From Don Russell, aka Joe Sixpack: “This year, I made a resolution to visit some new places, especially out in the scary ‘burbs, and darned if I didn’t discover some primo watering holes. If you’re traveling in uncharted waters this holiday season, you might find yourself near one of these. Stop in – and get [...]
Archive for December, 2006
A man moves from Colorado to Florida.
“It was the biggest culture change from Colorado to Florida,” Marc Wolff, who lives Port St. Lucie and works in West Palm Beach, told the Palm Beach Post. “The food is better here, which is surprising. It’s even easier to find wine selections. But the beer was just a [...]
Raise a mug to honor Dave Jaques, a UK pub landlord so determined to seve local beer he faces a fine from the chain that owns his pub.
Jaques, who runs The Cock in Henham, stocks Saffron Brewery’s Essex Pale Ale although that violates his tenancy agreement, which states all beer, lager and cider purchases must [...]
Don Russell, a.k.a., Joe Sixpack visits Vorchdorf, Austria to watched the birth of the next batch of Samichlaus. The renowned beer, whose name is the Swiss-German word for Santa Claus, is made only one day each year, St. Nicholas Day.
As well as seeing the beer blessed, Russell was able to taste several vintages.
Where the ‘05 [...]