OK, so ironically it’s been almost 4 years to the day since I posted a blog. Well, I’m switching jobs and committing to getting Suds Of Liberty back to where it belongs. I’m thinking swag……anyway, here is my review of Steve Austin’s Broken Skull IPA from El Segundo Brewing. Style: IPA (specifically West Coast IPA) Brewery: El Segundo Brewing Company ABV: 6.7% – WHEELHOUSE!!!!!! Giddy … Continue reading 4 years gone by….a little El Segundo Brewing special
Well….I suck. I haven’t blogged in ages, now, I’ve drank…oh yes I’ve drank. But I haven’t written a blog in ages. Thankfully, I do a really good job taking pictures (usually) and sending myself a few notes so I don’t “lose” everything. Pretty special beer here as it’s the first beer of my new “Beer Club” that I’ve joined. The local Whole Foods has a … Continue reading Urban Farmhouse!
Ok, recurring theme lately….more barrel aged beer for me. It’s kind of that time of the year really, a little chilly (well, CA chilly…) but this is the kind of beer I enjoy when the weather is a little cold. High ABV and a nice hearty taste…..perfect. Eclipse Brewing Company – BART Presentation: Just look at that picture….I mean, beautiful. The oak barrel really pops … Continue reading Barrel.Aged.Really.Tasty
Ok, so true story…..it’s been a while since I’ve posted. That being said, I’ve still been drinking sooooo the content will catch up to the consumption. Last weekend my wife thew a surprise birthday party for me which was awesome. We had a few beers, perhaps a few tequila and heading to some friends for another drink. We thought it would be a good idea … Continue reading Total Eclipse of my brain
Really excited to review this beer, it’s one of my all-time favorites and an amazing beer. Prior to moving to CA I’d never had anything from Firestone Walker, now I’m a huge fan. As you know, I’m a huge fan of Black IPAs….so, clearly this is my kind of beer Wookey Jack Black Rye IPA – Firestone Walker Brewing Presentation: Beautiful dark, rich IPA that … Continue reading Wookey Jack!
Extra special review this time around….from Estonia! This beer was a gift from my friend Tyler, given to him from some friends at the Pohjala Brewery. Really excited to have this, especially the Must Kuld as I’m a big fan of Porters and it seemed like a perfect pre-Christmas dinner beer. Really cool bottle, simple yet elegant….I loved the simplicity of the bottle and … Continue reading Must Kuld…..Estonian Beer!! YES!
Quick update on this beer before the review. This was part of an AMAZING run of gift beers I’ve been on….this, Heady, and 4 Bourbon Country in the last few weeks. The only thing better than beer? Friends. With that….another special treat from Vermont. Lawson’s Finest Liquids – Sip of Sunshine Presentation: Wow! Just wow! This beer looks like an amazing IPA right out of … Continue reading A little sip of sunshine
Alright, a real treat of a blog here this week. It’s about a week overdue from when I drank it but damn… Anyway, this is a beer that I was never able to get back East so finding it was a mission this year. This is the original Bourbon Barrel aged beer. I’ve heard lots of myths and rumors about it but apparently it only … Continue reading Bourbon Country Stout – The Prototype
Another day, another beer I say…I’ve got a bunch of amazing beers in the fridge, seriously….world class suds coming soon. In the meantime, I had a chance to sample from on of my favorite breweries…Stone. Stone does a lot of collaboration beers which I really enjoy. Mix up a few different beer styles and approaches to brewing…and, boom. Hoppy, suddy happiness. Sorry Not Sorry IPA … Continue reading Sorry, not Sorry
Oh, let me tell you a story before I get into this beer. We moved to CA almost 3 years ago (in June) but came out in April for a house hunting trip….at a birthday party, I was introduced to Double Jack. Had never had anything from Firestone Walker, just knew I liked Double IPAs. I pounded 5 of them, realized they are REALLY good … Continue reading Double down on Double Jack