Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. –H.L. Mencken

Friday Music: Men at Work

For all the curmudgeons in Australia. Hoist a Cascade Premium for me. “Down Under” Travelling in a fried-out Kombi On a hippie trail, head full of zombie I met a strange … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer Review: Weyerbacher Insanity

May 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

8 Things I Learned While On Vacation In South Florida

The southern 47 miles of the Florida Turnpike has no toll booths. Instead they have switched to all electronic tolls via Florida’s SunPass or Toll-by-Plate I love how this video … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer Tasting: Founders Curmudgeon Old Ale

First let me say that Founders has, by far, the least irritating website of any alcohol-related business.  Instead of having to enter a birthdate to be granted access, it simply … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Travel Log

Here are some (perhaps) interesting pictures from my recent vacation in the Adirondacks. Click the first image to open up the slideshow.

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Drinking Lowenbrau, going lowbrow

The president offered two balls to his guests this evening.  For some unknown reason, the balls were shaven from ten to two for this inauguration.  Two balls is a far … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer Tasting: Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale

Sierra Nevada says of this beer: The start of Celebration season is a festive event. We can’t start brewing until the first fresh hops have arrived, but once they have … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beer Tasting: Sam Adams Tasman Red

I got a bit side-tracked with travel and work, so I’m hoping to finish the list of Holiday Beers by Christmas now. Sam Adams says of this beer: Bold, lively, … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Finally, The Research We've Been Waiting For

The Daily Mail reports: You’d be forgiven for thinking a steaming hot toddy is the best remedy for a cold, but according to new research it’s lager you should be … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

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