Steam Train Porter Review (Snoqualmie Falls Brewing Company)

Steam Train Porter Review (Snoqualmie Falls Brewing Company)

In this Show & Tell video, I give Steam Train Porter by Snoqualmie Falls Brewing Company a taste test! Would you choo-choo-choose this beer?

Here’s a list of everything featured in this video:

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Faygo Rock & Rye Cream Soda Taste Review

Faygo Rock & Rye Cream Soda Taste Review

How does soda pop work? Faygo says its Rock & Rye recipe is secret; I try to crack the code in this Show & Tell video!

Wild Turkey Stout Review (Anderson Valley Brewing Company)

Wild Turkey Stout Review (Anderson Valley Brewing Company)

Solar-powered Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company gets a taste test in this Show & Tell video!

Here’s a list of everything featured in this video:

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Cheddar Beer Potato Chips Review (Kettle Brand)

Cheddar Beer Potato Chips Review (Kettle Brand)

Kettle Brand keeps making potato chips with seemingly oddball flavors — as long as it does, I’ll keep trying ‘em!

Here, I check out its Cheddar Beer Potato Chips. How do I like it?

There’s something about the sharp cheddar particles in …continue reading

Sriracha Popcorn Review (Huy Fong Brand)

Sriracha Popcorn Review (Huy Fong Brand)

Imagine an entire desert, stretching from horizon to horizon to horizon, covered in nothing but Sriracha dust. Properly insulated against the elements would be crucial to your survival, lest you crumble into the wasteland with weeping eyes and burning lungs.

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10-Foot USB Cable and Wine Delivery Deals

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Club W Wine Delivery – Three Bottles (42% Off): Make your wine the hit of the party for less than $9 a bottle!

Ultra-Handy 10-Foot Micro USB Cable, Two-Pack (40% Off): More cord for less money — the most …continue reading

Imperial Stout Beer Review: The Yeti By Great Divide

Imperial Stout Beer Review: The Yeti By Great Divide

Anyone who’s seen my previous forays into fermented beverage reviewing knows by now that my personal “beerometer” favors the stouts and porters over the rest of what’s available on the lighter side of the booze spectrum.

So when cryptozoology meets the …continue reading

Taco Bell Sriracha Quesarito Review

Taco Bell Sriracha Quesarito Review

When I review food in my car, is it because I’m too impatient to wait for the long ride home before biting into it? That’s one possibility. Another possibility is that I don’t want to make you wait any longer for the review …continue reading

Pepperoncini Potato Chips Review (Kettle Brand)

Pepperoncini Potato Chips Review (Kettle Brand)

Pepperoncini. How do you pronounce it? Maybe it’s ultimately not as important as how you eat it. Or them. Is (are?) pepperoncini an it or a they?

Perhaps we’re overthinking it.

Let’s just take another dive into the snackmosphere to give Pepperoncini …continue reading

All the Cheer on National Beer Day

All the Cheer on National Beer Day

April 7th, 1933 marks the day in American history when the yoke of the oppressive, failed experiment of prohibition began lifting, and the populace could once again legally buy and sell beer (admittedly weak beer by today’s standards, but we beer enthusiasts believe it was …continue reading

How to Make the Perfect Sandwich

How to Make the Perfect Sandwich

Defining the perfect sandwich differs greatly between people. One ingredient may be hailed for its richness in flavor by one person, and chastised for its potency by another. After all, not everyone enjoys the same foods or flavors.

Of all the …continue reading

5 Ways to Observe National Twinkie Day

5 Ways to Observe National Twinkie Day

What would you rather have with you in your fallout shelter during the post-apocalypse: an 18-year-old bottle of Scotch, or an 18-year-old Twinkie?

It was 85 years ago today that James Alexander Dewar abandoned his dreams of building a whisky empire and decided to set …continue reading

5 Chocolate Covered Foods That Are Unexpectedly Delicious

5 Chocolate Covered Foods That Are Unexpectedly Delicious

Sure, sure. You expect chocolate to be delicious. And some once-seemingly weird combinations of chocolate and other foods have become so commonplace that we now wonder how they weren’t discovered sooner (some of you may remember the you got peanut butter on my …continue reading

5 Ways Starbucks Makes Me Happy

3 Ways Starbucks Makes Me Happy

Admittedly, when it comes to coffee, I’ve made it no secret over the years that I generally prefer Peet’s over Starbucks — if I’m going out to an actual coffee place for it. Given the time and the choice, I prefer making my …continue reading

3 Peeps to Make Your Easter Pop

3 Peeps to Make Your Easter Pop

When it comes to filling up the Easter basket every year, there’s some candy that you can count on to make the cut: chocolate bunnies, creme-filled eggs, and marshmallow Peeps tend to be the most …continue reading

5 Ways the Galactic Empire Fails at Hospitality

5 Ways the Galactic Empire Fails at Hospitality

Mother always used to tell me that you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. Why she thought I had even a passing interest in attracting vermin into our house is only somewhat less surprising than her encouragement for me to do so …continue reading

15 Ways to Eat Snacks Like a Well-Traveled Geek

15 Ways to Eat Snacks Like a Worldly Nerd

Sure, you may not have enough scratch to be a world traveler, but you can sure as heck snack like one thanks to services like MunchPak, which kindly provided a box of its internationally sourced goodies from around the globe for me …continue reading

10 Ways Geeks Toast Beer O’Clock

10 Ways Geeks Toast Beer O'Clock

Friday comes just once a week, but Beer O’Clock is whenever you, as a mature, respectable, and fully responsible geek decide, right? Still, there’s just something intensely satisfying when the two coincide.

Friday Beer O’Clock is almost its own weekly holiday. Even if you love …continue reading

Sriracha Potato Chips Review (Kettle Brand)

Sriracha Potato Chips Review (Kettle Brand)

Srirachish. Is that a valid adjective? Sometimes you need to make room in the language to describe new experiences not heretofore known to humankind.

Perhaps my review of Sriracha Potato Chips by Kettle Brand is just such a case? Watch my Show & …continue reading

LEGO Mug Review as Large as Life

LEGO Mug Review as Large as Life

Being a human being has its perks, sure. But what about being a LEGO minifigure? You’d get to actually live in and play among the sets and vehicles that you build!

In this Show & Tell video, I review a LEGO mug that …continue reading

Beer Review: Ballast Point Victory at Sea Imperial Porter

Beer Review - Ballast Point Victory at Sea Imperial Porter

Having tried porters and stouts with vanilla and coffee infusions and not finding them to be among my favorites, I wasn’t sure what to expect from Ballast Point Brewing’s Victory at Sea Imperial Porter with Coffee and Vanilla. But in this Show & …continue reading

Chocolate Beef Jerky Candy Bar Review

Chocolate Beef Jerky Candy Bar Review

Chocolate! With beef jerky! It’s Wild Ophelia’s All Natural Beef Jerky Milk Chocolate Bar! Who is this Ophelia? What’s caused her to go wild? Most important: why is her jerky in my chocolate?

In this Show & Tell video, I …continue reading

Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza Review Taste (Papa John’s)

Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza Review Taste (Papa John's)

What’s better than a cheeseburger? Arguably, a pizza. But what unarguably belongs on both? Bacon! (Duh.) What if I told you that there’s a way to invite them all over for a party in your mouth? Hold onto your hats, because in this …continue reading

Superhero Mugs Vs. Coffee-Free Thugs

Superhero Mugs Vs. Coffee-Free Thugs

Here at LockerGnome, as well as in offices, schools, convention centers, news rooms, airports, precincts, libraries, and any place where even the tough sometimes need a little extra pep to get going, coffee is the most important meal of the day.

Heck, superheroes are plenty …continue reading

Rogue Sriracha Stout and Biltong Review

Rogue Sriracha Stout and Biltong Review

Along with my Jack in the Box Spicy Sriracha Burger review, Today seems like a Sriracha kind of day, doesn’t it? While I’ve said before that it’s not my favorite of the hot sauces (that honor goes to Valentina), …continue reading

Spicy Sriracha Burger Jack in the Box Review

Spicy Sriracha Burger Jack in the Box Review

Jack in the Box comes up with some pretty interesting concoctions over there in his secret fast food laboratory. His latest, the Spicy Sriracha Burger, has been tempting me since its introduction, so I finally gave in.

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AeroPress Inverted Method Instructions

AeroPress Inverted Method Instructions

This could have just as easily been called How to Make the Best Cup of Coffee in the World, but that sounds a little pompous, doesn’t it? Nevertheless, what I share in this Show & Tell video is the method by which I …continue reading

Nando’s Hot Peri Peri Sauce Review

Nando's Hot Peri Peri Sauce Review

Earle Greene sent me some of his favorite hot sauce to review in this Show & Tell video: Nando’s Hot Peri Peri Sauce. How did my taste buds receive this selection?

Let’s just say the burn was strong in this one. Watch here!:

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Coca-Cola Life Review (Green Can)

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When I saw Coca-Cola in a green can, I had to try it! What makes it different from its red-canned classic and white-canned diet cousins? Watch my Coca-Cola Life review here:

Here’s a list of everything featured in this video:

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Ale Vs. Stout: Why Not Both?

Ale Vs. Stout: Why Not Both?

This Show & Tell video finds me trying Master of Disguise Imperial Golden Stout by Stone Brewing’s Stochasticity Project. It’s supposed to be a combination of flavors between a stout (my favorite!) and an ale (my not-so-favorite).

How does it fare with my …continue reading