Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
Scroll to top

Top

Beer Topics

PorchDrinking’s own discuss beer.

Beer News Recap

July 27, 2012 |

It’s hard to believe that two days ago marked the 1 month anniversary of PorchDrinking.com’s existence. During that time we have built a great community of readers, established a recurring schedule, and even gained press passes for tomorrow’s Summer Brew … Read More

Lagunitas Brewing Company – Lucky 13.alt

July 27, 2012 |

Lucky 13 Alt – Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, CA

ABV: 8.8%

IBU: 76

Beers from Lagunitas are back in Colorado and I’m one happy beer consumer. One of the first beers I fell in love with, after moving out … Read More

Great Divide – Grand Cru

July 26, 2012 |

Grand Cru – Great Divide Brewery, Denver, CO

ABV: 11%

When it comes to beer, Great Divide’s Grand Cru translates perfectly to the case of a classic tragic romance. It is without a doubt one of the finest beers I … Read More

Cisco Brewers – Whale’s Tale Pale Ale

July 26, 2012 |

Whale’s Tale Pale Ale – Cisco Brewers Nantucket, MA

ABV: 5.6%

IBU: 35

There is a certain amount of pomp and circumstance that comes with ordering a beer from Nantucket. Partially, that highfalutin feeling can be … Read More

Big Daddy’s Brewing Company – Virginia Creeper Pale Ale

July 25, 2012 |

“Chug along, chug along, like the Old Virginia Creeper” – Old Crow Medicine Show

Virginia Creeper Pale Ale – Big Daddy’s Brewing Company Roanoke, VA

ABV: 5.5

IBU: 40

Traveling through Virginia … Read More

Ultimate 6er for a Visit From the In-Laws

July 25, 2012 |

So your in-laws are coming into town. Not the worst thing in the world, right? Let’s just assume you love your in-laws. There’s still a 99% chance you will be abandoning all concept of what you consider fun for their entire visit. … Read More

Cumberland Brewery – Moonbow Wit

July 25, 2012 |

Moonbow Wit – Cumberland Brewery Louisville, KY

ABV: 4.6

IBU: 12

Louisville, Kentucky will always be one of my all-time favorite cities. It holds my best memories and it’s where I found some of my greatest friends. It makes … Read More

Happy Hour Bike Ride with Joe’s Pilsner from Avery Brewing Company

July 24, 2012 |

Joe’s Pilsner – Avery Brewing Company Boulder, CO

ABV: 4.7%

IBU: 50

One of my favorite times to drink is at the end of a good mountain bike ride. Happy hour rides, as … Read More

Ommegang – Three Philosophers

July 24, 2012 |

Three Philosophers – Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown, NY

ABV: 9.8%

Dear fruit beer,

Look, we’ve had a good run. When I was 21, you were my first. Now that I’m older, I can’t put up with your damn inconsistencies. Sometimes you’re like … Read More

Offshore Ale Company — Martha’s Vineyard, MA

July 23, 2012 |

Offshore Ale Company, Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

I was a bit concerned last week when I boarded my red-eye and subsequent 5-hour ferry to Martha’s Vineyard (MV). No, I wasn’t going to be bothered by the bevy of pastels, … Read More

State of the PorchDrinking.com Address

July 23, 2012 |

Hi folks, we just wanted to update our PorchDrinking community real quick about some of the amazing things that have been going on around the PorchDrinking mother ship. First of all it has been a tremendous first month for the … Read More

Abita Brewery Company – Andygator

July 23, 2012 |

Andygator Helles Doppelbock – Abita Brewing Company, Abita Springs, LA

ABV: 8%

IBU: 20

To beat off this hot summer heat, I got in the “do as the Romans did” mentality and decided to try a beer from somewhere … Read More

Unibroue – Don de Dieu

July 20, 2012 |

Don de Dieu, Unibroue, Chambly, QC, Canada

ABV: 9%

IBU: 10.5

People, events and moments are ephemeral when they fail to etch a mark into our memories. It’s fairly straightforward; only the special ones get a place. With a … Read More

The Dark Knight Rises to Fill His Beer Fridge

July 19, 2012 |

Bruce Wayne is a billionaire playboy (Tony Stark has dibs on “philanthropist”) who enjoys putting on black tights and gallivanting as a masked vigilante known as the Batman. Despite dealing with the same gallery of rogues day in and … Read More

Two Brothers – Cane and Ebel

July 19, 2012 |

Cane and Ebel- Two Brothers Brewing, Warrenville, IL

ABV: 7.0%

IBU: 68

Two Brothers Brewing started in 1996 by brothers Jim and Jason Ebel. After running a beer and wine making supply shop, they quickly grew to love the … Read More

An Actual PorchDrink with Chase and Tristan

July 18, 2012 |

Let it be known that the impetus for this post came after the realization that we had absolutely zero content ready to go up on the site tomorrow. Also let it be known that when Chase Parker decides to … Read More

One Minute Beer Review: Widmer Brothers-Barrel Aged Brrrbon 11′

July 18, 2012 |

Barrel Aged Brrrbon 11’ – Widmer Brothers Brewing, Portland, OR

ABV: 9.5%

IBU: 40

As part of our late night porch drinking session, Chase and I decided to crack open a Barrel Aged Barrbon. Much like Kentucky Ale’s Bourbon Barrel, … Read More

Rogue—Mocha Porter

July 17, 2012 |

Mocha Porter—Rogue Ales, Newport, OR

ABV: 5.3% IBU: 54

What goes better with moving than beer? Not much. I recently down-sized from a spacious 2-bedroom into a studio, so at the end of a week of schlepping all my … Read More

Big Hurt Beer

July 16, 2012 |

Big Hurt Beer –  Minhas Craft Brewery, Monroe, WI

ABV: 7.0%

Walking past a random grocery store in Chicago last November, I caught a glimpse of Frank Thomas, looming large over the liquor aisle and proudly holding up two … Read More

Brewery Showcase | Country Boy Brewing (Lexington, KY)

July 16, 2012 |

Country Boy Brewing | Lexington, KY

This is a brewery that Tim the Tool Man Taylor would go to after palling around with Al Borland on the set of Tool Time; a brewery that Zac Brown Band … Read More