Day 18 of 31 – Mad Elf

How do you start a 2 week winter stay at home vacation? Time to crack open the once-a-year special Belgian Strong Dark Ale from @troegsbeer known as the Mad Elf! This 11% heavy weight  drinks very smooth and easily, too easily!🍺While Hershey, PA is better known for chocolate, Tröegs Independent Brewing is trying to make sure there… Continue reading Day 18 of 31 – Mad Elf

Day 17 of 31 – Reindeer’s Revenge

So what happens when you take a Belgian Triple and you add American hops? You get an American Triple!  Reindeer’s Revenge from @ironhillbrewery is a Belgian-style golden ale with complex aromas and flavors of grapefruit, spice and banana with a refreshing hop bitterness. No reindeer games here. I think this guy wants to get some of the… Continue reading Day 17 of 31 – Reindeer’s Revenge

Day 15 of 31 – Winter Warmer

As the weather gets colder it’s good to have a beer that is made for the season. Today’s brew is another from @ironhillbrewery – “Winter Warmer”. This is a holiday medium bodied dark ale finished with classic seasonal spices. Not too much to make it overboard, and not too little to make it dull.🍺 For the month… Continue reading Day 15 of 31 – Winter Warmer

Day 14 of 31 – Gravitational Confection: Pumpkin Pie (2020)

As today is the official count of the Electoral College to seal the 50 states votes for President (congratulations Joe) it is only fitting that I stay with a local Wilmington, Delaware beer to mark this first occasion that the First State has its first President-elect.  (Yes, I know, I could have saved Rail Car… Continue reading Day 14 of 31 – Gravitational Confection: Pumpkin Pie (2020)

Day 13 of 31 – Philly Special

It’s not often we get a 60+ degree sunny day in December here in Delaware. It’s also not often that the Philadelphia Eagles have won a game this crazy 2020 season. Why not bring new starting QB some luck with a little magic from 2017 with a Philly Special IPA from @ironhillbrewery?🏈This tasty New England hazy… Continue reading Day 13 of 31 – Philly Special

Day 12 of 31 – Rail Car One

The local Wilmington, Delaware theme continues! The past Monday, December 7 was Delaware Day, the day in 1787, when Delaware became the first state to ratify the Federal Constitution, thus making Delaware the first state in the New Nation. In honor of the day that Delaware became a state and now having the first President-elect from the First State,… Continue reading Day 12 of 31 – Rail Car One

Day 11 of 31 – Snitchez Get Stitchz

Staying in Wilmington, Delaware (home of our next president) tonight with another crowler from @stitchhousebrewery and a big, bold, super hoppy and bitter double / imperial IPA with classic west coast vibes – “Snitchez Get Stitchz”.🍺Normally, you don’t want to be a snitch. But in this case I feel it would be a bad thing not to… Continue reading Day 11 of 31 – Snitchez Get Stitchz