Sunday, March 15, 2015

March 15th, 2015 - Sex, [Local 702] Chugs, And Rock ‘N’ Roll

Good evening!  The Meista here tonight pairing "Sex, Chugs & Rock ‘N’ Roll" by Australian rockers Heaven The Axe and a Tenaya Creek Local 702 from Tenaya Creek Brewery!
Album Info:
  • Artist: Heaven The Axe
  • Title: "Sex, Chugs & Rock ‘N’ Roll"
  • Recorded: Summer 2011
  • Release date: September 17th, 2011 (debut album by Heaven The Axe)
  • Record company: Melbourne Records
  • Personnel: Phoebe Pinnock (vocals), Steve Watts (guitar), Mat Silcock (guitar), Trav Price (bass), and Aramis SV / Tommy Rossell / Matt “Skitz” Sanders (drums)
  • Musical style: Metal, hard rock, bar rock
  • Sound: Powerful vocals (kind of an Alannis Morrisette meets Joan Jett vibe) with heavy hitting guitar riffs, and thunderous bass and drums, Heaven The Axe is everything you want from a rockin' bar band!
  • Major themes: Vengeance, self-reliance, inner strength, sex, love, rock and roll, etc.
  • Tracks:
  1. "Enemy"
  2. "Masochist"
  3. "Electric Wire"
  4. "So Nirvana"
  5. "Glue"
  6. "Get Your Devil To Do It"
  7. "Unconditional Love"
  8. "Tails To You"
    Brew Info:
  • Brewery: Tenaya Creek Brewery
  • Website:
  • Brew: Tenaya Creek Local 702
  • Style: American Pale Ale (APA)
  • Serving: pint glass off the tap
  • ABV: 5.2%
  • Pour: Clear golden amber with a bright, white 1-finger head that slow dissipates, leaving a nice white ring and
  • Nose: The nose of the Local 702 is characterized by floral and herbal hops, tangy citrus, and toasted malts.  There are aromas of pink grapefruit, orange, lemon zest, summer grass, toasted bread, and caramel with hints of pine.
  • Taste: Similar to the nose, the flavor is characterized by lemon, soft grapefruit, melon, caramel/toffee, and sweet biscuit.
  • Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with good carbonation, the Local 702 is crisp, extremely smooth, and refreshing with a nice hoppy clean finish.
Overall pairing: Refreshing... an attribute I would use to describe both the Tenaya Creek Local 702 and "Sex, Chugs & Rock ‘N’ Roll"!  They both are tasty, enjoyable, and full of good flavor!


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