It occurred to me Sunday afternoon, as I was rummaging around in the refrigerator (and noticed that we have four—yes four—cold Wisconsin pumpkin beers), that The Boy and I have not done a pumpkin beer tasting at all this season, and Halloween is only a few days away. Oh. The. Humanity. So what better time... Continue Reading →
The Wisconsin Brewery Mothership
Real women don't drink light beer. Confession: despite being from Brew City, I haven't always enjoyed beer. In fact, it wasn't until moving to the East Coast that I became a bit of a beer snob; specifically, a Wisconsin beer snob. We take our beer seriously in Wisconsin. From Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee (OMG best brewery... Continue Reading →
Smashing Pumpkin (Beer, That Is…)
"If I'm walking by, it just looks like a headless horseman." When we last left our heroes, they were fiercely tasting, comparing, and enjoying two of their favorite pumpkin ales only to discover that the one they least expected to prevail, in fact, did! Now...they're at it again! Except this time, the pumpkin beer tasting... Continue Reading →
Who’s the King of the Pumpkin Beer Patch?
"Alright, is your palate clean?" "Mmm, hmmm." Tonight, The Boy and I finally decided to go for it: conduct a completely impromptu pumpkin beer tasting with our two favorites, Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale and Southern Tier Imperial Pumking Ale. We've been Weyerbacher snobs for quite some time now, but this past weekend at a frequent... Continue Reading →