We started off the weekend with a variety pack from Yards Brewing Company and New Belgium Brewing Company. These are two great companies that make some really good beers. These packs were picked up to help kick off a great weekend of hanging out with some great people and remembering why we have this weekend to celebrate. It’s Memorial Day weekend and we pay tribute to those who defended the freedoms that we get to celebrate this weekend. I know I will take a moment to pause and thank them in my own way.
I enjoyed these brews in the following Order:
- New Belgium Juicy Watermelon – Great Summer beer that isn’t overly sweet.
- New Belgium Fat Tire – This is a great Amber Ale and drinkable all year around.
- New Belgium Citradelic – Another good summer beer
- Yards Philadelphia Pale Ale
- Yards Brawler
- New Belgium Voodoo Ranger
- Yards Love Stout
- Yards IPA
Friday was a day of cleaning around the house. This started off with the right intentions but turned into us sitting and drinking on the deck. The wife stuck to her wine and I drank the beers. We brought the Block Rocker on the deck, this is an awesome blue tooth speaker, and listened to music and talked. The weather was nice so it was great to sit outside and just enjoy the day. The kids played inside and outside all day. We stayed outside until about 8 or 9 when the temperature dropped to a point that it was more comfortable inside. I really need to add a fire pit to the back yard.
Saturday we went to a buddy’s house and basically got tanked. Yeah I time traveled. I was drinking something called Joey Z’s Juice. I don’t know how many I had but it sent me to the outer limits of time and space. I woke up Sunday morning thinking I was in my own bed. Guess what I wasn’t, nope, and the best part is I don’t remember how I got to the bed I was in. Long story short is that I got drunk enough to fall asleep at a table and someone had the grand idea to take me back home. That was a great move, the wife would soon follow.
Sunday was a day on the boat. We headed out to hit the high seas or just the bay. Event though the weather was a bit over cast we still made a day of it. Beers, music, and non stop Corn Hole. The are wax nice and not packed at all. The area was not packed and everyone just hung out. We made burgers and dogs on the boat. The kids had a blast and enjoyed a relaxing day without wi-fi. These kids all seem to love the beach and playing with virtually anyone.
This week we made some new friends, and met up with some old ones. If you ever find yourself at Joey Z’s stay the hell away from his juice. It will surely make you time travel or fall asleep during daylight hours because you can’t handle the good stuff. As far as the beers go for this week pick up a case or two of both the Yards and New Belgium, you wont be disappointed.
See you in the Future