Heyyyy, happy 4th of July, folks! Low Commander here to dust off the old Beer Barrel and hopefully wet your whistles for the incredible day of BBQing, blowing shit up and straight up shameless DRANKIN'. 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays, (mostly because I am not a
This is the moment we have all been waiting for!
Shut up, tWBS!
The wait is finally over and the real non-friendly games begin. We are starting at the ripe time of 4 AM Pacific because the Opening Ceremony to the 2018 World Cup begins at 6:00 AM Pacific and we need
I did not watch the NFL Draft last night.**
I watched hockey.
** Full Disclosure: I did click over to the draft during hockey commercial breaks/intermissions. Ostensibly to see who was going where, but really in hopes of hearing a few Goodell boos. Those are always fun.
I will not be watching the
We just finished the NCAA Tournament. I bet you're asking yourself, "Where can I get more Jim Nantz? I can't wait all the way to the start of the NFL season to hear his velvety voice!" This is you, right? No?
Yes, it's The Masters. Golf's biggest event, and it's most self-serving.
Good afternoon students. Congratulations to those who advanced from the introductory course in this program. To all the transfer students from ITT Tech, the University of Phoenix & Southern New Hampshire University - welcome. I’m your professor – Dr. Robert Beer-Guy.
Thank you for accompanying me on this field trip. Welcome
Good afternoon fellow Beer Barrelites. Once more, Low Commander is here to ramble on about some beer he tried this past week, allowing make it snow to full dedicate himself to his fantastic Oscar's previews. "But if the Oscar's were last night," you might ask, "why are you filling in
Greetings Commentists, lurkers, drunkards and all general riff-raff, to another edition of the Beer Barrel. Low Commander here, filling it for make it snow as he prepares for the avalanche of Oscars previews. which turned out to be perfect timing as I found something that I really wanted to share
I sometimes think we're not experimenting enough, as a society, with hoppy beer. Sure, it seems like someone's cultivated a new hop every month, sometimes bringing brand new flavors to the table, but most brewers seem largely content to let the hops stand on their own, rather than try to
In Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Dr. Leonard McCoy, thrown back in time to the 1980s, tells a contemporary materials engineer that, if he accepts Montgomery Scott's detailed formula for transparent aluminum, he will be (in the words of 18th-century playwright Edward Moore) "rich beyond the dreams of avarice." There's
If I ever tell you there are two kinds of beer I love, I'm bullshitting you. There are a million kinds of beer I love. There's not a BJCP-certified style out there that hasn't produced at least one beer I thought was amazing, and as for off-style beers, well, I
Hey guys! Remember me? It's make it snow, the beer guy! No, not that beer guy. The alot of beer. Circumstances have conspired -- specifically, they've conspired with my innate laziness -- to keep me away for some time now. A lot's changed, but perhaps most importantly, I'm in Denver
I don't remember exactly when I first became aware of what barrel-aged beer, like, was. I definitely learned the names of some barrel-aged beers not long after getting into beer; I knew that Kentucky Breakfast Stout was supposed to be good, despite not knowing why it was good, or how it