Tag Archives: Stone Brewing

Stone’s New Saison & a Summery Seafood Treat

I hate to pick a favorite style of beer – BUT if I was forced to, at gun-point, saison would narrowly win.

As you know, saison and I have been in a torrid love affair for some time now. I love it’s zippy carbonation, lemony brightness, and peppery bite. Because of these aspects, saison is particularly wonderful when paired with food. The citrus character shines and the pepper sings. The carbonation cleanses the palate after each sip.

Just wonderful.

Stone Saison Beer

Obviously I was AMPED when a representative from Stone Brewing Company reached out to see if I’d be interested in writing a recipe that included their brand new beer, Stone Saison.

But first, let’s talk about the beer. Continue reading Stone’s New Saison & a Summery Seafood Treat

February favorites and a fantastic Framboise recipe

Whoa alliteration. OK, this is gonna be kind of a monthly fave “Beer Diary” meets Monday food recipe, meets “Travel Edition” post mashup.

You know how much I love a good mashup. I mean who doesn’t? Guacamole – Mango Salsa, #AmIRight?

Framboise Reduction Continue reading February favorites and a fantastic Framboise recipe

Beer Diary, Last week hubby and I had some fabulous beer adventures in Arizona (Part 1 of 3).

And might I add that it was a complete coincidence that my husband’s vacation time/our plans to visit family in Phoenix serendipitously occurred during Arizona beer week. Lucky us.

Arizona Sunset

Continue reading Beer Diary, Last week hubby and I had some fabulous beer adventures in Arizona (Part 1 of 3).