DOW (Drinks of the Week) Featured Brew: Straight to Ale – Stop Work 689

This is my 2nd brew from Straight to Ale Brewing Company.  This week we try their “Stop Work 689.”  I hope it is as good as the Hefe I had a couple of weeks ago.  The logo on the can appears to be a Foreman for the Devil.  No grievances here boss you keep making dem good brews.Continue Reading

The Freak Fights – A Night of Live Local Boxing

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Well Saturday night was the night that i watched a 45 year man make his pro debut in a boxing match.  You may have read a tale or two of the Freak when I was tracking his eating adventure in the Wing Bowl this past Feb.  CLICK HERE TO SEE THAT TALE.  Frankie feels like a local celeb and if you heard the two hundred people at the event on Saturday you would have trouble not believing that.  FREAK FREAK FREAK the crowd chanted as he made his way to the ring.  You could tell he was a bit nervous going into the fight but he managed to get through that.  The Freak stood in his corner swaying with that anxious movement that looks like you’re trying hula hoop.  DING DING the bell rang and these two men ran into each other like two rams going at it on a mountain side.  Holy Christ!!!!!Continue Reading

MIDNIGHT OIL BREWING COMPANY

Hell to the Yeah!!!!!  Dude what a time to be alive with one brewery after another opening up these days.  Saturday we finally got to visit Midnight Oil Brewing Company.  Click the blue link to check them out.  I had heard a lot of great things and finally headed over to check them our for myself.  This is a brewery that is young, hungry, and not afraid to put in the hard work.Continue Reading

Relax It’s Sunday

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It’s like 3 O’Clock in the afternoon and I am just getting to this.  I wish I could feel my face.  So as it goes, I drank a bit last night.  Wait before you start to judge me I did attend a Fancy Ball.  That’s right I am a bit sophisticated.  We got to see some awesome friends, the governor, and had us a great time.  We left after the social and dinner so we could bar hop a bit.  For all those parents out their having a night with no kids is F@#$ing amazing.  Sorry I love my kids but damn they are needy little humans.  Here is a look back at another great week.Continue Reading

DOW (Drinks of the Week) Featured Beer: River Horse Roly Poly Czech- Style Pilsner

This weeks featured brew is River Horse Brewing Company’s Roly Poly.

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ABV: 5.3%

IBU: 28

Style:  Czech-Style Pilsner

River Horse brewery is located in the wonderful state of New Jersey.  I hope you could hear the sarcasm in that first sentence. Go check their site out to see a little brew history on why they choose the Hippo, it’s pretty cool.  This place originally started in 95 and got a revamp in 07.  They make a wide variety of brews and this was the first for me to try.   I would say this was an average brew that didn’t blow me away.  Its one of those beers that I can just keep in the garage fridge.   It had good color and decent flavor. I have another brew from them that we will be trying in two weeks.  So look for that, it’s an Amber Ale.Continue Reading

DOW (Drinks of the Week) Wild Ride Brewing: Nut Crusher Peanut Butter Porter

Featured Beer:  Nut Crusher Peanut Butter Porter 6% ABV and only 18 IBU’s.  

This weeks brew comes from Redmond, Oregon from Wild Ride Brewing CompanyIMG_3978These guys have been around since 2014 serving up great beers.  I don’t normally grab Porters, especially those with crazy flavors.  This beer claimed to be basically a peanut butter cup in a bottle.  I have to give these dudes credit this thing was good.  The peanut butter was subtle and the beer went down well.  I was surprised that it was so good.  I can’t tell you that I will ever crave this beer but it was nice for Easter Weekend.  If your into Porter’s and Porters with peanut butter flavor I highly suggest this one.  Plus there is an elephant on water ski’s on the label.  So there’s that. Continue Reading