Category Archives: American Amber / Red Ale

Primarily a catch all for any beer less than a Dark Ale in color, ranging from amber (duh) to deep red hues. This style of beer tends to focus on the malts, but hop character can range from low to high. Expect a balanced beer, with toasted malt characters and a light fruitiness in most examples. The range can run from a basic ale, to American brewers who brew faux-Oktoberfest style beers that are actually ales instead of lagers.

Fire Island Lighthouse Ale

Memorial Day weekend at Fire Island! It’s the kick off to the Summer. BBQs are cleaned off and heated up after a long winter’s hibernation. Houses are opened. Everyone is cleaning, kids are painting shells and getting their stock ready … Continue reading

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Big Boss Bad Penny

My friend Christine is a comedic musical theatre actress. In other words, she sings and dances on stage and people laugh at her. I’ll tell you how we met in another post – that’s a story in itself. She’s doing … Continue reading

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