So much to share, so little time!
First, my pub of choice, the 909 Saloon in Fredericksburg, VA, will be celebrating the first event of our newly implemented beer club. A preferred brewery of mine, Smuttynose, will be hosting a tap takeover tomorrow night, Friday, August the 3rd.
Unfortunately, due to military obligations, I will be unable to make it. But I encourage you to do so.
And, coming soon, a website dedicated to our new Beer Club. Pictures from tomorrow's event will surely be included on the site.
As for me?
As a testament to how much I enjoy the beer, I tell you this: my local pub offered drafts on special, and I was cognizant of it being IPA Day, yet I ended up with this:
Despite my preference for hoppy beers, Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout may be my favorite beer of the moment. It deserves a professional review but, at the moment, I will just say that this brew provides a big taste without being overwhelming, and finishes cleanly. It's nearly a perfect beer.
So, in honor of the holiday (for beer enthusiasts, at least), I picked up some old dependables on the way home: