Amalgam Vanilla Boysenberry Dystopia

12 Oct
Amalgam Vanilla Boysenberry Reduction

The Boysenberry Reduction Act of 2021 sought to curb domestic boysenberry usage to preserve the crop so vital to horse tranquilizer production. No longer could boysenberry addicts satiate their desires through carefree binging of the sweet nectar – supply was … Read More »

Untitled Art Juicy & Sober

22 Jul
Untitled Art NA Juicy IPA

Let’s cut to the chase here: non-alcoholic (NA) beer interests me in the same way the latest successful network TV sitcom interests me. While it’s raging in popularity and becoming more of a topic of discussion, it’s just not my … Read More »

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 »