The Other Brandon

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 […]

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$6 Water: A Vegas Story

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 […]

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To Those Who Wait

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 […]

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That One Time In Tampa

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 […]

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Twosies

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 […]

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Seis Días!

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. […]

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