Drinking Cheap Coffee

By Iron Chef Leftovers

What happens when a coffee expert drinks cheap coffee in a blind tasting? Well, you get some interesting reactions. There are a couple surprises in here, so I am not posting any spoilers. From Buzzfeed:

Beer of the Week: Reuben’s Brews Yirgacheffe Rye

By Iron Chef Leftovers

One of the highlights of the last couple Seattle Beer Weeks has been Ryefest at Reuben’s. They go all out and brew a bunch of different rye based beers that many of which are generally only available that weekend since they are small batch and it is a popular event. This […]

Beer of the Week: Reuben’s Brews Kenya Cream Ale

By Iron Chef Leftovers

Coffee beers can sometimes suffer from being too much coffee and not enough beer, even when the brewers are doing everything right and using really high quality coffee. It takes an even hand to get a balance where you can taste the subtle flavors of the coffee and still get the […]

Beer of the Week: Skookum Brewery Imperial Breakfast Stout

By Iron Chef Leftovers

Skookum is a funny sounding word, but I really solid (albeit small) brewery up in Arlington, WA. For the longest time, if you wanted their beers, you needed to make the trek up I-5 and wind your way through Arlington to get to their brewery, which kept inconsistent hours. Things have […]

Beer of the Week: Populuxe Coffee Stout

By Iron Chef Leftovers

Coffee and beer are a great combination of flavors, especially when you take an astoundingly good coffee, say from Seattle’s Slate Coffee Roasters and combine it with a stellar beer, say the stout from Populuxe Brewing.  When done right, coffee and beer have an incredible depth of flavor that can either […]

Beer of the Week: Reuben’s Brews Mocha Stout

By Iron Chef Leftovers

The delicious Mocha Stout. You can even see the famous Iron Chef Leftovers beer notebook in this shot.

With the frequency that that review beers from Reuben’s Brews, you would think that the brewery is paying me to do it. I can assure you that is not the case. I […]