Had my first pumpkin beer of the season at @guardiangames Sunday, and some banter led to this. Beer probably contributed in some way. #art #comics #illustration #beer #pumpkin #elysian #elysianbrewing #owl #owlbear #owlbeer #dnd (at Rose and Thistle Public House)
Just finished a D&D tavern picture commissioned by Dom DiMaria for his good friend Brendan(the bartender.) No joke, this was challenging but I hear Brendan really liked it so that makes it all worth it.
Not every beer needs to be groundbreaking. Not every beer needs to be subtle. There is something to be said for the beers that are both triumphs of flavor and easy to set down.
pFriem’s Sour IPA is one of those beers. It won’t blow you away with acid. It won’t drown you in lupulin. It’s tart, sure, but it won’t strip the enamel from your teeth. I know that will disappoint some sour beer fans. But honestly, I don’t understand those kids. The beer was dry hopped with an earthier variety, I want to say Amarillo. Instead of doubling up on the citrus flavor, the hops act as a counterpoint, a refreshment after the initial burst of sour. The finish is both puckering and bitter, exactly like a sour IPA ought to be.