Merry Christmas 2015

  Merry Christmas friends! I hope you are having a great holiday. Check out this Beer Advent Calendar from @2beerguys for holiday beer suggestions. My contribution is Christmas Bomb! from Prairie Artisan Ales. It is the seasonal offering based on Prairie Ales Bomb! with the addition of cinnamon bark. Gather around the fire with friends to […]

Beal Distributing Brewery Sampling Day

  When I was asked if I was interested in attending a beer tasting, I didn’t have to think long before replying with a resounding yes! Bob Jones, from the Brookings Liquor Store, presented me with the invite. The host was Beal Distributing from Sioux Falls. Beal is the local Budweiser distributer. The clincher is […]

November 2010 Bits and Pieces

Several items are worth mentioning with the holiday season coming up this week. The Nebraska Brewing Company will be releasing Hop God on December 4th.   The Boston Brewing Company (Sam Adams) will be releasing Infinium.  This a collaboration with Weihenstephan.  It is said to be Champagne-like and 10% ABV.  The cost is estimated around […]

Beer Review – Sierra Nevada Harvest

The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company from Chico, CA makes an annual wet hopped beer named Harvest.  This beer uses fresh rather than dried hops and the result is a delicious fall treat!  Quantities are limited, so don’t wait to pick some up!  A mixture of Centennial and Cascade hops are used.  The beer reviewed was […]

Beer Review – Hundred Yard Dash

The Brau Brothers Brewing Company has produced a fresh hopped beer this fall named Hundred Yard Dash.  I journeyed to Lucan, MN to pick some up and to tour the brewery and restaurant.  They are one of the few breweries producing some of their own hops.  The hopyard is only 100 yards from the brewery, […]