Apocalypse Beer and “The End of the World”: Day 8

Apocalypse Beer! Day 8 is Maelstrom. Beer #8 (August) is a Blood Orange Ale at 7.25% ABV. What is Maelstrom? A maelstrom is a very powerful whirlpool; a large, swirling body of water. A free vortex, it has considerable downdraft. The power of tidal whirlpools tends to be exaggerated by laymen.There are virtually no stories…

Apocalypse Beer and The “End of the World”: Day 6

Apocalypse Beer! Day 6: Wasteland/Famine Beer#6 (June) is a Elderflower Saison, at 6.8%. What is Wasteland referring to? A famine is a widespread scarcity of food,caused by several factors including crop failure, population unbalance, or government policies. This phenomenon is usually accompanied or followed by regional malnutrition, starvation, epidemic, and increased mortality. Nearly every continent…

Apocalypse Beer and The “End of the World”: Day 5

Welcome to WWIBD, Day 5: Beer #5 (May) is a Rosemary Agave IPA at 7.3% ABV. What is Ruin? Ruin is the product of war. The rider of the second horse is often taken to represent War or mass slaughter.His horse’s color is red (πυρρός, from πῦρ, fire). In some translations, the color is specifically…

Apocalypse Beer and The “End of the World”: Day 4

Apocalypse Beer!  The End of the World, Day 4, features “Pestilence.” Beer #4 (April) is a Chocolate Chili Ale at 7.5% ABV. What is Peste? Peste is the Spanish word for evil, but really is referring to the first of The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are described in the last book of the New…