In Praise Of The 8 oz Can

4 Apr

I love me a big boozy beer, something I can really feel as its alcoholic heat flows through my lips, coats the inside of my mouth, and leaves a slight burn making its way down my throat. The warmth is … Read More »

Finally Pliny (the Younger)

17 Feb

After over a decade of hearing about this beer, years of wanting to try it, and a couple close misses, I finally got to drink Pliny the Younger.  Before I get into my thoughts, the mythology of Younger, both at … Read More »

The Ale Apothecary Barley Wine

20 Jan

The Ale Apothecary is known for making unusual beer. I had the opportunity to visit the brewery in 2020 and experience firsthand the essence that makes them so special. Memorable breweries have their own unique characteristics. Whether that be an … Read More »

Brittski’s Best Beers of 2021

7 Jan

Another messy COVID-marred year is in the books. Despite the societal hardships, I kept drinking beer – 1764 of them to be exact, 1381 of those being unique. The total is nearly identical to 2020 while I had 100 less … Read More »

WeldWerks Coconut Symposium

22 Dec

An enigma wrapped in frothy Yoohoo coated in raw and toasted coconut, Coconut Symposium is a wild ride. If pastry barleywine was not already a thing, the demented minds at WeldWerks and Side Project have decidedly made it one. This … Read More »

Brittski’s Best Beers of 2020

20 Jan

Now that I officially survived the landfill conflagration that was 2020, I can reflect on my favorite beers from that tumultuous year. Bucking global trends, my number of beers checked in were less than previous years (2018 and 2019). I … Read More »

COVID Crushers

12 May

It’s no secret or surprise that alcohol consumption is up since shelter at home orders have been in place across America. I would imagine globally the trend continues as well. While my own intake has maintained consistently at “way too … Read More »

All Relation Is All Good

25 Nov

There’s a new brewery in NOLA, yet you might mistake it for a trendy new cocktail lounge. That was my immediate thought as I walked through the doors of All Relation, the latest brewery to pop up in New Orleans. … Read More »