Tag Archives: Beer Mecca

NYT Reports On Beer Mecca Start-ups

From the travel section of the New York Times, a glistening account of where we should all be RIGHT NOW.


Weekly Banjo #9: When Is A Mac & Jack’s More Than A Mac & Jack’s?

When you share it with good friends.

I miss you, Josh.

It’s been a year today, and I still can’t believe you’re gone.


Thanksgiving Banjo #7

What the hell did you think I was thankful for?


You should be thankful for it, too!


Oh, thank you, thank you.



The Meat In The Sandwich…

Des Moines, Iowa houses a small bar called El Bait Shop.  It looks like the atmosphere is about a D+, but the beer selection and beer rarity (100 Draughts and FREE homebrew) are unparalleled in the midwest.  There will be a pilgrimage, and I will drag my PNW friends there if I have to.

MBC still gets credit for being a true (and wonderful) brewpub at the border of the great plains, but:

Uh... whoa.

Uh... whoa.