Beer Advent 2017: Aftermath of the Belgian Invasion

Friends.....I have a confession.  I needed a day off.  The first eight days hit me pretty hard.  I have never had so many Belgian style ales back to back to back.  Unfortunately, in order to give my system the break it needed, this led to me being a few days behind in the beer advent… Continue reading Beer Advent 2017: Aftermath of the Belgian Invasion

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The Last Curtain: A Ghost Story

For six long weeks, we’ve been a family.  Many of us had already worked together.  For some, we met as complete strangers.  Over time though, the goal we set out to achieve bound us together.  I watched with delight as we rehearsed and built our characters up layer by layer until they were real people;… Continue reading The Last Curtain: A Ghost Story

Medieval Cooking – Modern World: Leek Soup

Weary from your travels on the muddy dirt road, you and your companion seek shelter for the night.  A wind begins to howl and the trees begin to sway back and forth.  A chill in the air sinks into your damp clothes and you shiver as the dark clouds loom overhead.  Your stomach begins to… Continue reading Medieval Cooking – Modern World: Leek Soup

Beer Advent 2016: Round Three, FIGHT!

We've officially gotten halfway through the beer advent calendar; another six beers have shown their labels and been consumed in the name Christmas cheer.  I could waste your time by writing some petty words, but I think we're beyond that at this point.  How about, we dive on in? December 13th: Nøgne Ø Adventurous Brown… Continue reading Beer Advent 2016: Round Three, FIGHT!

Beer Advent 2016: The Adventure Continues

When last we left our hero, he was tipping back a pint of Sweet Krampus.  Another six days have passed and another six beers have been released from their cages.  What did each door on the beer advent calendar reveal?  Have I been sipping on decadent delights?  Delicious draughts? Disgraceful disasters?  Keep reading as I… Continue reading Beer Advent 2016: The Adventure Continues

Beer Advent 2016: Old World Countries, New World Beers

I look outside and I see the sun setting  over the frost tipped trees of the boreal forest; the land around me covered in a powdered layer of pure white snow.  The lights outside are slowly coming on one by one and the world is illuminated again in a sea of various shades of reds,… Continue reading Beer Advent 2016: Old World Countries, New World Beers