Best of 2016

2016 was another year of great beers! I have compiled this top 10 list. This is strictly my opinion from my check-ins on Untappd. These are beers that I was able to find or that great friends shared with me. 3 Floyds Bourbon Vanilla Dark Lord Bank Brewing Hop Lab series Deschutes Dissident 2015 Snobbery […]

Visit to Saskatoon

I was on a business trip to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada recently to attend a veterinary pathology conference. I have attended this conference many times. I always walk from the conference hotel to Winston’s Pub in the city center. It is located in the old Hotel Senator. Saskatoon is built on the South Saskatchewan River. In the […]

2016 Wing & Brew Festival Recap

                    I attended the Wing & Brew Festival last Saturday at the Swiftel Center in Brookings. The weather was mild and the beer & wings were excellent! Many local breweries were present pouring some of their stellar beers. Local wing providers were also in attendance. I […]

Taplist for 2016 Wing & Brew Festival

  Fellow craft beer fans, Here is the taplist that I have as of today. Bank Brewing: Hoplab Black Label, Watermelon Sourbomb Fernson: Livepaw Lager, Fernson IPA Hydra: Lilith, HexenBiest Vol. 1 Miner Brewing: Dr. Valentine, Black Hills Cream Ale, Oktoberfest Sick N Twisted: Naughty Red Head, Sinner Take 16: Country Mile, Hayloft, Kick the […]

Moving On

Hi friends. It has been a tough spring and summer. I lost my wife of 25+ years last March 30th. RIP Sue.     My desire to write has been seriously affected.  I can barely keep the dogs fed and lawn mowed. I assure you that I still love the craft beer scene! I will […]