Recently, Mike published an article titled “Undrink The Beer – Five beers I wish I could have again, for the first time” that centered on an introspective look to some beers of one’s past. These beers, as Mike put it, are ones you’d like to be able to experience again for the first time; knowing full well you’ll never quite get that same sort of feeling or experience again.
Archive February 2015
As the temperature starts to drop, we start to reach for the higher ABV (alcohol by volume) beers to keep us warm over the winter months. However, you may want to start to rethink that approach. Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, but I do have access to the Internet.
Sly Fox Brewing Company, originally based out of Phoenixville, PA but now brewing in Pottstown, PA, will always hold a special place in my heart. As I have expressed in other reviews I have been going to Sly Fox since well before I could drink beer with my parents. They have always been innovating and producing great beers and growing with their market.
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is a small, localized “chain” of brewpubs currently in three states in the Delaware Valley area: Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. I always enjoy visiting the different locations as the rotating beers are always different depending upon which brewpub you’re in. While at the Lancaster, PA location one of the beers I tried was their Anvil Ale, an English Bitter served on cask.
When I first got into craft beer everything was new and exciting to try, and at the time most people were the same way. A lot of breweries weren’t pumping out rare and seasonal beers like they are now, so you explored their core/flagship beers. Now, thanks to increased popularity and better distribution, many beer drinkers are focused mostly on trying new and rare beers. continue reading »