Monthly Archives: November 2014

November 30-Busch Light-Joey and Janet Beckett

We have sayings in the south.  We also have intense football rivalries in the south. One of my favorite southern expressions is ” bless their heart”. Probably the most intense football rivalry is Auburn and Alabama. The saying “Bless Their Heart” is usually followed by some explanation on how that person or persons might fall […]

November 29-Winter Cheers-Compliments of Kyle Kenney

One of the joys I have experienced this year attempting to drink a different beer each day is discovering brewers like Lagunitas, Stone, Russian River, Oskar Blues, and today’s brewer Victory. I have really loved the Dowington, Pennsylvania Beers that Victory has. Tonight thanks to my son Kyle it is a wheat ale called Winter […]

November 28-Dog Tag Lager

My beer today is compliments of my son Kyle who lives in Fayetteville, NC he found two beers I haven’t tried in 2014 and today I am profiling one of those. This beer is from Dog Tag Brewing out of Monroe, WI. The name is simply Dog Tag Lager. Really touching thing is each beer […]

November 27-St. Festivus compliments of Jimmy Bethea

  Part of my family’s thanksgiving tradition includes deep fried turkeys, lot’s of friends, and wonderful food. This thanksgiving my wife and I deep fried ten turkeys that went to family, friends, and various non-profit organizations. One of my friends from DC Jimmy Bethea gets a turkey each Thanksgiving and he spends time doing quality […]

November 26-Ybor Gold

Tonight it is vienna lager from the Florida Beer Company called Ybor Gold Amber Lager. This beer is rated just fair and contains 4.6% ABV but I liked it. Florida Beer company is located in Cape Canaverale FL. Florida Beer Company bills itself as Florida’s own handcrafted beer. Appreciate this gift from Steve Baratta and […]

November 25-Back Country Black IPA-thanks to Tony & Tina Jenkins

There are all types of friends. I have some great friends and I have some beer drinking friends. Wedged in between are lots of other special people that fall into differerent categories. Tony and Tina Jenkins got me today’s beer and they are two of my great friends who I love to have a beer […]

Gotta Serve Somebody-Thanksgiving Message from Bob Dylan

Well it is Thanksgiving Week and just about everyone I know is expressing gratitude for what they have. They also have a willingness to help others that may not be as fortunate as they are. Helping others can be summed up as service. I stumbled across a gospel song written by Bob Dylan called “Gotta […]

November 24-Jai Alai

It is a Florida beer today from Cigar City Brewing called Jai Alai. This IPA quite simply put is the best Florida beer I have had in 2014. Cigar City is located in Tampa FL. ABV is 7.5% and has a IBU rating of 70. Thanks to Steve Baratta and Brenda Crebs for bringing me […]

November 23-Winter Winter Ale-compliments of John Masters

Thanks to another friend John Masters I got to sample my fifth beer of the year from Bells Brewing out of Comstock Michigan. John is a very avid hunter along with being a great CPA. He gave up a day in the woods to socialize with a bunch of our friends and brought along a […]

November 22- Chucktown Follicle Brown

Had another South Carolina Beer tonight that I really enjoyed. Once again this beer was compliments of Jef Lambdin during a recent trip to Charleston SC. The brewery is Holy City Brewing and the beer is Chucktown Follicle Brown. Holy City is located in Charleston and this brown ale contains 6.8 % ABV. The website […]

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