Month: March 2014

Wherefore art thou, liver?

Wherefore art thou, liver?

It's been a BIG weekend here in Brisbane. Saturday started out with a phenomenal day of beer, buses, and buddies (best alliteration I could come up with - sorry) on the Fortitude Brewing/Noisy Minor Shout, while Sunday saw day 1 of the event we've all been waiting for: Brewsvegas! To say my body is a … Continue reading Wherefore art thou, liver?

Lonely Pint: A Brisbane Beer Travel Guide – Embassy

While I was on my travels to various places around the world, I thought to myself 'Wouldn't it be great if I had a Lonely Planet style book that would tell me where to go for a good drop?'. There are plenty of websites out there to find that information, but what I wanted was the … Continue reading Lonely Pint: A Brisbane Beer Travel Guide – Embassy

Worlds Greatest Shave @ Newstead Brewing Co

Worlds Greatest Shave @ Newstead Brewing Co

When asked to come up with characteristics of a typical "beer person", a few traits spring to mind. Some may attribute them as being snobby or maybe enthusiastic. Some may view them as bearded hipsters, while others may see them as discerning people looking for the best taste. But normally, the terms "hero" and "philanthropist" … Continue reading Worlds Greatest Shave @ Newstead Brewing Co

Lonely Pint: A Brisbane Beer Travel Guide – Green Beacon

Lonely Pint: A Brisbane Beer Travel Guide – Green Beacon

While I was on my travels to various places around the world, I thought to myself 'Wouldn't it be great if I had a Lonely Planet style book that would tell me where to go for a good drop?'. There are plenty of websites out there to find that information, but what I wanted was the … Continue reading Lonely Pint: A Brisbane Beer Travel Guide – Green Beacon

Why I’m Afraid to Drink

I haven’t re-blogged much, but this one just has to be done.

This Is Why I'm Drunk

family portrait The oldest family portrait I have.

The naivete of youth is a powerful blinder, obstructing our view of the world at-large through shades of innocence.

Experiences at the time may seem foreign to a young mind, filtered through a prism of wonder and misunderstanding. Of course, we don’t realize this until years later when those memories are still blurry, but now manipulated and changed by passed time in some kind of cyclical joke played by our brains.

After we have enough time to digest what was, we finally begin to absorb the magnitude of what it means. People and places are the nutrients flowing through our system, providing us energy that propels us into our future as we grasp at our past, trying to hold on to what we think we once knew.

There are many defining moments along my path from beer drinker to enthusiast. There are people and…

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Top 5 of February 2014 – A Month in Review

In a bid for more regular content, I've decided that I am going to start giving my top 5 favourite beers of the previous month. This is mainly because I love lists of any description. Who doesn't really? Yes, it may be lazy blogging, but I'll try and spice it up with some info on … Continue reading Top 5 of February 2014 – A Month in Review

Lonely Pint: A Brisbane Beer Travel Guide – Bitter Suite

Lonely Pint: A Brisbane Beer Travel Guide – Bitter Suite

While I was on my travels to various places around the world, I thought to myself 'Wouldn't it be great if I had a Lonely Planet style book that would tell me where to go for a good drop?'. There are plenty of websites out there to find that information, but what I wanted was the … Continue reading Lonely Pint: A Brisbane Beer Travel Guide – Bitter Suite