Portneuf Valley Brewing, Pocatello Idaho

Portneuf Valley Brewing, Pocatello Idaho

Brewing beer dates back 6000 years where it is believed that the brewing profession was heavily dominated by women. The oldest documented recipe for beer dates back 3900 years with a reference to Ninkasi, the goddess of alcohol, who is sometimes referred to as the goddess of brewing.

Beer Tasting at Wallace Brewing, Wallace Idaho

Beer Tasting at Wallace Brewing

I am always a fan of when a brewery embraces their heritage. Wallace Brewing is located in Wallace Idaho, a town known for mining. The logo of Wallace Brewing is a miner’s helmet and two pick axes. But this is not where the mining references stop. Majority of the beer … Continue reading

Trickster’s Brewing in Coeur d’Alene Idaho

Trickster’s Brewing in Coeur d’Alene Idaho

Tucked away along some industrial buildings you will find Trickster’s Brewing in Coure D Alene Idaho. Although more of a distributor location, there is a small tasting room located at the brewery. I stopped by on a Saturday afternoon and had the place to myself. Not my favorite scenario but … Continue reading

Kootenai River Brewing, Bonners Ferry Idaho

Kooteani River Brewing

So I have a gift for spotting breweries. This is what happened with Kooteani River Brewing in Bonners Ferry Idaho. It was like any other day that I had spent in Bonners Ferry, I stopped by the casino, made my donation and was looking for something else to do. And what … Continue reading

Slate Creek Brewing, Coeur D Alene Idaho

Slate Creek Brewing, Coeur D Alene Idaho

I spend a lot of time traveling away from where I live. It’s a bad habit that I am working on fixing. My first attempt to fix this behavior is by visiting local breweries near my home. It should not be too difficult for me, we know I like beer … Continue reading