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Thanksgiving is the Voltron of national holidays, an awesomely almighty foodbeast with the head of a fat, greasy turkey and a bod most accurately described as "muscular mush," a firm physique somehow formed by the half-assed assemblage of mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, and many other traditional slop-plop sides. The half-assed assemblage, I should note, explains why these sides exist in a perpetual state of ooziness, oozing from every orifice of its festive composition. Huh? This...
Update (11/04/15): Bridge and Tunnel's new site is legal to open and operate, according to announcements both on Facebook and Beer Sessions Radio yesterday. Its tasting room is tentatively set to open on Saturday, November 14. The first day of November arrived promptly and unapologetically yesterday, as calendars worldwide successfully united to forcibly discard the previous month, October, which is now dead until next year. It's no secret to me: I love November. I was...
At the end of August, a few weeks before the long-awaited premiere and subsequent worldwide ban of my debut film, Sour Beer Snowbeasts from Outer Space!, we previewed a forthcoming collaboration between Threes Brewing and Mikkeller. The resulting beer, both unique and lightheartedly misleading, was unveiled within the former's portfolio recently, thus our concluding this two-part series today. Its name is Fruit of the Canal. The brewing of Fruit of the Canal, on the morning...
Before the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles inhabited New York City's enigmatic subterranean world with an unparalleled, pizzatastic panache—or more realistically, according to my editorzZz, prior to the advent of refrigeration—brewers in Brooklyn (and beyond) dug tunnels and caves underground to ferment their lagers in a cool, controlled climate. This demode conditioning process was employed by the now-defunct Nassau Brewing Co. in Crown Heights, named Budweiser Brewing Co. at one point, which operated until 1914....