870. Ballast Point – California Kolsch
Jul17

870. Ballast Point – California Kolsch

It’s been a super busy weekend, between my son’s baseball games, seeing a Shakespearian play, a going away party for friends, and renovating our basement bathroom. I’ve been working my butt off, so this beer is long past due. This is one of the San Diego beers that was sent to me by my friend David. He keeps telling me I need to come out there to see all of the breweries, and if things work out, we might be headed...

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422. Piece Brewery & Pizzeria – Golden Arm
May05

422. Piece Brewery & Pizzeria – Golden Arm

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m in Chicago today to watch my sister play football.  She plays professional women’s tackle football for the St. Louis Slam.  We headed up early and took the kids to Shedd Aquarium.  Before going to the game, we stopped at Piece for a pizza and a few beers.  I already had their Worryin’ Ale, and my wife let me enjoy about half of her beer when she ordered this one. Location: Served...

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164. Goose Island – Summertime
Sep14

164. Goose Island – Summertime

We had our ABNormal Brewers homebrew club meeting tonight and the category this month was German wheat and rye beers.  I’m not sure if this Kolsch qualifies, but that wasn’t going to stop me from doing an impromptu review of this beer. It was extremely clear and was bright yellow in color.  As you can see, it had a thick, white, soapy head which left some nice lacing on the glass.  The aroma was light, but I picked up on a...

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