Avondale Brewing Company, Birmingham AL

While working in Birmingham Alabama last year, my co-workers took me to a local popular brewery called Avondale Brewing Company.

Avondale Brewing Co. has a nice location at 201 41st St S, Birmingham, AL, check out their website for current event info and more – https://avondalebrewing.com/

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PasoPort Winery, Paso Robles CA

One of my favorite types of wine is port wine. It’s a sweet dessert wine so you have to  kind of have a sweet tooth to enjoy the style. My all time favorite is tawny port.

Several years ago while staying in Paso Robles for a beer event at Firestone Walker (another story), the misses and I took a drive around the local hills to check out what wineries we could find. One of them was PasoPort which specializes in port wines and spirits (brandy, grappa and more).

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Beers in Bend Oregon

I’ve traveled to Bend, Oregon while working in nearby Prineville for several years and over time grew to know and love the area very well, and of all the places I’ve traveled all over the globe – Bend Oregon is one of my all time favorites.

The area is beautiful. The landscape consists of a variety of terrain extremes which makes the area unique, and then there are the breweries…

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Out of Bounds Brewing Company, Folsom CA

13407 Folsom Blvd, Folsom, CA 95630
http://www.outofboundsbrewing.com/folsom.html

From the website:
Out of Bounds Brewing brings years of Pacific Northwest brewing experience to the Sierra Nevada Foothills & celebrates the Northern Californian lifestyle at it’s best with award-winning, handcrafted beers.

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La Pasadita Preparadas, Houston TX

8133 Long Point Rd, Houston, TX 77055

On the corner of a strip mall parking lot at the address above in Houston Texas sits a tiny little building that houses a business that makes really great michelada’s, it’s called La Pasadita Preparadas.

If you are not familiar with a michelada drink, here is the description as found in wikipedia:

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New York Beer Project, Lockport NY

Dave's Travels

July 2016

While working in Pennsylvania for a couple of weeks, I drove to upstate New York over the weekend to check out Niagara Falls and visit a friend.

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One afternoon after driving around we went out to lunch at a really great new-ish brew pub in the local area that makes their own beer on property, has good food and has an outstanding large facility.

New York Beer Project is located at 6933 S Transit Rd, Lockport, NY Phone (716) 743-6927  Website http://www.nybeerproject.com

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The building was huge, this is only half of it in the photo above.

This brew pub was made for hanging out and enjoying beers with friends. It’s got a very nice roomy and cool main area with a wrap around bar, a second story with another bar and numerous places to hang out and play darts too and there is also an outdoor area…

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Bucket of Blood Saloon (and beer)

Location:  1 South C Street, Virginia City, Nevada

There is an old mining town named Virginia City that looks like it has been frozen in time up in the Nevada hills about 30 miles south of Reno.

The town has been a hot spot for tourists and motorcyclist alike for decades, especially during the annual Street Vibrations motorcycle event, where I first set my eyes on Virginia City while out on a local area ride my some buddies.

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