EVP Session, Historic Firehouse, Salem Mass.

EVP Session, Historic Firehouse, Salem Mass.

I thought I’d do some not-exactly-beer-related posts in observance of the Halloween season just to have some outside of the norm fun. While traveling, when Tracey and I are not seeking out the local beers and the various establishments that sell them, we’re searching for the local historic, and supposedly haunted places, to rest our … Continue reading

Magic Hat’s Wilhelm Scream – Have You Heard It?

Magic Hat’s Wilhelm Scream – Have You Heard It?

As I’ve stated before, interesting packaging on beer and wine shelves will always grab my attention and by extension, an interesting or playful name will also entice me to pick up a bottle to learn more about the contents. Especially if the name reflects either a pop culture reference or a witty play on words. … Continue reading

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

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

[UPDATE: The list was updated on 10/4 as beers continue to pour out of the TTB. Not only are keg labels being approved for Amber Sun, but now labels for Blues Golden Ale mixed with various flavors are also being approved. The Updated list is below.] The TTB (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau) … 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