In the outskirts of Downtown Tamps, tucked away in warehouse/office park is Tampa Beer Works. Inside the tiny tap room are a few tables, a decent sized bar, and college football playing on TV. It was quiet, relaxed, and inviting, everything I like in a brewery. After listening to the bartender’s recommendations (Hey Mike!) I start with the strongest IPA and […]Read More The Other Brandon
Once upon a time Ebony and Ivory thought it would be an awesome idea to venture across the country to Las Vegas for a Backstreet Boy concert… in July. Have you ever been to Vegas in July? Pre-heat your oven to 375°, turn up thermostat in your home to 85°, and change into your warmest […]Read More $6 Water: A Vegas Story
Back in 2013 I bought a bottle of 2012 Goose Island Pepe Nero from Smyrna Beer Market. It’s recommended to let it age for 5 years before opening and it had already aged for a year prior to my purchase. I hid it in the back of a cabinet for 4 years so I wouldn’t […]Read More To Those Who Wait
Even though I’ve proven to be trash at keeping up with the blog monthly, with the help of Untappd (KitWill if you looking for a playa) I’ve been able to track beers over the past few months. While visiting the bf (Hey Bear!) in Tampa, FL it was only right that I also visit the home […]Read More That One Time In Tampa
Waiting in my inbox was the same email I’ve received every May for the past 5 years. “Domain beerlaughlove.com is about to expire”. This year was the first time it hit me, “Damn, I have a website I don’t even use”. To be honest with you I wasn’t motivated to write and I was stuck […]Read More Twosies
Hey Hey Hey! I know, I know. It’s been a while, but I have a really good reason. Over the past year I’ve been up to eyeballs in in flour and cream cheese frosting. Myself and two of my close friends launched our baking business Liquor Infused Confection. (You respond with “say whaaaat”) Yep, you read it […]Read More A Productive Hiatus (aka L.I.C. plug)
6 days until the big 3-0. 10 beers until the big 3-0-0. #281 Goose Island Sofie (ABV 6.5%) Raisins, wheat, banana, vanilla. Thumbs Up! #282 Victory Brewing Co. Summer Love (ABV 5.20%) Not sure if I was palate hacked from drinking Sofie, but I was not a fan. Extremely heavy wheat flavor and nothing else. […]Read More Seis Días!