This Week in Beer Buffoonery: Oktoberfest!

This Week in Beer Buffoonery: Oktoberfest!

Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, right? The kids are back to school. Acorns are prematurely falling off the oak trees like hail from the heavens. It’s also time for a myriad of fall beers to get released – Oktoberfest, dunkelweizen, brown ales,...
This Week in Beer Buffoonery: CT Brews

This Week in Beer Buffoonery: CT Brews

I’m the new guy here…and feeling a bit awkward and intimidated, which for me, is rare. Awkward like the guy who shows up to a dive bar in a tuxedo. But mostly intimidated by the beer knowledge so many craft enthusiasts and brewers have. I’m pretty...
Introducing the Beer Buffoon

Introducing the Beer Buffoon

First off, big thanks to Daddy Porter (who I met out in San Diego in February at the Dad 2.0 Summit) for giving me the opportunity to put out a post or two on his website. I’m an at-home dad and just finished putting my three boys (6, 3, 1) to sleep, the wife is out...
Daddy Porter, The Party Crasher.

Daddy Porter, The Party Crasher.

It was late evening and I had just completed my 2nd full day at #homebrewcon. This was the evening that ‘Club Night’ takes place.  This is where homebrew clubs from around the country serve up their best brews for convention attendees. It was a crazy, fun...
Quick Hits: The Isthmus Beer and Cheese Fest.

Quick Hits: The Isthmus Beer and Cheese Fest.

I was able to attend this festival as a beer pourer for the Parched Eagle Brewpub. Shout out to brew master Jim Goronson! If you live in the Madison WI area..you gotta stop by and grab a pint of Jim’s beer. Quick hits The festival went from 12-6 with the 1st 2...
What are your favorite beer styles?

What are your favorite beer styles?

Did you know?: The Great American Beer festival judges and presents 92 beer styles! Below I list my favorite and least favorite styles..with some of my favorites highlighted. Daddy Porter’s favorite beer styles 1)Brown/Robust Porter Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald...