Tag Archives: Caramel

August 22

Simply the Breast! – St Ambroise Vintage Ale Meets Seared Duck

One of my favorite meats to eat and cook is duck, but more specifically, duck breasts. In texture and richness, it’s the perfect crossover between poultry and beef.  When cooked properly to medium rare, a duck breast should eat like a steak, but with a deliciously crispy skin on one side. Think about it, it’s […]

March 30

A Year Old “Fullers Vintage Ale” Taste Comparison – The Tantalizing Test of Time

Although I’ve enjoyed beer for many years, it is only in the last two years or so that my interest has surpassed that of an individual who regularly enjoys beer, and progressed into someone with a geeky obsession.  About a year and a half ago, I was in Toronto visiting some friends and discovered “Fullers […]

February 02

Six Days of I.P.A’s – A North American Hop Bomb Comparison

The infamous India Pale Ale has been a staple for many craft breweries since the modern beer revival over the last few decades. Although originating in England, North America has taken this style leaps and bounds, and changed the way the world views hops and bitterness. The idea behind this article was to look at […]

December 23

Brewed Pancetta #2 – Balancing Smokey Risotto, Propeller’s Double IPA… and a Baby!

So I started writing this entry a while ago.  I’m not sure why I dropped it, but for some reason it remained half finished for over four months. I began writing it just before we starting our moving preparations, so that could be why I didn’t have a chance to get back to it. Well, […]

November 21

Beerism goes… Simple? A “Simple Malt” Scotch Ale Comparison

Les Brasseurs Illimites – a brewery out of St. Eustasche, Quebec – have a line of beer called “Simple Malt.” I have always praised their offerings because of their diversity, quality, and generally reasonable prices. Almost everything that I have tasted from them, I have enjoyed with few exceptions.  They are one of the only […]