Category Archives: Thirsty Thursday

Thirsty Thursday–Great Provoker Porter

Macduff: Was it so late, friend, ere you went to bed, that you do lie so late? Porter: Faith, sir, we were carousing till the second cock: and drink, sir, is a great provoker of three things. Macduff: What three … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–Millstream Schokolade Bock

I was but a few days early to try the seasonal bock when I visited Millstream Brewing Company a few weeks back. No worries. They had several other fine beers to enjoy. Now, Schokolade Bock has appeared, and the patience … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–The day after Repeal Day hoisting

Yippee! Yesterday was the anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. Everything’s better now. In honor of this holiday, I cracked open a bottle of New Belgium’s 1554. What a good beer. In the back of my mind, I had Evel … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–Revolution Ale

So a few times now, I’ve mentioned my Revolution Ale (here and here and here.) I suppose I should more than mention it, but talk about it. This beer started with a long ago read article from Brew Your Own. … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–La Folie

Thanksgiving is a day for a special meal. And for the beer enthusiast, probably a special beer. Deep in the recesses of my refrigerator, I have a stash of three La Folies, sought under harrowing circumstances by my great-aunt Suz … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–Don de Dieu

Undoubtedly, one of my all-around favorite breweries is Chambly, Quebec’s Unibroue. Partial to La Maudite, I love all their beers. It’s one of the few breweries that I’ll pause and have all their beers at a festival–even though I’ve tried … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–a stout cup of coffee

Last week I received a shipment of beer from Glenn, one of my North Carolina comrades, so today, with Thanksgiving on the horizon, we’ll be giving thanks for a couple of brews from this bounty. Thematically linked by the dark … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–Upstream’s Oaked IPA

Dazed and confused, then busy with real life rather than the beer life, this week’s Thursday libation takes place on Friday. I hope you’ll find it in your heart to forgive my tardiness. I visited Upstream Brewing Company, in Omaha’s … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–Hopluia

From Spilker Ales, in Cortland, Nebraska, comes Hopluia, a hoppy, canned libation worthy of mention. Compliments of my wonderful beer wife’s recent trip to Omaha, I found that this is the kind of beer you might drink several of without realizing … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday–farmhouse musings

 My grandma’s noodles are better than your grandma’s noodles. A family meal was not complete when I was growing up if Grandma Wilson did not make noodles. Roast beef, mashed potatoes, sweet corn, pickled beets, a pie or two–and homemade … Continue reading

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