It's a good beer. But my first encounter with Abita was as a teenager, when I took my high school girlfriend to The Melting Pot and, in a bid to be fancy, ordered a $4 cane sugar root beer in a frosted glass. Purple Haze isn't quite that good, and neither is The Melting Pot, but anyway I married her so what else do… » 4/10/15 3:28pm 4/10/15 3:28pm

I am not a terribly go-outta-my-way-to-be-social type of guy, but I also find that talking to the fans near you, who in most cases are actually the people who "own" the seats they're in, can yield some interesting perspectives and make the game even more fun. This applies to basketball, hockey and baseball much more… » 4/10/15 1:40pm 4/10/15 1:40pm

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

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