Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is the American Ale Gold Standard

We live in a new world.  I like to think of it as the post-Anheuser era.  The neo-beer years where we are no longer shackled by watered-down lagers as the only option in our drinking lives.  The store shelves are lush with a varietal of craft-brewed beers. As with all great eras in human history, … Continue reading Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is the American Ale Gold Standard

Maine Beer Company’s Lunch is the Best Beer in Maine

Yeah, bold title, but it's true.  Maine Beer Company's Lunch is the best tasting beer in the great state of Maine.  And that's saying something in a state that boasts a deluge of world class brews. The new hip beer on the scene is the sweet/sour, yeasty saison.  In Maine, craft beer disciples are gushing … Continue reading Maine Beer Company’s Lunch is the Best Beer in Maine

To the Lighthouse and Other Stories of the Heart (Part Three)

I handed in my essay on To the Lighthouse on Friday morning and spent the afternoon fretting over what I was going to wear that night. As I doubted every plaid shirt I owned, Emma knocked on my open door.  "Hey," she said, standing in the hallway. "Hi," I said, holding two near identical flannel … Continue reading To the Lighthouse and Other Stories of the Heart (Part Three)