So, what do you do if you want a second career because you'd like to branch out from the world of construction and engineering? If you live in San Diego, you start a brewery and hire people who have worked with some of the best California craft beer houses, of course! We LOVED this place.… Continue reading San Diego Beer Week 2015 #8 Division 23
Tough day in this ol' world of ours. And yes, I know that this is a gross understatement. Having visited Paris and other parts of France (I was a French and Spanish teacher before staying home with my children), I spent a lot of time glued to the Twitter feeds and news channels today. Like… Continue reading San Diego Beer Week #7 Rough Draft Brewing
In Beer-amar Miramar, Duck Foot Brewing Company is tucked into a small strip mall amongst office buildings and warehouses. I bet the people who work in the offices nearby are oh, so happy to wait out an evening's rush hour in Duck Foot's tasting room playing with the assortment of games, beer in hand (Rock 'Em… Continue reading San Diego Beer Week #6 Duck Foot Brewing Company
It was only a short time ago someone suggested that I try a pint of Ballast Point's Sextant Oatmeal Stout (on nitro!). Beer? I was skeptical, to say the least. I've had sips of The Husband's brews for nearly three decades, why would I want to try yet another sip of what I used to… Continue reading San Diego Beer Week #5 New English Brewing Company
This is a Russian River Pliny the Elder. A double IPA. The Husband's drink, not mine. I've been told on numerous occasions that this is one of the finest beers ever crafted. As usual, I asked for a taste, knowing full well that I would not like it. I never like his beer. As usual,… Continue reading A Hoppy Beer that I Did Not Hate!