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Ethiopian Beer

Don’t you just love being pleasantly surprised gastronomically? Though I have never had a mediocre  Ethiopian meal I was expecting a second-rate watery larger as one typically gets in Thai, Chinese and Japanese restaurants. At an Ethiopian restaurant in Berkeley I was expecting more of the same but got this, which to my mind performed…

Without the nutrients in our beer, we would have died

Michael Jackson (no, not that one!) on, to my mind, the greatest brewery of all — my #1 brew of all-time being the Rochefort 10. My tasting notes made the beers sound like foods, and Father Antoine reminded me that they once were. The Trappists still do not eat meat, but once also ruled out fish…

Scotch Hunter

I don’t normally recommend websites/blogs but this one was started by two enthusiasts with day jobs in another world. I assume their naming of their website Scotch Hunter is a tribute/allusion to the chap that started me on the road to educating me in beer, scotch and other wonderful drinks – the late Michael Jackson…