My Beer Pix

A visual tribute to beer and the people who love it.

I’m lagging on my postings

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Here it is Friday, and I haven’t even posted pix from last weekend.   It was one hell of a work week and I am looking forward to a great beer weekend.  I have emptied my camera so I am ready…for whatever.  Last Saturday I had two small beer gatherings.

Lucas's Double Red Homebrew

Lucas's Double Red Homebrew

The first one was a friends belated St. Patrick’s party.   We all indulged in some great beer and food.  The host is a home brewer and let us sample his latest, a wonderful Double Red.  The next pint was a growler I brought to share, Pure Hoppiness from Alpine Beer Company.

Alpine Beer Co - Pure Hoppiness

Alpine Beer Co - Pure Hoppiness

The hosts are fans of Irish Whiskey and brought out something special to share while we were sipping on our pints.  The smell reminded me of the disinfectant / cleaning solution used on my daughters new ear piercings when she very young.  Based on the odor it was not something I would think to drink; maybe clean a wound.  The hosts called it Irish moonshine.  The label proudly states that it is “banned in Ireland”.  I suspect it was banned due to its use as molotov cocktails.  I had a long day ahead and tried one chilled shot and was not impressed.  But I will need to try again before I dismiss it all together.

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Bunratty Potcheen (back)

Potcheen (front)

Bunratty Potcheen (front)

A few other beers we enjoyed were Stone IPA and Pale Ale, Port Brewing Hot Rocks Lager, Lost Abbey Carnevale Ale…then it was time to head to beer gathering #2.

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