Category Archives: Beer & Book

Beer & Book #18

Been a while, folks. How ya makin’ it? Last night’s beer: St. Bernardus Christmas Ale Last night’s books: March, vols. 1-3, written by John Lewis (D-GA) and Andrew Aydin, art by Nate Powell Last night’s music: Eddie Higgins Trio, Christmas … Continue reading

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Liquor & leaves #8

Today’s liquor: bourbon & Coke Today’s book: Cutty, One Rock by August Kleinzahler Been ages since I had a whiskey & Coca-Cola, or a rum & Coke, or a 7&7, or anything like that, not because I’ve stopped drinking alcohol … Continue reading

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Beer & Book #17

Today’s beer: Unibroue’s Maudite Today’s books: A whole lotta Buster Keaton goin’ on My next film series, on Buster Keaton, starts on Thursday. (Go here for details.) So, it’s high time I get serious with my research. Not to toot … Continue reading

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Beer & Book #16

Today’s beer: Lagunitas Imperial Stout Today’s book: Whitney Balliett’s Collected Works: A Journal of Jazz, 1954-2001 I’m preparing a milestone Sunday post by looking to the Master, and drinking a dark California brew in his honor. Been thinking about my … Continue reading

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Liquor & Leaves #7

***NOTE: Once again, a post-dated Lenten special.*** Liquor from two weeks ago: The Rub, made at Cochon (New Orleans, LA) Leaves from two weeks ago: Jenny Offill’s Dept. of Speculation I enjoyed Jenny Offill’s Dept. of Speculation a lot, at … Continue reading

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Pages & Potables #1

***NOTE: For Lent, I gave up the internet  beyond email and work-related research but I’ll periodically log on to post things, mostly items written prior to Ash Wednesday and post-dated. Don’t expect much from me till April.*** Last week’s potable: … Continue reading

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Leche y libros #1

Brew: Cafe con leche, at La Rosa (Miami, FL) Book: White Girls by Hilton Als What an appropriate drink for this book–Cuban cafe con leche, in which rich dark coffee invades steamed milk little by little, you make the call … Continue reading

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