Tag Archives: Alaskan Brewing

Advent Beer Calendar 2009: Day 23: Alaskan Barley Wine

Today is my birthday, and as is the tradition for the Advent Calendar, my pick is a vanity beer: not necessarily a holiday beer, but a stellar example of something I’d love to crack open for my birthday. And, as it happens, I have a 2007 bottle (the first year ever bottled) of Alaskan Barley Wine sitting in my fridge right now, which I plan to open tonight. This Barley Wine is a powerhouse of … Continue reading →

The Session #26: Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em

It’s the first Friday of the month, which means it’s time for The Session! Bloggers around the web all virtually get together and write about a common beer topic, and this month’s hosting honors fall to Lew Bryson. He’s selected a great theme: Smoked beer. There may be more smoked beers than are dreamed of in your philosophy, Horatio; it’s not just rauchbier lagers from Franconia. Within the last year, I’ve had a strange smoked … Continue reading →