Haunting Video Game Music and Spooky Beers for Halloween

Happy Halloween, dear readers!  To celebrate this most macabre time of year, Charlie and I each selected five spectacularly spooky video game tracks.  As a trick for this musical treat, we hid any identifying information from the track names and traded our mystery mixtapes. In addition to exchanging songs, we provided each other with a … Continue reading Haunting Video Game Music and Spooky Beers for Halloween

Night in the Woods with Deschutes Brewery’s The Abyss (2016 Reserve)

Comfort zones and preferences are not stagnant.  They change over the years, whether by the literal space or item transforming into something different, or by the natural transition in a personality throughout a lifetime.  We can return to these things, even revel in them, but that change is inevitable. Such shifts are not always negative. … Continue reading Night in the Woods with Deschutes Brewery’s The Abyss (2016 Reserve)

Weekly Brews and Reviews: Dragon’s Traps, Ginger Lagers, and White Oak IPAs

In recent articles, I have covered the realms of experimentation and variation; taking established items and turning them on their head to produce something novel.  Thanks to such methods, I was able to enjoy two beloved creations for the first time over the past week. Jai Alai IPA aged on White Oak Despite the fervent … Continue reading Weekly Brews and Reviews: Dragon’s Traps, Ginger Lagers, and White Oak IPAs