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
So, if you can't tell from the gap between posts, I've been having difficulty finding time for writing these things. So, for the remainder of November, I will be going on hiatus. Or until I find the time to push out another review. Whichever comes sooner. See you when shit gets even colder!
As the days get colder and beers get darker, I've been getting much, much busier. It's no longer summertime, and that heralds a lot of changes for me. I have much more work on my plate, for one. The types of beers to review (given that it ain't exactly beer-swilling season) are few in number … Continue reading It’s Summer Somewhere
Halloween is over, and now we must move on. It is November, the month where people refuse to shave their face-rugs, where we elect to recall that former soldiers actually goddamn exist for one day out of the year (sort of), and where the weather gets bloody frigid in the land where the sun cannot … Continue reading Dragonfire
Hover through the Fog and Filthy air. Oh Brave Pale Ale, well he delivers zeal, Disdaining Fortune with his brandish'd steel. The foundations of our art of horror was begat by Macbeth. The "Scottish Play", penned for King James the First, the first monarch of the Stuarts. Witches and magic. Ghosts and Murder. Blood aplenty. … Continue reading Fair is Foul, and Foul is Fair
The other half of the fear equation is horror. Unlike terror, which is a slow creeping paranoia at man's state in the universe, horror is immediately gross. It is a parade of nastiness, of monsters and murderers, of blood and guts. The purpose is to skeeve you out, and make you feel nauseated and disgusted … Continue reading Eww Gross