Beer Quotes & Wisdom

You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline-it

helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear

weapons, but at the very least you need a beer. -- Frank Zappa

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Nov '10 Meeting

The monthly meeting brought out a lot of brewers this month, and a lot of beers.  A total of 15 attendees showed up including some faces we haven't seen for a while.
Tom started the evening out by forgetting if the meeting began at 6:00 or 6:30.  Since it was somewhere in between, it was decided to start anyway.
It apparently has been a good brewing season by the number of beers that were brought out.  We saw several IPAs, both black & classic.  We got to sample several beers that used a great deal of chocolate malt by Matt and some very interesting "historic" beers from Cary.  His Ben Franklin's Porter was good and the Groening ale was extremely dangerous as he had to send it around with the warning that it was a 13%er!  Biere de Garde, Kolsch, Oatmeal Stout, Oktoberfest, Raspberry Wheat, Cream ale, there were a lot of beers!
We eventually got around to the holiday beers that was the project for the month, but only had 2 entries from Ron, a spiced porter & Larry, a pumpkin ale.

Monday, November 15, 2010

I am a craft brewer parody

A little something to brighten your day.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Pint Tales

Indy Jabberwocky from Howard County Home Brew Club on Vimeo.

Jabberwocky -- jab·ber·wock·y: A nonsensical poem; a gathering of people to enjoy good storytelling (possibly with a pint... or three.)

I went down to the Indiana Historical Society to enjoy the storytelling type. On November 9 the organization put together the first jabberwocky event combined with a night of great beer. Story tellers included author Douglas Wissing, brewers Ted Miller and Clay Robinson, and people out of the crowd. Along with a musical symphony performed on beer bottles.

With Indiana brewed beer provided by Brewers of Indiana Guild, tongues were loosened and beer afficionados were able to enjoy some tall tales.

Warm Beer, Cold Women

Beer Is Good