♫ John Lee Hooker, It Serves You Right To Suffer
🍺 Aleworks Tavern Brown Ale
Words & photos: Vincent Abbate
Rotten times call for urgent measures. Let’s drink. Just like that. Bango. No messin’ around.
That’s right. I’m upending the traditional structure of this beer-and-blues soiree, the usual slow build-up before we get to the beer tasting. That’s because after eight days without a drink, I am truly craving one.
Alewerks Tavern Brown Ale, with which I will momentarily break my fast, is one of five year-rounders made by the Alewerks Brewing Company of Williamsburg, Virginia. Here’s what it looks like smiling at me: