Amanda: Is there anything more satisfying than sipping a rich barrel-aged stout on a snowy evening? That’s a hard no for me. In this review, we’d like to introduce you to Epic Brewing Company’s Big Bad Baptist, an imperial stout aged in whiskey barrels with coffee and cacao nibs. Epic uses a different coffee for every seasonal release, which gives each Read More
With International Stout Day coming up this Thursday, we decided to share our love our favorite stouts with the world. In chatting among ourselves, we learned pretty quickly that if there’s anything we could all agree on, it’s that stouts are just plain awesome. For some of us, it was our gateway beer, for others it became the go-to. Without further ado, Read More
International Stout Day is approaching and of course we’re ready to celebrate. Mark your calendars for November 6th and an epic party at The Sturges Speakeasy! We’re planning on having lots of stouts on tap, giveaways thanks to Wilsbach Distributing, half price drafts from 5-7 and more. Be sure to RSVP to our Facebook event for the latest updates. The stout day taplist Read More
I can’t even begin this post without drooling. Stouts are by far my favorite beer style. From their great roasted flavor to their smooth maltiness, what is there not to love? Those two components make stouts easy to enjoy on their own, but throw in vanilla, coffee and chocolate flavors, and you’ve got yourself a deal. This week, as part Read More
What a beautiful sight! 6 – that’s right 6 – of Fifty Fifty Brewing’s Eclipse series brews. Today I will be tasting all of them with some close friends and sharing what we think live from my new Nexus 7 tablet (apparently I’m on the nice list this year). We have Old Fitzgerald (blue), Mellow Corn (gold), Bernheim Wheat (beige), Read More
The date was Saturday, November 10th. The time was approximately 10:30pm. The location? My friend Rich’s birthday shenanigans. The event: my 1000th unique beer on Untappd.
Clearly International Stout Day is our favorite holiday! Honestly, how could anyone hate a day dedicated to the most lovely and delicious of all beverages – stouts? As a little treat on this joyous celebration, Miss BattyBeerBabe and I have come together to present our favorite stouts!
It’s nearly the end of January and I have spent most of it snuggled up on the couch with my best boy, my cheesy buttery beer bread in one hand and a craft beer in the other. My New Years Resolution lingers in my brain and mocks me on the scale. Only down 2 pounds for this month and for Read More