A couple of the Guerrillas and I took another quick trip up to Massachusetts to hit the big time breweries up there…more on that to come, stay tuned.  First, as a Jersey guy I want to get a little NJ representation on here.  Carton Brewing out of the Atlantic Highlands, NJ, is as good of a place to start as any; with a 95 score on Beer Advocate, 077XX is a strong way to kick itContinue reading… 077XX

PBJ Crunch Porter

Full disclosure: Porters are not my favorite style of beer.  I can certainly appreciate the rich history and varied flavor profiles of a porter, but they’ve just never resonated with me.  So, why a porter as my first review?  It was simply the first thing I saw when I opened my fridge….that’s it.  With that, we have the PBJ Crunch Porter from Philadelphia based Manayunk Brewing Company.   From the can, Manayunk describes the PBJ Crunch:Continue reading… PBJ Crunch Porter

What Am I Looking At!?

So, what is this?  Good question without a good answer…yet.  The ideas of what this site will be are still very fluid.  I guess, at its simplest, this site will be a place for reviews of beer and some liquor.  However, we all know there are thousands of other sites doing the exact same thing.  I suppose something that will set us apart is we are very much amateurs at this point.  In reality, the “aboutContinue reading… What Am I Looking At!?

The Beer Life Isn’t For Everyone

“You’re going to drive 6-7 hours just to go to a brewery? Are you serious? What’s the point of that?” I recently faced some version of that question from a couple of different people recently.  The answer was almost always the same: “yeah we are, you just don’t understand.  It’s not like going to a regular brewery.”  Truthfully, the answer is far more deep than simply driving a bunch of hours to go visit a brewery.Continue reading… The Beer Life Isn’t For Everyone