Alcohol should be a choice, not an expectation.
One of the biggest challenges we often face is the pressure from a friend who expects us to drink (or drink at a level we are unhappy with). Unfortunately, our society has been misguided on the notion that we need to drink (or drink a lot) in order to relax, have a good time, and bond with friends. Alcohol can certainly be a great tool for this, but it shouldn't be a requirement. Confidence and fun shouldn't be measured by standard servings, and a friendship shouldn't be determined by a choice not to drink or drink beyond our what we are comfortable with.Read more
Experience Sour Beers at Session
There was a time when all beers were sour to some degree. Without the necessary yeast cultures to create that perfect chemistry experiment for beer, open fermentation tanks allowed for wild yeast strains (and other air-born contributions) to build a beer. Sour beer styles are a tricky business. Harnessing the power of cultured microflora and making the best use of different types of brewing vessels, sour beers are an expression of their maker. From the lightest, soft tanginess at the sides and back of the tongue, to a racy tongue coating or a punch in the face, sours can land in a number of flavor profiles, from slight to stringent.Read more