Beer & Brewing Life
January 7, 2013

Pro Brew: Three Floyds Pride & Joy (Mild Ale)

Okay…I’m just going to say it.  Three Floyds Brewing, of Munster, Indiana, may very well be the best, complete-line brewery in the United States of America.  I’ve had a lot of stuff from a lot…

Beer & Brewing Life
January 4, 2013

Tasting: Kekse Christmas Cookie Mild

So I’ve had several of these since I bottled them about a month ago.  I just haven’t had a chance to officially sit down and “taste” it. Several guests had one of these at our…

January 3, 2013


Okay, guys.  I know, I’ve been TERRIBLE about updating lately.  But give me a break, it’s been the holidays, and I’m working a lot more lately (one is not related to the other, by the…

Beer & Brewing Life
December 1, 2012

Pro Brew: Lakefront Brewery Holiday Spice Lager

Well, it’s officially Christmas, which means it’s time for Christmas beer.  I could try to taste them all (and I’m not saying I won’t try), or I can have one that is a LOT of…

Beer & Brewing Life
November 28, 2012

Recipe: Au Lait! (Cream Coffee Stout)

This is a recipe that came to me from a few angles.  One of which is my wife, who rather enjoys her coffee prepared “au lait” (with milk).  Combined with the fact that we both…

Beer & Brewing Life
November 21, 2012

Tasting: Northern Brewer’s Saison de Noël

I’ve been ready to give this one an official tasting for a while now.  I could hardly wait one week for this one to carb up.  But now it’s ready for a proper, fully-carbed tasting,…

Beer & Brewing Life
November 17, 2012

Pro Brew: Sprecher Oktoberfest

I’ve been saving this one for a full-on tasting.  I’ve had a couple of these already, so I know it’s going to fare very well, but now that I have the time to sit and…