Monthly Archives: March 2006

Lindemans apple lambic

Saw this press release on BeerAdvocate today: Introducing Lindemans Pomme, Apple Lambic From Belgium. Lindemans Pomme, authentic apple lambic from Belgium. The flavor of a lambic is dry, complex, tart, and like no other beer. Frequently, lambics have fruit added as the perfect flavor balance, and the bright freshness of apples pairs with layered lambic flavors brilliantly. Added in the form of pure juice, apples contribute to a light body, a glowing golden color, and … Continue reading →

Beer cheesecake!

Just when you thought the beer ice cream was sounding too good to be true, Slashfood points us to a cheesecake recipe that is made not only with Bailey’s Irish Cream, but Murphy’s Irish Stout. I’m simply speechless. 🙂

Beer from the sink!

Okay, everybody and their dog has linked to this story today, so I’d better jump on the bandwagon: Norway, where beer flows instead of water. The woman turned on the faucet and beer came out! It turned out that a worker in a bar two floors below had mixed up the pipes on Saturday evening, wrongly connecting a new barrel to a water pipe leading to Gundersen’s apartment. The bar got water in its beer … Continue reading →

Beer ice cream

I suppose it was inevitable at some point, but people are making ice cream out of beer. The Heritage Belgian beer cafe in The Rocks has "a trio of fruit beer sorbets" made from apple, cherry and peach beers. Made by an outside supplier, they are more like gelato in texture. Part-owner and chef Olivier Massart says the sorbets previously were made on the premises using equal parts of fruit beer, fruit pulp and sugar … Continue reading →

A couple of notes on Portland happenings

Just a couple of notes on some Portland happenings that I saw today. First, altportland reports on the Lucky Lab‘s Barleywine and Big Beer Tasting. That’s going on tomorrow and Saturday, the 10th and 11th, from noon until 10 p.m. No entry fee, but tickets for 4 ounce tasters are $1.50 each. Sounds like a neat deal (I loves me my barleywines). The other event took place today, so I’m not very timely: BridgePort Brewing‘s … Continue reading →