Simon – Peter is a total stranger to me. I am only aware of his existence because of the Twitters. But he’s pretty funny on there, and pretty funny right here, so you should check him out. He also writes at Book Riot and like books or something. I think he has kids? Actually, I’m … Continue reading Black Velvet Blended Canadian Whisky by Peter (Guest Review)
For our international readers who may scratch their heads at some of our references, this is the famous Ah Caramel! we refer to on occasion. Made by Vachon, it is 130 calories of unspecified ingredients draped in chocolatey coating. It tastes fairly artificial, but so sweet, and the perfect bundle of utterly empty carbs and … Continue reading Ah Caramel!
Christmas beer number two, thanks Bengt! Just a quick review here, we covered what there was to say about the brewery in the last post. This is a baltic porter black lager, which may be a little more of the overnaming we saw on the last label. A baltic porter is an imperial stout but … Continue reading Les Trois Mousquetaires Grand Cuvée Porter Baltique Black Lager with Ryan
Christmas beer number one, thanks Jono! This is Quebec’s Les Trois Mousequetaires‘ Grand Cuvée Weizenbock Dark Wheat Ale, which is a lot of words, but it’s a big sweet beer so that’s okay. If you click that link you’ll see there’s not much to say about LTM’s web presence – it’s a redirect to their Facebook … Continue reading Les Trois Mousquetaires Grand Cuvée Weizenbock Dark Wheat Ale with Dan, Ryan & Goran
The Fourth Beer Of Christmas. If you’re following our instructions and working your way through this list on Christmas Day, then you’re about to be fully lubricated for the Airing Of Grievances. No, YOU listen, damnit! The Grande Réserve is a Unibroue beer, part of the Sapporo beverage corporation through their Sleaman’s label. It’s an … Continue reading Fourth Beer Of Christmas: Unibroue 17 Grande Réserve with Matt, Ryan, Dan & Goran
We’re a week away from Christmas and we’ve got a backlog of dark beer reviews for you, so we’ll call this happy coincidence our Seven Beers of Christmas and give you a bunch of them in a row! Good stick-to-your-ribs winter beverages coming up. Today we’ve got the St Ambroise Russian Impériale Stout for 2013. … Continue reading First Beer Of Christmas: St Ambroise Russian Impériale Stout 2013 with Dan, Laura & Ryan