Author Archives: Jon Abernathy

Tasting and additional notes about Steens Mountain Brewing

Last Thursday was the High Desert Museum‘s monthly beer tasting event (which runs in conjunction with their Brewing Culture exhibit), and I¬†was in attendance thanks to a concurrent private book signing event taking place there the same evening. I’m glad I was, because I got a chance to try two of the new Steens Mountain Brewing beers as well as meet and chat with owner/brewer Rick Roy and his daughter Carley. They were pouring two … Continue reading →

Tuesday Tastings: Peanut Butter Milk Stout, Cali Creamin’, Born Yesterday

The third¬†installment in my weekly Tuesday Tastings series, this week I’m going “California” with three Golden State beers (the actual state, not the (home)brewery). Belching Beaver Peanut Butter Milk Stout I picked this beer up in California when attending the Beer Bloggers Conference (found it at Costco, actually) and coincidentally Belching Beaver Brewing was also at the BBC pouring samples. (If it matters I’m not a fan of the brewery name.) The beers they were … Continue reading →