This is another guy who came over from the Stone AHA rally. I like his shirt because it’s a Breckenridge 471 IPA shirt. We were pouring beer next to Breckenridge at the Tucson Beer Festival last week, and while I didn’t like the 471 (Sage is the hophead), I did really like the vanilla porter.
Charlie and Tomme are going to bust open a 40 of Mickey’s and toast their homies. Well, they’re going to bust open the 40 just as soon as Charlie figures out how to open it.
Charles Papazian dropped by The Lost Abbey after making an appearance at the homebrewer’s rally at Stone Brewing. Here he is with Tomme. (I’m embarrassed to say that I didn’t know who Charles Papzian was until Sage explained it.)
It’s their first time visitng the brewery. I think they’re having a good time.
Tomme and Sage went over to Stone Brewing to the homebrewer’s rally. That leaves me running the bar with all these guys drinking beer. Should I be afraid?
Beer — it’s not just for breakfast anymore… But this one is!
Tomme’s having a Mickey’s Big Mouth. None of his doo rags are clean so he tied a plastic bar to his head instead. (This, ladies and gentlemen, is what great brewers look like in real life.)
We’re hanging out and tasting a variety of stuff at the bottle room at Pizza Port Carlsbad and in walks Logan Perkins, the West Coast rep for Belgian Beer importer D&V International. (That’s the lovely Colleen next to him.) For those who don’t know, Logan is (minorly) famous because he’s the guy who stole Zane […]
We’re taking a little mid-week break at the bottle room at Pizza Port Carlsbad this evening. Being the porter/stout girl that I am, I’m having a Lost Coast 8 Ball Stout for starters.
this is the first beer festival i have been to where roping haybales was a form of entertainment. hooray beer!