I Tried It: Beer Cocktails Part 1, Baby Steps

I am curious about all the ways beer can be enjoyed outside of drinking it from a glass, from cooking to cocktails. However, my experience in mixing beer with anything is nonexistent. I'm working my way up from drinking my beer "straight" to being able to order a craft beer cocktail at some hip place and having at least an idea of what to expect. That being said, the first installment of my experiments with craft beer cocktails this week starts out relatively tame, with three beer cocktails mixed with cider, other beer (still counts), and espresso.

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I Tried It: Red Clay Sunday Brunch

Here is a fact about me: if you put cereal (especially the sugary kind my mom would never buy for me) on top of a doughnut, I will buy that doughnut. Every time. If anyone out there ever wants to trap me with the old Box-and-Stick Trap, put a doughnut with cereal on top of it under the box as bait. 

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I Tried It - #instabeerupCLT

I’ll admit I was a little hesitant at first to attend an #instabeerupCLT event because I worried that at 35, I was going to be the oldest person in the world and interacting with people like Lillian on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: “So what do you do for work? Oh, I’m sorry, I meant can you believe you get paid to chase your bliss?” I don’t have perfectly imperfect mermaid hair and a cool, effortless looking wardrobe – my wardrobe consists of clothes that are either suitable for work or are brewery T-shirts.

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