Craft Beer

  • Brother Thelonious From North Coast Brewing
    Posted in: Craft Beer, Craft Beer Reviews

    -+*The Drink: Brother Thelonious From North Coast Brewing Type: Belgian Style Abbey Ale ABV: 9.3% IBU: 32 Overall Rating: 3.5 Out Of 5 Pints I’m not going to lie, I bought Brother Thelonious because I’m a fan of the jazz pianist Thelonious Monk and it features him right on the label. It was just bonus that […]

  • Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock – Smoked Beer Review
    Posted in: Craft Beer, Craft Beer Reviews

    -+*The Drink: Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock Type: Smoked Beer (Rauchbier) ABV: 5.1% IBU: 30 Overall Rating: 4 Out Of 5 Pints Anytime I stop by a new craft beer store or venture to a new tavern, there’s two types of beer that I’m always looking for first – sour and smoked beers. Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier […]

  • Happy Cinco De Mayo
    Posted in: Craft Beer

    -+*Happy Cinco De Mayo! Here’s what I have in store for tonight, Pacifco Clara, Tecate, Model Especial, Sol (my favorite of the bunch) and Dos Equis. The absence of any Corona related products, isn’t an accident. What beers are you drinking today?

  • Behind Closed Doors At Cigar City Brewing
    Posted in: Craft Beer

    -+*This weekend was like a dream come true for me. I got to go behind closed doors at Cigar City Brewing and see where some of my favorite beers are created. The tour was led by Travis, one of the brewers at CCB. He led us around the equipment filled building, explaining what all of […]

  • Spring Craft Beer Festival Fall Round Up
    Posted in: Craft Beer

    -+*Last weekend, the Cajun Cafe’s Spring Craft Beer Festival came to town. It’s one of the growing number of craft beer events in the Tampa Bay area. This one featured brewers like Cigar City Brewing, Unibroue and many more. There was also several home brewers showing off their brews. Since it was at the Cajun […]

  • Reviewing Pays du Soleil from Saint Somewhere
    Posted in: Craft Beer, Craft Beer Reviews, Featured

    -+*The Drink: Pays du Soleil from Saint Somewhere Type: Belgian Pale Ale ABV: 8% Overall Rating: 4 Out Of 5 Pints I started off a warm, sunny Tampa Saturday afternoon with Pays du Soleil from Saint Somewhere. Saint Somewhere is a brewery just up the street in Tarpon Springs, Florida. They brew traditional Belgian style […]