I’ve been asking a lot of people about what their favorite time of year. The almost unanimous response is autumn/fall. And you know what – I’m going to go on record saying that this time of year is underrated. autumn is fricken’ awesome:
Weather cools down but things don’t get dreary and rainy.
If you live in a place that has seasons, the colors blow your mind.
If you live in a place that has seasons, say bye-bye to humidity and bugs!
If you live in CA, the heat becomes more bearable.
It has my personal favorite holiday: Thanksgiving (You eat and you give thanks. How is this not more popular?).
You get the best sleep. It’s cold enough that you don’t have to remove the covers but not so cold that you’re shivering when you get in.
And the most important reason: NBA season begins!
I repeat. Autumn is amazing and underrated.
Another great thing about autumn. You get to start drinking heavier beers. Today I’m looking for what might be my favorite type of beer: the barley wine. Continue reading →
It’s now a month into 2015 and it’s time to reflect on all the delicious beer that was had in 2014. That’s right people, welcome to my 10 Favorite Beers of the year! Any of these beers would certainly be good enough for me in a moment of brew-neediness.
But before I get to it, I want to at least acknowledge some really great beers that just missed the cut. Some of these are probably better than the beers that made the list but again, these are my favorite beers, not the beers I think are the most well-made or objectively the best. So to these beers, y’all were awesome, you just weren’t my favorites…