Tag Archives: Holy Grale

It’s been a good year.

For me, it’s been a pretty damn good year.  For beer, it’s been a pretty damn good year.  For many politicians and cell phones, ehhhh not so much of a good year. It seems like the craft beer industry has … Continue reading

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What I drank in the dead heat of summer

Stone Russian Imperial Stout  10.5% Had this beer over at Beau’s house for a impromptu Sunday tasting.  For the price, $6-$8, Stone’s bombers are very hard to beat.  The fact that I can buy a great Imperial Stout or Barleywine … Continue reading

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What I’ve drank Mid-Summer Edition

Sadly, I’m not a fan of summer beers.  I don’t like beer known as summer wheats.   I’m an anti-wheatite. Sam Summer tasted too much like lemon pledge this year and just kind of made me go away from summer … Continue reading

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The 1st Kentucky Beer Derby

The Kentucky Derby has come and gone.  The hotels are now empty and the streets are not blocked off anymore.  A sigh of relief can be heard all over Louisville, but with every sigh comes the thought that summer is … Continue reading

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What I drank 2/19/11 (Founders abound)

2009 Founders Backwoods Bastard 10.2 ABV After a nice chocolate and beer tasting, Ashley and I headed to the Holy Grale to see what they had left after the Menage-a-Beer event with Founders, 3 Floyds, and Dogfish.  Backwoods Bastard is … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Edition: Chocolate and Beer Pairing

If you really wanted to know where it all started, this picture tells a thousand words. It probably says. It looks damn cold. That’s a giant water bottle. Where is everyone else? It actually started about three years ago when … Continue reading

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what I drank 2/6

Here’s what went down last weekend, besides getting smoked in a trivia contest and inhaling lead paint from a sanding expedition on my house. nabc-hoptimus Snagged a growler of Hoptimus from ValuMarket to bring to the Bellarmine University trivia night.  We didn’t win, but … Continue reading

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What I drank 2/2/11

Let me start off this post by proclaiming that I am officially “Uncle John” again after my best friend Tyler had a baby boy on 2/1/11. Aiden Joseph Southwood.  I guarantee that baby with be baptized in Old Milwaukee. New … Continue reading

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Holy Grale and Chef Josh from NABC in the news…

While reading The Potable Curmudgeon this morning and talking with Paul from my Old Kentucky Homebrew this morning, I found out two of my favorite places to eat and drink made the news…so if you haven’t eaten already…go check them … Continue reading

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What I drank 1/18/11

 With all the travelling we have been doing for Christmas, trying to get back into the grind of work/school, and then a recent 3 day jaunt to Asheville, NC (look for future posts about a beer guzzling pitbull and Hipster Central, … Continue reading

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