The Beer List: Game of Thrones Iron Throne

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This week’s edition of The Beer List marks the return of The No Seatbelt Blog to its regularly-scheduled programming after a week-long hiatus, as the hustle and bustle of work, school and wedding planning consumed my free time and sanity. However, I’m back in action with another beer review, and this time Ommegang’s Iron Throne from its popular Game of Thrones-themed series of limited-run brews.  Continue reading

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The Beer List: Dawn of the Red

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What’s in a name? When it comes to the ability of a beer to jump off the shelf at you, that answer is EVERYTHING. While this particular beer was gifted to me, if I had seen it in a liquor store, I would have bought it on the name alone. If the name is clever, and has anything to do with zombies, chances are that I’m in.  Continue reading

The Beer List: River Horse Belgian Freeze

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I’ve been a fan or River Horse Brewing for a couple years now, and a few months back, I got to do a tour of the brewery out in Ewing, New Jersey with Jenn and a couple of our friends. The brewery tour was quite extensive and informative, with the guide having walked us through the entire process, from beginning to bottling. It seems that most tours are 5-10 minutes, and then you get right to the drinking (which is all well and good, but I like to get a good look at what goes on beyond the bottle). The first beer I ever had from River Horse was the Belgian Freeze, a 6-pack of which was given to me for Christmas by my brother, along with a hand-picked selection of other brews. I instantly liked it on first try, and luckily I had five more as part of my gift. Continue reading