Beer

Palate, Palette, or Pallet

Let’s just clear something up quickly. OK? Palate: the roof of your mouth. Also your sense of taste. This is the one you usually want if you’re talking about how a beer tastes. Palette: the thing a painter uses for mixing up colours. So, by extension, a range of colours available for use. Could then conceivably be used to describe …

Loving the beer geek life: an update and future plans

I’m expecting quite a few new readers on the site today. If that’s you, welcome! I hope you like what you find here. Perhaps you’ve arrived here today after reading my piece for BeerBods on Unity Brewing Co’s Congregate Belgian pale ale. And perhaps you’re wondering “who is this dude, and why am I reading his stuff instead of Evil …

Taste testing three strong stouts

It’s cold out there! Warm up with these strong stouts

It seems like winter just doesn’t want to let go this year. Here we are in mid-March, with St Patrick’s Day looming, and the temperatures are set to plunge below zero again. The only sensible course of action is to hunker down indoors, with the fire lit if you have one, and crack open some seriously strong stouts. I chose …