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…

Great Divide

Great Divide Brewing in Denver, Colo. has quickly ranked itself in my top breweries. I would consider Great Divide my “Cheers.” The bar area is small and always packed, but I am always greeted with a smile and called by my first name. Countless good Happy Hours have been had…

Beer Quotes

 A dear friend shot me an e-mail that included some great beer quotes. I thought I'd share a few. "Sometimes when I reflect on all the beer I drink, I feel ashamed. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the brewery and all of their…

Firehouse Brewing Co.

There’s got to be something cool in South Dakota besides Badlands and Rushmore, right? While in Rapid City, South Dakota I checked out Firehouse Brewing Co. Firehouse Brewing is at a great location in Rapid City at an old Firehouse, hence the name. It has a great outdoor seating area,…