Beer Club: NY, VT & ME edtion

It is a bit surreal to find yourself being applauded for bringing beer to an event. Don’t get me wrong, I kinda liked it, but it was a bit….weird. What did I do to deserve the applause? I brought Heady Topper (aka Beer Unobtainium) and Hill Farmstead Abner to Beer Club. It was a great event. I stand by my initial review of Heady Topper (meh. is it supposed to make my tongue go numb?), and preferred the more complex and slightly softer Abner by Hill Farmstead. A quick informal poll showed that about 30% of the club agreed with …

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Beer Run to Buffalo

My beloved was working Friday night, so I stayed in St. Catharines and joined some of my classmates for pizza-and-games night. But first, a run to Buffalo to get beer. Ian and Joe came with me, and tried not to laugh at my awe at the selection of beer at Premier Gourmet. I tried not to look like a kid in a candy store, but I doubt I succeeded. I went in with no plan, and bought 12 bottles of impulse buy. Next time I do what Ian does, check out what Joe has in his cart, and just buy …

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