Joe Pond

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Oktoberfest

    Last weekend saw numerous Oktoberfest celebrations around town, but with that out-of-season 80-degree sunshine, it was a bit more Fourth of July in spirit. This week the temperatures have dropped and the sky is a bit more ominous -- and it's time to celebrate Oktoberfest again. See also: Drink You ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    Olvalde's Ode to a Russian Shipwright: A tart, sweet porter worth cellaring

    If you're looking for an 18th century seafaring beer, look no further than Olvalde Farm and Brewing Company's Ode to a Russian Shipwright, an Imperial Stout Porter with, as you might guess from the name, naval origins. Russian czar Peter the Great was fond of England's porters, and brought them ba ... More >>