Yin and Yang. Light and darkness. Good and evil. These were the dualities of the ancient world. Although these forces ever fought and spiraled within humanity's soul, one never overcame the other. Balance was the true goal, the true reality. The forces of nature were always in-balance, always in cyclical seasons of time. Day, night. … Continue reading The Bitterness of Equilibrium
Two weeks ago, I wrote a briefing on beer glasses. I must apologize for the delay: I've been having a hard time finding new beer, and new material on brewing to opine about. That said, It's high time I went back into giving a good long look at some fabulous beers, as well as some … Continue reading Speaking of Wine
In the world of wine, there seems to be a special glass for every damn bottle. It's one of the reasons, least-ways in my view, why wine has such an elitist reputation. In order to "properly" enjoy the immense library of wine-types, both red and white, you need to invest a few thousand dollars into … Continue reading Where are my Glasses?
I happen to be a connoisseur of two things. One is beer, obviously. But the other is far rarer, and impossible to purchase with money. The less ill-disposed among us might call it wit. Others call it word-play. Some refer to it as sass, sauce, or other variation. It comes and goes quickly, sometimes unfelt, … Continue reading None of Your Cheek
He has many names. The Thunderer. The Giant-Hunter. The great fisherman. The Hammerer. Odinsson. His deeds ring through tremulous history. He has killed beasts beyond reckoning. Hunted giants of fierce and irate repute. Dragged great serpents from the sea by their very tongues, to brag and win a contest, and heave the behemoth back beneath … Continue reading Hail to the Hammer
It's been too long (once again) since I've written a review, my friends, and that's a crime. There are plenty of beers to look at, and now with a good introduction penned, it ought to be easier for my readers to comprehend my nonsense language. That said, I have one in the works, ready to … Continue reading A Brief Reprieve