January 2011 - Rough Draught

Raison D’Etre should be your “raison d’etre.”

Jan 31, 2011 - Beer - 0 Comments - Standard

Raison D’EtreDogfish Head Craft BreweryDogfish Head Craft Brewery in Delaware is one of the most creative craft brewers around, and Raison D’Etre is no exception to this reputation.  Translated from French, raison d’etre means “reason for existence”, and the name of the beer is a clever play on words.  As Dogfish Head describes the beer […]

Weihenstephaner… Hard to Say, Easy to Drink!

Jan 30, 2011 - Beer - 0 Comments - Standard

Hefe Weissbier Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan (Bavarian State Brewery Weihenstephan) Weienstephaner is a German brewery which claims to be the oldest operating brewery in the world, tracing it’s roots as far back as 1040.  They brew a number of different beers, including the Hefe Weissbier, which is a German, unfiltered wheat beer.  There are several beers that […]

Java + Beer? Yes Please.

Jan 29, 2011 - Beer - 0 Comments - Standard

Vanilla Java PorterAtwater Block Brewery When I picked up this beer at the store I was a little apprehensive because the label is quite unimpressive.  In fact, I suspect I could make something better on PhotoShop.  But the label is not what we’re concerned about; we’re concerned about beer behind the label.  So how does […]

How We'll Rate Beer

Jan 28, 2011 - Beer - 0 Comments - Standard

When we review a beer here on Rough Draught, we want to be able to give a fair and accurate overall rating of how good (or bad) the beer is.  To do this, we have established a rating system.  We’ll give each beer a score of 1 to 5 (1 being negative, 5 being positive) […]

How We’ll Rate Beer

Jan 28, 2011 - Beer - 0 Comments - Standard

When we review a beer here on Rough Draught, we want to be able to give a fair and accurate overall rating of how good (or bad) the beer is.  To do this, we have established a rating system.  We’ll give each beer a score of 1 to 5 (1 being negative, 5 being positive) […]

Welcome to Rough Draught

Jan 26, 2011 - Uncategorized - 0 Comments - Standard

We are Paul and Jason Thompson and this blog is dedicated to one of our favorite past-times; Beer.  We readily admit that we are not necessarily beer experts, but we know a good beer when we taste one, and we want to tell you all about them.  Our mission is to experience as much of […]