Beer Run + Burritos


We started the evening with a little beer run…

It wasn’t just any beer run…

‘Twas a trip to beer heaven!

Beer Run is actually the name of a bar/restaurant/beer store all in one!  The selection is awesome, so we went for a pre-dinner drink. I ordered this barrel smoked bourbon stout from Bluegrass Brewing Co. and it was strong, sweet, and perfect!

I was also on the lookout for an interesting canned beer for a tubing extravaganza that’s taking place with some of my friends on Saturday.  I found this watermelon beer and purchased it for the ride down the river.

After our beer, we met up with Kath‘s mother and law and Kanz’s brother who are visiting this weekend.

We walked over to a charming restaurant called Mono Loco for burritos (and bowls!)  We started with Yucca fries covered in chicken and cheese.

My entrée was a burrito bowl with seared cod, rice, beans,  yucca fries, pico, mixed greens and an avocado crema on the side.  Oh man, this was sooooo good and I cleaned my plate.  I would highly recommend this restaurant or encourage any attempts to recreate this bowl.

We’re back at home relaxing now and I’m being bullied into sharing my cookie from earlier…

Tomorrow is wide open until my train to DC in the afternoon. Night!

  • Halley
    August 20, 2010 at 8:39 am

    I had that same watermelon beer last weekend! I’ve actually been to the 21st amendment brewery in SF where they make it. If you order it in the restaurant, they serve it with a big slice of watermelon on the glass.

  • Lauren @
    August 20, 2010 at 9:12 am

    Evan and I tried that Watermelon beer last night at a beer tasting too! Its Good! Have a fun weekend, good luck tubing!

  • Grad Skool Girl
    August 20, 2010 at 12:36 pm

    After having the Bourbon Barrel Stout at a beer festival earlier this year, I am totally OBSESSED. Too bad it’s so expensive 🙁

    P.S. I’m really enjoying reading your blog so far–it’s fun to follow along with someone who is starting a blog at the same time as I am!

    • Laura
      August 21, 2010 at 2:07 pm

      I know..its sooo good! I’ll def go check out your blog. Thanks for reading!

  • LC @ Let Them Eat Lentils
    August 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm

    21st Amendment is an SF brewery 🙂 If you’re ever here you should go by their spot before the Giant’s games – $4 cans!

    I also love that new watermelon beer they sell. When you get it on draft, it has a watermelon piece on the edge of your glass.

  • The Beer Snob
    August 20, 2010 at 9:11 pm

    I so want to try that Hell or High Watermelon! I don’t believe we can get it here in the Nashville area