Archive | November, 2010

Review: North Coast Old Stock Ale

November 15, 2010

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This beer was recommended to me by Velky Al of Fuggled on my quest for good barleywines, while Old Stock Ale is an Old Ale (oh really?) it tastes like a cousin to barleywines. Full bodied and flavored with not much head or carbonation. Similar in style, less boozy than most barleywines I have tasted, […]

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Review: Duvel

November 10, 2010

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Wednesday night, per usual, is glass night at Flying Saucer, and tonight the featured beer was Duvel. It was also a very special night for the Houston beer scene, the start of a campaign to bring a Freetail Brewpub to Houston. After Scott announced (in the Freetail newsletter, see a post by Jennifer Litz of […]

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Review: Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale (2010)

November 8, 2010

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So if you’ve read any other post on my blog you may have picked up on a new favorite style of mine, Barleywines. The most recent ones I’ve tried were at the La Muerta bottle release/bottle sharing event Saturday and the Saint Arnold’s Divine Reserve #10. I love the boozy (although some need to age, […]

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Freetail Brewing La Muerta Release & Bottle Share Extravaganza

November 6, 2010

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At the ass-crack of dawn this morning, a group of friends and I set out to San Antonio for the La Muerta bottle release (it was on tap starting 11/1) at Freetail Brewing Co. We left at around 5:30 AM and made it to Freetail around 8:30 with only one stop at the mall of […]

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Review: Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #10

November 3, 2010

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Yesterday the hunt was on for the limited production release of Saint Arnold‘s Divine Reserve 10, the most recent offering in the DR series. I was lucky enough to score some at my local HEB, but I know plenty of people who went without, are still on the hunt and those who probably got too […]

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Review: North Coast Brother Thelonious

November 3, 2010

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While patiently waiting for 7 pm to roll around on Tuesday night so that I could try Saint Arnold‘s Divine Reserve #10 on tap (read about the madness in my other post) at Petrol Station, I decided to try the “Bro T” to wash down my delicious Rancor burger. Petrol gives names to most beers […]

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Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #10- The Hunt!

November 2, 2010

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Well, Election day was today, that’s cool. Another important event was today too, though. The anticipated release of Saint Arnold‘s 10th offering in it’s Divine Reserve series. this year it was an English barleywine that “will be based on the recipe of Chris Landis of the Kuykendahl Gran Brewers, who won the 2010 Big Batch […]

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Review: Guinness Foreign Extra Stout

November 1, 2010

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I have had Guinness Draught several times, and quite enjoy it, but I also don’t drink too much of any one beer because life is too short. So when I heard that the States were finally getting Guinness Foreign Extra Stout, which has been in other countries for a while now, I wanted to check […]

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