I’m here to brag about my beer; more specifically, my pumpkin spiced porter. My previous batch, a summer ale, fell flat (ha) so I’m excited that not only did I find this brew especially tasty, but so did everyone who tried it. Consequently, out of the two+ cases I bottled, I only got to drink… Continue reading Pleasantly Palatable Pumpkin Spice Porter
Daisy Cutter Beer Risotto Despite not spending Thanksgiving with family in Wisconsin, as per usual, I had a great holiday weekend. On Wednesday evening, a car full of friends took off for Detroit to attend one of the most hyped NFL games of the year: Packers vs. Lions at Ford Field.
The last time I was in Washington D.C. I was on an eighth grade class trip which means I was underage and unable to partake in any type of night life. When I decided to take a second trip out for a friend’s wedding this weekend, I was excited to find out more about the… Continue reading Digging The District
I’ve officially had my first failure as a home brewer. It only took my second try to taste the bitter beer of defeat. In all honesty, I shouldn’t have even bottled it as I had questioned its progress just days after I racked it into the secondary. Ah yes, the secondary. I am going to… Continue reading Fail Ale and Beyond
Out of all of the food groups, cheese is definitely my favorite. I would build a house of cheese if it were guaranteed to be structurally sound, but it wouldn’t be. Thus, I merely consume cheese at every opportunity I get, typically in it’s purest form straight from the brick. The only thing better than… Continue reading Beer Battered Cheese Curds
No one ever said camping in late September was a bright idea. It was cold, it was rainy, but damnit, we had fun! The group arrived in Coloma, Michigan around 10:30 EST, greeted by steady to heavy rain showers. The rain, as well as chilly temperatures, would prove to be a main-stay for the duration… Continue reading The Great Outdoors