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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US Beer Road Trip

The Man and I like to road trip, and often jump at a chance to head out and explore. It took no coaxing at all to get The Man (who doesn’t drink) to drive me around New York and Vermont collecting beer. First stop after crossing the border was to hit Paula’s Donuts in Tonawanda just off the I-90. Not beer related, but delicious nonetheless. We set up the next instalment of Stephen King’s Dark Tower audiobook series, The Wolves of the Calla, and meandered through the Adirondacks, listening, chatting and generally goofing off until we realized that Ommegang, our first stop, …

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