16 Mile Brewery Just Broke the TTB with Flavored Amber Sun Beers.

16 Mile Brewery Just Broke the TTB with Flavored Amber Sun Beers.

The TTB (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau) is the government agency that over sees much of what goes on in the world of beer, wine, mead and cider. Among their duties is (where required) the approval of labeling that appears on these products. The TTB releases approved labels on their website’s database. This … Continue reading

The Local Tap: What’s going on at the 2016 Odessa Brewfest

The Local Tap: What’s going on at the 2016 Odessa Brewfest

It’s almost the end of Summer here in Delaware and that means beer events are dropping onto the calendar like leaves from a tree. And one event not to be missed is the Odessa Brewfest set on the grounds of the National Historic Register, 246-year-old Wilson-Warner House. We’ve attended Odessa since its inception (this year … Continue reading

Five years, 300(1) Posts, and 1000 Beers – Part Two

Five years, 300(1) Posts, and 1000 Beers – Part Two

Let’s continue my two part post by looking at my 1000th unique check-in on Untappd: Many all-times ago, before the second coming of the age of craft, three strangers arrived into the Delaware valley. The strangers came from a land they called Indiana bringing gifts that bore strange names like Alpha King and Gumballhead. The … Continue reading

Five Years, 300 Posts, and 1000 Beers – Part 1

Five Years, 300 Posts, and 1000 Beers – Part 1

If you do something you enjoy long enough, every now and then an interesting intersection of events will occur. That happened last month when, not long after getting my notice from WordPress that I had survived reached my fifth year anniversary, I was going through my insights and noticed that my next post (this one) … Continue reading

New Castle BBQ Competition Winners plus a Discussion with Competition Organizer Sandy Fulton

New Castle BBQ Competition Winners plus a Discussion with Competition Organizer Sandy Fulton

A few weeks back Tracey and I attended the first annual New Castle BBQ competition back dropped by the Delaware River in Historic New Castle’s Battery park. We were looking forward to this edvent because we hadn’t attended a BBQ competition in awhile and with the event being right down the road from us we wouldn’t … Continue reading