Monthly Archives: September 2013

Mystery Beer!

On Saturday we were getting some growler fills at The Growler Guys and noticed that there was a shelf of bombers that were being sold for $1 each for each growler filled. My wife saw a label-less bottle that had “Try me if you dare” written on it and couldn’t resist grabbing it to see if I could figure out what it was. The only clues (before opening) were a faded Flat Tail Brewing bottle … Continue reading →

Received: Deschutes Jubelale (2013)

At the end of last week (amidst my server troubles) Deschutes Brewery sent out a PR package of this year’s Jubelele, three 12-ounce bottles: Notably, in previous years I would receive Jubelale in mid- to late-August, so mid-September is a nice change though it still seems too early for a Winter Warmer. That being said, Jubelale is one my absolute favorite seasonal beers to I’m quite sure I’ll be opening a bottle before we’re too … Continue reading →

Site is back online; thanks for the patience

As I posted on Facebook last night, you may have noticed that the site was down from roughly noon yesterday until about noon today: apparently a rogue WordPress plugin (WordPress is the blog software that powers this site) that was recently updated was the culprit, spawning too many database connections so that the service provider had to disable the site. All fixed now, though I’m still monitoring the site status and keeping a close eye … Continue reading →