This Icy Blonde is On My Mind

This Icy Blonde is On My Mind

Ice is on my mind. It’s on my roof. It’s on my sidewalk. I got IcyHot on my back. We tried to ice the Saint’s kicker. And it’s in the name of Roundhouse’s new release, Ice Auger Blonde Ale. ABC’s The Bachelor is also on my mind. Admit it, it is your guilty pleasure...
Poking Award Winning Beer

Poking Award Winning Beer

You read that right. We are about to poke some award-winning beer. Firebox Winter Lager blew me away last month. Quote me on this – It’s my favorite Roundhouse beer to date. I’m a beer nerd and I haven’t written a whole lot of details about Roundhouse beers...
Shop Local

Shop Local

I imagine the title of this blog written in Death Metal Font with all of those lines scribbling on it, so that it looks like black and white tree bark. Christy, can you make it happen? No? Ok. (s/o to Christy @browndesign, our awesome design and website specialist.)...
Why the Hell is Oktoberfest in September???

Why the Hell is Oktoberfest in September???

Ain’t that the question? Year after year, it has been on my mind, and today, together, we are gonna finally figure out the damn answer. I’m not sure what my German grandfather would say about this question. Actually, he’s dead, so probably not much. If he were alive,...
Squeezing Out Every Last Bit of Summer

Squeezing Out Every Last Bit of Summer

We Brainerd Lakes Area folk sure freaking love our summers. Boat time, backyard bashes, and Battlestar Galactica. Tonight, I am writing this from my backyard. My second Golden Spike is nearing the bottom of the glass. In the background owls are cooing, “Who...