Category Archives: Gastronomy

I Hate a Lot About This

Date: August 18, 2009 Time: 7:00 pm Location: Mike and Willow’s house Mike Merrill (MM) Josh Berezin (JB) Jona Bechtolt (Jona) 90/1000: Terminal Gravity ESG JB: Mike, we’ve been drinking this all summer. MM: We were going to call it … Continue reading

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I am drinking beer. I like it!

Date: April 5, 2009 Time: 2:00 pm Location: Jona’s house Mike Merrill Josh Berezin Jona Bechtolt [An Xbox 360 is on in front of the drinkers.] Jona: Mike, let’s play. Mike: We have to drink beer. Jona: I am drinking … Continue reading

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Where we and the deep beer nerds differ

Date: April 4, 2009 Time: 3:00 pm Location: Saraveza Mike Merrill Josh Berezin J: Let’s start it up. M [tastes]: This is so boring. J: What is it? 85/1000: Schneider’s Wiesen Edel-weisse M: Nothing I say matters in this entire … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

(84/1000)

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We are so much better than them

Date: March 1, 2009 Time: 3:00 pm Location: Mike’ house Caleb Braaten Mike Merrill Josh Berezin 82/1000: Allagash Tripel Reserve Belgian Style JB: I can’t help but think that this is Portland, Maine horning in on Portland, Oregon territory. CB: … Continue reading

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Taste the Sea

Date: February 14, 2009 Time: 4:00 pm Location: Mike’s house Mike Merrill Josh Berezin JB: “Kelpie”? MM: It’s brewed with kelp. At least they’re not hiding it. Let’s crack it open. JB: No, it might have a strong flavor. Let’s … Continue reading

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I Don’t See Race

Date: February 7, 2009 Time: 9:00 pm Location: Mike’s house Mike Merrill Josh Berezin JB: More and more of these are going to be located at “Mike’s House” now that the beer store is next door. MM: We’ll do some … Continue reading

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They don’t care if you like it

Date: January 28, 2009 Time: 9:00 pm Location: Mike’s house Mike Merrill Josh Berezin Judah Switzer Jona Bechtolt Claire Evans Marcus Estes 72/1000: Red Tail Ale, Mendocino Brewing Company, California JB: This isn’t like a ritualized thing, guys, we can … Continue reading

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The expertise

Date: Monday, December 22 2008 Time: 2:00 PM Location: Josh’s house Mike Merrill Josh Berezin Peter Kopp Willow McCormick Sarah Roberts Lazy Boy Brewing Belgian Bison Organic Gingerbread Ale Ninkasi Oatis Oatmeal Stout Hair of the Dog Fred from the … Continue reading

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Like grapefruit, like spices, like weed

Date: Thursday, December 18, 2008 Time: 9:00 PM Location: Saraveza Mike Merrill Josh Berezin Nancy Novak MM [walking into Saraveza]: Is there football going on? JB: Is it Monday? No, it’s Thursday. Sometimes there are Thursday games. MM: Okay. JB: … Continue reading

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