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Beginning to Taste A lot Like Christmas | Pub Date

Oh hey. I might have been a slacker in the last round of PUB DATE (Andi Maggie & Brittany got wedding themed) but I’m ready to celebrate the holidays with you and some wonderful brews. If you know me in real life (and perhaps follow me on Twitter), you know I relate more to Buddy […]

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December 15, 2014 - 12:01 am

Alexa S. - I still haven’t read Bittersweet! But every time I see that cover, I think that it’s so pretty. Also, I can’t wait to be drinking more seasonal beers. I got a little bit more into them in the fall, and am looking forward to trying some winter ones!

December 12, 2014 - 4:49 pm

Ginger @ GReads! - Estelle, your comment about knowing what you had when you are younger is not exactly what you have now, really struck a cord with me. I can relate to this so much. I love the holidays and all its traditions, just like you, but it can be bittersweet knowing that things shift & change as we grow older.

Shiner Cheer is still my favorite seasonal brew, which reminds me I need to get some ASAP! I’m curious about this San Fran brew though.. might need to try it. And as always, LOVE anything Ockler writes 🙂

December 12, 2014 - 10:06 am

Andi - I must admit that I have never been a fan of the winter/holiday beers. But I am now determined to find one I like. I’m actually going to get one you mention and use it for my Pub Date. 🙂

And that book!!!! I ♥ that book muchly!

December 12, 2014 - 9:05 am

Brittany @ The Book Addict's Guide - Calling me out on my lack of love for holiday beers! Actually, I think maybe I was just drinking the wrong ones in past holiday seasons. Maybe they were just good beers because everything I’ve tried so far this year, I liked! But seriously — Two Brothers Peppermint Bark Porter. That’s what it was called. I wish I liked chocolate mint because I bet that would be amazing! Though I’m not sure how far outside of the Chicagoland area they sell Two Brothers…
That beer looks delish and I REALLY need to read Bittersweet! I loved The Book of Broken Hearts and was disappointed by #scandal so I need to cleanse my Sarah Ockler palate!

Pub Date: A Summer of Reds

Hello, friends! We have made it to Friday + it’s a special occasion because it’s my first contribution to PUB DATE — the brain child of Brittany at The Book Addict’s Guide — where I will be sharing book + beer pairings along with the lovely Andi of Andi’s ABCs and Maggie of Just a […]

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August 2, 2014 - 8:40 am

Leah - HAHAHAHA, ESTELLE. I love you, but we could never go out drinking together. Dark beers scare me. Stouts? No thank you! If I’m going to have a beer it needs to be super light, super sweet, and super fruity!

There was recently a craft beer event in town and it was really fun! Local breweries were there and I felt a bit adventurous. Matt is way more into beer than I am, so he was all about the darker ones. I stuck with the honey-cucumber and lavender-corriander ones. Don’t judge me.

July 27, 2014 - 9:01 am

Shelve It: New Books / New Books / Giveaway - […] of BEER, this week debuted my contribution to PUB DATE — a new feature I’ll be working on with a few fantastic bloggers and beer lovers. My […]

July 25, 2014 - 7:16 pm

Christina @ My Life in Books - There are no James Page Brewing products within 100 miles of MA *sniffs back tears*

July 25, 2014 - 12:47 pm

Alexa S. - I think you’ll be happy to hear that I am considering this Pub Date feature my “education” when it comes to sampling different beers (because I do know what you think of my occasional beer choices, lol)! I really prefer beer over other drinks these days, interestingly enough. I love this feature loads, and am looking forward to indulging in Nantucket Red this weekend (and perhaps grabbing a beer too)!

July 25, 2014 - 11:48 am

Andi - The pressure is on! You and Brittany did such great posts I’m worried about my turn.

I love the beer passport thing. I am the only one of my friends that likes craft beers and trying different one. They are all (GASP) Bud Light drinkers and rarely branch out to other beers. I’ve tried changing it but no go.

Great pairing. And I love the header!

July 25, 2014 - 10:31 am

Ginger @ GReads! - Have I mentioned how much I love this feature? Because I do! Enjoyed your tidbit at the beginning about how you discovered beer, the beer passport, and your irritation with Bud Light drinkers (I feel this way too!!!). A friend of mine has mentioned a local group of ladies who tour Houston pubs & try craft beers. I’m thinking about attending some time. Sounds like fun & a great opportunity to meet more people.

July 25, 2014 - 9:29 am

Cassie - to be honest I’m not a beer lover but I would definitely give this one to go because you paired it with Nantucket Red and I’m always willing to try new things! Again. Love this feature.

July 25, 2014 - 9:06 am

Brittany @ The Book Addict's Guide - LOVE the fancy dancy header! <3
I just love your pairing. Everything about it is so perfect (not like I had any doubts) and I thought about the Nantucket books when choosing my post because they are just so perfect for summer.
I love your points on you and beer too! It's true. I drank crappy beer in college but I didn't really ENJOY it until maybe 3-4 years ago when I started trying different kinds (Shane was a big part of that too) and there really can be a beer for everyone!