LA Scene

Sorry it’s been a while, I had some  technical difficulties with this website. This week I am featuring Karl Strauss Brewing Company. We visited here during our recent trip to Los Angeles. My flight of beer consisted of Wreck Alley Imperial Stout, their description: Brewed with dark kilned malts, Cocoa nibs, and Ethiopian coffee beans…

IPA

Why IPA ? This is a question I ask myself often? What is it about IPA that people are so fond of ? This especially puzzles me since many people that don’t like the taste of Beer have mostly tried IPA’s.  It’s no secret I prefer dark intense brews , mostly stout for it’s smooth…

Gahan Continued…

   This is also a favorite , Sydney Street Stout it is very smooth and not extremely strong, it’s just right. As I mentioned in my last post a second Brewery was built to keep up with demand. This is the original Brewery in Down Town Charlottetown. They still brew a large variety of beer…

PEI Brewing and Gahan 

Today was brew tour number two. As part of our wonderful hotel package we were treated to a tour of the PEI Brewery in PEI , Canada.  We were almost late arriving and had not eaten all day, not the best way to start. We start with a taste then head up to the tour.…

Moosehead 

​​​Here we begin our tour of the Moosehead Facility in Saint John, New Brunswick. The wonderful old copper boilers have been mostly replaced with new stainless steel, but are the history of the place.  Actually we started our tour , sampling. Our options were Radler a light fruity taste that has a slight grapefruit addition.…

Dinner lately is late at our house, usually after 8 pm and tonight was no different. I didn’t feel like cooking and by the time weekend arrives we need to escape. We occasionally like to hit The Depot Restaurant, they have a good beer selection and the option of dinner menu or bar menu. I…

Guinness

A good beer full bodied and smooth, Extra Stout is quickly becoming one of my new favorites. A nearly black, chocolate color and taste is that of a bourbon barrel stout with a slight sweet smokiness. There is no bad choice, who knows better how to create a good beer than the Irish? Copy from…