Enjoying a good beer is taking a pause for a brief celebration of life. Like gaining a deeper knowledge on any subject, we find that the more we learn, the more we realize we don't know. So, this is a place to get deeper into all things beer — and thus our name. Stop in on occasion and be a sojourner or share the journey of a beer wanderlust — where ever it takes us.
Oud bruin is an “old ale” tradition, indigenous to East Flanders, typified by the products of the Liefman brewery, which has roots back to the 1600s. Historically brewed as a “provision beer” that would develop some sourness as it aged.
Now that I've discovered that they not only can keep liquid from escaping into my suitcase but also from allowing liquid — melted ice — into the bag and ruining the labels, I keep them handy and ready at a moments notice.
This episode of The Session again takes us all around the world — Burma, Bend OR, San Francisco via Portland OR, Belgium, San Jose CA, into many ventures and experiences of the Bottle Shop: Good, Bad & The Ugly.