Category: Travel

Beer, Brett and Baseball in the Southwest, Part II

Featuring the White Sands Pupfish, Old World Brewery, AZL Reds & Arizona Diamondbacks After our harrowing overnight drive from Tucson, Josh and I woke up late in Las Cruces, had a coma-inducing Cracker Barrel breakfast and drove an hour northeast […] 

Sagas & Suds: Beers of Iceland

Iceland: a land of vast and unspoiled beauty, where the people are as rugged and sturdy as the land itself. First populated in the 9th century by the Norse, Iceland has always had a special fondness for fermented beverages; celebrating […] 

SF Beer Week 2012 – Part 2

–Welcome back to part two of our San Francisco beer week coverage. Way after the fact, but still a story worth telling– Rise and shine the date of “The Event” at Anchor Brewing Co.  After a late wake-up call and […] 

SF Beer Week 2012 – Part 1

Our homebrew club, Pacific Gravity, was named Anchor Brewery’s “2011 California’s Homebrew Club of the Year.”  The last time this award was presented to us was in 2006, so it seemed appropriate that we make a special trip up the […] 

City Tavern at Golden Road

Last Sunday morning I had the pleasure of joining the fine folks from Culver City’s City Tavern on a private tour of Golden Road Brewing.  Golden Road Brewing has started a restaurant series aimed at educating and selling local restaurants […] 

Beer, Brett, and Baseball in Florida

It’s a popular misconception (or maybe it’s just me) that baseball is played year-round in sunny Florida.  So when in Orlando recently with my girlfriend Monique to hit up Disney World, I thought we could take in a game or […] 

Icicle Brewing Company

If you find yourself in Leavenworth, WA, a small town in the Cascade mountain range, make sure you make a trip to Icicle Brewing Company.  For those of you familiar with California’s Solvang in the Santa Ynez valley, Leavenworth, WA […] 

John and Steph Roadtrip #2

Between Sierra Nevada Brewing Company and the Oregon border, Steph and I stopped to camp in the little known (at least to us) California treasure known as Lassen Volcanic National Park. Located in the same volcanic range that extends north […] 

Thirsty Dog Brewing Co

Question: Okay, so there is good beer in Ohio, but what about in Akron, Ohio? Answer: Yes! Go to Thirsty Dog Brewing Co And to think that I would have never found Thirsty Dog Brewing Co without looking up the […] 

Great Lakes And Market Garden

Question: Is there good beer in Ohio? Answer: Yes, without a doubt! I recently visited Cleveland and Akron, Ohio for my good friend Kris’s wedding.  First of all, Congratulations, Kris & Shetal for a beautiful and incredibly memorable wedding.  How […] 

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