Archive for January, 2010

Kegs and baby booster seats

Mini kegs and child booster seats – What do the two have in common? Well, nothing really. I just thought that this Bell’s Two Hearted Ale mini keg needed a booster seat in order to be more properly secured in its seat while on our ride home from the store (may be a good idea [...]

Smoked birds and brews

I just saw this on the Mouth of Tampa Bay blog: Every Wednesday starting at 4:30, New World Brewery (1313 8th Ave., Ybor City, (813) 248-4969) bossman Steve Bird fires up the grill. $5 gets you a plate of his smoked “yardbird” (that’s chicken to the layman), baked beans and garlic bread. Then there’s the regular happy [...]

Cigar City Brewing

Just a quick note to let ya’ll know that I have added Tampa’s newest (and only) microbrewery to my beer guide. (I also have a lot of work and catching up to do for my guide, but that is somewhat besides the point.) I know, I know it has been a long time coming. Anyhow, [...]

From Missouri – We come in peace (with Shock Top beer)

I saw this pretty cool Shock Top display this morning at a local Publix store: Let’s zoom in a little closer on the tap custom built into the rear of the Volkswagen Beetle: I wonder if beer really flows out of the back of that thing . . . Adam

Victory Wild Devil Ale

Recently, the Tampa market has picked up the Victory Beer collection, which is great to see. On shelves I have seen: Hop Devil Prima Pils Golden Monkey Hop Wallop Victory Lager The V-Twelve Helios Ale Wild Devi Victory has a huge following are are pretty highly regarded for brewing great beer (according to many reviews online).However, tonight I picked [...]

Rally – Clearwater

I have blogged about the Rally gas station on Ulmerton Road in Clearwater before. They are located right around the corner from the Saint Petersburg/Clearwater International airport (PIE).I just thought I would mention that they now have over 100 beers in bottles. A fairly nice selection for a gas station. So, if you find yourself staying at [...]