Month: November 2013

Jay’s Pick: Rodenbach Grand Cru

Rodenbach Grand Cru ABV: 6% IBU: N/A RODENBACH Grand Cru is a blend of 1/3 young beer and 2/3 old beer matured in oak barrels for 2 years. The result is a complex beer with lots of wood and esters, vinous and with a very long finish just like a grand cru wine. Michael Jackson calls this beer as a “World Classic” and “the Burgundy of Belgium”. (translated from the Palm brewery website)  ...

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Making Brewery Visits Easier!

When I’m in a new state/area looking to scout the local beer scene, I typically go to Google maps and search for ‘brewery,’  that gives me results in the area I’m interested in and then I jump on review websites and see if visiting that brewery is worth my time. If it is, I head back to the website jot down the tour/tasting room hours and then find beers I specifically want to try and then figure out which ones are currently on tap in their tap room.  I write that down then I find another one in the...

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The Big Brew Beer Festival – Redemption At Last

Big Brew Beer Festival 2013 Anyone who has been following this site should know of the abject failure that was the first try in Morristown. The original Big Brew Beer Festival at the Morristown Armory was a noble effort in its attempt, but it was a disaster when all was said and done. Everyone should remember the immediate mea culpa they put on their website about the bad time we all had in this thing. They didn’t account for the amount of people attending, ticket sales went awry, yada yada yada. Everyone who had been there knew exactly what...

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