Monthly Archives: October 2013

Monday Brew Review Hoegaarden Forbidden Fruit

Spicy name, spicy beer. Venue: BrewSmith HQ – via McCoppin’s Richmond Beer Advocate’s Page on the Beer Price: $8.99 ABV: 8.5% Ideal time and place: In your private library, studying poetry. Goes great with: A BBQ chicken pizza. Oh, yes please. Two Best Things about this Beer: Spicy, sweet plumminess It’s strong! Two weaknesses of this […]

BrewSmith at the Good Beer Showcase 2013

Brand new Good Beer Showcase – Wed 9th/Thu 10th – October If you haven’t heard, the old Microbrewery Showcase is no more, now replaced by an unwieldy event of beer, wine and cider mashed into one. In response, a new event has been set up exclusively for breweries, and yes, we will be a part […]

Aldi Oktoberfest Brew Review

Surprise! ALDI Has Good Beer! Yeah, who knew? So on our tri-annual journey to ALDI, we found that there were some beers that weren’t knockoffs of already unpalatable pissy lagers (Fraser-Briggs/James Boags separated at birth? Unlikely). They have real German beer! Besides the bad attitude at the checkout counter, there are lots of good things […]