It was the day after my friend’s wedding and I was on the move. I had left the reception early the night before. When I say early I mean 11:30 pm. My friends and the wedding party had fun well into the morning. I had to drive to my accommodations … Continue reading
I was in a wedding last summer. If you knew me well you would assume that was a joke. No one in their right mind would ask me to be in their wedding. It was not a joke though. It was the first time I had ever been in a … Continue reading
I love beer. This much you can probably tell about me. The name of my blog alone should be proof that I at least like beer. And if you read my blog, admit it, you are doing it right now, you know I talk about beer often. I sometimes drive … Continue reading
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.
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
A great way to start any trip is to make your first stop at a place that serves beer. And what better way to start my spring 2015 trip than making my first stop at City Limits Pub in Wallace Idaho. Not only was it a pub but they also … Continue reading
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
Tucked behind a large hotel with a water park, a mini golf course and go karts is the Mad Bomber Brewery. Let’s be honest – you will always find me at a brewery over a water park! I look better with a beer in hand than in a swimsuit!
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
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