Harvest Apricot Pale Ale Tasting Notes and Recipe

I finally tapped the Harvest Apricot Pale Ale homebrew and gave it a try. Overall I’m happy with it, and everyone who has tried it claims to enjoy it. One friend said it is better than anything Sierra Nevada makes, but he is mistaken. I think I nailed the body, mouthfeel, and carbonation level. The…

Last Week’s Beers: Sierra Nevada sampler, Track 7, Rueuze, and more

Lots of beers here. Sierra Nevada brewery sampler inflated numbers. Backyard Harvest Apricot Pale Ale (single hop Cascade) – This is my homebrew I mentioned previously, finally tapped. I’ll do another post soon with tasting notes and recipe. Bruery Rueuze – So very good. This was what Stephanie picked out for her birthday. Nice tartness,…

Craft Beer Holiday Gift Guide

BeerSelfie.com has published a Craft Beer Holiday Gift Guide for all of us that are shopping for the beer enthusiast in our life. Craft beer and homebrewing have exploded across the country and BeerSelfie.com has the inside track on the latest gear just in time for the holidays. With the help of BeerSelfie.com you’ll find…

Last Week’s Beers: Melvin, Fruitlands, and More

I’ve been recovering from a cold and GABF so not too much to report, but what I lacked in quantity I made up for in quality. Burrasca Sangiovese 2015 – Well, this is actually a wine. I’m a relative n00b when it comes to wine, but I’m finding I enjoy Italian red wines like Sangiovese. Via…

GABF Day 3 Recap

Day 3 of GABF I attended the earlier AHA Members session before heading over to First Draft for the Tavour VIP party. I did not have a bad beer this day! The highlights of the GABF tasting was J. Wakefield’s Miami Madness Berliner Weisse. It absolutely bursted with tropical fruit flavor in a way I…

GABF Day 2 Recap

Important GABF Lesson: It’s more fun when you’re not hungover. I kind of wandered GABF like a zombie on Thursday after having fun Wednesday night. I was feeling much better Friday. I explored Denver a bit, checking out some of the great architecture and public art. There is an impressive mix of historical buildings, public art, and…