Archive for January, 2010

Tasted this weekend

January 9, 2010

… and I think I’ve managed my palate well enough to offer opinions on nearly all of these beers, if anyone is interested:


Availing myself of some beer

January 8, 2010

I’m currently in Vail, Colorado, where the Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines festival is taking place. It’s not like Portland, let me tell you. At 8,000 feet above sea level, I’m pretty much constantly aware that the air is much thinner than at home, and it’s almost painfully cold and dry.

My primary purpose here is completed, which was to take the Craft Beer Institute’s Certified Cicerone exam. (more…)