757. Pollyanna Brewing – Imperial Black Saison
Jan18

757. Pollyanna Brewing – Imperial Black Saison

It’s Sunday and I’ve spent most of the day working on computer issues. My computer is to the point I have to reinstall the operating system and basically start over. Therefore, I really needed to crack this open.¬†If you follow the blog, the last time I had a beer from¬†Pollyanna Brewing Co,¬†I was¬†at Beer House Chicago¬†where they were having a special event. I won a growler and a fill. So I finally stopped in a couple weeks...

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756. The Grand Canyon Brewing Co. – Winter Bourbon Barrel Bomber
Jan10

756. The Grand Canyon Brewing Co. – Winter Bourbon Barrel Bomber

I received this beer from¬†the brewery last year and saw that it had a “flavor bomb” on the inside. ¬†Therefore,¬†I decided to wait a while and let the flavor soak into it¬†a little bit – especially since¬†it was a bourbon barrel flavor. ¬†I finally opened it tonight after watching the local team (Illinois State University)¬†lose in the national championship today. I’m working on work stuff tonight but thought...

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755. Deschutes Brewery – Fresh Squeezed IPA
Jan07

755. Deschutes Brewery – Fresh Squeezed IPA

I spent all afternoon at the fire department working on a video for work (see the completed video about heart health with the fire department). It was fulfilling, but exhausting. I stopped on way home to pick up dinner for my family. I had a free pizza coupon, and decided to sit and have craft beer while waiting for my food. I really wanted the Goose Island barleywine on tap, but decided to go with this one first. Location: On tap and...

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754. Downtown Grill & Brewery – Alt
Jan02

754. Downtown Grill & Brewery – Alt

Something at work was bugging me, so when I got home, I was ready for a beer. That’s when I saw the growler my sister brought me a month or so ago from Downtown Grill & Brewery in Knoxville, TN. She called when she was at the brewery to see what I wanted and this and the IPA sounded like good fall brews. Location: Poured into a large Sam Adams Perfect pint glass at my home in Bloomington, IL. Numbers:¬†5.6% ABV, ~170 Calories...

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