Kettle Brand Cheddar Beer Potato Chips

  Eric:  I like to drink beer and eat potato chips and eat beer potato chips.  Luckily for me, Kettle makes Cheddar Beer chips. Ingredients: Potatoes, safflower and/or sunflower and/or canola oil, whey, salt, Cheddar cheese (pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), natural flavors, yeast extract, torula yeast, sugar, lactic acid, citric acid, spice, paprika…

My Beer Glasses Don’t Suck Anymore

Eric:  Approximately once a year, I have a birthday.  This year, my BrewParentz got me two sets of beer glasses.  My beer glasses used to suck, but they don’t anymore! The set is made by Libbey (you can get them at Bed Bath and Beyond for $19.99 here), and includes 6 different glasses: 15 1/4-ounce…

Pie Beer Night at Mission Delores

Eric:  Pie and Beer.  A classic pairing.  They go together like goat cheese and crack.  Lucky for me, a great Brooklyn beer bar, Mission Dolores, had a Pie Beer Night!  There were six different pies, made locally by Four and Twenty Blackbirds, with recommended beer pairings. The bar is in Park Slope/Gowanus on 4th Ave…

International Stout Day

Andrew: It’s been awhile since I’ve posted because my life has been more focused on baby than beer, which is a good thing … except that I’m very tired all the time and never get to drink all the beer I buy! Anyway, I found some time to drink a beer and post … I’ve…

Review Timez!

Eric:  Last night I was lucky enough to have some really rare and incredible Hair of the Dog beers.  But first, some other stuff I’ve had recently: Friday night was IPA night (with a sour break)- Stone 17th Anniversary Götterdämmerung IPA is made with German and German-inspired hops and malts.  Maybe because of that, it…

Dinner at Luksus

(note: The menu/beer pairings change often) Andrew:  Eric and I had a lovely dinner at Luksus, a small restaurant hidden in a back room of Torst in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York. The food was very good. Don’t go super hungry because they serve very small portions—I didn’t mind because it was all very tasty and the…