Your eyes do not deceive you. This wine vessel is actually my favorite glass ever. I had one of these a while …