Sorry about the late episode, SOMEONE, and I’m not naming any names here, brought a live bear into the office and it caused a little bit of a problem with the network connection. Stupid bear, hogging all the bandwidth.
This Week in….. Hard Cider?
Now that the bear is gone and I can upload again, here is this weeks episode. I decided to try something new and give the Peary, from Uncle John’s Cider MIll a try. For those curious, it is a hard pear cider.
On a recent flight to Washington DC I decided to try something new, the flight I was on was serving a beer I had never heard of, August Schell Firebrick. Here are my thoughts on it.
I refuse to accept that it is no longer october and am posting another pair of videos from Crunchy’s Oktoberfest to try to remind me of fun times past.
I’ve got a couple more videos for you here from Crunchy’s oktoberfest last month. The first is a Cryptic Review of Dark Horse’s Reserve Special and the second is Tricia’s thought on that same beer. I think we found one that she really enjoyed.
Even though we weren’t able to run our live show from Crunchy’s Oktoberfest last week, I was still able to shoot some footage. So below you can check out my Cryptic Review of MBC Rye Bock. I also am pleased to announce an addition to our lineup, Tricia will be adding the views of someone who doesn’t drink microbrews regularly. She can be someone that our less experienced viewers out there may be able to relate to better than beersnobs like Paul and myself. Though soon i’m sure she will become one of us too. Muhahaha.
anyhoo, here you go.
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ok, lets start with explaining what this “cryptic review” thing is. I will try a new beer for the first time and will tell you what it tastes like. But I’m not going to make it easy. You may think i am just making up gibberish, but i assure you, what I am describe describes the taste, or at least what the taste makes me think of. And i guess as a hint i will add a stamp at the end that will rate it on my 2 point scale.
So here it is, My review of Atwater Block Brewery’s Vanilla Java Porter
Music by Kevin Macleod
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