Author Archives: dugpark

About dugpark

I'm really just happy to be here on this wild ride we call life.

New Belgium Pumpkick

New Belgium’s Pumpkick lives up to its name! “What’s that bite of tartness doing in a pumpkin beer? Adding the unexpected kick of cranberry juice to brighten this traditionally spiced seasonal ale. Pumpkick is brewed with plenty of pumpkin juice, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Beer 2012

Here it is, folks.  The official tasting of pumpkin beers for 2012.  All in all a great year for pumpkin brews.  Many choices, few were crap.  Most were good.  A few were great.  My order of tastiness: Southern Tier Pumking … Continue reading

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Mt. Hood Brewing Ice Axe IPA

A new brew just in time for the downright blistering summer sun this weekend in the Seattle area.  Yes, blistering… we may reach a whopping 80 degrees… but don’t hold your breath. 🙂 Somewhat crappy summer aside, I have a … Continue reading

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Widmer Brothers Summer Brews

The American Way = Beer + BBQ + Sunshine That coming from someone that has only lived in The States, but still… does it get any better?  Sitting on the patio, grilling some grub, enjoying a cold one.  I don’t … Continue reading

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BevMo! Fun Bus Extravaganza

What do you say to an email like this? We would like to invite you to an exclusive event that BevMo! (Beverages & More)  is hosting as part of their grand opening festivities in July. This event will include a … Continue reading

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Redhook Long Hammer IPA – In The Can!

Do you like it in the can?  I know I do… and I met a lot more people that like it in the can at Redhook’s Party @ The Pier at the Seattle Aquarium, Monday May 7th.  At the event, … Continue reading

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Widmer Brothers Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout ’12

Probably the coolest shipment of beer ever! I wondered what the hell was going on when I had to bend at the knees to pick up the box.  Open ‘er up and what do I see?  A wood box, real … Continue reading

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