Deschutes Jubelale is one of the best beers in the world. It has been for thirty-one years. It doubtless will be for the next thirty-one.
I’m not going to suggest that Walla Walla Vintners is better than the original. I am going to say that, in my opinion, it is at least as good as the original…and that is Saying Something.
Just a few of the more interesting events, products, and tidbits from the quasi-rational world of adult beverages.
I GUARANTEE that you can find, in very short order, a beer that’s even BETTER that your fave Lagunitas quaff, if you put down the Brown Shugga, step away from the whored-out pint, and visit some of your own area’s breweries.
This is not a case of he said/he said. Founders admitted that the racial slurs were used. And one of the employees who used them was still on the payroll past the time a lawsuit was filed by the victim.
Apparently, I’ve been living under a rock when it comes to Irish Whiskey. Barr an Uisce is a celebrated distillery that wins spirits medals so often that they have to borrow a wheelbarrow to get the things back home.
We have to embrace the Crazy. We have to have our prissy assumptions and preconceptions and even our tastes offended, abused, and kicked in the nuts. It’s how we evolve.
You tasted Hess wines 20 years ago and see them and think, “Yeah, been there, done that”? Trust me on this: You do NOT know Hess.