Tonight I thought I would write about my old friend, the demon BOOZE or as Homer Simpson would say-alcohol, the cause of and the solution to all of mankind's problem's! Now I am sure I have insulted numerous current and former relatives(divorced uncles) who have struggled with the demon. This song summarizes my thoughts on the topic:
Anyhow I am amazed at the plethora of beer available today. First this concerns me-looks to me like the hype of cigars in the 90's-huge boom then huge bust-same is going to happen with beer. There are too many micro-breweries, too many brands in the liquor store for a product that has at best a 2 month shelf life. I am a huge fan of the following:
New Glarus: http://www.newglarusbrewing.com/
These are all excellent beers, ales, lagers, porters, stouts--notice no wheat or Belgium influence.
These are brewery's which either have been here a long time-three out of four or one which produces some outstanding beers that rank with the best in the world. Beer-my friend through me being thin, now thick--dooh@ Bill