Archive for December, 2007

Spanish Peaks Black Dog Ale Winter Cheer

During National Adopt a Dog Month, the Spanish Peaks Brewing Company encourages you to support your local humane society. I encourage you to do the same but I also think it would be a good idea to try he Spanish Peaks Black Dog’s Winter Cheer. I really enjoyed this beer but unfortunately, I have not [...]

Two Hearted Ale mini keg party!

Very exciting. My wife stopped by whole foods in Tampa tonight to pick up some snacks and beer. To her surprise, she found a mini keg of Bell’s Two Hearted Ale! Price paid: $25.00 (which equals out to about $2.36 per pint). This brew ranks among my favorite IPA’s which I have mentioned before. This [...]

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Bell’s Java Stout

I was excited to see three new stouts from Bell’s Brewery available in our area: Double Cream Stout, Cherry Stout, Java Stout. Everything to come out of Bell’s really has been superb, especially their Two Hearted Ale. Unfortunately, I cannot say the same for their Java Stout. It literally tastes like they brewed the beer [...]

Rollin Oats Market & Cafe

My wife informs me that the Rollin’ Oats Market & Cafe in Saint Petersburg Florida has drastically increased their beer selection. This is great news and we are excited to have another great beer store so close to our house. Rollin Oats has now been added to my Ultimate Beer Guide Page here.

Ultimate Guide to beer in Tampa Bay

Slowly but surely I am compiling my list of the best places to consume and purchase beer in the Tampa Bay area (Saint Petersburg, Tampa, Largo, Clearwater, Pinellas Park, Sarasota, Palm Harbor, etc). You can view it here. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND that I am basically just adding to the list as I go. If [...]

More Pumpkin ales

Just because Halloween has already come and gone this year, that does not mean we shouldn’t continue to enjoy a nice pumpkin ale now, or any other time throughout the year for that matter. I have sampled several more pumpkin beers since wring my first article in October. Several of those include: Jack’s Pumpkin Spice [...]

Another beer heist

It wasn’t too long ago that thieves made off with over 100,000 bottles of Moosehead beer. Now, another large heist has occurred again in Ireland. The famed Oktoberfest in Europe is long over but beer continues to be in very high demand in Ireland – so much so that thieves stole on Wednesday 450 full [...]

One Monster Beer

The Brooklyn Brewery Monster Ale has become available in my area. I picked up two of these bad boys for my wife and I to try. Brooklyn Monster Ale is a classic barley wine, a style of ale originally brewed by the butlers to the English and American aristocracy. It is brewed from three mashes [...]