The Grown-Up Geek

August 5th, 2015
Hump Day Hops

You'd like to think I've run out of titles at this point but no. We've just built up a relationship over the last few weeks and I now feel perfectly comfortable making terrible puns with all of you. I'm so very sorry. It's Wednesday again,...
July 29th, 2015
Hump Day Hops

A couple weeks ago, Josh and I took a look at some fairly chocolate-heavy beers. While chocolate can range from cloyingly sweet to incredibly bitter, this week we'll be tasting at a different end of the spectrum--sours. Sour beer is a very...
July 22nd, 2015
Hump Day Hops

It's Wednesday. Work is piling up, exhaustion is setting in, everyone within a twenty mile radius of you seems to be driving you crazy with their noise, noise, noise...  Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, it simply has to be said that...
July 15th, 2015
Hump Day Hops

Well, fellow beer geeks... we have reached yet another Wednesday and we're all still here. We're only two sleeps away from Friday and all the indulgences and debauchery that come along with it. Friday also brings to mind the vast array of cultural...
July 8th, 2015
Hump Day Hops

It's that time again--midway through the week and you are riding the struggle bus, trying to fathom how you will make it to Friday.  Don't worry your pretty head. We at The Grown-Up Geek have you covered with reviews on a duo of stouts to...
July 1st, 2015
Hump Day Hops

On Monday, July 1, 1776, after two days of heavily editing Thomas Jefferson's original draft of the Declaration of Independence, Congress resolved itself into a committee of the whole to take their initial vote on the question of independence....
June 24th, 2015
Hump Day Hops

Some weeks you take the sweet with the bitter and accept it as a wash. This has certainly been one of those weeks so far, but I'm glad to have two more offerings from DuClaw Brewery to see me through to the week's end. If you, like me, have...
June 17th, 2015
Hump Day Hops

Yet another week is rounding the bend and I'm ready for a bit of relaxation to help me push through to Friday. Thankfully, I've got some fantastic libations from DuClaw Brewery to help me out with that. Founded in Maryland in 1996, DuClaw has...
June 3rd, 2015
Hump Day Hops

Has work drained your every last energy reserve and the weekend is a fast fading light in the distance? Well, there is hope! Every Wednesday, I will be bringing you one step closer to the end of the tunnel by offering up beer and spirits reviews....