Jim Lundstrom

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Thu. Mar. 20th, 2014

A Little DAB’ll Do Ya

Jim Lundstrom

“Now this is beer,” I said aloud after the first big swig. Delicious upfront Noble hops followed by sweet biscuity maltiness.

Thu. Mar. 13th, 2014

The Ubiquitous Pint Glass

Jim Lundstrom

So how did the ugly 16-ounce pint become the most popular personal beer delivery system in America?

Thu. Mar. 6th, 2014

A Hunk of Burning Hops

Jim Lundstrom

It comes on with a big splurge of biscuit and smoky dark chocolate, and then finishes on a strangely thin and astringent note.

Thu. Feb. 27th, 2014

Why I Don’t Like Beer Snobs

Jim Lundstrom

I always wondered what turns a person into a snob. What makes someone climb atop a high horse because they are convinced they know more than anyone else on a subject?

Thu. Feb. 20th, 2014

It Was a Dark and Fiery Night…

Jim Lundstrom

I had my first taste while in England at the age of 18. I was living at a pub called the White Swan in the village of Bicker, Lincolnshire. The night before I first tasted Guinness

Thu. Feb. 13th, 2014

Aging Refines This Big Bruiser of a Beer

Jim Lundstrom

Age before beauty, I thought, and sampled the 2012 first and was immediately seduced by a refined and mellow beer that laid back on the palate and suggested the dichotomy of darkness and light.

Thu. Feb. 6th, 2014

Double Vision Tackles the Cold

Jim Lundstrom

As a killer arctic wind chill enveloped the land on the coldest day so far of this new year, I cracked open a roasty, toasty Double Vision Doppelbock

Fri. Jan. 31st, 2014

St. Peter’s Cream Stout

Jim Lundstrom

This British upstart makes a bunch of interesting beers, but I’ve only seen a few varieties here.

Thu. Jan. 23rd, 2014

A Little Minnesota in Door County

Jim Lundstrom

I found a place in Sister Bay that sells 12-packs of bottled Grain Belt. Perhaps that means nothing to you, but I’m from originally from Minnesota. Duluth, in fact.

Thu. Jan. 16th, 2014

A Dip Into the Cellar

Jim Lundstrom

It had been a long week and I felt like I deserved a treat, so I closed my eyes and reached into my beer “cellar” (the bottom row of my fridge) and pulled out, ta da, a bottle of St. Peter’s Cream Stout

Thu. Dec. 26th, 2013

Beer Society

Jim Lundstrom

A Little DAB’ll Do Ya

Thu. Dec. 19th, 2013

Beer Society

Jim Lundstrom

Back into the Cellar

Thu. Dec. 12th, 2013

Beer Society

Jim Lundstrom

White Shield: The Taste of a True IPA