Author Archive for Lindsay Thomason
We’re long overdue for a virtual tasting; in this installment we’re sampling Harp Lager and Kona Fire Rock Pale Ale. Both are found in various locations at the Walt Disney World Resort, and Fire Rock is being featured at the Craft Beer Collection booth during the 2011 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. Harp Lager: Brian: To me Harp Lager is a bit like the Dumbo ride. There’s nothing wrong with it, but there are a lot more interesting choices. [ Read More ]
Lindsay, Jackie and Scott spent the afternoon together to enjoy a few beers; two of these were for an upcoming article, but the third was the newly-released Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #11. Every so often Saint Arnold, Houston’s local microbrewery and Texas’ oldest craft brewery, releases a single batch of a big beer under its Divine Reserve label. This particular beer is a double IPA. So who is Saint Arnold? According to the Wikipedia article, Saint Arnold was a soldier [ Read More ]
Today we present a new feature on Beers and Ears. Since we are spread across the United States, most of us can’t be in the same place at the same time to have beer tastings. Instead, we decided to have virtual tastings where each of us obtains the beer locally, tries it, writes a little about it and sends in a rating. Our rating system is based on the old Disney ticket books. An A-Ticket beer is one to stay [ Read More ]
This 1 pint, 6 oz beer is labeled as “Save Our Shore – A Charitable Pilsner” and $.15 from the sale of every bottle goes to “the rescue and restoration of the environment, industry, and individuals fighting to survive this disastrous oil spill.” Being from the south, I felt it was my duty to buy and try this beer! (Doesn’t hurt that I love Abita anyway!) I LOVE this beer! It is an unfiltered “Weizen Pils” and has a [ Read More ]
Hey guys! I’m not completely well yet but have had a hell of a day and am super excited to open up a beer. Beer of choice tonight is the 60 minute IPA! Usually I’m not a fan of IPA, but this one seems to go down a bit more smoothly. It has a ton of flavor, and is not too hoppy for my tastes. What do y’all think? Have you tried it?