The Beer Idiot: MixxTails

My kid fell down the other day. She said she did, anyway. I didn't actually see it happen. Sure, I'm skeptical—the kid's a liar. Say, ask her what her favorite snack is. Did she say blueberries again? Well, she's never eaten a blueberry in her damn life. A blueberry might as well be a charm quark for all she knows… » 3/02/15 1:27pm 3/02/15 1:27pm

1. Don't watch the movie, it doesn't begin to live up to the book and you'll just want to reread it to verify that you aren't crazy for thinking it was great » 2/20/15 7:32pm 2/20/15 7:32pm

When I was at the store the other day, a guy was with his wife browsing through the low-class girly drinks I was trying to buy for myself. They were talking about them and putting them in their cart and so on. Then he noticed me, and began talking - almost yelling - about how much he liked IPAs, and if she were ever… » 2/20/15 2:02pm 2/20/15 2:02pm

Maybe the stores would balk at a price increase? Although, if this beer is as sought-after as you say it is, surely the brewer would have all the leverage. That's an interesting question, though. » 2/12/15 3:22pm 2/12/15 3:22pm

The Beer Idiot: Memphis

My genius wife, in order to celebrate the occasion of being allowed by our government to become married to me, was struck a few weeks ago with the brilliant idea of leaving our kids behind and driving to Memphis for a one-nighter full of gambling, hoops and food. And although I was no more successful at the craps… » 2/07/15 1:15pm 2/07/15 1:15pm

The can is gorgeous, but I've never had any. Part of me thinks I might have a bias against beers that make it sound as if they taste like something other than beer. I mean, I love beer and all, don't get me wrong. But I've never had a beer that tastes as good as a cream sodas, which is what this brand makes me think… » 2/04/15 4:21pm 2/04/15 4:21pm