My Recent Silence

This post is for those who read my blog regularly, and I want to take a moment to explain the relative silence this blog has seen lately. I’m three months away from taking my Advanced Cicerone test, and I’ve been busy. I’ve been working my normal job at Craft Beer Cellar Columbia, and I also […]

Summer Beer Cocktails

Among my closest friends, I’m always asked to choose the drinks. Although, yes, I have a lot of friends in the beverage industry who know the tastiest ways to get drunk, I also have many friends who don’t drink in their professional lives, so they turn to me to fuel the party. They provide a few […]

Brunch on Wheels

In the last few years, more and more food trucks have been popping up and taking food on the road. Large cities on the coasts have the most mobile eateries because of how the active lifestyles fit an on-the-go food option, but customers are starting to get over the initial luster of the new toy. […]

J.W. Lees 25th Anniversary Harvest Ale (2011)

Lots of different beers exist, especially as craft beer is exploding. With over 5,000 breweries in the U.S. alone, there are more unique beers now than there’s been since before prohibition. Then, there are the breweries all over the world, some of which have been open longer than the U.S. has been a country. Despite the […]

Beer Chili

Growing up, my mom cooked a lot of meals for my sister and me, but, bless her heart, she wasn’t the best cook. As a result, I ate a lot of overcooked pork chops and unseasoned chicken, but there was one meal that my mom could cook that I didn’t hate: her chili. Since chili […]