Category Archives: Beer

Social Evenings Can Change Dull to Dynamic

This evening, my wife and I attended the second Wines of the World dinner organized by the manager of the Coronado Center, a venue operated by our property owners association. The first event, focusing on the food and wine of … Continue reading

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For Good Reason

Today was not a day for writing. At least not for me. Oh, I got some done. But it was a struggle. I worked on three versions of a story I intended to submit to a contest. Finally, with only … Continue reading

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Pretzels

Sunday was a good day. My sister-in-law and I went into town (my wife was having none of it, as she preferred to stay warm and dry at home). Heavy rains had kept us inside for a couple of days. … Continue reading

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Advanced Reality Test…One, Two…

My wife and I are on an alternating insomnia schedule.  One night, she’ll awaken at 2 or 3 and be up for an hour or two, the next night I’ll get up at 3 or 4 and be up for … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Red Ale & More!

My friend, Juan Flores, is a connoisseur of fine, home-brewed beer and an accomplished brewer himself. He has allowed me to post this brief rumination on his current brewing endeavor. ########################################################## I’m priming my ale some 5 days before I … Continue reading

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Beer’s Calming Effect

This is one of two posts for today.  One is frivolous.  I’ll leave it to you to decide what the other is. Yesterday’s beer haul (pun intended) included the following: 512 Whiskey Double Pecan Porter, a porter (obviously); Tilburgs Dutch … Continue reading

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Beer Journey

I have enjoyed beer for all of my adult life…and for some of my not-yet-adult life.  But for many of those years, my enjoyment of beer was limited to what I now consider pretty dull and lifeless stuff…mostly light domestic … Continue reading

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