New Planet Gluten-Free

I have been venturing on a gluten-free diet for the past month, and if you’ve ever tried to cut out wheat you know it’s a daunting task. I had tried New Planet (Boulder, CO) last November at a beer bloggers conference, but didn’t really give it a second thought. But…

Marathon from Athenian Brewery

While at a bachelorette party this past weekend at a Greek restaurant in Phoenix, I decided to take a break from watching the belly dancer, smashing plates and yelling “Opa!” I asked the bartender what beers he had in bottle and rattled off a quite a few International beers I…

Rush River Winter Warmer

Mmmmmm beer.I did a Midwest beer taking extravaganza during the Christmas season. I was in search of a really great spicy beer. I came across a nice winter beer by Rush River Brewing out of River Falls, Wisc. Rush River Winter Warmer is a decent Scotch ale. It has malty…

Deschutes The Abyss 2010

Winter time is a really great time for craft beer. Micro-breweries really break out the big dogs, which leads to bigger, better, darker, hoppier beers.  I dove right into no other big beer than Deschutes The Abyss 2010, and imperial stout (fifth release). It is a rich, thick, dark, dark…