Tag: Halloween

Ready Or Not Chicago, Fall Is In The Air

Ready Or Not Chicago, Fall Is In The Air
Yesterday I stepped out of the house to a chill in the air. Nothing violent, but I noticed my short sleeved shirt wasn’t enough? Then today my greatest fear was confirmed. Fall is here. Didn’t Summer just begin? I love fall but hate what follows. Chicago winters are a dirty disaster that seems to never end.... Read more »

2013 Schlafly Pumpkin Ale

2013 Schlafly Pumpkin Ale
Next up for the Halloween season, I brought out a 2013 Schlafly Pumpkin Ale. This beer recently won Paste’s Best Pumpkin Beer of 2014. I cellared it for a year, and my initial taste buds said “tart, apple cider.” The cinnamon sticks crawl out once it warms but they are subtle, light notes. Warm bread,... Read more »