Salute – Where’d it go??

expository essay p style=”text-align: center;”>   It’s been about a week since we’ve released Salute, our Double IPA, and all the kegs are sold. Well that escalated more

Go Home Boston Beer Week, You're Drunk

So Boston Beer Week starts today, and ironically ends on the 17th. Call me crazy but 10 days do not a week make. Hence the title of this blog post.  But hey we'll take a few extra days of beer more

Salute – Tasting Notes

Hello Hello Hello- Here we are at another installment of pre-release tasting notes, and I honestly couldn’t be any more excited.  You see, usually when we produce a new beer we go heavy on how more

Going American – Salute

It's been about 18 months since Backlash has been selling beer commercially. Damn, where did the time go? Somewhere amidst the endless beer tastings, beer fests, brew days, labeling days, waxing more


I’ve said it before, but I’m continually amazed by how things work out in life. It’s crazy to me how I can go days on end with a bullet proof diet, being well hydrated, completely more

Famine – Tasting Notes

In keeping with what I guess we can now call a tradition (I've done this for Conquest and War), today I am posting another candid review of our third (and final, in case you missed it) more

The Death of Death

Oh boy. Talk about screwing the pooch — we've out done ourselves this time, ladies and gents. As you might know, we've been debuting new beers as our four-part Apocalypse Series for more

Letting Go

buying academic essaysp style=”text-align: center;”> Ask anyone. I'm a perfectionist – to my own detriment. As a brewer, I'm predisposed to being my own biggest critic (as more

War – Tasting Notes

A couple months ago, I wrote a post describing what people could expect from our first Apocalypse Series beer, Conquest.  Being that our 2nd Apocalypse beer has just gone into inventory at our more

Wax On, Wax Off

  I remember back in late July, last year — when the fine people at Paper City saw our first batch of Groundswell bottles, they asked “How long are you going to be wax dipping those more