Coffee Porter by 81 Bay Brewing

The next beer in my series of “Shelfies” is the Coffee Porter from 81 Bay Brewing. Amazingly, this particular beer was canned on 02/04/2019, so it’s relatively fresh. I bought it shortly after that from Total Wine (surprise!) and about a month later I’m opening. I’ve never had this beer, even at the brewery, so […]

Bell Boy by The Wild Rover Brewery

Well, this place was a treat. Imagine finding an English pub in the middle of southwest Florida! That’s exactly what my wife and I walked into one afternoon. What we found was The Wild Rover Brewery on the west side of Tampa. I wish I would have taken more pics, but if you’ve seen an […]

Morning Wood by Funky Buddha Brewing

Even though I’m only writing about this one beer, my wife and I are currently drinking three, as you can see from the pic below. Why? Well, to do this right I need to explain the “family tree” of this beer. Morning Wood begins as Maple Bacon Coffee Porter (MBCP), a nice 6.4% porter brewed with […]

Two Pump Chump by Angry Chair Brewing

So…this may be one of best beer names ever. I don’t even like saying it at the bar when I order a pint. 🙂  I’m curious if there’s a story behind this name, other than what’s listed in the Urban dictionary. I’ve often wondered how breweries come up with beer names. And then when something […]