To mark this week’s barreling of BBT 2016, I took a few minutes to chat with Shawn Vail, Head Brewer of Lakewood Brewing Co. He heads the company’s barrel aging program and is the authority on the matter here at LBC. He gave me a crash course in barrel aging, BBT, and all things round, wooden and filled with delicious, delicious beer.
While we’re not one to let people walk all over us like that, we cooled our heels and decided to use the opportunity to help those most in need. With some assistance from our friends at PXP Solutions, The Common Table, The Trinity River Tap House and Alamo Drafthouse DFW, we dug in our heels and socked away charitable donations for The Stewpot. The unnamed offenders even joined in to toe the line, and together over 1300 pairs were handed out to Dallas’ homeless and at-risk population.
Call us goody two-shoes, but this is one instance we’re happy to put our foot in our mouth. Schol!