In this show, the Scotsman and Drew drink some Pumpkin beers and talk about some of the local spots in Modesto to get some great beer. Never had a pumpkin beer you liked? Then you want to check out this show, as Drew begins to change his mind about how tasty a well-done pumpkin beer can be. In addition to all of this, a great beer calendar with a fantastic event on November 6th, where the guys will get the chance to interview David Walker of Firestone Walker at 10 EAST!
Well, here I sit at the ol’ A.E. parsonage. The days are scorching hot, the nights not much better. That must mean…it’s almost fall? Yep, here in the Central Valley of California, the days prior to the arrival of fall are quite hellish. How, then, do we poor blighted folk know that fall approacheth? We know in the manner God intended…pumpkin ales begin to arrive, duh. Elysian Brewing Company‘s Night Owl Ale is the beer I have chosen to refresh myself with this muggy, humid evening. Read on, my congregants, to find out whether this evangelist predicts 6 more weeks of summer…or do I have that holiday misplaced? Continue reading
Here in the Central Valley of California, the corn is being harvested, silage and tomato trucks infest the roads, the weather is getting cooler, and the hay bales are showing up at fruit stands all over the countryside. It must be fall. Around A.E.’s household, the season is better known as pumpkin beer season, and what better way to celebrate it than to share the good news of some good brews I’ve sampled recently (and not-so-recently). Here are 3 pumpkin ales that I liked and are worth sipping. Still to come is Southern Tier’s Pumking and Buffalo Bill’s Pumpkin Ale. Enjoy! Continue reading