Double Time

Double Time

Double IPA is one of my favorite styles of beer. I love the big, bold and, of course, hoppy character of this uniquely American style of beer. It takes the popularity hops and runs with it. These usually have double or even triple the typical number of hops of an...

And the Wine Award for Best Buy Goes To:

    Once upon a time in California, a semi-retired restauranteur and a semi-retired winery owner decided to start a new wine label for the purposes of making a high-quality wine for the masses. The restaurant man was Todd Williams (AKA Dr. Toad) and the winery man was...

The Mother of Invention

Almost every day I hear about a new beer or brewery that is trying to push the envelope. It seems as though brewers are trying to do whatever they can to stand out in a crowded market, as it should be. Some breweries are leading the way and creating truly unique...

Their Bread and Butter is Wine

What happens when a group of wine industry veterans with over 100 years of experience pool their skills and assets and create their own wines from premium California fruit? That is what Bread & Butter is all about as they all work for themselves and each other....

Keeping Your Next Beer Run Local

I’ve chosen a Minneapolis brewery for this month’s beer blog that is steadily building a loyal following and has a most welcoming atmosphere in their taproom located in the NE Arts District.  They make a couple beers that stand out among the crowded craft beer...

Get Wine For Your Valentine!

A day devoted to the devoted. You should get some gift or gifts for your special one and you are probably putting a lot of pressure on yourself to do it right and I hope it all goes perfectly. If you ask me, I would say don’t forget to get a nice bottle of wine for...

Glass Not Included

With the recent news of the voluntary recall,(due to glass fragments in some beers) of some of Sierra Nevada’s beers, I thought it would be a good time to reiterate how awesome these beers are! First, I should say that we have been assured by both Sierra Nevada...

These Are Super Wines and Here’s Why

Are you ready for some football?! It would be more fun for me if there was a purple team or a green team in the game but we must go with Brady and Belichick (again…) and the Dirty Birds. OK, we’ll make up for that with some great food and wines. I finally broke...
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