Articles Comments

The Beer Circle » Entries tagged with "Tastings"

2012 Winter Stout Fest

2012 Winter Stout Fest

What’s in a date? If the date was this past Saturday, December 15th, it would mean that it was time for my 3rd Winter Stout Fest. After the success of last year’s Winter Stout Fest, I decided to hold it at my house again. There was such a buzz this year that there was talk on Google+ about chartering a 787 to bring people to Virginia. Saturday’s Lineup included: Alaskan 2008 Smoked Porter Brooklyn Black Ops 2011 Cigar City … Read entire article »

Filed under: Tastings

Low Key Beer Tasting event – How To

Low Key Beer Tasting event – How To

Last weekend after running a 5k, a group of running beer drinkers (or is it beer drinking runners?) and I got together to help make more room in my beer fridge. I wanted to use this as an opportunity to introduce different breweries and styles that I have experienceded in my extensive drinking research. We didn’t take notes but did share our thoughts. Beers (in order of appearance): Sixpoint Resin Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Sierra Nevada Hoptimum 2012 Tröegs Scratch … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cigar City Brewing Co., Cisco Brewers, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Sixpoint Brewery, Tastings, Tröegs Brewing Co.

2011 Winter Stout Fest

2011 Winter Stout Fest

Back in the fall of 2010 I had the idea to get some friends and fellow Stout fiends together to share and enjoy the wide gamut of flavors and aromas that stouts have to offer. The 2010 Stout Fest was held at Whole Foods in Vienna, VA. Jason, their beer buyer, was the host for the event and set up the beer menu, which also included an Old Ale and Barleywine. Jason talked about each of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Tastings