Tag: Beer by the Grill

Beer by the Grill: Guinness Brewers Project Porters

Beer by the Grill: Guinness Brewers Project Porters
Yes, I let just a few hours of filing taxes get in the way, and it’s now a whole week since I wrote this draft. Time to get it posted! It’s Saturday April 16th my taxes are almost done but it’s also 76 degrees outside. Time for another Beer by the Grill. We have two... Read more »

Beer by the Grill: Victory Headwaters Pale Ale

Beer by the Grill: Victory Headwaters Pale Ale
I guess spring fever has gotten ahold of me. On Saturday, I picked up my practice of writing up craft beers sent to me for comment and shooting a quick photo alongside my grill. Well, on Sunday, the actual first┬áday of Spring, the wife had been making some cakes to use up the eggs in... Read more »

Beer by the Grill: Lagunitas CitruSinensis Pale Ale

Beer by the Grill: Lagunitas CitruSinensis Pale Ale
What better way to defiantly ward off the last chilly weekend of winter than to fire up the grill, burn off last fall’s salmon plank and grill some burgers while enjoying a beer outside? Before the next cold front rolls in. Our first beer of grilling season, supplied to me by the brewer’s rep (disclosure),... Read more »
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Beer by the Grill: Victory Whirlwind Witbier

Time for another look at a beer that its brewer has kindly sent for my consideration. I had hoped to go through my stash by opening one at a time while grilling. So now I have a lot of notes and photos, and a slow trickle of article to come out well past grilling season.... Read more »

Beer by the Grill: Hacker-Pschorr Weisse

Beer by the Grill: Hacker-Pschorr Weisse
As you know, I get offered a lot of beers from the brewer, or from their PR people, to sample. Since I think one should never turn down a beer, I have ┬áreceived them and written about them as “Previews” instead of “Reviews.” Well, with a backlog of these beers waiting for my attention, I... Read more »
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