Arrogant Bastard Ale Review

Stepping up onto the porch, Greg noticed a note on the wicker table by the front door. Accompanying the note was a bomber and a mug. Hmm. His hopes soared as he thought, Could she be trying to reconcile? Then he read the note. “Dear Greg, Billy and I are at the movies. He’ll be moving in tomorrow. I found a beer that perfectly describes you…”

Oyster Stout

Can you believe that someone would put oysters in beer?
“Shucks, you’re surely kidding – right?”
Nope, it’s true.
In England, oysters and beer were often consumed together. Oysters were like the peanuts or pretzels of today’s pubs – just a snack to go with your brew.
Having shucked many oysters in a seafood restaurant in my college days, I surely feel for those who popped open all those bivalves.

Kölsch Beer

Kölsch Beer is a great warm weather beer. Enjoy this synopsis of its origin and the Kölsch Beer style.

Fort Collins Breweries

As late as 1969, Fort Collins was not a likely candidate for a great beer city. It was a dry town up ‘til then. Well, things changed, and let’s see what we find now as we explore Fort Collins Breweries.

Hefeweizen Beer

Hefeweizen is just what its name says in German – Yeast = Hefe. Wheat = Weizen.

Red Frog Beer

It seems that by crossing an Irish pub with a Caribbean beach bar, that a freak of genetics produces a – RedFrog Pub. And so that the frog can get its drink, the pub serves ThirstyFrog Red. Red Frog Beer’s draft beer is Carnival Cruise’s answer to the craft beer revolution.

Edgar Allan Poe Lines On Ale

Beer Poetry – “Lines On Ale” ~ Edgar Allan Poe
Fill with mingled cream and amber,
I will drain that glass again.
Such hilarious visions clamber…

Summer Shandy Recipe

You may find that a Summer Shandy Recipe is just what someone who doesn’t like beer will like. Here, let’s give it a try! It’s so simple; it’s child’s play for adult children. Summer Shandy is mix of a light style beer and lemonade, or flavored sparkling water.


Radler – aka Shandy
Radler is a coolant that refreshes, is light on taste, and gives you a “livin’ is easy” feeling? You know – this one could be called a “lawn mower” beer.

Yard Glass

The Yard Glass or Long Glass, so called because it is about one yard (3 feet) long – is of English origin. Long and slender, it has a trumpet-shaped opening and a bulbous bottom that is supported in a wooden stand.