Category: Places

  • A Visit to Cantillon Brewery

    Cantillon brewery in Brussels Belgium

    INTRODUCTION A trip to Belgium would be a waste if not for a visit to the Mecca of true gueuze blending, Cantillon. Not a far walk from the tourist friendly, the relatively quiet street on which some of the finest traditional sour beers continue to be brewed, even as most other similar blenders have been […]

  • 2014 Firestone Walker Invitational

    Firestone Walker International Beer Festival

     “Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.” – Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger   In May of 2014 Dave and Steve attended one of the greatest beer events in the world: the Firestone Walker Invitational in Paso Robles California. Here are some thoughts and images.    [tribulant_slideshow gallery_id=”2″]   […]

  • Craft Beer In Montreal

    Montreal Brewery Dieu du Ciel

    Great craft beer comes from unlikely places, such as when your wife wins a trip to Montreal on The Price Is Right In our quixotic quest to find the world’s best beer, Dave and I find ourselves in places both exotic and banal. French Canada is somewhere between the two. Do the locals believe that fries are […]

  • 44 Hours of Beer in Oregon

    Took a short trip to Portland and Eugene. Just long enough to sample some great west coast brews. Finding Beer in Oregon If you are young and you drink a great deal it will spoil your health, slow your mind, make you fat – in other words, turn you into an adult. P. J. O’Rourke  […]