Tonight is the first night of NFL football for the 2011 season. It’s Packers – Saints. I really don’t care who wins…football is on, that’s all that matters. Looking forward to Monday night; my buddy Kevin is hosting a Patriots opener party at his house.
Also looking forward to this weekend. Friday evening I have a poker tourney I’m playing in. On Saturday Melissa and I are going on a pub crawl for Norm The Beer Nut’s birthday. Sunday we’re going to something called Pet Rock fest in Worcester, MA. It’s essentially a huge festival where everyone brings their dogs.
Tonight I’m drinking one of the last beers in my fridge – a Peak Summer Session Ale. I’d love to pretend that summer is still here, but it’s quickly fading. This morning I woke up FREEZING cold from leaving the bedroom window open. I can’t speak to how much I will miss summer weather.
From the first sip of this Peak brew I knew what style it was – pale wheat. Not because I’m some kind of beer savant, but rather because I happened to review the Smuttynose Summer Weizen (a beer of the same style) only two nights ago.
The brew is lemony and wheaty. It’s “paleness” comes through with some hoppy bitterness. SUPER drinkable, living up to it’s “session” name. On a final note, it’s got the best head I’ve seen on a beer in a long time – huge, fluffy and lingering.
It’s a good beer. Sorry to see it disappear with summer.