Buying a Round

Funk Queue

I won’t weigh in with any suggestions here; if Jeff, Ron, and the folks at Jester King want to wade through reams of unsolicited advice they can head over to the forums on Beer Advocate and get their fill. Which,…

Pumpkinator 3

Rise of the Philistines Monday marked the much anticipated release of Pumpkinator, the pumpkin stout from the Saint Arnold brewery. This is the third year for Pumpkinator’s seasonal release, and the brewery has steadily increased production in order to meet…

SweetWater Brewery – Atlanta

Nicknames like Hotlanta hold sway in Georgia’s capital these days, perhaps originated by that Allman Brothers song from the 70′s, now more familiar from the likes of those trendsetting paragons of grace and civility, the real housewives. But a lesser…

Experiment Funkadelic

There was much wailing and gnashing of teeth over on the Jester King event page at about 12:05 pm yesterday afternoon. That’s when the 600 premium tickets to the brewery’s 3rd annual Funk n’ Sour Fest that went on sale…

Porter Beer Bar – Atlanta

Much like college football Saturdays have expanded to include Thursday and Friday night games, our annual football trip has evolved to include a night in the nearby metropolis where we usually have to land. Last year, we spent 24 hours…

Test Kitchen Tuesdays

Bar Boheme has had some much publicized twists of fate in the kitchen, first becoming well known for chef Rishi Singh’s pizzas, then getting closed down by the city, then resurrecting the food program from a food truck on premises…

TerminALES

This week I’ll be posting some of my findings from my trip to Atlanta and Athens, Georgia, and first is a quick follow-up to my post last week on “airport beer.” The problem has been that there is often little…

Mile High Pub

Going on a few months now, I’ve been having a social media conversation with a few local beer mavens about the phenomenon of “airport beer.” It started with the realization that, when we looked at our logs for Samuel Adams…

Arugula Redux

I normally write about beer, but I include a smattering of restaurants and food trucks, and a couple of weeks ago I disclosed my abiding love for arugula. I’m glad I ran that leafy green flag up the pole, because…

Infinite Jest

For the past two weekends, the Jester King brewery outside of Austin has released very limited quantities of their latest concoction, Atrial Rubicite. The brewery is well known for its farmhouse style brews and has become a highly recognizable operation…