Written by Tom Becham
Southern California has odd weather patterns. October through December is generally marked by Santa Ana winds and heat. Rain – what little we get – is generally January through April. And local weather forecasters have coined terms for our weather in May and June; May Gray and June Gloom. In fact, due to the humidity on the coast, I’ve had in-laws, who lived through severe Utah winters, state that California is too cold for them.
So, seasonal beers do still mean something here. Just not in the sequence that they would in other parts of the country. Continue reading “Tom Becham Reviews New Belgium’s Blackberry Barley Wine Ale”