Chocolate Stout Chili

I’ve been on a huge cooking kick lately, and I’ve made a goal to make one recipe a week that uses a beer as an ingredient. This week I made a chocolate stout chili using a leftover Guinness. I adapted a recipe I found online, and made it my own using what I had in…

My November Favorites

Another month flew by, and the beers were always plentiful. Like many others, I was introspective on what I was thankful for. I just recently celebrated an anniversary with a wonderful man who encourages my love for beer blogging, with surprises of hard to find bottles, takes photos for me (I have shaky hands!), and…

My Weekend Beer Haul

Yesterday, K and I went up to Sacramento and Roseville to have lunch, and pick up a suit. We also decided to make a stop at Whole Foods, and Total Wine. We were able to pick up all these goodies for us to share, also for our Festivus bottle share coming up. I can’t wait…

Ruhstaller’s “The Sauce”

I don’t know how many times I’ve said it, and I’ll say it again: I frikkin LOVE collaborations. More so, I love collaborations with non-breweries. The new Ruhstaller release is a collaboration with Sacramento roasters and coffee company Old Soul, and tastes like a cold brew coffee porter. It has fantastic roasty notes, but also…

Bourbon County Black Friday

This last Friday, like thousands of others, I anticipated the release of Goose Island’s Bourbon County Stout. K and I learned a few days beforehand, that our lowly little BevMo was going to be receiving five cases of 4-packs of 12oz bottles. We were expecting a large line on Black Friday, as a sales associate…