Archives for December 2006

December
31
2006

It’s a Tradition

looking for a beer
that goes with pickled herring
to ring in the year

Written by Captain Hops.

References: It’s a Polish tradition to eat pickled herring at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s. It is believed that doing this brings luck or wealth in the coming year.
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Thing of the Day: The Book of New Family Traditions: How to Create Great Rituals for Holidays & Everydays

December
30
2006

Peg Leg Imperial Stout

Imperial Stout
strong foundation without edge
smokey creamy smooth

Written by Captain Hops.

References: Peg Leg Stout from the Heavy Seas brand at Clipper City Brewing. I like these guys.
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Thing of the Day: The American-Built Clipper Ship, 1850-1856: Characteristics, Construction, and Details

December
29
2006

Sarcasm

twenty four bottles
tear of cardboard, crash of glass
a great end of year

Written by Captain Hops.

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Thing of the Day: Garmin eTrex Vista Cx Handheld GPS Navigator

December
28
2006

I think I will

holiday hours
taking an extra long lunch
yes, I’ll have a third

Written by Captain Hops.

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Thing of the Day: Time Out New York Eating and Drinking, 2007: The Essential Guide to the City’s Best Restaurants and Bars

December
27
2006

Good Advice

with stocks and with beers
in times of uncertainty
fundamentals rule

Written by Captain Hops.

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Thing of the Day: The Little Book of Value Investing

December
26
2006

Twas the Night After Christmas

he’s asleep at last
our son upstairs, long day done
we enjoy a stout

Written by Captain Hops.

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Thing of the Day: The Outhouse Papers: Country Humor and Trivia