Just got done with a great brew day with my buddy, Tod Mott, at Portsmouth Brewery. Last night we raised over $1,500 for the Krempels Center. Besides a great spiced wheat beer from Portsmouth Brewery and
Balance is the word of the day. The muscles I pulled in my right thigh trying to keep up with the Short's Brewery gang playing softball yesterday are perfectly balanced against the muscle I pulled near my left ribs water-skiing on beautiful Elk lake this morning.
The sixth annual Dogfish West Coast Intergalactic Bocce Tournament was a whole lot of fun. This year we held the tournament in San Diego and mother nature complied with perfect sunny breezy weather. The teams all brought their A game and dressed to the nines.
Teo (Baladin Brewery, Turin, Italy), Leo (Birra del Borgo, Rome, Italy), and I hosted a lunch on the new rooftop brewpub Birreria at Eataly NYC today. My favorite pairing was the blood sausage with cask conditioned Eataly brown ale.
New brew day on the roof here at the Eataly NYC Birreria. Teo, Leo , and I perused the Eataly store aisles this morning. An ingredient-inspiration walk about. We've decided to do a 7% abv amber ale with ugli fruit, fresh grated Ginger, and Two kinds of Italian honey.
So last night was the super-double- secret opening of Birreria, the rooftop brewery at Eataly NYC. My brew-buddies Leo and Teo flew in from Rome and Turin respectively. We met on the rooftop and the first thing we celebrated was Teo's prescient design prowess.