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An Apology to Trappist Westmalle Tripel

I made a spontaneous decision to head to Pivo in Ortigas Home Depot before going home one night, craving for a stout, but “settling” for a Westmalle Tripel. Poured most of the 330ml bottle into a large red wine glass...

Your argument is invalid.

I’m not a fan of pretentious people. There are wine snobs; there are beer snobs; there are “foodies,” – the aforementioned pseudo-food critics I ranted about in the previous post. Thus, to quell any misapprehensions that I’m a pretentious craft...

Spinach-Artichoke-Cheese Dip

I almost forgot that this was never meant to be an exclusively beer blog, but then, that’s all I’ve had time for lately. Here’s something I tried preparing for my dad and brother’s joint birthday bash when this year began....

Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale (and the ABV wars)

We’re brewers whose substantial mettle and idiomatic approach to brewing allows us to consistently create works of art such as this justifiably self-righteous ale. Its bitterness hits our sweet spot. Its blackness lightens our hearts. Its liquid dichotomy pulls it...