The last 10 or so beers I’ve had and why I lag at putting up posts…

Hello all –

BeerSoakedStew here and I have REALLY lagged on posting anything beer related for quite sometime. I got a new job as a director at an outpatient clinic in Brea and also recently got engaged, so I guess that gets me off the hook somewhat! Ha! So here goes with the last 10 or so beers I’ve had.

1. Bear Republic – Cafe Racer 15 Real Ale

  • This was a tasty beer and it tends to bite you back, not in a hoppy/bitter way but in a 9.75% kinda way

2. Stone – R & R Coconut IPA

  • Not too strong in the coconut dept for all you hop heads out there. Very smooth.

3. Bootlegger’s – Far Out IPA

  • not sure why it’s “far out”, not once did I feel to channel my inner hippy! The Boot doesn’t usually disappoint! Continue reading

Why is California the Best Beer State?

Purple SunsetBecause it’s beautiful here!

Actually, that’s not a good enough reason. Obviously I’m biased because I live here, brew here, and drink here. Anytime I use an absolute quantifier word like “best” it’s bound to ruffle some feathers. But I’ve come prepared for the debate with the facts! Continue reading

Thanks IPA Day, had a great time

IPA day 2011Thanks IPA Day! I had a great time educating my co-workers and friends about the India Pale Ale style of beer today. Not to mention how much fun I had drinking various IPAs. From the photo you can see what I had lined up and chilling in my fridge. And while I’d love to say I made it through all of them I’d be lying.

So here’s what I did end up drinking: Continue reading