Category Archives: Amber and Red Ales

The six beers tasted in this month's Beer Dome: La Boheme, Veedels Brau: Kolsch, 1500, Chronic Ale, Guardians, and Juicy.

19 – We Drop Anchor and Learn Beer History



This episode, after graduating from the University of Beer History with an overachieving 2.0 GPA, we pontificate about our knowledge of the original cerevisaphiles. Next, we visit a taproom and eatery owned by two southpaws who offer 30-plus, meticulously-vetted beer selections, six of which are featured in this month’s Battle Royale Beer Dome competition. Finally, … Continue reading 19 – We Drop Anchor and Learn Beer History


Four different Irish red ales are setup for a blind taste test, with giant white question marks painted on the sides of the glasses.

13 – We Celebrate Irish Heritage COVID-19 Style



In this strange episode, after all the St. Patrick’s Day parades are cancelled, we make our own celebrations. First, we bang our pints of ale to the tunes of Blame The Whiskey. Next, we learn some Irish fun facts and tidbits from the president of the Shamrock Club of Sacramento. Finally, we hold a magical … Continue reading 13 – We Celebrate Irish Heritage COVID-19 Style


03 – The Reds, Wheels and Stomachs are a Churning



April/May 2019 — Okay, we think we got this. After 29 years Paul’s childhood team, Liverpool, is making a historic run to win the English Premier League and we scream with Francisco Hernandez, one of the organizers of the Liverpool Football Club Supporters of Sacramento, during a telly match at de Vere’s Irish Pub. The … Continue reading 03 – The Reds, Wheels and Stomachs are a Churning