Monumental Montana

Each year I publish a list of all the states we visit and note when any are a first time. Next January there will be another one nocked off of list of 50. I have now been to Montana, stopping in Missoula. This leave just Alaska, Hawaii and Idaho for me: Josh has just Alaska... Continue Reading →

My Momma Loves Me

My mom made Blue Moon Cupcakes!!!!!!!  She is a big fan of Pinterest, saw the recipe and thought I would like them.  And boy do I like them, absolutely delicious.  They have a slight hint of orange and the beer gives it a hardy flavor without being heavy.  She made them the day we arrived... Continue Reading →

What I Did on Summer Vacation

Well it wasn't exactly a summer vacation, it wasn't actually a vacation. We have been off tour and off of work for a few weeks. Just returning Monday to do a final show the Library of Congress folks, a thank you to the sponcers. I'm making my way from Minneapolis to Detroit right now in... Continue Reading →

Magic in Those Pipes

On a stormy Vermont Sunday we braved the wind and rain to see where that delicious elixir called Magic Hat #9 is made. Where else would you choose to wait out a hurricane? We did miss out on seeing much of Lake Champlain when visiting Burlington, VT last week we didn't miss the breweries. Our... Continue Reading →

OMG! It’s the Ommegang Brewery

  With the guiding hand of Josh's Aunt Lori we made the Ommegang Brewery stop number two on the Northeast brewery tour. Compared to Dogfish Head this one is very traditional, actually it's traditional compared to anything. They specialize in Belgium style beers, using mostly imported Hops to capture the correct flavor. I'm a big... Continue Reading →

Where Hops go to Heaven

There's a place in Delaware that takes the most special hops and makes them into deliciously refreshing concoctions. Little hops get told bedtime stories about being taken to the Dogfish Head Brewery and loving made into 90 Minute IPA. Alright I'll stop, but let me tell you how I spent last Sunday!!!! The original Dogfish... Continue Reading →

Virginia is For Lovers, Beer Lovers

The saying "Local Beer Tastes Better" is emblazoned across the back of a t-shirt at Blue Mountain Brewing Company. It's hard to get excited about the love of micro-brewing around here. I'm starting to feel like this is less a philosophy and more of a way of life in Virginia. Each trip we have had... Continue Reading →

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