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.
This not a gruesome Fargo-esque violent murder scene - this is not my beautiful house - this is not my beautiful wife - this is the aftermath of the experimental brew we did at our Rehoboth pub last week.
After a fantastic time at Savor in Washington DC, I am on the road this morning to head up to Philly Beer Week. Other than American Craft Beer Week, Philly Beer Week is the granddaddy of them all. Check
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.
Last Night I took my children to a Robert Mapplethorp show opening at Sean Kelly Gallery in NYC. It was a really cool concept where 50 people from 50 states got to flip through a library of over 2000 images to each choose one.
I'm in Chico, California participating in back-to-back brews with some of my greatest friends in the beer world this week. Dogfish and Sierra Nevada will be releasing a much bigger batch of Life &
Last night was a blast in the big city. Had a meeting at Eataly NYC. Brewery is installed. Waiting on boiler inspection. Then I went to an event Dogfish sponsored for our friends at