Maillot JaunetWhat a beautiful day to enjoy a beer outside.  These are definitely the best days, and the best way to spend them.  But enough about the weather, let’s talk beer.  I don’t thinhk i have made any secret about my love for The Livery out of Benton Harbor, MI.  I don’t think I have ever had anything from them that hasn’t been great.  And this one, their Maillot Jaunet is no exception.  Named for the yellow jersey worn by the overal leader of the Tour De France, this beer is a fine champion in its own right.  Crisp is the right term to describe this beer, as it is a finely refreshing ale that is great for enjoying on a patio on a nice early summer day.  Check out my cryptic review after the break.

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What is this madness? Life is stirring at  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 we got a taste of some great beers from around the state, one of which (also one of my favorites from the festival) came from The Livery.  Here is my cryptic review of their Belgian Dark Trippel. Continue reading

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 disappointed by one of their beers, and this one is no exception.  So enjoy this, another cryptic review from the 2011 MBG Winter Beerfest. Continue reading