No Fear Beer

I dropped my two teenage kids off at school today. It was pouring down with rain and my son was wearing a T-Shirt and my daughter was wearing something equally unsuitable for the downpour. I was worried about them getting soaked but they didn’t mind at all. Earlier in the …

California Max!

So here I am in sunny California. The weather is amazing, the view from my beach front condo is beautiful, and the first evening of drinking has progressed well. Tonight I visited a pub called OB’s Pub & Grill in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles, California. I had a few pints …

Max Moriarty

One of the nicest things Kentucky ever said to me was that I reminded him of Dean Moriarty in Kerouac’s On The Road: … the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything …

Kentucky Allen

Kentucky smiled wryly as I retorted – “Kentucky there’s another one of your lines!” We were both watching Annie Hall, which along with Manhattan and Broadway Danny Rose are my favorite Woody Allen movies, and these lines kept coming up that I had laughed at over the years. It turns …

The Beer Gut Myth

I always appreciate it when The Consul can keep off the tail for more than twenty minutes to make a post. His comments regarding wine reminded me of the time a few summers ago when I started drinking wine exclusively. It was a sad time for this Drinking Man for …