Beerstitution Volume 25: AUTUMNAL ALES (aka Basic Bitch Beers)

Fall took its sweet ass time showing up this year so it’s only fitting that Beerstitution Volume 25 and its write up are late too. This round’s Basic Bitch Beer invitation received such enthusiastic support as “My favorite theme – EVER!” and “do we have to?” But still, nine brave beerstitutioners took on the challenge, tempering their disdain with an assortment of meats, cheeses and feisty cats. Although the call was for all ales autumnal, most people took my not-so-subtle hints and jumped on the festive gourd bandwagon. Read More

Beerstitution Volume 2: SEASONAL

Beerstitution was back in full force for Vol. 2 on November 5th, 2014. Our host, Chris Thorne, was eager and ready to accept the prized offerings of a record 12 Beerstitutioners. The theme this time around…SEASONALS…led to a veritable cornucopia of different styles and plays on the concept. Some brought the more traditional Oktoberfest Märzens or Belgian Saisons, while others offered up some wacky one-off varietals. Read More