Category: BFFs

There are a LOT of places where you can go to read beer reviews. Hell, I’ll probably link to a few of them myself once I get the old Blog Roll rollin’. So instead of an analytical review of a particular beer, I’m going to write about the experience. What was happening (in the wastelands of my mind or in the desert of the real) when I popped that particular cap. I mean, sure: I’ll tell you if I liked it or not. But beer is so damn subjective that, even if I had a competent, Cicerone-certified palate, your taste and experience of a certain beer could be vastly different. And we’d both be right! So if you’re looking for a clinical break down of beers, you won’t find it here. But if you want to pull up a stool and listen to this fool then give me your glass and let’s tear into that growler!

It’s About Time…

Life’s quest for truth & compatibility ultimately comes down to time. Will this add or subtract from my overall experience and do I have the time to find out? It’s About Time, a double IPA collaboratively brewed by Twin Sails Brewing, Boombox Brewing and Backcountry Brewing and released to the drooling masses on Twin Sails’…

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In Search of Humanity…

The first week of a new year is a string of days, like any other. Or is it? Often used as a time of reflection, these days can hold power, elevating them above their brethren. For some, the “days of the new” stand outside of time, offering “truths” seldom seen during the fetch & carry…

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The Long Road to Utopia…

Utopia: an imagined place or state of perfection. In my Utopia each beached piece of driftwood holds a tale within it twist and a treasure at its core. Utopia, a Dry Hopped Peach Sour by Howe Sound Brewing Company.  This beautifully adorned beer was as delicious on the inside as out. An approachable tartness, like…

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Searching for Pablo…

This beauty of a BFF is about a NE IPA named Pablo Esco Gnar, the second coming of a collaboration between two of British Columbia’s best Bedouin breweries: Superflux Beer Company and Boombox Brewing Company. Hey Superflux!  Hey Boombox!  Did I ever tell you about the time I went on a Quixotic quest for Pablo…

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A is for A-Frame and B is for Beer…

Close your eyes. Imagine yourself sitting in a well-made wooden chair, lakeside in the late afternoon.  The slats of the Adirondack are warm, releasing the sun they absorbed into your chore-worn muscles.  There’s a light sloshing of water against dock.  But rather than distract, it provides a baseline, a starting point of sorts, for the…

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