Iron Thistle Scottish Ale

Iron Thistle Scottish Ale pours slightly hazy dark ruby red/brown color with a single finger fairly dense head.  This dense head is light khaki with good retention.  This reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big caramel, brown

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5 O’Clock Pils

5 O’Clock Pils Pils is described as this “The pils malt is light yet with a pleasant bready character, emphasized by the decoction mash wherein a portion of the mash is removed, boiled and added back. Saaz hops, the only hop that has never been hybridized dating back to when it was first cultivated from a

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A Family Day out in Gruene.

In our quest to get out and see more of Texas, we headed for the former town of Gruene.   Located about 25 miles Northeast of San Antonio, Tx.  Gruene is no longer its own town, it is a historic district with ion the city of new Bruanfels, Tx.   Listed on the National Register of Historic

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Amateur Traveler – Episode 464 Travel to the Tennessee Valley (Tennessee, Alabama)

Recently I was a guest for the second time on The Amateur Traveler Podcast hosted by Chris Christensen.  I talked about where I grew up and the great things to see,do and experience in the Tennessee Valley.  You can listen to   that episode or read the transcript at the link below. http://usa.amateurtraveler.com/travel-to-the-tennessee-valley-episode-464-transcript/

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