Archive for September, 2007

Colorado: Beer Capital USA

I read an interesting article today in the Gazette. According to the Beer Institute, Colorado has attained the number one position in beer producing states by churning out a whopping 23.3 million barrels last year. The study finds that the average drinking-age person consumes roughly 32.7 gallons of beer per year. With all of the [...]

Pinellas County beer bottle killer found guilty

Right in my own backyard. Cortez Davis, a Largo Florida resident, has been found guilty for killing a man with a beer bottle during a drunken rampage. The sentencing is scheduled for October 29. More here via WFTV.com

Pizza Beer?

OK we have all heard the expression “don’t knock it ’till you try it”, but beer brewed with ingredients such as tomatoes, garlic, oregano and basil just doesn’t sound that great to me. I also understand that there is a market for everything and sometimes people are just looking for something different. You have to [...]

A major Moosehead beer heist

The Canadian Press is reporting that more than 100,000 (yes one hundred thousand) cans and bottles of Moosehead Lager have been stolen from a trucking facility. Well this is terrible for the beer economy but my question is: what are these people going to do with 100,000 bottles of beer? A lot of counting? More [...]

Bringing sushi to a new Hite

We stopped into one of our favorite Sushi restaurants this evening before heading to the store to stock up on supplied for tomorrow’s Buccaneers game. The owners of the restaurant are Korean and the menu consists of mostly Korean dishes, a few Japanese dishes and excellent Sushi. To drink, to decided to try a Korean [...]

Redhook Late Harvest Autumn Ale

Autumn generally marks the transition from the grueling hot summer months into winter. In the northern hemisphere, the start of autumn is generally considered to be around September and in the southern hemisphere, its beginning is considered to be around March – from Wikipedia. The sight of this new Redhook brew on our store shelves [...]

Lagunitas Censored Rich Copper Ale

I have been talking a lot lately about Lagunitas beers (say “LAH-GOO-KNEE-TUSS), but for good reason. Everything that keeps coming out of Brewing Company has been great. I only have two more that I would like to talk about: The Lagunitas Censored and the Sirius cream in an upcoming blog post. If you have keep [...]

Lagunitas on tap

This evening, my wife and I were able to enjoy a few hours out away from our 6 month old. We headed to DTSP (Downtown Saint Petersburg) to grab a bite to eat and have a few drinks. I have had the hankering for some fish tacos – the best in town can be found [...]