Artwork and Beer: Collective Arts Brewing

I recently picked up a six pack of State of Mind, the session IPA from Collective Arts Brewing.  Light, citrus flavoured, and full of hops this was an enjoyable pick for me.  It poured a light golden yellow and had a slightly hazy look. Collective Arts has a few other IPAs and pale ales that’s […]

At the hundredth meridian where the great plains begin

I’ve had the Hip song “At the Hundredth Meridian” stuck in my ever ever since a friend recommended that Andrew and I try the 100th Meridian Amber Lager by Mill Street.  Neither of us are typically drawn to lager style beers, but our friend said he usually wasn’t a lager fan but still liked the […]

Sharing and Gardening

One of my favourite parts about having a garden (other than eating the delicious veggies) is sharing produce and talking about gardening with other people.  I love the idea of trading vegetables, sharing bountiful produce, and having a gardening community. Within our local family and friends we try to share plentiful produce.   This summer we’ve […]

Volkan Brewery and Greek Debt

Andrew and I are still working our way through our July beer of the month delivery.  This shipment included two selections from the Volkan Brewery in Greece.  One of the most interesting parts of these two beers was a small logo on the side of the bottles which indicated the beer is a certified “Greece […]