Monthly Archives: December 2014

December 31-Westtvleteren XII-thanks Carey & Joanna Read

It has been a fabulous 2014. I have so much to be thankful for not the least being my family, my health, and my friends. With those three possessions everything else is a bonus. In those three categories I am lucky and wealthy. Today also marks the FINISH of what I STARTED on January 1, […]

December 30-Into the Dark

The next to last beer of the day for 2014 is a Black IPA called “Into the Dark”. This New York beer is brewed by Saranac (F.X. Matt) and contains 6.5% ABV and has a IBU rating of 60. I was hoping for spectacular with this beer and all I got was okay. My taste […]

Coach4aday – Annual Report for 2014

On January 1, 2014 the START for Coach4aday began. Thanks to WordPress.com here is an annual report for this blog for 2014. Also thanks to each of you for taking time to visit this site over the past year. HAPPY NEW YEAR! Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog Coach4aday was […]

Dec 30-2014 Completed Beer of the Day List

Link below is the completed 2014 Beer of the Day list. The START to drink 365 different beers in one year will be completed tomorrow. The list is done today. 2014 Beer of the Day List  https://www.dropbox.com/sh/5ymdu9orcxyopw8/AABtV_mdHNZgDbBOcBKNDK2Da  

December 29-2XIPA-thanks Tony Jenkins

Yesterday it was a world class beer from a world class friend. How great it is that I get to do it again today thanks to Tony Jenkins my friend and buddy. Tony hooked me up with a New York beer from Southern Tier Brewing called 2XIPA that is awesome. Southern Tier is located in […]

December 28-Forbidden Planet-kudos Jimmy Bethea

I only have four beers to drink to successfully consume a different beer each day of 2014. Today I get a fabulous treat I am drinking a world class beer, from a world class city, all from a world class friend. I really like how I am coming down the home stretch the last week […]

December 27-Toasted Lager

Traveling today from North Carolina to New Jersey and back all in one day which means airport layovers. On my return flight back to North Carolina I stopped in Newark Airport’s Terminal A Ruby Tuesday to find a scarce selection of Garden State beers. The only choice was Budweiser. They did have a Blue Point […]

December 26-Pale Ale

The day after Christmas so I decided to try out my new Bottle Popper that I got in my stocking. I included a photo and love how it pops the cap off with no bending. I gave the Bottle Popper it’s first try on a beer that was part of my Saranac 12 pack. Today’s […]

December 25-Oatmeal Porter

Today’s beer was featured in the January 2015 edition of Southern Living in an article entitled Winter Beers, The Best of the South. Figured that would make for a good Christmas Beer and I was correct. Sitting on my patio enjoying a cool but sunny Christmas afternoon. The beer is from North Carolina and comes […]

December 24-Long John Lager

Very rainy and warm Christmas Eve in the Carolinas. Temperatures in the high 60’s and 3 plus inches of rain since last night. It is feeling anything but winter but I am sampling another new beer from another variety 12 pack this one from Saranac. The name of the box is 12 Beers of Winter. […]

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