Day 10 – Bean Flicker S’Mores

On Friday, December 10th, our beer of the night is by Odd Side Ales that is out of Grand Haven, MI.  The Bean Flicker S’mores is the original coffee blonde ale with the added flavor of your favorite fireside treat – s’mores! At 4.5%, this is a great blonde ale with coffee and natural s’mores…

Day 9 – Chocolate Rye Porter

On Thursday, December 9th, our beer of the night is a chocolate rye porter by High Cotton Brewing.  This is made out of Memphis, Tennessee. This porter is OK – it does have a bitter flavor at the end and we are thinking it may be the rye.  At 5.5%, it isn’t too heavy.  If…

Day 8 – Rye Hipster Brunch Stout

On Wednesday, December 8th, our beer of the day is called Rye Hipster Brunch Stout, which is brewed by Odd Side Ales.  They are out of Grand Haven, MI. After the first sip, I immediately thought this is a great dessert beer.  It has such a great flavor to it and at 12.7% ABV, it’s…

Day 7 – Dalriada Scottish Ale

On Tuesday, December 7th, the beer of the day is a Scottish Ale called Dalriada, which is brewed by Hand of Fate Brewing Company out of Petersburg, IL. At 5.5%, this is a nice beer to sip on.  For a Scottish Ale, it’s not too bitter.  It blends notes of caramel and biscuit with a…

Day 6 – Velvet Rush

On Monday, December 6th, our beer of the night is Velvet Rush, which is brewed by Founder’s Brewing out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  This is part of their barrel aged series and is definitely a favorite of ours. If you are a fan of porters, stouts or even brown ales, this one is worth a…

Day 5 – The Chocolate Manifesto

On Sunday, December 5th, our beer is a triple chocolate milk stout called The Chocolate Manifesto.  This is brewed by Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery out of Ontario, Canada… where we picked up this beer, we can’t quite recall, but it is a new favorite and would definitely pick up more if we run across this…

Day 4 – The Judge

On Saturday, December 4th, our beer of the night is called The Judge, which is a chocolate vanilla porter (6% ABV) which is brewed by Memphis Made Brewing Company out of Memphis, TN. This beer is very smooth and is a new favorite of ours for sure.   You can smell the chocolate and vanilla as…

Day 3 – Mocha Oatmeal Stout

On Friday, December 3rd, our beer of the night is a Mocha Oatmeal Stout from Sibling Revelry Brewing out of Westlake, Ohio. One of our cats, Oliver, was checking out the beer tonight.  At 6.5%, this was an OK stout.  It does have a smooth taste and not much bitterness – however, it’s not one…

Day 2 – Old Fashioned Brown Ale

On Thursday, December 2nd, 2021, our second beer is called Old Fashioned by Anderson Valley Brewing Company out of Boonville, CA.  This is a malt beverage with natural flavors added and aged in bourbon barrels.  At 8.3%, this is a smooth sipper and you can definitely tell it is bourbon barrel aged.   If you…

Day 1 – Spoils of War Milk Stout with Maple

On December 1st, 2021, our first beer is a milk stout called ‘Spoils of War’.  Southern Prohibition Brewing in Hattiesburg, MS is where Spoils of War comes from and is 7.1%.   This is a smooth beer and a great sipper on a cool night!  It is a mild milk stout with a hint of the…

2021 Craft Beer Advent Box

It is about that time again!  Starting on Wednesday, December 1st, we’ll be opening our first beer out of the craft beer advent box.  In previous years we have purchased these from the Craft Beer Cellar in Clayton, MO – however, this year we did build our own. With the help of my sister, and…

Spaghetti Squash Crust Pizza

Looking for a new low-carb crust option? This is a great one to give a try! Ingredients for Crust: 1 spaghetti squash (original recipe calls for 4 cups but you can get by with more/less than that) 1 large egg 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp dried oregano Garlic salt (optional) Tajin seasoning (optional)…