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Beer of the Week: Blaecorn Unidragon

    I know … I KNOW i’ve been dragon my tail (DRAGON MY TAIL … get it?) when it comes to posting our Beer of the Week lately. A home purchase, and the subsequent move took up most of

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Beer of the Week – Sam Adams Dark Depths Baltic IPA

Sam Adams introduced their Small Batch Series in 2011, adding and rotating in new offerings. One of the latest brews in the series is Dark Depths – an IPA brewed with a lager yeast for an interesting mesh of styles

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Beer of the Week – Goose Island Honker’s Ale

Goose Island has recently flown into Louisiana with several new brews, including 312 (an Urban Wheat Ale), India Pale Ale, Summertime (a German Style Kölsch) and this week’s Beer of the Week: Honker’s Ale. Honker is a style of beer known as

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Beer of the Week – Batch 19

Prohibition was a dark time in American history. A Teetolater named Carrie Nation took to entering saloons with an axe to destroy bottles and kegs of liquor and beer, often greeting the bartender with a cheery “Good morning, destroyer of

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Beer of the Week – Saint Arnold Icon

If you’re into beers, you know that Belgian-style ales really don’t fit neatly into typical beer styles. The Belgian Ale category – for example – represents those ales under 7% abv that do not fit other categories. They just don’t fit

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Beer of the Week – Lazy Magnolia’s Timber Beast

Are you a hop-head? Do overtly hoppy, crisp and bitter brews make you salivate by the very mention of their names? Do you savor the aroma and essence of brewing using different varieties of hops? Does watching the faces of

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Beer of the Week – Beck’s Sapphire

Have i told you about Petunia? She’s one heck of a girl, that Petunia. I met her on Friday evening, December 28. She didn’t make much of an impression that night, but the next day … what a girl! She

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Beer of the Week – Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop Ale

It’s beginning to look a lot like … well … like Christmas in July. Two weeks ’til Christmas and it’s in the 70’s and i’m mowing my grass. Welcome to Louisiana in the “Winter.” The recent rains have given new

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Beer of the Week – Abita Christmas Ale

Abita Christmas Ale It’s beginning to look a lot like … well, OK … not really. But alas, just because we live in this subtropical climate and barely get below 40 degrees doesn’t mean that we can’t get into the

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Beer of the Week – Chimay Grand Reserve

Chimay Grand Reserve – Perfect for Holiday Gatherings I picked up this at Cannata’s, curious about the big, blue 750ml bottle. Egad! A Trappist Ale you say? OK, i’m game. But what is a Trappist Ale, you ask? I’m glad

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