Welcome to BeerAdvocate!

Looking to talk, rate or trade beer? Join today by creating your free account.

Dismiss Notice
Curious about recent updates to the site and app? Check the Announcements forum for updates.
Dismiss Notice
Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian
Fluffheady
Last Activity:
Mar 29, 2015 at 3:45 AM
Joined:
Jan 30, 2013
Posts:
47
Likes Received:
86
Beers:
0
Places:
86

Fluffheady

Male, from Illinois

Fluffheady was last seen:
Mar 29, 2015
  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Illinois
    Several years ago my partner and I lived down the block from a neighborhood craft beer bar. We explored the vast beer list with help of the staff, but I had my first huge step into beer when a bartender brought out a bottle of Rodenbach Grand Cru and she said that if we didn't absolutely love it, she would buy it. Well, we loved it. My second big step was a trip down the West Coast. We brought a journal, and we had the absolute time of our lives expanding our pallets and meeting people. Nowadays, whenever we travel, the beer destinations are sometimes planned before the hotel and plane flights are booked. We pack our check luggage full of local Chicago beer for trade and giveaways, and we always return with even more beer from our destination to share with friends.

    When I visit a beer bar, if there isn't a bar stool, we wait for one. I prefer to visit a bar on a Wednesday afternoon rather than a Friday night. I have a bit of a baby face and don't look like a typical beer dork, so service and treatment mean the world to me.

    My philosophy for craft beer is that being and elitist about craft beer just doesn't make sense. Just because a beer is in demand doesn't mean it's worth the hype. Also, never forget how good your old standbys really are, and make sure to revisit them on a regular basis as you expand your pallet and explore new beers.
  • User Stats

    Beers:
    0 | Reviews: 0
    Brewers: 0 | Beer Styles: 0
    US States: 0 | Countries: 0
    Wants: 0 | Gots: 0
    Added: 0 | Pics Uploaded: 0
    Places:
    86 | Reviews: 85
    Brewers: 20 | Bars/Eateries: 61 | Stores: 5
    US States: 12 | Countries: 3
    Added: 2 | Pics Uploaded: 1
    Forum:
    Posts: 47 | Likes Received: 86
    Events:
    Upcoming | Added: 0
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe