The Best Product Review Ever

I am inordinately proud of this review of the 750ml bottle of Kona BBotE. I can only hope that BBotE causes similar adventure in your life: The Kona is delicious, and even opening the corked bottle is a tactile experience. It felt like breaking the seal on some potent elixir.   I fed my housemate […]

A Collection of Delicious Things

Labor Day Weekend is upon us which means, more importantly, Oktoberfest is almost here. Accordingly, the 2nd annual Oktoberfest 10% off coupon is kicking in Today. Use the code “EINPROSIT” to enjoy a discount on all your Stein of Science or weapons grade coffee needs. The coupon will run through the end of the Oktoberfest, […]

Apropos of Nothing

Sorry for the relative radio silence around here but, well, there is only so much time in the day. More than usual, my time has been going toward running at maximum BBotE production, thanks to all you new folks coming over to courtesy of Thrillist and SF Weekly. I’ll also have you know that the […]

Pimps & Pimpstresses: NYC, Chicago, and Madison

There are some truly dedicated souls out there with a dedication to deliciousness and caffeination that is above and beyond the call of duty. The volunteered themselves for experimentation, made a good case for why they should ascend the lofty Ziggurat of Pimpery and sit in judgment over their respective domains, choosing who should and […]

BBotE Experimentation: Banana Republics & Tasting Volcanoes

Costa Rica and Colombia are the two primary coffee growing countries that we see in North American stores, despite Brazil out producing them, thanks to some agricultural colonization similar to that which United Fruit did (and thus the coining of the term “Banana Republic”). The monopolies and focused national agricultural production strategies, think King Cotton in the […]

A Pleasing Testimonial

From time to time, people send me missives thanking me for how their Stein of Science and/or BBotE has allowed More Awesome into their lives. But every now and then the rare testimonial comes in that demands to be shared with the world (especially when they have drink recipes). And so, I present to you, […]

Firing Things Back Up

As I head back to California from the darkest wilds of Penn Yan, NY it is time to get balls rolling again. Won’t be an adventure report for a bit yet but it I should share the things that are coming back into stock: 665ml “Rugged” Style Steins of Science – I made some folks […]

A Scheduling Observation

Sitting here in Fairbanks, AK on the latest leg of Scientific Drinking Tour 2011 while drinking a stein worth Silver Gulch Brewery‘s Epicenter Ale (took a growler home today), I realized that the next leg in DC and NY is going to be unhelpful to people looking for presents for Father’s Day. This year Father’s […]

Fundamentals Q&A

“We really shook the pillars of heaven, didn’t we, Wang?” -Big Jack Burton, Big Trouble in Little China (1986) Some interesting bits that have come my way asking very basic questions about why I do things the way I do. I often find questioning the basic assumptions and things so common that they’re invisible reveals […]

A New Coupon For Upcoming Adventure

Very soon Scientific Drinking Tour 2011 will be taking yours truly and his Lovely Assistant to around this fair nation of ours do places north of the Mason-Dixon line that we have never been. Yes, we freely admit that our mutual failure to go to the Smithsonian is simply unacceptable and we aim to remedy […]