Category Archives: Beer

Weekly Beer Update #4

This is too funny: I had intended to do a weekly blog post about beer at some point but this one got stuck as a draft. I think that was four years ago! I have more trouble writing on a … Continue reading

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Geocaching Signature Item

I decided that while I generally won’t take anything from a cache I will leave a signature item if the container is large enough. I decided on beer bottle caps since craft beer is one of my other hobbies. I … Continue reading

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Big Beer Buy for September

I finally spent my groupon at Holiday Wine Cellar, here’s what $100 of beer looks like to a beer geek:

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New Year, More Beers

So last year’s idea to publish a weekly recap of the new beers that I try didn’t work out so well. I am not sure why that is but I am going to give it a go this year. Maybe … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Beers | Hop Talk

I love this article: even though I haven’t read nor watched AGoT I got a good laugh out of it. http://hop-talk.com/2012/12/18/game-of-thrones-beers/

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What’s in the Cellar

I had all the best intentions of writing up at least my weekly beer experiences but obviously that didn’t work out. I guess that will be a new year’s resolution for me. In the meantime I am going to add … Continue reading

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Alpine Beer Co & New Belgium Collaboration IPA

I didn’t even realize this beer was coming until I saw it at Fuller’s today. Limit 1 per customer (as seems common for Alpine bottles now) so I grabbed one for the weekend. Nice painted label on the bomber, the … Continue reading

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How to Pack & Ship Beer (by Barlow Brewing)

I have just started trading beer through the mail and a friend of mine shared this link to a great article on how to ship beer. It’s from the Barlow Brewing blog and is very comprehensive. I will be shipping … Continue reading

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Weekly Beer Report #3

2/12 Sculpin IPA by Ballast Point at Slater’s 50/50 in Liberty Station. I ordered My Bloody Valentine from Alesmith since it’s a seasonal but they “just ran out” somehow right when I ordered. The waitress kindly brought me a shot … Continue reading

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Weekly Beer Update #2

Yes this “weekly” update is extremely late but with reason: the co-located server that I was on had issues so I had to migrate to a new host. The site seems a bit slow at times but at least it’s … Continue reading

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Weekly Beer Report #1

I decided that since I try at least one new beer nearly every week that it might be fun (for me even if not for my readers) to post a list every week of the beers I’ve had since the … Continue reading

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Iron Fist Brewing Co.

I finally cracked my 750ml of Velvet Glove imperial stout from Iron Fist tonight and boy what a treat! At 9% it’s surely no session brew but it was really tasty.   Iron Fist Brewing Co. | Rule your taste … Continue reading

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Good beer in San Antonio

Who knew I’d find some great craft brews in San Antonio on a business trip? I checked out Beer Advocate to find good beer places and it mentioned Gabriel’s Wine & Spirits Superstore. They have an outstanding selection of craft … Continue reading

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