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
I said that I was going to do something for Canada day, but to be honest, I was rather busy. Namely enjoying the day. But I've been neglecting this poor little blog for far too long, and it's time to make a serious comeback. So for Canada day (nine days late), here is my review, … Continue reading Sweet Oak and Burnt Bog
Well, life has changed for me. I have been spending the past three weeks moving and working a new job, which has made it difficult to keep up the beer reviews. But, now, I actually have some free time on my hands. I have a stable location to do the drinking and the writing. But … Continue reading New Location and new Brew
When discussing saisons, the context ought to be taken into account. These beers have a complex flavour, crisp finishes and are perfect for soothing sunburn after an evening in the sun. In 2017, when I had started this blog, I mostly reviewed saisons. Leastways I had tried a lot of them, regardless if they managed … Continue reading The Old Farm
Pardon the pun-riddled title, but by Mid May, there are more than a few co-related events that occur. First, it is the last days of Temperate Spring into Blistering Summer. As the rains dry and the days get hotter, people start to emerge from their shelter into the wide world of sunlight. Or, if you're … Continue reading ‘Tis the Saison
History has given us plenty of outliers across the world. The Avant-Garde, rather than referring to pretentious French Cinema with an absurdist bent, has gifted the world with alternatives and change. Variety is offered by mad geniuses, oft unappreciated, who buck trends and follow their own instinct. These same nutjobs, though, can be just idiotic. … Continue reading Old, Yet New.