Top Albums of 2017

Just wanted to do a brief write-up about the stuff I really dig about these albums. If you want to hear some tracks from these albums, as well as many more of my favorite songs from this year, check out my 2017 Playlist series. #4 (Tie) – Knuckle Puck – Shapeshifter and Neck[…]

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2017 – The Playlist – Day Five

2017 – The Playlist Posts Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 16. The Front Bottoms – “Don’t Fill Up on Chips” I had heard of The Front Bottoms before this, but everything I had heard from them led me to believe they were just a stoner-focused[…]

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2017 – The Playlist – Day Four

2017 – The Playlist Posts Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 13. Good Old War – “Part of Me” I love Good Old War. Everything they do is solid. I missed seeing them twice this year, which is a real bummer. Their melodies are so well[…]

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2017 – The Playlist – Day Three

2017 – The Playlist Posts Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Let’s get things back on track after that Taylor Swift detour yesterday. Just mellow out for a few tracks and take it all in. 9. Pet Symmetry – “You & Me & Mt. Hood” This[…]

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2017 – The Playlist – Day Two

2017 – The Playlist Posts Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 No intro today. Just music. Please proceed. 5. The Movielife – “Ghosts in the Photographs” I’ve always flirted with the idea of being way into The Movielife. They’ve got a good handful of songs that[…]

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2017 – The Playlist – Day One

2017 – The Playlist Posts Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 This year has been one of my favorite periods in music in a long while. There has been a huge resurgence in pop-punk and emo in recent years, and it really hit its stride in[…]

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Brew to Bremerton

So, I took the winter off from brewing. Working with Dan gave me lots of time to talk and think about brewing, so it was definitely on my mind, but never something I was actively doing. He went from someone who was interested in brewing to full blown homebrewer inside[…]

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Oat Madness!

The semester is finally winding down, so now is as good a time as any to write about the oatmeal stout I’ll be drinking and sharing all winter. I have spent the last couple of months on an oatmeal stout kick. It started when I drank the Oatmeal Stout from[…]

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Overdue

It’s been a long time since I last did anything here. To be fair, it is kind of difficult to fit a blog into a real life. However, I have a free moment or two right now so I might as well update on my recent brewing quests.

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Back on the Horse

For no reason other than the fact that there are not enough hours in any given day, it’s been a long time since my last brew session. I rectified that situation this weekend by firing up the burner to make an IPA. I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it before[…]

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