Archive for April, 2010

Richard Pliny to Return to Full Time Soon

27 April 2010
By Richard Pliny

Illness has taken my ability to taste properly, but I will return next week with a review of Brooklyn Brewery’s Black Ops Stout! For the time being, check out an article by Jon Abernathy about indigenous American beer styles over at the Hop Press.  For all of you still trapped in Europe, here’s a helpful language...
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Wine Blogging Wednesday 68: Got Gamay?

22 April 2010
By Tom Mansell
Wine Blogging Wednesday 68: Got Gamay?

This post is part of Wine Blogging Wednesday, the monthly event where bloggers across the internet drink similar stuff and write about it. This month’s theme: Gamay. Thanks to Frank Morgan at Drink What YOU Like for hosting this month. Sheldrake Point Gamay 2007 Appellation: Finger Lakes Grape: Gamay Noir ABV:12.5% RS: 0.1% Price...
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Ithacork to Ignite Ithaca

15 April 2010
By Tom Mansell
Ithacork to Ignite Ithaca

Tonight at 7PM Ithaca geek haven Pixel Lounge, a unique and interesting gathering of ideas will occur.  According to the website… IGNITE ITHACA is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have an idea–and the guts to get onstage and share it with their hometown crowd. Run by local volunteers who are...
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Malt Monday: Wild Thing

5 April 2010
By Richard Pliny
Malt Monday: Wild Thing

Style:“American Wild Ale” Color: Gold ABV: 7% Price Point: $10 for 750 mL Technical Notes: From the Ithaca Beer website: “Brewed with vintage local hops, American Barley, Wheat and Corn, Brute is fermented on Oak for many months with Brettanomyces, then finished with a blend of three Champagne yeasts.  Enjoy the turbid citron hue,...
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