Save The Oysters – Flying Dog Oyster Stout Beer Review

A Perfect Pairing

Years ago I remember reading how oysters and stout pair so well together. This is true and this not a new thing.  In the 18th century when porters and stouts were the mainstay, oysters were cheap and plentiful and the working class discovered how the briny and mineral flavors melded so well with the dry roasted flavors of the ale.  Eventually pale ales became the dominant style and the cost of oysters rose.

Leave it up to the Americans to rediscover the perfect match and combine the two together to form an oyster stout.  Continue reading


Wanted – Delaware Valley Beer Bloggers

An Introduction

Finally. Well it took long enough but we are finally ready to unite. It’s my fought really. I have been focusing so much time on my other blog (Crafty And The Beast) that i have neglected this one.

I will be honest. The idea of organizing a Beer Bloggers Alliance for the Delaware Valley Area  came from another source. I was reading The Northern California Craft Beer Guide and the Author Ken Weaver mentioned The Bay Area Beer Bloggers. Lightbulb. Continue reading