My Bloody Valentine: A Seasonal Beer for Lovers (of hops)

(Originally appeared on the Tipsy Techie website in February of 2014. The beer was released again in February of 2015).

I scanned the shelves of the store, trying to decide where my tastes lay that evening, when the image of a human heart oozing blood and pierced by an arrow was thrust in front of my face. I jerked back and saw that the gruesome scene was painted on a bomber bottle. “My Bloody Valentine Ale” it said. I followed the arm that held the bottle and saw my wife grinning down at me. A mad gleam shone in her eyes. Continue reading