Utah in particular. Read this bizarro article. Did you know that in order to go to a bar in Utah you need to fill out an application? Remember folks, alcoholic beverages are not inherantly a bad thing. As a matter of fact, in one form or another, imbibing goes back to the beginning of written communication. I fear for our society at times.
On a totally different note, this morning for breakfast I tasted a beer. I only did that because I wanted my palate clean of other influences and I wanted to see if I liked Brooklyn’s new Blunderbuss Old Ale. The verdict? Its good. Strong without being course, and a lot of toasted grain notes ends with a bitterness tempered by a solid malt sweetness. This is a beer I could sit at a table and contemplate a while during a conversation. Hopefully a conversation about the beer. Get it while you can. Its pretty tasty.