Weekly Brews and Reviews: Four Hours Driving, Three Beers for Drinking, Two Gaming Presents, and a Super Awesome Family

When I was a child, Christmas Morning meant waking up at the crack of dawn with my siblings, tearing open presents until we found a video game, and playing said game for the remainder of the day. Now that I am an adult with greater patience and other interests (read: someone who wants to sleep … Continue reading Weekly Brews and Reviews: Four Hours Driving, Three Beers for Drinking, Two Gaming Presents, and a Super Awesome Family

Weekly Brews and Reviews: Kirby, Pumpkin Spice, and Flying Dog’s Nice

Winter is a dangerous time for one’s waistline.  Cold weather discourages folks from venturing outdoors to exercise, while a massive supply of holiday goodies magically appears in our cupboards.  For those of us who enjoy beer, the change in the seasons also brings out darker brews with richer flavors (and higher calorie counts).  Despite my attempts to stick … Continue reading Weekly Brews and Reviews: Kirby, Pumpkin Spice, and Flying Dog’s Nice

Weekly Brews and Reviews: Finishing Abzû, Taking a Doughnut Break, and Celebrating with Rochefort 10

As a sort of resolution for 2016, I started a beer journal to document every new brew I encounter over the course of the year.  The goal of this practice is to catalog the beverages I ingest, comparing flavors to see which beers I truly enjoyed.  At the very least, this little notebook helps me … Continue reading Weekly Brews and Reviews: Finishing Abzû, Taking a Doughnut Break, and Celebrating with Rochefort 10

Bloodborne with Adroit Theory Brewing Company’s BLVCK Celebration

Not all experiences are inviting.  There are many of life’s little moments that are meant to challenge us; to intrigue lesser known aspects of our being.  These engagements take a bit of flexibility on the user’s part.  An open mind, a grain of salt, and perhaps a spoonful of sugar are all good tools for … Continue reading Bloodborne with Adroit Theory Brewing Company’s BLVCK Celebration

Donkey Kong Country 2 with Victory Brewing Company’s Golden Monkey

It’s difficult to approach a beloved memory with a critical eye.  The emotions from a positive past experience tend to ripen with age.  But it’s important to reevaluate one’s list of favorites over the years; to ensure nostalgia isn’t muddling your perception.   With that in mind, I have decided to pair one of my … Continue reading Donkey Kong Country 2 with Victory Brewing Company’s Golden Monkey