Mikero Brewing

2015-05-30 12.10.25Who knew I could turn my name into so many food related puns?  Anyway, continuing on the theme of summer eats, I figured it was about time to get into some summer drinks.  There’s only one way that Bud Light (or any of those “light” American lagers) ever actually tastes good, and that’s sitting outside, basking in the sunlight and drinking one straight out of the can.  I’ve said it before, but there is just something right about summertime and a cold can of cheap beer.  Does this sound like a country song yet?  What if I threw in a girl and a pickup truck?

Ok, back on topic.  Today is about beer.  Specifically, home brewed beer because no one wants to hear me go on about the magic of cheap beer and sunshine.

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Wet Hot American Summer

2015-04-18 17.24.58It’s summertime, which means lots of sun, beaches, BBQs and beer – preferably enjoyed all at once. My recent posts have had a bit of an Italian flair, but considering last weekend was the 4th of July, I think it’s about time I started to focus on the American Summer. Between outdoor BBQs (I use that term in a loose sense, we’re usually not talking real BBQ here), pool parties, clambakes, pig roasts and everything else that comes with the season, there’s no shortage of great food. Of course it’s not just the food – there’s something about sitting outside during the summer that actually makes American light lagers taste good.

The best part of eating during the American Summer is that the simple, old fashioned classics still take center stage. There’s something dare I say magical about the simplicity of hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill with plenty of cheap, cold beer in the cooler. To kick things off, let me introduce you to something that combines the two. Meet the “beer can chicken”…

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