What is this madness? Life is stirring at thisweekinbeer.com. We couldn’t stay down forever, and the perfect time to re-emerge from the shadows presented itself in the Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival. So we got our warm clothes together and stuffed hand warmers into our gloves and made our way to Grand Rapids. There… Continue reading
I’ve got two more videos here from the Bonteboktoberfest at Binder Park Zoo. These come from what turned out to be one of our favorite breweries at this event, Olde Peninsula. We weren’t sure what to expect, but with a name like Stout Chokula, how could we stay away. I gave that a try, while… Continue reading
So The Hopster and I found a great event at Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek. Their Bonteboktoberfest celebration is a fun experience that combines a trip to the zoo and drinking lots of great beers.they close down the park at let you roam around while sampling brews from a number of great Michigan breweries. … Continue reading
More from The Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Beerfest! The Hopster has returned for a glass of Short’s Brewing Company’s Dan’s Pink Skirt. I can only guess at the story that goes along with that name. Check it out.
Hey everyone, glad you made it back. I can’t tell you how much I am enjoying the nice weather here. It is perfect for stepping out on the porch and enjoying a fine beer. This week I have a great selection from Dark Horse Brewery, their Sapient Trip Ale. Enjoy.
It feels so good to be back. Not that I don’t like camping, I’m just not sure my back likes it as much as I do. Air mattresses are great, or they would be if they didn’t deflate during the night. But that is the past. We are living in the now. and the now… Continue reading
We have a new member of the This Week in Beer family. Everybody join me in welcoming The Hopster. So put down your PBR and put on your ironic Tshirt, The Hopster is here.
It is almost unprecidented isn’t it? A post that is both on time(ish) AND timely? Weird right? Well I figured that since spring is in full swing and the weather can is pushing hot, it is probably time to shelve the rest of the Winter Beerfest videos (I’ll put them in the members gallery). So… Continue reading
More videos from the Winter Beerfest. I really should get the rest of these out since we are now well into spring. This week we are featuring a beer from another unique Michigan brewery, Jolly Pumpkin. Here are the views of myself, and Tricia on their, schizophrenically named, Chocolate Pineapple Chipotle Rauch Biere.
Welcome to another exciting edition of “why is this video up late.” Well, I’m not telling. Instead I am just going to get on to business. I’ve got a cryptic review for you of a beer from one of my favorite michigan breweries, The Livery’s 5th Dimension. I have to say, I have never been… Continue reading