The trip has begun! Currently on a layover in New York. Will be boarding our flight to Shannon shortly. Hoping to sleep most of the way as it's straight to touring in the morning!
So there are a lot of beers I'm anxious to try while I'm abroad, but as I've looked through various brewery websites, The Kernel was the first one on which I noticed a sour. I'm pretty new to sours, and some are still WAY too much for me. But I'm increasingly fascinated by the … Continue reading It never hurts to ask!
General Hotel info: Galway - Hotel in Eyre Square Killarney - Fossa Dublin - Ballsbridge London - Blackfriars Day 1) Saturday, Sept. 21: TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT Overnight flight from Minneapolis to Shannon Airport on the Westside of Ireland. Dinner and light breakfast are served on the plane. Day 2) Sunday, Sept. 22: CLIFFS OF … Continue reading Ireland Itinerary and Map (Some guessing!)
I'm officially freaking out about getting packed and ready to go. I also feel like everytime I look around, I find more bars and breweries I want to check out and I simply won't have the time to get to them all! The following are food and drink places I am almost certainly going to … Continue reading Two days and counting!
When I first found out abuot this trip, I did what any normal person would do - I started a spreadsheet of booze research. What, you don't do that? You should. I store it in the same folder as my home brewing notes.I've neglected it a bit so need to do some last minute cramming … Continue reading My research so far
Okay, so my long term goal here is to talk about booze. But specifically, making an effort to experience beer, booze, and cocktails differently based on context. I know from experience that a gin and tonic can be more than just a drink, it can be an experience. While I've had plenty of G&Ts on … Continue reading Drinking in Context