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Diversity in the Board Game and Beer Communities

Diversity in the Board Game and Beer Communities

Diversity in the Board Game and Beer CommunitiesBy Cris PelausaI want you to imagine your local game store, the shelves of games, the smell of the cardboard, the sound of shuffling cards and rolling dice. Now I want you to picture in your mind what you...

Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

In 2014, Greg Koch, co-founder of Stone Brewing in San Diego California created a huge brewery location by refurbishing an abandoned gasworks plant in Berlin. Less than five years later, Stone announced they were closing their doors.Many Germans were...

Beefy Brawny Burly Brews

Beefy Brawny Burly Brews

With a name like Tactical Nuclear Penguin, I of course had to try it. This ridiculously strong stout by Scottish Brewery BrewDog packs a wallop at 36%ABV! Did I enjoy it? Well it’s more like I survived to tell the tale.Back in my early college years, one...

Screw Marry Kill – Episode 20

 In this episode, we each guess the others Screw Marry Kill board games and beers! What game does Stephen want to murder? Which beer does Cris want to have intimate relations with? The answers will be revealed within! Also news of our upcoming events as well as the...

Finding the Sentimental Value

Finding the Sentimental Value

It’s no mystery that as your collection grows your tastes will likely change.  As they do games may leave our library and move onto gamers who will play them (unless you’re Stephen and you keep everything).  Check out my list of games I don’t play anymore...

Drunk Bubbles

Drunk Bubbles

If you have never had the pleasure of enjoying one of life’s greatest joys in the form of a cold beer and a hot shower together, you are missing out.  So refreshing and relaxing, especially after a hard days work.  It's also great to have an excuse to...

Gesundheit!

Gesundheit!

The Reinheitsgebot, or German Beer Purity Law, was adopted in Bavaria in 1516. It ruled that brewers could only create beer using three ingredients: barley, hops, and water (yeast was added later as it’s existence was unknown at this time). The main...

The Drunk of the Irish

The Drunk of the Irish

It’s almost that time of year! Originally a feast day founded by the Christian church in the early 17th century to commemorate christianity being brought to Ireland, St. Paddy’s day has become a day where everyone wears green and pretends they are Irish...

F it….We’ll do it live.

F it….We’ll do it live.

Unless you’ve been busy fighting off night demons in Gloomhaven, I’m sure you’ve heard about the infamous “Lucky Charms” beer, Saturday Morning IPA by Smartmouth brewing.  Smartmouth is local to us in Norfolk, Va. Obviously we heard about this beer weeks...