Sooooo, we landed in Memphis and all of this changing time zone nonsense was getting confusing. I knew one thing though, I was hungry and had a bit of a thirst on me. First stop was Rendezvous for some barbecue. I had nachos to start. They were pork nachos and a small bit different to the ones we had in Las Vegas.
I ordered a Ghost River Pale Ale. It was alright. Cold and wet.
Then it was time for the main event. Pork ribs!
They were serious, great dry rub and they just fell apart. I said I would keep it local and had a Tiny Bomb Pilsner.
It was a bit livelier than the Ghost River but still didn’t set my world on fire.
After the bit of grub we didn’t have to go far before stumbling upon the Flying Saucer.
I began with a Sierra Nevada Northern Hemisphere, this is an ale made exclusively with hops from Europe, Cascade and Centennial. This was more my cup of tea, if I drank tea that is.
Then I had a Schafly Tasmamian Ipa. This was a southern hemisphere beer as all of the hops had been imported from Australia. A fine fruity beer.
The friendly and knowledgeable bar man recommended I try the Ananda Ipa. This beer is brewed in Memphis by Wiseacre, just like the Tiny Bomb, but what a pleasant contrast it was. This beer had some clout. I am already planning my next trip back to the Flying Saucer.