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  • newZima could make a MillerCoors comeback
    Nearly 25 years after it was first introduced, MillerCoors may be preparing to bring Zima back to the U.S. market.The company filed for a trademark on the term in April of last year and the mark was recently published for opposition. Asked if the…
    - 1 hour ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newPaste Magazine Blind Tasting: Saisons
    My favorite Beer Journalism, Paste Mag's blind tasting. This time it is Saison's, 116 of them.Enjoy.https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/06/116-of-the-best-saisons-blind-tasted-and-ranked.html
    - 2 hours ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newVictory's New Year Round Lager
    Teaser announced, I am excited to see what it is and to try it...nice to see all of this Lager love in the industry as of late: 100% American whole flower hops loaded into...a lager? Yuuup! You read that right. Our next year-round release will be a…
    - 3 hours ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newBrewers Association Launches New Seal to Designate Independent Beers

    Brewers Association Launches New Seal to Designate Independent Beers

    Independence Matters.Boulder, CO • June 27, 2017—In an effort to educate beer lovers about which beers are independently produced, the Brewers Association—the not-for- profit trade group dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s small…
    - 4 hours ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newSierra Nevada - Beer Camp Across The World 12-pack
    I noticed "Beer Camp Across The World" on Sierra Nevada's release calendar for a summer release.http://www.sierranevada.com/release-datesIt's a "12-beer collaboration 12-pack."I'm speculating the obvious - that it's a spin on Beer Camp Across Ameri…
    - 5 hours ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newRussian River plans to sell original production brewery
    I'm curious who'll eventually buy it. Local Santa Rosa brewer using it to grow to the next level? Large regional craft brewer from the east coast using it to brew beer closer to their west coast customers (cough @Sixpoint cough)? Or maybe someone new…
    - 7 hours ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newZymurgy's 2017 Best Beers in America Results
    I'm surprised this hasn't popped up yet:Boulder, CO • June 19, 2017—The streak is over! After eight straight years of Russian River Brewing Company’s double IPA Pliny the Elder dominating the top spot, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale was named numbe…
    - 9 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • newTroegs Nimble Giant
    https://twitter.com/search?q=nimble giant&src=typdDistro slated for Monday the 12th in PA and expected elsewhere by the end of the month. I really thought this was one of, if not the best, large-distro beer of last year. The name fits the beer as…
    - 11 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • newLagunitas - Born Yesterday 2016

    Lagunitas - Born Yesterday 2016

    surprised there isn't a thread for this yet...i'm sure i'm not the only one who got an email about the release - coming this monday!https://lagunitas.com/borning
    - 15 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • newSixpoint new formulations/packaging
    You can read all about that here...http://sixpoint.com/blog/all-fresh-formulations/@Sixpoint: Which can dating site are these new formulas? Curious to get them all and now I'm drinking the new recipe.
    - 19 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • Founders Brewing Co. To Release Doom
    The imperial IPA aged in bourbon barrels is the third installment in the brewery’s Barrel-Aged SeriesGRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 12, 2017 – Founders announced today that they will release Doom, an imperial IPA aged in bourbon barrels, as the next…
    - 1 day ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • The Surprising Reason The Cigar City Brewing Founder Decided To Sell
    From Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnwa...e-cigar-city-brewing-founder-decided-to-sell/To get to the next level, Redner would have had to find another $20 million for a major expansion, but he was tired of the feeling of being “all in”…
    - 1 day ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • Goose Island's Bourbon County Stouts for 2017
    http://www.bonappetit.com/story/goose-island-bourbon-county-stouts-2017Bananas Foster is really intriguing to me, but I think the best of the bunch will be the Barleywine Reserve. Super stoked for that.
    - 1 day ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • Ballast Point Red Velvet nitro bottles
    I really like this one on draft.
    - 1 day ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • AB InBev's ZX Ventures Buys Minority Stake In RateBeer
    Here's a post from Joe Tucker, founder of RateBeer, on his selling a minority stake to ZX Ventures; "a global disruptive growth group, incubator, and venture capital team backed by one of the largest multinational companies in the world, Anheuser-Bus…
    - 1 day ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Firestone Walker Stickee Monkee-May 27th
    Just ran across this, so figured I would post it for others to see. Looking forward to having this again, as it is very well done like all of the FSW boxed beers.http://tenemu.com/news/firestone-walker-stickee-monkee-2017-debuts-may-27/05/2017
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Charles Wells Sells Brewery to Marston's for £55M
    https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2017/05/charles-wells-sells-brewery-to-marstons-for-55m/The sale includes the brands Bombardier, Courage, and McEwan’s... the exclusive global license of the Young’s brand... the UK distribution rights for Kirin…
    - 3 days ago Jun 25, 2017 -
  • MIni Brew Home Countertop Sytem to Launch
    MIni Brew is a countertop beer brewing system set to launch this summer. Similar in look to an oversized coffee maker, the machine relies on Wifi to crank the engine for instructions on how to prepare and deliver your raw ingredients into a 5 litre…
    - 3 days ago Jun 25, 2017 -
  • Founders - New Barrel-Aged Series Release: DKML

    Founders - New Barrel-Aged Series Release: DKML

    We are pleased to announce the next beer in our Barrel-Aged Series and, get ready, because this one is a doozy:Here you have what could be the first malt liquor worthy of a glass. Typically a slighted style, we thought we would class it up with a st…
    - 4 days ago Jun 24, 2017 -
  • Arabicadabra: A New Bell's Coffee Milk Stout to Debut in October
    COMSTOCK, Mich. (June 21, 2017) - Bell's Brewery is proud to announce a new addition to its seasonal specialty lineup for release this fall. Arabicadabra, a coffee milk stout with an ABV of 5.5%, will debut on draught and in 12-ounce bottles, package…
    - 5 days ago Jun 23, 2017 -
  • Could Amazon + WholeFoods = Beer Delivered to Your Door?

    Could Amazon + WholeFoods = Beer Delivered to Your Door?

    So with Amazon buying WholeFoods AND Amazon getting into delivery by drone, I am preparing a landing pad for a future of beer growlers drone delivery! Seriously, I think its jus a matter of time before this happens!http://www.businessinsider.com/wh…
    - 7 days ago Jun 21, 2017 -
  • I bio-engineered glowing beer and it hasn't killed me (yet)
    Glowing beer!https://www.engadget.com/2017/05/31/CRISPR-glowing-fluorescent-beer/
    - 7 days ago Jun 21, 2017 -
  • Founder Brewing Co. to release DKML
    Founder next barrel age series will be DKML. https://foundersbrewing.com/latest-news/2017/new-beer-release-dkml/
    - 8 days ago Jun 20, 2017 -
  • 2017 Firestone Walker Parabola

    2017 Firestone Walker Parabola

    From Firestone's Instagram, releasing this Friday at Firestone locations, limit 12 bottles. Much nicer limit than previous years, perhaps they made more?! Also, has anyone else noticed the recipe change over the passed few years? 167 SRM to 103 SRm…
    - 10 days ago Jun 18, 2017 -
  • Trump beer for sale at brewery in Ukraine
    Who's going to be the first one to taste this one :http://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/2017/05/19/trump-beer-for-sale-at-brewery-in-ukraine.html
    - 10 days ago Jun 17, 2017 -
  • Dirt Wolf Now in 6 Packs

    Dirt Wolf Now in 6 Packs

    Ironic that on my quest to find Nimble Giant (I was fairly sure that it wouldn't be in my immediate area quite yet but I was at the store and checked anyway) and I came across Dirt Wolf in a new 6 pack format, the 6 pack has the new style artwork too…
    - 11 days ago Jun 17, 2017 -
  • Goose Island Reserve 2017 Bourbon County Barleywine

    Goose Island Reserve 2017 Bourbon County Barleywine

    The 2017 Bourbon County Brand Barleywine Reserve will be a barleywine ale aged for 20 months in 35-year old Heaven Hill barrels. Same 500ml format. Release is assumed to be the usual -- around Black Friday.Alright, my heart is popping out of my che…
    - 11 days ago Jun 16, 2017 -
  • Stone Enjoy By in Cans
    Just saw this posted on Twitter! Sure hope I can get my hands on some of these, awesome idea in my opinion.
    - 12 days ago Jun 16, 2017 -
  • Goose Island - Cooper Project No. 2

    Goose Island - Cooper Project No. 2

    Looks like the second release of the Cooper Project is going to be a BA Blonde Doppelbock. I know there were mixed reviews for the first release of the series, but I expect I'll try to get a few bottles of this release if I can. Wasn't so lucky for…
    - 13 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -
  • Shipyard Monkey Fist reformulated
    So when I saw this I was like great they are making it better. Turns out they are "toning it down" and the ibus are now 45 and they used to be 67.5. Its hard to believe people thought this IPA was too intense so they had to make it more easy drinkin…
    - 13 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -

Reddit - Beer

Brewer's Association

Independent Craft Brewer Seal

- 18 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
John Palmer Week: June 26-30, 2017

- 5 days ago Jun 23, 2017 -
Brewing beer is so easy with the new How To Brew book

- 7 days ago Jun 21, 2017 -
Ray Daniels on John Palmer's new edition of How to Brew

- 34 days ago May 25, 2017 -
Ready. Set. Homebrew Con!

- 42 days ago May 17, 2017 -
State of the Industry Presentation

- 63 days ago Apr 26, 2017 -

Craft Beer

  • What’s the Weirdest Beer You’ve Ever Had?

    What’s the Weirdest Beer You’ve Ever Had?

    We asked brewers to tell us the weirdest beer they've tasted. Here's what they told us.The post What’s the Weirdest Beer You’ve Ever Had? appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 8 days ago Jun 20, 2017 -
  • 3 Stories Behind Athlete-Inspired Breweries

    3 Stories Behind Athlete-Inspired Breweries

    Sports and craft beer are both known for bringing people together, and that's exactly what owners of these athlete-inspired breweries want to accomplish.The post 3 Stories Behind Athlete-Inspired Breweries appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 8 days ago Jun 20, 2017 -
  • A New Winner Tops Zymurgy’s ‘Best Beers in America’ 2017 Contest

    A New Winner Tops Zymurgy’s ‘Best Beers in America’ 2017 Contest

    Zymurgy Magazine has released its annual "Best Beers in America" survey results, and there's a new No. 1 beer for the first time in nine years.The post A New Winner Tops Zymurgy’s ‘Best Beers in America’ 2017 Contest appeared first on CraftBee…
    - 9 days ago Jun 19, 2017 -
  • Independent Brewer to Celebrate Set Beer Free Day

    Independent Brewer to Celebrate Set Beer Free Day

    Officials declared July 1st, Set Beer Free Day in 2016 and Reformation Brewery in Woodstock, Georgia is carrying on the tradition in 2017.The post Independent Brewer to Celebrate Set Beer Free Day appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 9 days ago Jun 19, 2017 -
  • Introducing Jester King Saison Americaine

    Introducing Jester King Saison Americaine

    We’re pleased to introduce Jester King Saison Americaine — our take on the modern-American, mixed culture saison. Saison has been an elusive concept in modern brewing. It’s rare to encounter two brewers with precisely the same definition. In fa…
    - 9 days ago Jun 19, 2017 -
  • Craft Fair & Craft Beer at Due South Brewing Co.

    Craft Fair & Craft Beer at Due South Brewing Co.

    Due South Brewing Co. will be hosting a Craft Fair on Saturday, July 1, 1 - 4:30 pm. Shop local artists with all handmade items: pottery, jewelry and more! The post Craft Fair & Craft Beer at Due South Brewing Co. appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 9 days ago Jun 19, 2017 -
  • Big Boss Brewing Distribution Territory Expands with Mutual Distributing

    Big Boss Brewing Distribution Territory Expands with Mutual Distributing

    Mutual Distributing will begin representing Big Boss Brewing distribution in this additional territories effective June 19th, 2017.The post Big Boss Brewing Distribution Territory Expands with Mutual Distributing appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 9 days ago Jun 19, 2017 -
  • Crooked Hammock Brewery Welcomes Summer with First Can Release

    Crooked Hammock Brewery Welcomes Summer with First Can Release

    Crooked Hammock a Lewes, Delaware brewery captures the summer both in their atmosphere and brews. Two of the brewery's beers will now be available in cans.The post Crooked Hammock Brewery Welcomes Summer with First Can Release appeared first on Cra…
    - 12 days ago Jun 16, 2017 -
  • Barrel of Monks Brewing’s Halfway to Christmas Party

    Barrel of Monks Brewing’s Halfway to Christmas Party

    Their Halfway to Christmas Party is one of their most popular events of the year, celebrating their signature Father Christmas Ale.The post Barrel of Monks Brewing’s Halfway to Christmas Party appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 12 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -
  • Black Butte to the Blue Ridge Backyard BBQ

    Black Butte to the Blue Ridge Backyard BBQ

    Deschutes Brewery launching in North Carolina and they're celebrating with the Blue Ridge Backyard BBQ and a great selection of their many beers. The post Black Butte to the Blue Ridge Backyard BBQ appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 13 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -
  • A Queen is Born: Pelican Brewing Releases Gin Barrel-aged Saison-style Ale, Queen of Hearts

    A Queen is Born: Pelican Brewing Releases Gin Barrel-aged Saison-style Ale, Queen of Hearts

    Pelican Brewing Company releases its much-anticipated gin barrel-aged Saison-style ale, Queen of Hearts. The post A Queen is Born: Pelican Brewing Releases Gin Barrel-aged Saison-style Ale, Queen of Hearts appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 13 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -
  • 2 Craft Breweries Announce New Solar Power Programs

    2 Craft Breweries Announce New Solar Power Programs

    Two more craft breweries are now using the sun for power. Jester King in Texas and Rock Art in Vermont both announced solar power programs this week.The post 2 Craft Breweries Announce New Solar Power Programs appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 13 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -
  • Ninkasi Brewing Proves Beer IS Love with $37K Nonprofit Donation

    Ninkasi Brewing Proves Beer IS Love with $37K Nonprofit Donation

    Through the brewery charity, Ninkasi Brewing pledged a donation of $1 per case and $7 per keg sold of its Believer Double Red.The post Ninkasi Brewing Proves Beer IS Love with $37K Nonprofit Donation appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 13 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -
  • Black Shirt Brewing Co. Pig Roast

    Black Shirt Brewing Co. Pig Roast

    Grab some brews, grub and listen to some country-blues by Sawmill Joe at the brewery pig roast. What better way to celebrate the red, white and blue?The post Black Shirt Brewing Co. Pig Roast appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 13 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -
  • Jester King Brewery Now Solar Powered!

    Jester King Brewery Now Solar Powered!

    We’re very excited to announce that Jester King Brewery is now solar powered brewery, the 78 kilowatt system is one of the larger systems in central Texas!The post Jester King Brewery Now Solar Powered! appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 13 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -
  • Your Walkable Guide to Breweries in Olde Town Arvada, Colorado

    Your Walkable Guide to Breweries in Olde Town Arvada, Colorado

    If beer travel takes you to Colorado, don't miss Arvada. Our walkable guide has details on Olde Town Arvada breweries and craft beer destinations.The post Your Walkable Guide to Breweries in Olde Town Arvada, Colorado appeared first on CraftBeer.com…
    - 13 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -
  • Moo & Brew Birthday Bash

    Moo & Brew Birthday Bash

    Join us at Moo & Brew for live music, great beer – celebrating the launch of Deschutes Brewery in North Carolina, and support a good cause. The post Moo & Brew Birthday Bash appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 14 days ago Jun 14, 2017 -
  • Deschutes Brewery Durham Launch Party

    Deschutes Brewery Durham Launch Party

    Come join us at Beer Study Durham for the Official Deschutes Brewery Durham Launch Party with a night full of beer, food, music, games, charity, and prizes! The post Deschutes Brewery Durham Launch Party appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 14 days ago Jun 14, 2017 -
  • Denver Summer Brew Fest

    Denver Summer Brew Fest

    The Denver Summer Brew Fest returns to Mile High Station on July 28th and 29th. Sample from 45+ breweries per night while listening to great music.The post Denver Summer Brew Fest appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 14 days ago Jun 14, 2017 -
  • Central Texas Brewery Breaks Ground on Destination Brewery

    Central Texas Brewery Breaks Ground on Destination Brewery

    Vista Brewing broke ground on a 21 acre destination brewery just southwest of Austin and at the gateway to the Central Texas Wine Trail. The post Central Texas Brewery Breaks Ground on Destination Brewery appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 14 days ago Jun 14, 2017 -
  • Which Beer Styles Do Drinkers Misunderstand? Brewers Weigh In

    Which Beer Styles Do Drinkers Misunderstand? Brewers Weigh In

    There are a lot of myths about beer styles. We asked brewers and tap room workers to tell us which beer styles they think drinkers misunderstand the most. The post Which Beer Styles Do Drinkers Misunderstand? Brewers Weigh In appeared first on Craft…
    - 14 days ago Jun 14, 2017 -
  • BrewTube Comedy Founder: A Common Thread Binds Brewing and Comedy

    BrewTube Comedy Founder: A Common Thread Binds Brewing and Comedy

    BrewTube Comedy has allowed me to talk to brewers about everything from their origin stories to their creative process.The post BrewTube Comedy Founder: A Common Thread Binds Brewing and Comedy appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 14 days ago Jun 14, 2017 -
  • LauderAle Announces Bourbon Barrel Aged Anniversary Bottle Release

    LauderAle Announces Bourbon Barrel Aged Anniversary Bottle Release

    In anticipation of our 3 Year Anniversary Festival on July 29th & 30th LauderAle will be releasing a limited amount of our Buffalo Trace Bourbon Barrel Aged Double D,The post LauderAle Announces Bourbon Barrel Aged Anniversary Bottle Release appeare…
    - 14 days ago Jun 13, 2017 -
  • Earth Rider Brewery Names Lead Brewers

    Earth Rider Brewery Names Lead Brewers

    Earth Rider Brewery has named Allyson Rolph and Tim Wilson as Earth Rider’s Lead Brewers. Earth Rider Brewery will officially open in October.The post Earth Rider Brewery Names Lead Brewers appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 14 days ago Jun 13, 2017 -
  • Boardwalk Billy’s Backyard Luau: Launching Deschutes Brewery

    Boardwalk Billy’s Backyard Luau: Launching Deschutes Brewery

    We are always looking for reasons to celebrate, what better than the launch of Deschutes Brewery in Charlotte! Come see us for a backyard luau-style BBQ.The post Boardwalk Billy’s Backyard Luau: Launching Deschutes Brewery appeared first on CraftB…
    - 14 days ago Jun 13, 2017 -
  • Brawley’s Beverage Deschutes Brewery Launch Party Luau

    Brawley’s Beverage Deschutes Brewery Launch Party Luau

    We’re bringing Hawaii to North Carolina with this fun event! Deschutes Brewery Luau is celebrating its launch in North Carolina.The post Brawley’s Beverage Deschutes Brewery Launch Party Luau appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 15 days ago Jun 13, 2017 -
  • Beer & Food Pairing Worksheet

    Beer & Food Pairing Worksheet

    This worksheet is a guide to help you experience beer and food pairings. Developed by the Brewers Association's Beer & Food Working Group, this worksheet is the most effective, step-by-step guide for gathering feedback on pairings.The post Beer & Fo…
    - 15 days ago Jun 13, 2017 -
  • 12 Brewery Music Venues to Visit in the South

    12 Brewery Music Venues to Visit in the South

    Check out these 12 brewery music venues you should visit in the South. These breweries have made music part of their lifeblood.The post 12 Brewery Music Venues to Visit in the South appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 15 days ago Jun 13, 2017 -
  • Denver Rare Beer Tasting IX Breweries Announced

    Denver Rare Beer Tasting IX Breweries Announced

    More than 60 of America’s leading craft breweries have agreed to take part in the Denver Rare Beer Tasting to raise funds for the Pints for Prostates.The post Denver Rare Beer Tasting IX Breweries Announced appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 16 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
  • Deschutes + Dad: A Father’s Day Beer Brunch

    Deschutes + Dad: A Father’s Day Beer Brunch

    This Father’s Day beer brunch was made just for dad - featuring Deschutes Brewery’s Black Butte Porter on tap and a few fun brunch cocktails made with beer.The post Deschutes + Dad: A Father’s Day Beer Brunch appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 16 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -

All About Beer

  • newNew Brewers Association Seal Designates Independent Brewers

    New Brewers Association Seal Designates Independent Brewers

    (Press Release) BOULDER, Colo.—In an effort to educate beer lovers about which beers are independently produced, the Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade group dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s small and independent craft…
    - 15 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • Sante Adairius Lady in Grey
    The post Sante Adairius Lady in Grey appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 9 days ago Jun 18, 2017 -
  • Flights: Maui Brewing Co. in Kihei, Hawaii

    Flights: Maui Brewing Co. in Kihei, Hawaii

    Wherever beer is sold on the Hawaiian island of Maui, you’re likely to find at least one choice from Maui Brewing Co. Black-topped cans of Bikini Blonde Lager, Coconut Hiwa Porter and Big Swell IPA are ubiquitous in convenience and grocery stores,…
    - 10 days ago Jun 18, 2017 -
  • AHA National Homebrew Competition Winners Announced

    AHA National Homebrew Competition Winners Announced

    (Press Release) MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.—After three days of fun, educational sessions and—of course—tasting, Homebrew Con 2017, also known as the 39th annual National Homebrewers Conference, concluded today at the Minneapolis Convention Center, with…
    - 10 days ago Jun 18, 2017 -
  • Neace Ventures Acquires Tin Man Brewing Co. of Evansville, Indiana

    Neace Ventures Acquires Tin Man Brewing Co. of Evansville, Indiana

      (Press Release) LOUISVILLE, Ky.–Neace Ventures, a Kentuckiana-based venture capital and real estate firm, has acquired Tin Man Brewing Co. in Evansville, Ind.  “Neace Ventures  is excited to announce the acquisition of Tin Man Brewing Compan…
    - 12 days ago Jun 16, 2017 -
  • Beer of the Moment: Lonely Planet Travel Notes
    The post Beer of the Moment: Lonely Planet Travel Notes appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 13 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -
  • Lonely Planet’s Global Beer Tour: A Guide to Beer Tasting at the World’s Best Breweries

    Lonely Planet’s Global Beer Tour: A Guide to Beer Tasting at the World’s Best Breweries

    Lonely Planet’s Global Beer Tour: A Guide to Beer Tasting at the World’s Best Breweries $19.99, Lonely Planet One of the problems with printing a guide book in this day and age (and this comes from the author of two such projects) is that by the…
    - 13 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -
  • Exploring the breweries of beautiful British Columbia

    Exploring the breweries of beautiful British Columbia

    Presented by The BC Ale Trail Self-guided brewery tours have proliferated in step with the craft brewery boom. Most craft brew-centric cities in the U.S. offer versions of these “come try our beers and stay a while” itineraries. Now ale trails ar…
    - 15 days ago Jun 13, 2017 -
  • Sonoma County Cherrywood Rye
    The post Sonoma County Cherrywood Rye appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 15 days ago Jun 13, 2017 -
  • Ad Hop Pinot Noir Saison
    This release incorporates two saison yeast strains and was aged for 14 months on French oak with Brettanomyces.The post Ad Hop Pinot Noir Saison appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 15 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
  • Torrside Fire Damage
    This German-inspired smoked stout includes over 60 percent beech-smoked malt. It was the first beer the brewery released.The post Torrside Fire Damage appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 16 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
  • Elusive Ultrahops “Vienna!”
    This majority of this pale ale’s grist is Vienna malt, and its name alludes to a song by Ultravox.The post Elusive Ultrahops “Vienna!” appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 16 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
  • Neptune Fugu
    This session-strength release uses 100 percent Sorachi Ace hops. Its name is Japanese for pufferfish.The post Neptune Fugu appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 16 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
  • Mockery Brett The Hopman Tart
    “Created in honor of one of pro wrestling’s biggest stars,” this ages for six months in Colorado bourbon barrels.The post Mockery Brett The Hopman Tart appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 16 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
  • Idletyme Doubletyme D.I.P.A.
    This double IPA includes pearl malts and Hopsteiner’s experimental hop #07270.The post Idletyme Doubletyme D.I.P.A. appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 16 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
  • Wichita V6 IPA
    Version No. 6 of this IPA’s recipe turned out to be the best, and this is hopped with Cascade and Amarillo.The post Wichita V6 IPA appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 16 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
  • Brown’s Oatmeal Stout
    Brewed since 1993 and includes Caramel 40, CaraMunich 60, Black Malt, Chocolate Malt and multiple types of oats.The post Brown’s Oatmeal Stout appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 16 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
  • Foley Brothers Pieces of Eight
    This eight-themed IIPA clocks in at 88 IBUs and incorporates eight hop varieties, including Galaxy, Mosaic and Simcoe.The post Foley Brothers Pieces of Eight appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 16 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
  • Beervana Podcast, Episode 40: The Secrets of Master Brewers

    Beervana Podcast, Episode 40: The Secrets of Master Brewers

    The latest Beervana podcast dives into Jeff Alworth’s latest book, “The Secrets of Master Brewers.” The book illuminates some of the processes and quirks employed by brewers across the globe, with an emphasis on classic beer styles and the tech…
    - 17 days ago Jun 11, 2017 -
  • Rahr & Sons Dadgum IPA
    This new West-Coast-inspired IPA from Rahr & Sons is generously dosed with Citra and Lemondrop hops.The post Rahr & Sons Dadgum IPA appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 19 days ago Jun 9, 2017 -
  • Double Nickel Vienna Lager
    Vienna Lager is part of the brewery’s Core Series and features Pilsner, Vienna and Munich malts.The post Double Nickel Vienna Lager appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 19 days ago Jun 9, 2017 -
  • Champion Shower Beer
    Champion’s year-round Shower Beer won gold in the Bohemian-Style Pilsener category at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival.The post Champion Shower Beer appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 19 days ago Jun 9, 2017 -
  • Leaky Barrel S.A.S.H.
    The post Leaky Barrel S.A.S.H. appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 19 days ago Jun 9, 2017 -
  • Perennial 2016 Cider
    The post Perennial 2016 Cider appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 19 days ago Jun 9, 2017 -
  • Asheville Brewing Co. to release beer honoring Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Asheville Brewing Co. to release beer honoring Neil deGrasse Tyson

    (Press Release) ASHEVILLE, N.C.—Asheville Brewing Company will release Bier LemonGrass Tyson, a white ale infused with lemongrass and coriander, on Tuesday, June 13—the day that renowned scientist and beer lover, Neil deGrasse Tyson, will speak a…
    - 19 days ago Jun 9, 2017 -
  • Alesong Mocha Rhino Suit
    The post Alesong Mocha Rhino Suit appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 19 days ago Jun 8, 2017 -
  • Braxton 1957 All Star Ale
    The post Braxton 1957 All Star Ale appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 20 days ago Jun 8, 2017 -
  • Breckenridge Dry Irish Stout
    The post Breckenridge Dry Irish Stout appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 20 days ago Jun 8, 2017 -
  • Firestone Walker to Release Adversus Double IPA

    Firestone Walker to Release Adversus Double IPA

      (Press Release) PASO ROBLES, Calif.—Combining the aggression of North American hops with the tranquility of traditional pilsner malts, the next release in Firestone Walker’s Leo v. Ursus Chronology achieves the improbable: a big, bold beer mad…
    - 20 days ago Jun 8, 2017 -
  • Fieldwork Brewing Co. Expands to Five Locations in Northern California

    Fieldwork Brewing Co. Expands to Five Locations in Northern California

    (Press Release) BERKELEY, Calif.—In a city renowned for being a culinary mecca and encompassed by Northern California’s magnificent outdoor landscapes, Fieldwork Brewing Company is an ambassador for craft beer in Berkeley, California. Fieldwork B…
    - 20 days ago Jun 8, 2017 -
  • Perennial 17
    The post Perennial 17 appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 20 days ago Jun 8, 2017 -
  • Firestone Walker Leo V. Ursus: Fortem
    The post Firestone Walker Leo V. Ursus: Fortem appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 20 days ago Jun 8, 2017 -
  • Revision IPA
    The post Revision IPA appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 20 days ago Jun 8, 2017 -
  • Temescal Carried Away
    The post Temescal Carried Away appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 20 days ago Jun 8, 2017 -
  • Half Acre Tuna
    The post Half Acre Tuna appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 20 days ago Jun 8, 2017 -
  • Almanac Passion Project
    The post Almanac Passion Project appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 20 days ago Jun 8, 2017 -
  • Great Divide Roadie Grapefruit Radler
    The post Great Divide Roadie Grapefruit Radler appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 21 days ago Jun 7, 2017 -
  • Upland Iridescent
    The post Upland Iridescent appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 21 days ago Jun 7, 2017 -
  • Catskill Eye of Newt
    Eye of Newt includes Belgian and American malts as well as a special blend of wild yeasts and bacteria, and is aged in oak for around six months.The post Catskill Eye of Newt appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 21 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • The Blackberry Farm Brewery Partners with Brew Hub on New Line of Cans

    The Blackberry Farm Brewery Partners with Brew Hub on New Line of Cans

    (Press Release) WALLAND, Tenn.—The Blackberry Farm Brewery has partnered with Brew Hub of Lakeland, FL, to introduce a line of canned craft beers launching in July 2017. While the brewery’s cork and cage bottles have been the brand’s hallmark a…
    - 22 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Boulevard Brewing Co. Breaking Ground on Major Expansion

    Boulevard Brewing Co. Breaking Ground on Major Expansion

    (Press Release) KANSAS CITY–Boulevard Brewing Company today announced it will soon break ground on a $10 million expansion of its Kansas City brewery. The project, consisting of a 24,000 square foot, single-story structure to be built on land immed…
    - 22 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Flights: Platform Beer Co. in Cleveland

    Flights: Platform Beer Co. in Cleveland

    Since opening in 2014, Platform (4125 Lorain Ave.) has established itself as a hip destination. The 5,000-square-foot red-brick building once housed a small bowling alley. Now, an old-style arcade bowling game welcomes visitors as they enter, stainle…
    - 23 days ago Jun 5, 2017 -
  • After Two Beers with Steve Dresler of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

    After Two Beers with Steve Dresler of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

    In the latest episode of After Two Beers, Jon Page speaks with Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.’s Steve Dresler. Dresler, the brewery’s longtime brewmaster, retired last month.  In the podcast, Dresler discusses what the early days of Sierra Nevada wer…
    - 23 days ago Jun 5, 2017 -
  • Elderflower Blossoms in Beer

    Elderflower Blossoms in Beer

    Known by some as “bartender’s ketchup,” the elderflower liqueur St. Germain rose to prominence by cutting through and softening bold and acidic flavors in cocktails. Given that utility, it’s only natural that elderflower has now migrated into…
    - 23 days ago Jun 5, 2017 -
  • Madhouse Carpe Diem
    Aged in Heaven Hill barrels and incorporates cacao nibs, Kona coffee, oats and bourbon-barrel-aged Iowa maple syrup.The post Madhouse Carpe Diem appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 26 days ago Jun 2, 2017 -
  • Catawba CLT India Pale Ale
    CLT IPA was first released in February 2017 to celebrate Catawba’s new Charlotte location.The post Catawba CLT India Pale Ale appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 26 days ago Jun 2, 2017 -
  • WeldWerks Alpha Bits 4
    The post WeldWerks Alpha Bits 4 appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 26 days ago Jun 2, 2017 -
  • Resurgence CitMo IPA
    This canned hazy IPA highlights (as you may have guessed) Citra and Mosaic hops.The post Resurgence CitMo IPA appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 26 days ago Jun 2, 2017 -
  • Asheville’s French Broad Brewery Sold
    (Press Release) ASHEVILLE, N.C.—As of June 1, 2017, French Broad Brewing Company is under new ownership. Paul Casey and his wife Sarah, from Chapel Hill, NC, finalized the purchase of the French Broad Brewery yesterday. French Broad is considered o…
    - 26 days ago Jun 2, 2017 -
  • Ayinger Bavarian Pils
    The post Ayinger Bavarian Pils appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 26 days ago Jun 2, 2017 -

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Better Beer Authority

Left Hand Hard Wired Nitro Coffee Porter - Blind Taste Test

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New Glarus Enigma (2015) - BBA Blind Taste Test

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New Belgium Cocoa Mole - BBA Solos

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Troegs Nugget Nectar: BBA Solo

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New Belgium La Folie (2015) - BBA Blind Taste Test

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Foothills Brewing Sexual Chocolate - BBA Solos

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The Full Pint

  • newDock Street nicethings IPA Can Release with Chill Moody
    (Philadelphia,PA) – Cans of Dock Street nicethings IPA, brewed with West-Philly rapper Chill Moody, are dropping Thursda…The post Dock Street nicethings IPA Can Release with Chill Moody appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 11 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • newTennessee Brew Works Expands into Birmingham Market
    (Nashville, TN) – Tennessee Brew Works, the Nashville, Tennessee based brewer has released their Southern Wit®, 1927® I…The post Tennessee Brew Works Expands into Birmingham Market appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 11 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • newCoronado Brewing Celebrates with 21st Anniversary Limited-Edition Imperial IPA
    (San Diego, CA) – July marks Coronado Brewing Company’s 21st birthday, and after more than  two  decades  of …The post Coronado Brewing Celebrates with 21st Anniversary Limited-Edition Imperial IPA appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 16 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • newBrewers Association Introduces Certified Independent Craft Seal w/ Commentary
    2017 will be remembered as the year things got more than heated between craft breweries and mega-brewing corporations who are tryi…The post Brewers Association Introduces Certified Independent Craft Seal w/ Commentary appeared first on thefullpint…
    - 17 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • Revision Brewing Adds Idaho & Australia Distribution
    (Sparks, NV) – What do Idaho and Australia have in common? Revision Brewing Company of course! Things are moving at a rapid pa…The post Revision Brewing Adds Idaho & Australia Distribution appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 1 day ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Cascade Brewing Figaro 2015 Release Tomorrow (6-27-17)
    (PORTLAND, OR) – Cascade Brewing will release its Figaro 2015 project on June 27 at Noon PDT. It will be available in bottle and dra…The post Cascade Brewing Figaro 2015 Release Tomorrow (6-27-17) appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • MadTree Releases Entropic Theory, An IPA Brewed with iSPACE
    (CINCINNATI, OH) – MadTree Brewing spent nearly two years carefully researching and experimenting before launching cans of th…The post MadTree Releases Entropic Theory, An IPA Brewed with iSPACE appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Strange Craft Beer Watermelon Hefe Returns
    (DENVER, CO) —  Strange Craft Beer Company’s popular summer seasonal Watermelon Hefe will return for its fourth year on dra…The post Strange Craft Beer Watermelon Hefe Returns appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Cape May Brewing Appoints John Appel as COO
    (Cape May, NJ) — Cape May Brewing Company, the Jersey Shore’s premier local brewery, is pleased to welcome the newest memb…The post Cape May Brewing Appoints John Appel as COO appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Four Brewers | Hey Genesee
    Season 4, Episode 26 – This week on this show, Genesee brews and RateBeer talk. Genesee Brewing is probably a brewery youR…The post Four Brewers | Hey Genesee appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -

Rate Beer

  • newWhat Countries Make Up Your Top 20 Beers
    Posted by SarkyNorthenerFor me: Belgium 8 England. 7 Germany. 3 Poland. 1 USA. 1(52 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newISO El Catador trustee
    Posted by pjmcd85Looking for a trustee for El Catador 7th edition. I’m located in Pennsylvania with Troegs just down the rode. Can work out something for his or her troubles.( replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newPlease enlighten me
    Posted by trappedFrom all the discussion being held in forums after the recent earth shaking disclosure of the web-site owner, I got the impression that craft beer producers are essentially Robin Hood like figures, running non-profit organizations, w…
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newA guy walks into a bar...
    Posted by migwellSo, I walk into a bar and a guy sez to me, ’I hear you’re reviewing craft beers on ratebeer.’ and I reply, ’What’s it to ya, bub?’ and he sez, ’What the hell am I supposed to make of a craft beer review posted on a site…
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newCalculate your GTC ...
    Posted by Theydon_BoisNumber of IPA/Number of DIPA Number of Stout/Number of Imperial Stout Number of APA/Number of SIPA Add together and multiply by 3(10 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newSad News at Struise Brouwers
    Posted by lachesisMy dear friend Urbain Coutteau brewaster at De Struise Brouwers lost his youngest doughter last night... she was only 22 years old. Laurence we all gonna miss you. So Sad.....(24 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newWorking link to survey about current changes
    Posted by Benzaihttps://nl.surveymonkey.com/r/GPT5V2T(77 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newWhat ya drinkin part XV
    Posted by smith4498Fuller’s Vintage Ale 2008 Drinks pretty good(624 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newFinal results survey about recent changes
    Posted by BenzaiAs promised I will hereby share the results of this survey https://www.ratebeer.com/forums/working-link-to-survey-about-current-changes_296578.htm Please don’t start a discussion again whether or not it had the right questions…
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newTHIS IS A TEST
    Posted by HomerBeerOdysyBudweiser sucks. Go ahead, punk, make my day.(36 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newValue of WBs 2016 BA MC?
    Posted by antronnnN00b of a question here, but... In the middle of working out an IP trade with someone scheduled to visit here in Chucktown soon. Haven’t traded any of my WB 2016 BA Mexican Cake yet and was looking to see if any of you cats…
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newAre these German meads rateable?
    Posted by Rasmus40I saw a lot of bottles from http://www.honig-met.de/ in a shop a couple of months ago, but they were a bit pricey, and I couldn’t find them here on RB. I have since done a bit of searching, and found out that the "brewer", Honig-…
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newMinnesota at another inflection point
    Posted by BVeryNot quite 10 years ago, Surly challenged (and won) the established laws, and breweries/taprooms started springing up all over the Twin Cities metro. Forever grateful we are for their efforts. Now, in the last couple of years, a…
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newGrissette
    Posted by jbrunerIs everyone entering grissette’s as sour/wild ale or as a saison? It’s a slightly wild saison...(7 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newStat Attack #219
    Posted by BlackHaddockAdd up your three most rated countries and see what percentage of you overall world ratings they are. England 3301 US 911 Belgium 722 4934 for the top three = 68.2% of my total ratings. Would really like to…
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • new1001 Beers You Must Taste Before You Die
    Posted by ebone1988I’m closing in on 200, which is exciting, but I’m starting to run out of options for stuff I can find locally. How do you guys find the "harder to get" beers for the book?(42 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newWhats your favourite stout?
    Posted by BrewWhatIWantSo here’s the catch, it has to be in regular production. No special one time only deals, where the brewer filled one 1945 Highland Park cask and aged for a year. My go to is Guinness, the real kind, but there’s a reall…
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newRateBeer NYT article
    Posted by wombat23Haven’t seen this one posted yet... https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/18/business/media/anheuser-busch-inbev-ratebeer.html (28 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newCalculate your STC and#40;Shameless Ticker Coefficientand#41;
    Posted by tfredvikThe well-known statistic STC is, as you all know, calculated by dividing the number of Pale Lager ratings by the total number of ratings of the three styles that you have awarded the highest average score. In my case: STC = N_p…
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  • newBarnaby and Stigbergets
    Posted by rlgkBarnaby Struve is brewing beer in USA again. This time he is working for Swedish brewery Stigbergets and will do collabs with different US-brewers. Article in Swedish, google will be a good friend for most of you here. :) http://…
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newHow many different beer styles are in your top 20 rated beers?
    Posted by Radek KliberAnother stat check. I knew I had a lot but 16 is quiet diverse.(38 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newTommie sjef tasting in Belgium
    Posted by leedw94Hi all, i am trying to set up a tommie sjef beer tasting in belgium (preferably in brussels but i dont mind travelling to other belgium cities if the majority of the group lives there) currently , I and my friend have Dru…
    - 50 mins ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newHow many Imperial Stouts are in your top 20 rated beers?
    Posted by harrisoniIt’s been a long time since we’ve done this one I think. How many and what are they? And what’s the average number of impy stouts in rater’s top 20s on the site? I have a feeling I am below the site average. Fo…
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  • newHow hipster are you?
    Posted by tfredvikOne more important statistic: a fool proof measure of your hipsterism. It’s simply the number of the typical hipster styles berliner weisse and gose divided by the number of the classic styles porter and stout: HipsterFactor…
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  • newBaltic Bay Brewing from Russia
    Posted by MarcoDLI wanted to check Baltic Bay for some beers, but I can’t find them on Ratebeer. They seem to be up and running for a few months now, so would be weird if they’re not on Ratebeer yet. Am I doing something wrong or are they…
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Brookston Beer Bulletin

  • newBeer Birthday: Ben Spencer
    Today is Ben Spencer’s 43rd birthday. Ben was the head brewer at Magnolia Gastropub & Brewery, but due to their Chapter 11 bankruptcy was making ends meet as an independent contractor. More recently, Ben became the Director of Operations and Brewma…
    - 5 hours ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newYest Or Yeast?
    While searching for something else this morning, I came across some word nerdery about the word “yeast.” In “Sharpe’s Diamond dictionary of the English Language,” by John Sharpe, John Thompson, and William Harvey, which was published in 184…
    - 6 hours ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newHistoric Beer Birthday: Charles von Buddenbrock
    Today is the birthday of Charles von Buddenbrock (June 27, 1878-1948). He was born in Marianwewrder, Germany and served in the Germany army during World War I. He was taken prisoner and brought to an interment camp in Colorado. After his release when…
    - 15 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • Beer In Ads #2319: It’s All A Matter Of Humulus Lupulus*
    Monday’s ad is for Carling’s Red Cap Ale, from 1960. In this ad, showing a stained glass window with a red cap, along with a mug of beer and a bottle of Red Cap Ale. But it’s the tagline that stands out: “It’s All A Matter Of Humulus Lupulu…
    - 1 day ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • Beer Birthday: Alan Moen
    Today is the birthday of Alan Moen, who used to be the editor-in-chief of the Northwest Brewing News, and also did drawings for them and others, before he retired from that gig that a few years ago, although he still writes for American Brewer, Marke…
    - 1 day ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Harry Potter’s Historic Butterbeer
    Today, June 26, in 1997, twenty years ago, the first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was published in the United Kingdom. If that title looks wrong to you, that’s because in America it was titled Harry Potter and the…
    - 1 day ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Historic Beer Birthday: James Anderton
    Today is the birthday of James Anderton (June 26, 1830-December 28, 1905). Anderton was born in Lancashire, England (some accounts say Streetbridge, Royston, while others say Haslingden), but came to America with his parents when he was 26 and made h…
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Beer Birthday: Jamil Zainasheff
    Today is the 56th birthday of former homebrewer extraordinaire Jamil Zainasheff, who over the last ten plus years had become something of a rock star in the homebrewing community, and especially the Bay Area. He’s also the co-author two books on be…
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Beer In Ads #2318: Think
    Sunday’s ad is for Carling’s Red Cap Ale, from 1952. In this ad, showing a hat rack hanging a single red cap and sign reading “Think,” the tagline finishes below. I guess it requires you to think a little bit to put the ad’s text together.…
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Beer Birthday: Andy French
    Today is the 49th birthday of Andy French, former brewmaster at Southern Pacific Brewing in San Francisco, one of the new wave of breweries that opened in the city a few years ago. I first met Andy when he brewed at Speakeasy, and after that would se…
    - 2 days ago Jun 25, 2017 -

Real Ale Guide

Browar Dukla Świtezianka Vermont IPA | Polish Craft Beer Review

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AF Brew релиз совместной коллаборации AF Brew Jump The Line Triple IPA TDH Citra+Galaxy

- 16 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
BroKreacja Nafciarz Dukielski Imperial Whisky Rye Double Brown Porter

- 1 day ago Jun 27, 2017 -
AF Brew Лоботомия Левосторонняя Lobotomy Sinistral BA Bourbon Barrel Aged

- 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
Hoppy Lab AIPA American India Pale Ale | Polish Craft Beer Review

- 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
Thornbridge Valravn Imperial Black IPA By Thornbridge Brewery | British Craft Beer Review

- 3 days ago Jun 25, 2017 -

Beer Sessions Radio

  • newEpisode 391: Long Island Breweries
    This week on Beer Sessions, we have Steve Pominski (Barrage Brewing Company), Mike Descarfino (Barrier Brewing Company), Paul Komsic (BrickHouse Brewery), and Luke Schmuecker (Shacksbury Cider) to talk about Long Island breweries and much more!
    - 12 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • Episode 390: AB-InBev Supply Chain
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we've got Lew Bryson (Beer Writer), Rich Castagna (Bridge & Tunnel), and Pete Tripp (Homebrews & Handgrenades) in the studio to talk about AB InBev (aka "The Evil Empire") and the beer supply chain, home-brewing, and…
    - 7 days ago Jun 20, 2017 -
  • Episode 389: Beer Manufacturing and Zoning in NYC
    This week we’re recording a very special live show with our friend Steve Hindy of the Brooklyn Brewery to discuss beer manufacturing and zoning issues in New York City. We’ve also got some great guests including Steve, John Bedard from Kushner St…
    - 12 days ago Jun 16, 2017 -
  • Episode 388: NYC Beer Reps in da House
    It’s officially HOT and time for Summer Beers! We’d like to welcome to the show Jay Steinhauer (Interboro Ales & Spirits), Thomas Desrochers (LIC Beer Project), and Kaitlyn LeLoup (LIC Beer Project).
    - 14 days ago Jun 13, 2017 -
  • Episode 387: East Coast vs. West Coast Cider
    That’s right, it’s a special episode on CIDER! And we’ve got some great guests joining us today on Heritage Radio Network. We’d like to welcome to the show Nat West (Rev Nat cider), Dan Pucci (Wassail), Gidon Coll (Original Sin cider), and Ma…
    - 21 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -
  • Episode 386: Green Flash at The Gate
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we've got a special show that was recorded live at The Gate in Brooklyn, celebrating the brewery's 20th anniversary! We're joined by Mike Hinkley, owner of Green Flash Brewery, as well as Green Flash reps Mera Bray a…
    - 28 days ago May 30, 2017 -
  • Episode 385: Craft Industry
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we're talking unity in craft beer, consuming local craft beers vs. craft beers from other states, and what's brewing in Oklahoma. We’d like to welcome to the show Paul Leone (NY State Brewers), Steven Baird (The Ow…
    - 35 days ago May 23, 2017 -
  • Episode 384: What’s Brewing
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we're talking summer beer cocktails! We’d like to welcome to the show Kyle Hurst (Big Alice Brewing), Jeff Lyons & Brett Taylor (Keg & Lantern Brewing), and Megan Moore, Maria Littlefield, & Amy Yakuboff (Owl’s B…
    - 42 days ago May 16, 2017 -
  • Episode 383: Jake's Handcrafted and Queens Beer Week
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we’d like to welcome to the show Jake Klein (Jake’s Handcrafted), Rich Castagna (Bridge & Tunnel Brewery), and Kaitlyn Leloup (LIC Beer Project) to talk about (and eat) Jake's Handcrafted sausages, as well…
    - 49 days ago May 9, 2017 -
  • Episode 382: Spring Lounge Anniversary
    It’s the first week of May and it’s time for some Flower Power and more! We’d like to welcome to the show Jen Maslanka (Spring Lounge), Bobby Gagnon (The Gate), and Kirk Struble (4th Avenue Pub).
    - 56 days ago May 2, 2017 -
  • Episode 381: April Sours
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we’ll chat about some of the best Spring craft beers brewing out there to into your home brewery! We’d like to welcome to the show Iain Kyle (Jolly Pumpkin Event Coordinator), Daniel Ohly (JP Brand Manager), Bria…
    - 63 days ago Apr 25, 2017 -
  • Episode 380: Beer Week at The Well
    On this special episode of Beer Sessions Radio, we present a panel discussion recorded live at The Well during NYC Beer Week. The panel includes Jesse Ferguson of Interboro, Peter Salmond of Other Half, Joe Grimm of Grimm, Tony Bellis of KCBC, Mike S…
    - 70 days ago Apr 18, 2017 -
  • Episode 379: NYC International! Beer in a Cultural Context
    We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight to celebrate Spring and talk about German beer. Joining us is Lars Dahlhaus from Liquid Projects and Eddie Travers of Porterhouse at Fraunces Tavern. We’ve also got Justin Meyers from Paulaner NYC he…
    - 77 days ago Apr 11, 2017 -
  • Episode 378: Going Up on a Tuesday, Gotcha Whisky’s to Choose-ay
    Some of the best beer brewers and whisky tasters are here with us this week on Beer Sessions Radio! We’d like to welcome to the show Lew Bryson (whiskey writer), Gabby Gjonaj (Kings County Distillery), Harold Simoneau (Noorman's Kil), and Paul Jone…
    - 84 days ago Apr 4, 2017 -
  • Episode 377: Fruits, Spices, & Herbs
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we’ll talk about the flavors behind some of our beloved craft beers! And we’ve got some great guests joining us today in the studio. We’d like to welcome to the show Eric Hernandez (Coney Island), Merlin…
    - 91 days ago Mar 28, 2017 -
  • Episode 376: Spring Beer Art Show
    That’s right, it’s the first week of SPRING! And we’ve got some great guests joining us today on Heritage Radio Network. We’d like to welcome to the show Ann Reilly (Social Media/Photographer), Libby Vader Ploeg (Greenpoint Cans/Illustrator),…
    - 98 days ago Mar 21, 2017 -
  • Episode 375: Cicerone vs. Sommelier
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we’d like to welcome to the show Chris McClellan (Guinness, Brew Enthusiast), Chad Walsh (Sommelier @ Agern Restaurant), and Daniel Delaney (Delaney BBQ). Tune in to hear them chat about food and beer pairings, fri…
    - Mar 7, 2017 -
  • Episode 374: NYC Beer Week 2017
    That’s right, NYC Beer Week is this week! And we’ve got some great guests joining us today on Beer Sessions Radio. We’d like to welcome to the show Jason Sahler (Strong Rope Brewery), Sean McCain (Greenport Harbor), Pat Alfred (Greenport Harbor…
    - Feb 28, 2017 -
  • Episode 373: Can Jam BK
    We're kicking off NYC Beer Week with the Can Jam episode, recorded last Sunday at Three’s Brewing, and we’ve got some great guests joining us! We’d like to welcome from Threes Brewing and their Winter Can Jam event Greg Doroski and Josh Bernste…
    - Feb 24, 2017 -
  • Episode 372: Breweries Hopping Up
    That’s right, NYC Beer Week is starting this week! And we’ve got some great guests joining us today at Heritage Radio Network.We’d like to welcome to the show Sam Richardson, Andrew Burman, and Matt Monahan from Other Half, as well as Sean To…
    - Feb 21, 2017 -
  • Episode 371: Beer ❤’s Chocolate NYC
    That’s right, it’s Valentine’s Day! And we’ve got some great guests joining us tonight to celebrate…We’d like to welcome back to the show Justin Philips of Beer Table (spelled with an “L”), Dan McLaughlin of Pony Bar Upper East Side…
    - Feb 14, 2017 -
  • Episode 370: Beer Bar Owners Spectacular!
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we’ve got some new and old friends from New York’s beer bar scene joining us! Our pal Zach Mack from ABC Beer Co is back, as well as Ralph Perazzo from Long Island’s BBD’s and Josh from the Well. And a couple…
    - Feb 7, 2017 -
  • Episode 369: New Jersey Newcomers!
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we’ve got some new friends from the Garden State in the studio today! Joining us today to talk about the new New Jersey beer scene are Brian Casse from I Drink Good Beer, Blake from The Alementary Brewing, Er…
    - Jan 31, 2017 -
  • Episode 368: Arcane Distilling, Lineup Brewing, & KCBC
    Joining us on Beer Sessions Radio this week are Dave Kyrejko from Arcane Distilling, Kat Martinez from Lineup Brewing, and Zack, Tony, and Pete from KCBC!
    - Jan 24, 2017 -
  • Episode 367: Burial Beer Co.
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we’ve got some special friends from Asheville, NC on the show! We’d like to welcome Doug and Jess Reiser, Tim Gormely, and JT Murrett of Burial Beer Co. Our pal Josh Bernstein is also back in the studio joi…
    - Jan 17, 2017 -
  • Episode 366: Beer + Photography = Beertography
    On the season premiere of Beer Sessions Radio, we’ve got some special guests joining us in the studio to talk about beer photography, including our friends Matt Coats, Matt Furman, Miguel Rivas, and Cory Smith!
    - Jan 10, 2017 -
  • Episode 365: Notch Brewery & Tap Room
    On the first Beer Sessions Radio of 2017, we bring you a special segment recorded at Notch Brewery in Salem, Massachusetts. Jimmy and crew are joined by Chris Lohring, brewer and owner of Notch, and Mark Zappasodi and Jay Bullen of the soon-to-open B…
    - Jan 3, 2017 -
  • Episode 364: Battle of the Belgians & Belgian Beer Show
    On the season finale of Beer Sessions Radio, we’ve got some special guests joining us to talk about Belgian beer, including Tony Forder of Ale Street News, Michael Opalenski and George Flickinger of B. United, and Dan Lamonaca of the forthcoming Be…
    - Dec 20, 2016 -
  • Episode 363: When Did Rarity Start to Equal Greatness in Beer?
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we’ve got some special guests joining us to talk about an article that our friend Aaron Goldfarb wrote for PUNCH called “When Did Rarity Start to Equal Greatness in Beer?” So joining us is Aaron himself, as wel…
    - Dec 13, 2016 -
  • Episode 362: Norway’s Nøgne Ø
    We’ve got some special guests joining us tonight on Beer Sessions Radio, including Tore Malmedal from Nøgne Ø, and BR Rolya from Shelton Brothers. And our friend Stephen Valand from Brooklyn Brew Shop is also back in the studio tonight!
    - Dec 6, 2016 -
  • Episode 361: Dr. Paul Matthews & Hopsteiner
    We’ve got some special guests joining us tonight on Beer Sessions Radio, including Dieter and Stuart from Indian Ladder Farms who have brought a special guest with them tonight – Dr. Paul Matthews of Hopsteiner as well as a couple of his assistan…
    - Nov 29, 2016 -
  • Episode 360: Oregon Cider with Kevin Zielinski
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we present a special episode with Kevin Zielinski of E.Z. Orchards Cider in Salem, Oregon. The "E.Z." stands for Edward Zielinski, Kevin's grandfather, who started the family agriculture business about 150 years ago.…
    - Nov 22, 2016 -
  • Episode 359: Sebastian Sauer – Freigeist & The Monarchy!
    We’ve got some special guests joining us on Beer Sessions Radio tonight, including Sebastian Sauer from Freigeist and The Monarchy! And our friends Pete Lengyel from KCBC and Erik Olsen from Greenpoint Beer & Ale are also joining us…
    - Nov 15, 2016 -
  • Episode 358: Long Island Cheese Pumpkin!
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we’ve got some special guests joining us to talk about a special pumpkin from Long Island, including Laura Luciano of Slow Food East End, Cheryl Frey from Salt of the Earth Seeds, and Jim Richards, master brewer at…
    - Nov 8, 2016 -
  • Episode 357: On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio (Ep 4): Back to the Roots
    In the final episode of On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio Season One, host Jimmy Carbone travels to the Finger Lakes. He visits The Farmhouse Brewery in Owego, the first malting house in New York State in over a decade and one of only a handful al…
    - Nov 1, 2016 -
  • Episode 356: Cider Week NYC – Steve Selin of South Hill Cider
    In this special Cider Week NYC episode of Beer Sessions Radio, we feature Steve Selin of South Hill Cider.At South Hill Cider, the apples come from wild trees, abandoned orchards and orchards of high quality cider apples. Using traditional cider-ma…
    - Oct 26, 2016 -
  • Episode 355: Beer FAQ, Saisons, and German Lagers!
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio we’ve got some special guests joining us, including Jeff Cioletti, author of the new book Beer FAQ. We’ve also got some brewers in the studio today, including Daniel Thiriez from Brasserie Thiriez in France,…
    - Oct 25, 2016 -
  • Episode 354: Cider Week NYC – Shea Comfort, The Yeast Whisperer
    In this special Cider Week NYC episode of Beer Sessions Radio, we feature Shea Comfort, The Yeast Whisperer.Earlier this year, Shea spoke at a special conference of the New York Cider Association. Shea is based in California, and is a home brewer,…
    - Oct 21, 2016 -
  • Episode 353: Beer & BBQ!
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we’ve got some special guests joining us, including Daniel Delaney from Delaney Barbecue. Also joining in are Beer Sessions Radio producers Justin Kennedy and Maggie Sidun!
    - Oct 18, 2016 -
  • Episode 352: Fresh Hop Beer
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we are getting an insight into the science and taste of fresh hop and wet hop brewing via a wide array of guests – from the world of home brewing, to large scale production, and everything in between.Host Jimmy C…
    - Oct 11, 2016 -
  • Episode 351: Tristram Stuart and Toast Ale
    This week, we bring you a very special live Wednesday edition of Beer Sessions Radio featuring Tristram Stuart, an international award-winning author, speaker, campaigner and expert on the environmental and social impacts of food waste. His books hav…
    - Oct 5, 2016 -
  • Episode 350: CBC 2016: Philadelphia
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we present a special episode recorded at Monk's Cafe in Philadelphia during the Craft Brewers Conference in May. Featured guests include Michael Roper of Hop Leaf in Chicago, Anne Becerra, and more!
    - Oct 4, 2016 -
  • Episode 349: Josh Bernstein’s Complete IPA and North Carolina’s Fonta Flora!
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, host Jimmy Carbone is joined in the studio by Josh Bernstein who has a new book out called Complete IPA, and Erik Olsen from Greenpoint Beer & Ale, which just released their first canned IPA's! Sara Maya from N…
    - Sep 27, 2016 -
  • Episode 348: Frederiksdal Kirsebærvin - Danish Cherry Wine!
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, host Jimmy Carbone is joined in the studio by Anne-Marie Skriver and Michael Moeller of the Frederiksdal Kirsebærvin winery in Denmark. At Frederiksdal, rather than producing wine working against the Danish climate,…
    - Sep 20, 2016 -
  • Episode 347: Power To The Cider
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, Jimmy Carbone is joined in the studio by Ryan Burk, Tom Oliver, John Reynolds and BR Rolya to talk about all things cider.Ryan Burk currently heads up Angry Orchard's new experimental orchard-cidery-visitor center…
    - Sep 13, 2016 -
  • Episode 346: Beyond Session IPAs
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, Jimmy Carbone and Justin Kennedy are joined in the studio by James Tai of Guiness/Diageo and Tony Forder of Ale Street News to talk session IPAs, extra pale ales, and more.The term session IPA describes a category…
    - Sep 6, 2016 -
  • Episode 345: On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio (Ep 3): License to Brew
    In this episode of On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio, host Jimmy Carbone travels to the Capital region near Albany, New York. You’ll hear from the farmers of Indian Ladder Farms about how they became leaders in the region for growing hops, and…
    - Aug 30, 2016 -
  • Episode 344: Millstone & Anxo Ciders
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we travel back in time to last fall, when the cider-makers from D.C.'s Millstone Cidery visited NYC, with the Anxo cider bar crew in tow...
    - Aug 23, 2016 -
  • Episode 343: Massachusetts Beer and Cider
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we go back in time for a winter trip to Jimmy Carbone's hometown of Haverhill, Massachusetts. The episode features Staten Island home brewer Mark Zappasodi, who moved to that region a few years ago – to a farm in M…
    - Aug 16, 2016 -
  • Episode 342: Alvinne Brewery
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we're joined by the Alvinne Brewery team to talk about the role of yeast in brewing, Belgian beer traditions, and more!
    - Aug 9, 2016 -
  • Episode 341: Industrial Arts Brewing
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, host Jimmy Carbone is joined in the studio by Jeff “Chief” O’Neil and Sofia Barbaresco from the Hudson Valley’s newest brewery, Industrial Arts! Also joining us is Will Stephens from BeerMenus.
    - Aug 2, 2016 -
  • Episode 340: On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio (Ep 2): Edge of the Wild!
    In the second episode of On the Road with Beer Sessions Radio, travel with host Jimmy Carbone to the Edge of the Wild! In the Catskills region of New York State, you'll meet a former racetrack veterinarian who uses his chemistry background to distil…
    - Jul 26, 2016 -
  • Episode 339: Deux Amis
    This week's special episode of Beer Sessions Radio was recorded in front of a live audience at Treadwell Park in Manhattan, and features Olivier Dedeycker, fourth generation Master Brewer at Brasserie Dupont, and Tomme Arthur, acclaimed Brew Master o…
    - Jul 19, 2016 -
  • Episode 338: Fermented Man
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we're celebrating July Good Beer Month with guests Derek Dellinger, author of the new book, The Fermented Man, and Will Stephens, creator of BeerMenus.com. Dellinger is also the brewmaster at Kent Falls Brewing Compa…
    - Jul 12, 2016 -
  • Episode 337: Chad Rich and Prohibition Pig Brewery
    This week's episode of Beer Sessions Radio features a conversation with Chad Rich and crew from Prohibition Pig Brewery in Vermont, recorded live at the Blind Tiger during this year's Beer Week NYC. Also joining them from Worthy Kitchen in Vermont (a…
    - Jul 5, 2016 -

Big Foamy Head

  • Show 160 - Beer Death March

    Show 160 - Beer Death March

    In which we find our heroes recovering after slaying the mighty GABF. Basically, we're all beat down by the waves of amazing beer we poured down our beerholes over a 5 day period. And it shows in the thumps and bumps and gravelly voices in this podca…
    - Nov 13, 2013 -
  • Show 159 - Seven Year Itch

    Show 159 - Seven Year Itch

    We couldn't let a whole year go by without a show. We managed to get everyone together for a round or two of beers in front of recording devices, and this is what you get.We had a wide range of beers on this show - from Belgians to Hop Bombs, and re…
    - Jul 7, 2013 -
  • Show 158 - IPAs for Retards

    Show 158 - IPAs for Retards

    In celebration of National IPA Day, we present a tutorial on the nuances of hops and IPAs for our hop-challenged friends. Actually, we just drink some great beers and babble on endlessly about Vince Gill, beer festivals, hot chicken, t-shirts, and be…
    - Aug 4, 2012 -
  • Show 157 - Lips of Brett

    Show 157 - Lips of Brett

    We drink a brett beer that may or may not be half assed. Depends on what you are looking for and whether you are all about the Styles. We're talking about the collaboration between New Belgium and Lost Abbey called Brett Beer that takes a beating on…
    - Jul 7, 2012 -
  • Show 156 - Palate Wrecker
    Why on earth, you might ask, would you want to wreck your palate. Much like climbing Mt Everest, in the immortal words of George Mallory - «Because it was there!» Actually we had a much better and more hedonistic reason - because it was darned ta…
    - Jun 25, 2012 -
  • Show 155 - Rise of the Big Beers

    Show 155 - Rise of the Big Beers

    There has always been a special place in our hearts for the big beer, and the barleywine of course. Join us for some big fine beers from Sam Adams (yes, those guys) Imperial Series. One is a homerun, the other a swing and a miss. We also indulge in a…
    - May 25, 2012 -
  • Show 154 - The Deviant Show

    Show 154 - The Deviant Show

    It took a beer this good to drag our asses out of retirement and produce a NSFW show. Join us as we sample Deviant Dale, an imperial version of Dale's Pale Ale. Oskar Blues hit a home run with this one. It's an 8% tallboy can that will leave you smil…
    - Apr 16, 2012 -
  • Weyerbacher Beer Show - Show 153
    Weyerbacher makes some exceptional beer and we try out three of their best. Interviews with Chris Wilson of Weyerbacher and some Mississippi Beer Activists bring you up to date on some hop and barley goodness.In Memoriam:Weyerbacher - Imperial…
    - Feb 19, 2011 -
  • Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines - Laura Lodge
    The last and final interview from the Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywine festival. This is another interview that is long overdue. Laura and her brother Bill do a remarkable job organizing this event. Simply remarkable.Mike Paige from the Hop Bar…
    - Jan 23, 2011 -
  • Big Beers 2011 - Grimm Brothers Brewhouse
    BigFoamyHead continues to focus on startup breweries - our fourth interview from the Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywine festival is with Grimm Brothers Brewhouse - established in 2010 in Loveland. I've been wanting to interview these guys for a long…
    - Jan 20, 2011 -
  • Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines - Upslope Brewing Company
    The Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines festival in Vail, CO is a brewers favorite. Location and time have helped build this to a world class event. Greg Koch, Adam Avery, Sam Calagione, Peter Bouckaert, Tomme Arthur and others help make this an in…
    - Jan 16, 2011 -
  • The Lost Interviews - Mick interviews Rick
    The third of the lost interviews series. Mick interviews Rick.Simply put, Mick is brilliant. He has one of the most sophisticated homebrew systems I've ever seen. It's computer controlled, SRC relayed, PID controlled, yada-yada. The guy can contr…
    - Jan 14, 2011 -
  • The Lost Interviews - Jamil Zainasheff
    The second of our "Lost Interview" series. If you've been living under a rock, you may not know who Jamil is. He's a fixture on the Brewing Network and most homebrewers aspire to get to his level of brewing to style - he's won 2 Ninkasi awards (200…
    - Jan 12, 2011 -
  • The Lost Interviews - Chuck Skypeck
    What happened? One day it's September, then you turn around and it's a new year. No excuses - just simple humble apologies!I'm going to fire these out in pretty quick order - there are 5 total interviews from the 2010 Great American Beer Festival…
    - Jan 11, 2011 -
  • Short Ones - Show 2
    This week we continue our exploration into beer with «stuff», including cheese. Gah. Also check out our holiday guide with reports from Phil of My Life as a Foodie and Groucho from The Beer Report. New beers and new blogs round this quality 9 minut…
    - Dec 13, 2010 -
  • Short Ones - Show 1
    The debut of the BigFoamyHead.com show spin-off. Short Ones is a quick show that focuses on craft beer happenings on the web - who's talking about what beer and where, trends and events, and blogs and podcasts you need to know about, and its ONLY on…
    - Dec 6, 2010 -
  • Show 152 - Not Dead Yet
    Reports of our death have been greatly exaggerated. Okay, so nobody reported it, and like we really need a reason to drink some good beer! Dick, Rick, Mike and Chris explore new realms of beer deliciousness in this show.In Memoriam:Southern Tie…
    - Dec 3, 2010 -
  • Show 151 - Black and Proud (NSFW)
    There is a new style brewing out there these days - Cascadian Dark Ale or Black IPA. It's big. It's dark. It's proud.If you're at work - kill the audio when the exit song starts. It's not completely appropriate, but then again, it's not complete…
    - Sep 22, 2010 -
  • Show 150 - The Highway 61 Beer Show
    150 Shows over 5 years... Woot! Confetti! Okay on to the show content.In Memoriam:Dragonmead - Final Absolution Belgian Style Trippel AleRogue Ales - John John JuniperAvery/Russian River Brewing Company - Collaboration Not Litigation AleSho…
    - Sep 6, 2010 -
  • Show 149 - The Political Show
    It is not our nature to discuss politics, but its been getting too weird in Mempho. Dick and Mike go offsite (to Mike's house) to mull over the craziness that is southern politics. And to drink a couple of beers!In Memoriam:BrewDog Paradox Smok…
    - Aug 22, 2010 -

Craft Beer Talk

  • Season 3 – Episode 12: Hangin’ with Colin Herzog from Flying Bison Brewing Company

    Season 3 – Episode 12: Hangin’ with Colin Herzog from Flying Bison Brewing Company

    I can only imagine that in the picture to the left, Colin Herzog from Flying Bison Brewing Company is giving a slide show presentation on the rare and endangered Roti Island snake-necked turtle. This is in fact not true...What is true is that Colin j…
    - Jun 26, 2013 -
  • Season 3 – Episode 11: Craft Beer Talk on the road.

    Season 3 – Episode 11: Craft Beer Talk on the road.

    Sometimes theres a bunch of things you want to do all at once...and who says you can't? Ethan and I hit the road in this episode to take a tour of a few things that were happening all in the same night back in May. We make our first stop at Blue Monk…
    - Jun 24, 2013 -
  • Season 3 – Episode 10: Lets recap TAP…NY

    Season 3 – Episode 10: Lets recap TAP…NY

    Yep, we did it. We went and had a great time. This episode Ethan and I recap the weekend we spent at Hunter Mountain (NOT Hunter Mountain Resort) slinging beer with the best of the best in New York State at TAP NY 2013. Let me not fail to mention ou…
    - Jun 20, 2013 -
  • Season 3 – Episode 9: The homebrew show w/ current NAH prez Alex Placito!

    Season 3 – Episode 9: The homebrew show w/ current NAH prez Alex Placito!

    Ladies, Gentlemen...the homebrew episode (the first of several). Our good friend and current president of the Niagara Association of Homebrewers, Mr. Alex Placito joins us this episode to talk about the local scene, friends, beers, techniques and muc…
    - May 17, 2013 -
  • Season 3 – Episode 8: (A late, yet still valid) CBC 2013 recap.

    Season 3 – Episode 8: (A late, yet still valid) CBC 2013 recap.

    A bit of time has gone by since the Craft Brewers Conference in Washington DC...we know this because...well, beer! This episode Ethan does a personal recap of his experience at the conference while we sip on a couple goodies he brought back along wi…
    - May 16, 2013 -

The Happy Hour Guys

Broadway Brews, School of Rock: RELEASE PARTY! (HHG #342)

- Feb 18, 2017 -
A Face in the Rock ...behind the scenes. (2006)

- Feb 18, 2017 -
The Happy Hour Guys 'coffee up' at Mighty Good! (HHG #341)

- Jan 18, 2017 -
The Happy Hour Guys Bev-Tour: Northern Lower MI! HHG #337

- Jan 11, 2017 -
The Happy Hour Guys look back on 2016! - HHG #340

- Dec 30, 2016 -
Broadway Brews, School of Rock: Brew Day! - HHG #339

- Dec 11, 2016 -

Beer Temple

Ciceros Beer School

Beer America TV

Cicerone - Ray Daniels Interview

- May 24, 2013 -
2013 Craft Brewers Conference

- Apr 29, 2013 -
Brewery Ommegang: Iron Throne

- Apr 10, 2013 -
Left Hand Brewing: Milk Stout Nitro

- Mar 7, 2013 -
New Glarus: Wisconsin Belgian Red

- Feb 18, 2013 -
Beer Topics: Growlers

- Jan 31, 2013 -

Brew Public

  • newLaurelwood Brewing Releases Boysenberry Berliner Weisse
    Fresh off the bottling line is Boysenberry Berliner Weisse from Laurelwood Brewing. Released in time for the summer heat this refreshing, yet slightly tart Berliner Weisse style beer is now available in 22 ounce bottles and on draft at both Laurelwoo…
    - 8 hours ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • Cascade Brewing Releases Figaro 2015 In Bottles & Draft
    Today Cascade Brewing will release its Figaro 2015 project at Cascade Brewing Barrel House and the Raccoon Lodge beginning at Noon. Figaro 15 will be available on draft and in bottles throughout Cascade’s distribution channels. Here’s mor…
    - 1 day ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • Tin Bucket Alters A Keg Of Rainier To Bring Us Brett “The Tin Man” Hart aka Brettnier
    What happens when you take a three-year old keg of Rainier and add the dregs of The Broken Truck 2 from de Garde Brewing and then top it off with some Brettanomyces? On Thursday, June 29th beginning at 5:00pm swing by Tin Bucket to see if this possib…
    - 1 day ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • An Interview with Michael LaLonde – The New CEO Of Deschutes Brewery
    Tomorrow Deschutes Brewery will celebrate its 29th anniversary with the release of Black Butte XXIX at its Portland and Bend pubs. But just as the brewery enters its 30th year last week it announced that Michael LaLonde has been named president and…
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Brewery Ommegang Releases Fruition
    (COOPERSTOWN, NY) Brewery Ommegang is proud to announce a brand new year-round offering, Fruition. This refreshing 5.3% ABV dry-hopped wheat ale begins as award-winning Witte as the base beer and is then given a tropical twist with the addition…
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -

Shut Up About Barclay Perkins

  • newLet’s Brew Wednesday - 1916 Barclay Perkins X

    Let’s Brew Wednesday - 1916 Barclay Perkins X

    Now we’ve got to WW I we’re going to be going through the years rather more slowly than before. There was just so much happening.Though not in the early years of the war. Apart from gravities falling a small amount, there wasn’t much change in…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • Carlsberg's Lager cellars in the 1880's

    Carlsberg's Lager cellars in the 1880's

    As promised, we're taking a peak inside Carlsberg's Lager cellars.They went to great pains to make sure the cold air didn't escape from their cellars: "The entrance doors to the tun rooms and lager cellars are single doors, but between the outer air…
    - 1 day ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • Steel Coulson beers 1953-1954

    Steel Coulson beers 1953-1954

    There isn't a great deal of material from Steel Coulson in the Scottish Brewing Arhive. Most of what there is consists of financial stuff or photographs. And no brewing records, sadly.But there is an envelope with a few typed sheets that contain some…
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Fermentation at Carlsberg in the 1880's (part two)

    Fermentation at Carlsberg in the 1880's (part two)

    We're going to take a look at how Carlsberg kept their fermenting worts cool back in 1881.They had a slightly unusual method of cooling:"In the Carlsberg breweries they do not use ice floats for keeping down the fermentation heat in the tuns, but in…
    - 3 days ago Jun 25, 2017 -
  • Let’s Brew 1914 Barclay Perkins X

    Let’s Brew 1914 Barclay Perkins X

    I hope you’ve been paying attention to all these X Ale recipes. Because they’re telling a tale. About how a beer changes over time.Despite only 15 years having elapsed since the last recipe, there have been considerable changes. Crystal malt has…
    - 4 days ago Jun 24, 2017 -
  • Random Scottish shit

    Random Scottish shit

    I concentrate on brewing records in my frantic archive snapping sessions. But I like to sweeten my brewing porridge with some honey of randomness.Which is why I have photos of this J & J Morrison sales spreadsheet. By region.And pretty weird regions…
    - 5 days ago Jun 23, 2017 -
  • Fermentation at Carlsberg in the 1880's

    Fermentation at Carlsberg in the 1880's

    I was dead excited at getting a look at one of the notbooks in the William Younger archive. The one recording a visit by employees of the Edinburgh brewery to Carlsberg's breweries in Copenhagen.I already knew a little of the links between the two br…
    - 5 days ago Jun 23, 2017 -
  • Macbeth leaves Scotland

    Macbeth leaves Scotland

    I’ve an afternoon flight. I could get a couple of hours in town. But I really can’t be arsed. What would I do with my luggage, anyway?I spend the morning watching crap TV in my hotel room. Then check out at noon exactly. Before that just long eno…
    - 6 days ago Jun 22, 2017 -
  • Let’s Brew Wednesday - 1899 Barclay Perkins X

    Let’s Brew Wednesday - 1899 Barclay Perkins X

    You’re probably thinking: why is he still publishing Mild recipes when it’s almost the end of June? Because I can.That’s the great thing about being your own man, without any editor or publisher to oblige. I can do what the hell I want, when I…
    - 7 days ago Jun 21, 2017 -
  • Macbeth comes back to Edinburgh

    Macbeth comes back to Edinburgh

    I have a bit of a lie in. I hung out the do not disturb sign last night. No chance of a chambermaid bumbling in on me in my underscuds.It’s almost noon when I pull myself away from the TV and head on to the tram stop. Did I mention that my hotel is…
    - 8 days ago Jun 20, 2017 -
  • Majority Ale

    Majority Ale

    One of the documents I was most interested in laying my hands on at thr Scottish Brewing Archive was something called "Majority Ale notebook".Brewing a beer on the birth of an heir was a long tradition amongst domestic brewers. The beer would be ca…
    - 9 days ago Jun 19, 2017 -
  • Scottish colours

    Scottish colours

    Just a quick post. Something I harvested at the Scottish Brewing Archive on my recent visit.It's quite a handy document. It has the brewery specifications of all the beers brewed and William Younger's Holyrood Brewery and William McEwan's Fountain Br…
    - 10 days ago Jun 18, 2017 -
  • Macbeth comes to Glasgow

    Macbeth comes to Glasgow

    I’m a bit later at Waverley Station than I’d hoped. Missing the 9:30 train to Glasgow I’d planned to take. It doesn’t help that the nearest tram stop is quite a walk from the station.But the next train is only 15 minutes later. Meaning I have…
    - 11 days ago Jun 17, 2017 -
  • Notes of a visit to the breweries of Messrs. Jacobsen Senr. & Junr. Copenhagen Sept 1881.

    Notes of a visit to the breweries of Messrs. Jacobsen Senr. & Junr. Copenhagen Sept 1881.

    Here are the first fruits of my recent trip to the Scottish Brewing Archive in Glasgow. It's from one of the documents I was most excited about looking at.Because it details more of the strange relationship between William Younger of Edinburgh and th…
    - 12 days ago Jun 16, 2017 -
  • Second-generation punk

    Second-generation punk


    - 13 days ago Jun 15, 2017 -
  • Let’s Brew Wednesday - 1880 Barclay Perkins X

    Let’s Brew Wednesday - 1880 Barclay Perkins X

    And here’s the X Ale to go with the XX Ale. They really do go together, as they were the two parts of a parti-gyle.Which is going to make my life easy. Everything I said about the XX in terms of grist and hopping also applies to this beer.Despite b…
    - 14 days ago Jun 14, 2017 -
  • Macbeth comes to Edinburgh

    Macbeth comes to Edinburgh

    I rise early. Even earlier than for work. My flight being at 9:20, I need to be in the airport for 7:20.At least that’s what Schiphol is still advising. Get there two hours in advance (three hours for intercontinental flights) if you want to be sur…
    - 15 days ago Jun 13, 2017 -
  • Milk Stout - the dregs

    Milk Stout - the dregs

    It's incredible how the references to Molk Stout dry up after WW II. Not that the style wasn't still brewed - it was, in fact, extremely popular.In 1943, a search of the newspaper archives gets 233 hits for "Milk Stout". For 1945, it's just one. Let'…
    - 16 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
  • Leaving Atlanta

    Leaving Atlanta

    No need to rise too early.  Not much to do this morning other than pack. And watch some shit TV.My plan is simple: check out at noon, wander down street to pub, drink beer. It is pretty much my plan for every day. Eat some food. That would be a good…
    - 17 days ago Jun 11, 2017 -
  • Let’s Brew - 1880 Barclay Perkins XX

    Let’s Brew - 1880 Barclay Perkins XX

    This will be exciting for you. An old Mild recipe with more than just mild malt and Goldings. Yes, a truly thrilling change of pace.The OG is the same as in the 1860’s, but there have been changes elsewhere. There’s sugar in addition to malt and…
    - 18 days ago Jun 10, 2017 -
  • Of All People, It Had To Happen To Tommy!

    Of All People, It Had To Happen To Tommy!

    You'll be relieve no doubt that this isn't another travel report. But in despair that it's about another of my recent obsessions: Milk StoutOr sort of. Because there's only a passing mention of Milk Stout."THE most popular man in the Ayrshire village…
    - 19 days ago Jun 9, 2017 -
  • Atlanta again

    Atlanta again

    Another fairly restless night. What’s wrong? I’m usually such a good sleeper.Mike has given me a four pack of the beers from last night’s talk. After my bad experience with beer-soaked clothes on my last US trip, I’m a bit wary of having bott…
    - 20 days ago Jun 8, 2017 -
  • Macbeth in Edinburgh

    Macbeth in Edinburgh

    The only Scottish date in my rambling Macbeth tour is tomorrow at the Hanging Bat:https://www.facebook.com/events/719209984917456/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2229%22%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3A%22plan_user_invited%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7…
    - 21 days ago Jun 7, 2017 -
  • Let’s Brew Wednesday - 1862 Barclay Perkins XXX

    Let’s Brew Wednesday - 1862 Barclay Perkins XXX

    You know what I can never get too much of? Crazy old Mild recipes. This is another good one.And proof – should you have doubted my word – that the term “Mild” had nothing to do with low ABV or a low hopping rate.By the 1860s, XXX was Barclay…
    - 21 days ago Jun 7, 2017 -
  • Asheville day three

    Asheville day three

    Not sure what’s going on with the sleeping. The final half of the night is a checkerboard of waking and dozing. Leaving me not hugely refreshed.I’m in no rush, at least. I’m not being picked up until around 3 PM. My plan is to wander into town…
    - 22 days ago Jun 6, 2017 -

The Brew Club

  • Thornbridge Mango Halcyon 7.4% ABV
    Whatever other fruits are in the nose are swamped by the slightly under-ripe mango, and any Halcyon flavours, so powerful in the source brew, are almost completely drowned out by the near sweetness of the mango juice.
    - 12 days ago Jun 16, 2017 -
  • Thornbridge Halcyon 7.4% ABV
    This is Jaipur's big brother, it's assertive but not threatening. It's a great brew to kick start my Beer mojo.
    - 57 days ago May 2, 2017 -
  • In memorium – Alan Bryant-Jones
    I wrote here, back in 2009 about my friend Alan and his unsung contribution to the preservation of Staropramen after the "Velvet Revolution'.
    - 96 days ago Mar 24, 2017 -
  • Hardknott Elixir of Invincibility 7.3% ABV
    The flavour is far from subtle, it's complex, a rich malty mouthful, before those hops kick in and yes, they're Southern Hemisphere hops, nothing old-school in here.
    - Mar 1, 2017 -
  • Birra del Borgo Cortigiana 5% ABV
    Beer Fourteen Okay, so clearly trying to review a beer a day was too much for even me. Somewhere along the line I decided that my palate and beer mojo just weren’t up for it. Clearly my personal problems of late 2016 hit me harder than I anticipa…
    - Jan 31, 2017 -
  • Moor Nor’hop 4.1% ABV
    The nose is, again according to the brewery 'floral and citric' with 'honey and elderflower', promising. And the flavour doesn't disappoint, it's light, crisp and fruity.
    - Dec 13, 2016 -
  • Brooklyn Scorcher IPA 4.5% ABV
    Day Twelve I don’t see many Brooklyn beers here in Blighty, their lager is widely available, but this is only the second Brooklyn brew I’ve seen. The brewery describes it as “a surprisingly sessionable IPA” and “ludicrously tasty“, let’…
    - Dec 12, 2016 -
  • Camden IHL 6.2% ABV
    I'm not sure I can see the 'lager' side of the beer, presumably it was bottom fermented, but in a blind tasting alongside some of my favourite IPAs, this would stand up well.
    - Dec 11, 2016 -
  • Brewdog Santa Paws 4.5% ABV
    the flavour is still as complex as it ever was, dark fruits, deep smokey, chocolatey roast coffee.
    - Dec 10, 2016 -
  • Elysian ‘The Immortal’ IPA 6.3% ABV
    It is indeed "loaded with New World hop flavour and aroma", but with unusual subtlety.
    - Dec 9, 2016 -

HopCast

Hop Cast - Episode 290: Bell's Roundhouse IRA & Hailstorm Southside Irish Red

- 77 days ago Apr 12, 2017 -
Hop Cast - Episode 289: Half Acre Tuna & Toppling Goliath Tsunami

- 97 days ago Mar 23, 2017 -
Hop Cast - Episode 288: Noon Whistle Cozmo Pale Ale & Coronado Easy Up

- Feb 19, 2017 -
Hop Cast - Episode 287: Wiseacre Gotta Get Up To Get Down & Stone Xocoveza

- Dec 17, 2016 -
Hop Cast - Episode 286: 5 Rabbit Cerveceria Chinga Tu Pelo & Prairie 'Merica

- Nov 5, 2016 -
Hop Cast - Episode 285: Schlafly Beer Hop Trial SMaSH Pack

- Sep 11, 2016 -

Seen Through A Glass

  • Whiskey Wednesday #9

    Whiskey Wednesday #9

    One last set of Irish, and this one's from my trip back in March. A three-day press jaunt to the new Tullamore Distillery. We were there for the launch of the new 14 and 18 year old Tullamore Single Malts. I got to see some old friends -- Ian Buxton,…
    - Apr 27, 2016 -
  • Lew Has Left The Building

    Lew Has Left The Building

    I regret to say that four months after resigning my position as managing editor, I will no longer be writing a column or whiskey reviews for Whisky Advocate. After more than 20 years of being part of the voice of the magazine, I was told on Monday th…
    - Apr 15, 2016 -
  • Beer Friday #10 -- Post-Session Beer Day Blues

    Beer Friday #10 -- Post-Session Beer Day Blues

    Well, Session Beer Day, yesterday, was great. I spent the afternoon at the Bulls Head Pub in Lititz, Penn. (and I'll be back Sunday afternoon to do a whiskey dinner...still a few tickets available!) cruising through 16 taps of session beers at 4.5% a…
    - Apr 8, 2016 -
  • Want to go to Ireland with me this Fall?

    Want to go to Ireland with me this Fall?

    Here's an advanced notice: it looks like I'm going to be the Whiskey Guide on an Irish Whiskey tour, in Ireland, this fall, the week of October 28-November 6. Details are still coming together, but we'll be touring in a luxury coach, a maximum of 20…
    - Apr 8, 2016 -
  • (Irish) Whiskey Wednesday #8: RIP Merle Haggard

    (Irish) Whiskey Wednesday #8: RIP Merle Haggard

    I just found out that country music icon Merle Haggard died. I still intend to continue with my backed-up Irish whiskey reviews, because hell, they're whiskey, after all; they even spell it right (though Merle was a Dickel fan, and they don't). But I…
    - Apr 6, 2016 -
  • Beer Friday #9

    Beer Friday #9

    It's Beer Friday #9, and beer is a famous aid to love (ill-considered and otherwise), and it's Date Night in the Bryson home, so...what else could we play but this classic?It's also the last Beer Friday before Session Beer Day, April 7, so today I'm…
    - Apr 2, 2016 -
  • Tasting Whiskey dinner at the Bulls Head, April 10!

    Tasting Whiskey dinner at the Bulls Head, April 10!

    We'll have more than two whiskeys, trust me.Finally got the menu for my whiskey dinner at the General Sutter in Lititz, Penn. next Sunday, April 10 (that's Sunday a week, as we say in Pennsylvania Dutch country up there, now).The details are below: I…
    - Mar 31, 2016 -
  • New Brewery Tour in Montgomery County April 9!

    New Brewery Tour in Montgomery County April 9!

    Some good friends of mine are raising funds to bring a music camp to poor kids in Guatemala, using a very clever technique: beer. Here's the story -- THREE brand new breweries, transportation, raffles, music, fun stuff -- and HERE is the link to get…
    - Mar 30, 2016 -
  • (Irish) Whiskey Wednesday #7

    (Irish) Whiskey Wednesday #7

    I had good intentions ("paving the road to hell," as I like to say) of doing Irish whiskey reviews on the run-up to St. Patrick's Day, but as I've said several times, my health had other ideas. One of the worst colds I can remember laid me and my sni…
    - Mar 30, 2016 -
  • Jester King and Cantillon vs. Texas

    Jester King and Cantillon vs. Texas

    I don't normally plug events outside my region, but this one's supporting an excellent cause: beer freedom. Jester King, in Austin, has locked horns with the Texas ABC before, so it's no surprise that when the TABC thwarted their plans to host Cantil…
    - Mar 30, 2016 -
  • Good Beer Friday #8

    Good Beer Friday #8

    Normally at this time on Good Friday, I'd be running through the music for the 3:00 services with the St. Andrew Chamber Group. This year, sadly, I'm sidelined with lingering effects from the cold that's kept me from reviewing most of the past three…
    - Mar 26, 2016 -
  • Split Thy Skull XXI in Philly tomorrow!

    Split Thy Skull XXI in Philly tomorrow!

    Back in the day...way back in the day, like in the 1990s, one of the premiere beer events in Philadelphia was Split Thy Skull, a barleywine/strong beer event at Sugar Mom's in Old City, originally put on by Philly's pioneer beer promoter, Jim Ander…
    - Mar 25, 2016 -
  • Hoarders Are Already in Hell

    Hoarders Are Already in Hell

    Back in January I wrote a piece titled "All Flippers Go To Hell." It was an observation, not a command, and I was expressing my disgust with the people who bought rare releases of beers and whiskeys with no intent other than turning around and resel…
    - Mar 24, 2016 -
  • Beer Friday #7

    Beer Friday #7

    Missed a few there.I got really sick for a while; a head cold that knocked out my sense of smell, and a cough that kept me from getting any kind of decent sleep for about five days. Add to that a quick trip to Ireland to visit the new Tullamore Dew d…
    - Mar 18, 2016 -
  • Why You Don't Like Canadian Whisky

    Why You Don't Like Canadian Whisky

    Five years ago, I didn't know much about Canadian whisky. I thought I did, and I wrote about it like I did, and I'd been to one Canadian distillery (the Canadian Mist distillery in Collingwood, Ontario). Mostly though, I had written Canadian whisky…
    - Mar 15, 2016 -
  • Beer Friday #6

    Beer Friday #6

    I wasn't sure what music I wanted to go with this week. But after I tasted the Boon Mariage Parfait Gueuze, a beer I hadn't tasted in years...nothing less would do. Enjoy Dimitri Shostakovich's Festive Overture. I love that stuff.Boon Mariage Parfait…
    - Feb 26, 2016 -
  • Whiskey Wednesday #6

    Whiskey Wednesday #6

    Yes, I'm aware I didn't do any tastings last week. Makes me wonder if anyone noticed. I didn't until Thursday. But I've got some whiskeys I want to write about, so we're going to keep this up, at least for a while longer.Brenne Estate Cask French Sin…
    - Feb 24, 2016 -
  • Beer Friday #5

    Beer Friday #5

    Getting ready to leave for the weekend, and this was always one of my favorite road songs. So let's have some beers, woowoo!Victory Anniversary 20 Experimental IPA, 5.5%A 5.5% "refreshing session ale"? No, guys, it damned well isn't. I really thought…
    - Feb 12, 2016 -
  • A Lone Political Post, Having Nothing To Do With Beer Or Whiskey
    He's got my vote. I PLAN TO REGULATE THE PERCENTAGE OF CANTALOUPE ALLOWED IN THE VAGUELY NAMED "FRUIT SALAD"— Bernie Thoughts (@berniethoughts) January 31, 2016 We now return to beer and whiskey.Yes, I know it's a parody account. I'm just having s…
    - Feb 11, 2016 -
  • Whiskey Wednesday #5: Part 2

    Whiskey Wednesday #5: Part 2

    Completely different whiskey for the second one of the day:Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Rye, 47% I just got this yesterday, with a note tagging it as Jack Daniel's "first fully mature rye whiskey." It is a single barrel bottling (bottled 12/10/15 fro…
    - Feb 10, 2016 -
  • Whiskey Wednesday #5: Part 1

    Whiskey Wednesday #5: Part 1

    I'm going to split things today; not to boost my post count, but because I've got two new whiskeys that deserve my full attention, and the one's got a lot more story to it. That comes first.Glenmorangie Milsean, 46%There's a group near me that calls…
    - Feb 10, 2016 -
  • Beer Friday #4

    Beer Friday #4

    Okay, back to the music. I sang Fauré's Cantique de Jean Racine a few years ago with the chamber group at St. Andrew's in Newtown, Penn., and lately it's been running through my head. I asked my choir director for a recording, and he pointed me to t…
    - Feb 5, 2016 -
  • Scientists Invent Helium Beer! Munchkins Rejoice!

    Scientists Invent Helium Beer! Munchkins Rejoice!

    Every couple of years, it seems, something gets loose on the Internet about Helium beer; you know, beer that's been gassed up with helium instead of carbon dioxide or nitrogen, and so it makes you talk all squeaky, ho-ho-ho, that's a gas! And then th…
    - Feb 4, 2016 -
  • Whiskey Wednesday #4

    Whiskey Wednesday #4

    Feeling better, but pressed for time, so no music this time. Just two recent Canadians.Alberta Rye Dark Batch, 45%A couple things to note right away. First, 45%. This steps up for Canadian, which was mired in an 80 proof/40% swamp for years. That's h…
    - Feb 3, 2016 -
  • Seen Through A Glass

    Seen Through A Glass

    I noticed this morning at mass that today's New Testament reading was the inspiration for the name of the blog: First Corinthians 13: 1-13. It's probably not all that surprising -- to me, at least, knowing how my brain works -- that I wrote the first…
    - Jan 31, 2016 -

Beer Hyped

  • Belching Beaver Brewery Beavers Milk Stout

    Belching Beaver Brewery Beavers Milk Stout

    Belching Beaver Brewery Beavers Milk Stout is a classic chocolate milk stout from the crew down in Vista, Calif. And who doesn't live a belching beaver? Let's hope this drought doesn't endanger one of our favorite brew mascots. Believe in the Beaver!…
    - Apr 3, 2015 -
  • Lagunitas Hairy Eyeball Ale

    Lagunitas Hairy Eyeball Ale

    Lagunitas Hairy Eyeball Ale is a perihelial release by the guys down in Petaluma, Calif. A dark ale, with 9.1% ABV that's perfect for holiday get togethers and warming up around a winter fire. Here's lookin' atcha!View and Vote
    - Dec 6, 2014 -
  • Fullsteam Tree-to-Sea Gose

    Fullsteam Tree-to-Sea Gose

    Fullsteam Tree-to-Sea Gose, a photo by BeerHyped.com on Flickr. It's fall, and we just got back from a trip to the East Coast, where we were able to taste fresh, tart cranberries during harvest. So I was in the mood for tartness when Fullsteam Brewer…
    - Oct 1, 2014 -
  • Meantime Weizen Double Bock Ale

    Meantime Weizen Double Bock Ale

    Meantime Weizen Double Bock Ale, a photo by BeerHyped.com on Flickr. Meantime Brewing Company is aptly named, because they make some mean brews there in London. The Meantime Weizen Double Bock Ale, for example, is so mean it's tough to drink. Definit…
    - Sep 8, 2014 -
  • Funkwerks Saison

    Funkwerks Saison

    Funkwerks Saison, a photo by BeerHyped.com on Flickr. Funkwerks Saison is brewed out of Fort Collins, Colo., and, like a lot of Colorado craft beers, doesn't disappoint. When you let it warm a bit in the glass, this saison has all the traditional hin…
    - Sep 7, 2014 -
  • El Monstruo Lupulo Imperial IPA

    El Monstruo Lupulo Imperial IPA

    El Monstruo Lupulo Imperial IPA, a photo by BeerHyped.com on Flickr. El Monstruo Lupulo Imperial IPA is a beer for hopheads. With 5 hop varieties added during the dry-hop window, not sure another beer would be more fitting as Rare Beer Clubs' 20th An…
    - Aug 23, 2014 -
  • Long of Tooth: Surly Brewing & Proef Brouwerij Collaboration Series

    Long of Tooth: Surly Brewing & Proef Brouwerij Collaboration Series

    Long of Tooth: Surly Brewing & Proef Brouwerij Collaboration Series, a photo by BeerHyped.com on Flickr. Maybe I'm getting long in the tooth myself, but the Long of Tooth Surly Brewing & Proef Brouwerij Collaboration is a gnarly beer. From the long-t…
    - Aug 17, 2014 -

It's Pub Night

  • Sample Tray Stunt 2017

    Sample Tray Stunt 2017

    One of the early hits here on It's Pub Night was 2008's Portland Sample Tray Marathon, where Dave and I got hall passes on Father's Day and sampled 78 or so beers that afternoon by biking around and getting the sample trays at 11 breweries. The goal…
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Words of Wisdom from Fred Eckhardt

    Words of Wisdom from Fred Eckhardt

    Fred's nametag reads: "FRED.  I am not an old drunk!" At the 2011 Beer Bloggers Conference in Portland, Fred Eckhardt's brief talk was so chock full of humorous quotes that I jotted a bunch of them down, thinking I would make a blog post of them.I n…
    - Aug 13, 2015 -
  • Fa La La La La Vertical

    Fa La La La La Vertical

    Executive Summary:  Don't.This past summer, I noticed a lonely bottle of Double Mountain's winter seasonal sitting unrefrigerated at a place where sometimes the stock doesn't rotate as quickly as you'd like.  I bought it on a lark, partly to say I…
    - Nov 17, 2014 -
  • Portland Beer Price Index: Autumn 2014

    Portland Beer Price Index: Autumn 2014

    Are you surprised to hear the price of beer is going up?  The Portland Beer Price Index isn't.  Here are the numbers I gathered around Portland on the equinox:6-packs: $9.69, up 3 cents22-ounce bombers: $5.58, down 4 cents6-packs (sale price): $8.9…
    - Sep 29, 2014 -
  • New Breweries in Bellingham

    New Breweries in Bellingham

    A couple weeks ago we took a family vacation to Lake Whatcom outside of Bellingham, Washington.  Beautiful quiet setting, clean water, and easy access to a cute little burg that the Urban Beer Hiker refers to as "Little Portland".  (Click that link…
    - Jul 29, 2014 -
  • Portland Beer Price Index, First Half of 2014

    Portland Beer Price Index, First Half of 2014

    What if they had a beer price index and nobody came?  Apparently nothing, since I skipped reporting the PBPI for the spring quarter of 2014, and no one called me on it at all.  I did gather the data for that quarter, so I can show you the ever-risi…
    - Jun 23, 2014 -
  • Upcoming Portland Beer Festivals

    Upcoming Portland Beer Festivals

    As the days grow longer and the weekends start filling up with Portland beer festivals, I thought it would be a good time to highlight some changes that are planned for a few upcoming festivals.Spring Beer FestFor some years now the spring festival h…
    - Jun 1, 2014 -
  • Protip: Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad is on the Shelves

    Protip: Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad is on the Shelves

    I have been one to bash Sierra Nevada Brewing, for their recent corporate tax dodge, and for shamelessly passing off all-dried-hop beers as "Fresh Hop Ales" (again and again and again).  That doesn't prevent me from being a huge fan of many of their…
    - Mar 21, 2014 -
  • Alphabet of New Oregon Breweries

    Alphabet of New Oregon Breweries

    The other day Dave invited me over to help out with a growler of delicious Omegatex IPA he'd brought back from a visit to Fort George.  "We also checked out this new brewpub in Astoria called Buoy."  In my Omegatex-addled bliss I was hearing that a…
    - Mar 14, 2014 -
  • Portland Beer Price Index: Winter 2013

    Portland Beer Price Index: Winter 2013

    As predicted by a couple of industry followers of the Portland Beer Price Index (PBPI), beer got more expensive in Portland this quarter.  It's a pretty big leap, with less generous sale prices accompanying higher shelf-tag prices. There's no clea…
    - Jan 3, 2014 -
  • Fresh Hop Rankings 2013

    Fresh Hop Rankings 2013

    Each year I sort the fresh hop beers I've tried into 4 tiers:  1. those that are very special, brilliant examples of why we love this time of year; 2. those that capture the green fresh hop flavor nicely but are not quite as exciting as the first gr…
    - Oct 21, 2013 -
  • Portland Beer Price Index: Autumn 2013

    Portland Beer Price Index: Autumn 2013

    Kind of a quiet installment of the Portland Beer Price Index (PBPI).  Prices are all within a nickel of last quarter's prices (after adjusting for a change I made to the stores in the index).  Sale prices were slightly less generous than in the sum…
    - Sep 25, 2013 -
  • Help Keep the Portland Growler Price Map Up-to-Date!

    Help Keep the Portland Growler Price Map Up-to-Date!

    The Portland Growler Price Map has been touted in the sidebar of It's Pub Night for years. Personally, I haven't been taking home that many growlers recently, so the map is woefully -- ridiculously -- out of date. Therefore, I'm going to ask for you…
    - Sep 12, 2013 -
  • First Thoughts on OBF 2013

    First Thoughts on OBF 2013

    There you go, that's the Beard that made Newport famous.Rogue's Beard Beer is something you should plunk down a dollar for at the 2013 Oregon Brewers Festival, not because it's good, but so that for the rest of your life you can tell people you drank…
    - Jul 26, 2013 -
  • Portland Beer Price Index: Summer 2013

    Portland Beer Price Index: Summer 2013

    This quarter's installment of the Portland Beer Price Index (PBPI) won't surprise anyone.  Prices in every category are up, in some cases by quite a bit.  The graph on the left isn't very dramatic, I admit, since it's on a scale of $0 to $16.  But…
    - Jun 25, 2013 -
  • Gigantic End of Reason and St. Bernardus Prior 8

    Gigantic End of Reason and St. Bernardus Prior 8

    We're nearly at the end of Gigantic Beer Week, and I have been out of town for all of it so far.  But to commemorate the last few days of it, I want to say a couple words about one of the most brilliant Gigantic seasonals to date:  The End of Reaso…
    - May 9, 2013 -
  • Bridgeport Stumptown Tart 2013

    Bridgeport Stumptown Tart 2013

    This year's Stumptown Tart is being released tomorrow (Thursday, April 18, 2013) at the Bridgeport Brewpub, 5:30-8:30 PM.  This year's brew highlights blueberries for the first time in the 6-year run of the series, but also has raspberries and black…
    - Apr 17, 2013 -
  • Deschutes River Ale

    Deschutes River Ale

    Without much fanfare, Deschutes has added a wonderful session ale to its roster of year-round six-packs:  Deschutes River Ale.   Its strength of 4% ABV means it is actually what some states call "3-2 beers" -- 3.2% alcohol by weight.  I wonder if…
    - Apr 3, 2013 -
  • Lagunitas Buys Dr. Bronner's Soap Company

    Lagunitas Buys Dr. Bronner's Soap Company

    The last few years have seen explosive growth for beloved California brewer Lagunitas.  This Beerpulse article says production increased by 50% from 2011 to 2012, after a 56% jump in sales the previous year; Lagunitas owner Tony Magee noted on Twitt…
    - Apr 1, 2013 -
  • Portland Beer Price Index: Spring 2013

    Portland Beer Price Index: Spring 2013

    No, no, no!  This isn't how it was supposed to go.Starting in the middle of 2011, the Portland Beer Price Index (PBPI) looked like it was showing bomber prices decreasing while six-pack prices marched slowly upwards.  Not that I was excited about m…
    - Mar 21, 2013 -
  • Two More Thoughts on Jubel(ale)

    Two More Thoughts on Jubel(ale)

    First a brief note, then a great Jubelale reminiscence.____________________________________________ Deschutes announced earlier this week that the Portland Pub was serving Super Jubel 2012 -- the yearly double Jubelale that we were lucky enough to ta…
    - Mar 7, 2013 -
  • Jubelale Ten-year Vertical (Plus Jubel 2000)

    Jubelale Ten-year Vertical (Plus Jubel 2000)

    The second post ever on It's Pub Night was a report on a five-year vertical of Deschutes Jubelale.  I fell in love with that beer during our first winter in Portland in 2003, and started a project to build a ladder of Jubelale vintages by stashing a…
    - Feb 26, 2013 -
  • February's New School Rant: Tipping

    February's New School Rant: Tipping

    The second of my monthly "Piss and Vinegar" columns for The New School is now up. It's a Beer Bar Tipping FAQ. I figured since I was complaining last month about clueless bartenders, I should turn the tables this time and rant about clueless bargoe…
    - Feb 12, 2013 -
  • 2012 Pub Night Memories

    2012 Pub Night Memories

    It's my tradition at the end of January to put up a slideshow of happy photos from the previous year of friends drinking beer.  You can call me cranky for not posting a nostalgic post at the end of December, or maybe I just need to wait until the da…
    - Jan 31, 2013 -
  • Good Karma Vegan Cafe, San Jose

    Good Karma Vegan Cafe, San Jose

    The Silicon Valley underwhelms with its beer scene, which is odd considering its affluence and large population. But recently I found out about an oasis of good beer served by knowledgeable people that's located right in the middle of downtown San J…
    - Jan 29, 2013 -

Stone Brewing Company

True Independent Craft

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Drew Curtis / Wil Wheaton / Greg Koch “Züper Magik w00tstout” – Brewday

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Loral Hops

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Centennial Hops

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Stone Ghost Hammer IPA

- 16 days ago Jun 12, 2017 -
Stone Brewing: A Culture Of Freshness

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A Good Beer Blog

  • Relocation Notification For AGBB Nation
    By the end of 2016, this part of the internets will be no more. The blog posts are being moved to the new home of A Good Beer Blog but this place, this tool that has done such a good job helping me share my thoughts will be turned off. After 3,431 po…
    - Oct 22, 2016 -
  • The Fluidity Of Good Beer's Paradigm Shift
    Two bits of related US big craft beer industry news this week. First, Japan's Kirin has acquired about 24.9999% of Brooklyn Brewery for an undisclosed sum on largely undisclosed terms. Second, Stone Brewery is laying off 5-6% of their workforce. How…
    - Oct 13, 2016 -
  • Session 116: As Gose Goes So Goes It All

    Session 116: As Gose Goes So Goes It All

    This month's edition of The Session sees host Derrick Peterman of Ramblings of a Beer Runner asking everyone to write about the "German" sour beer style Gose:I choose the Gose style in particular since it can be approached in so many different ways.…
    - Oct 8, 2016 -
  • Book Review: Brewing Local by Stan Hieronymus

    Book Review: Brewing Local by Stan Hieronymus

    Confession. I have fed Stan in my home. I have been asked by Stan why he bothers discussing things with me. My name appears in this book. I am very fond of Stan. All of which may influence my opinion of his writings, of this book. Along with the fact…
    - Oct 3, 2016 -
  • AGBB's Proof of Pumpkinness Assurance Certificate

    AGBB's Proof of Pumpkinness Assurance Certificate

    The tweeted response from Nickel Brook Brewing this morning read "how bout them pumpkins?" It was sent in reply to today's hurried announcement of A Good Beer Blog's Pumpkinness Assurance Certificate Program. The program was launched after many many…
    - Sep 28, 2016 -
  • Hopefully Just An Intermediate Stage
    One unfortunate consequence has arisen, as far as I see, from the relatively (or perhaps just otherwise) good thing that is the swapping out of amateur beer blogging for fewer paying opportunities for the writing. I wonder whether its only me but ove…
    - Sep 25, 2016 -
  • He Took Exception To The Spilled Beer
    Elaborately, his exception he took:She accidentally spilled Mangeya’s drink and he became angry and violent, threatening to beat us up. He shouted obscenities at the top of his voice. He eventually calmed down after some shoppers spoke to him and w…
    - Sep 23, 2016 -
  • "Breakfast In The Free State!"

    "Breakfast In The Free State!"

    Jay posted this photo on Facebook this evening and I had to poach it. One of my favourite H.L.Mencken passages is this one from an essay about his your titled "The Baltimore of the Eighties":It was the opinion of my father, as I have recorded, th…
    - Sep 13, 2016 -
  • Ontario: Golden Beach Pale Ale, Sawdust City

    Ontario: Golden Beach Pale Ale, Sawdust City

    Ah, my least favourite glass ever meets my favourite brewery of 2016. I got the Kwak glass likely the best part of a decade ago and had to wash a decade's worth of dust off it to celebrate or mark or mourn today's news. I am not sure I deeply care as…
    - Sep 8, 2016 -
  • Session 115: Don't Judge A Book By Its Topic

    Session 115: Don't Judge A Book By Its Topic

    This month's edition of The Session sees Joan of Birraire asking us all to consider this:The discussion at hand is "The Role of Beer Books". Participants can talk about that first book that caught their attention, which brought them to get interested…
    - Sep 2, 2016 -
  • The 1811 Needham And Rawlins Patent Brewing Machine

    The 1811 Needham And Rawlins Patent Brewing Machine

    That is a notice placed in the New York American of 22 April 1825. Letters Patent were issued for the device in 1811 and 1812 (nos. 3493 and 3575 respectively). James Needham is listed as the inventor, described as a brewer in Islington a distric…
    - Aug 28, 2016 -
  • Not So Much A Bursting As A Great Dissipation

    Not So Much A Bursting As A Great Dissipation

    Ah, Mr. Chimphead. A serious point must be about to be made. But being August, there is not much out there to read, not much worth writing about. People rightly have other things to do. But Bryan Roth has posted a useful examination of the use of the…
    - Aug 21, 2016 -
  • Pity The Canadian Olympian Running Today

    Pity The Canadian Olympian Running Today

    Is there anything sadder than a life's work geared to one event that gets swept away by another bigger event on short notice? Our national public broadcaster has rightly determined that the last evening of Olympic coverage is going to be restructured…
    - Aug 20, 2016 -
  • Maine: Interlude 2007, Allagash, Portland

    Maine: Interlude 2007, Allagash, Portland

    Twenty-four bucks? What was I doing last decade? I have only a few of these aged big bottles left. I gave up a long time ago on trying to keep the cellar up. One of the few beers left from the days of glory, the era of beer blog ad revenue. I was thr…
    - Aug 11, 2016 -
  • Session 114: I Know Nothing About Pilsner

    Session 114: I Know Nothing About Pilsner

    This month's edition of The Session sees Allistair Reece asking us about pilsners. I know zippo about pilsners. I never went on one of those five-day long weekend holidays to Prague that made me a drive-by insta-expert. I never lived there spreading…
    - Aug 7, 2016 -
  • Could Cream Beer Actually Be Cream Beer's Ancestor?

    Could Cream Beer Actually Be Cream Beer's Ancestor?

    ...by "handsome" I presume you mean the "other" one...Here's the thing. There is only so much I can lay out to support this idea so I might as well do it and admit that it is something of a reasonable hypothesis. To be fair, I rarely take a posit…
    - Aug 3, 2016 -
  • Francis Perot Brewed 116 Times In 1821 to 1822

    Francis Perot Brewed 116 Times In 1821 to 1822

    Brewing was seasonal in the early 1800s east coast towns. You see it in the Vassar logs from Poughkeepsie NY and again with the brewing logs of Francis and William Perot of Philadelphia of 1821-22. Ed Carson was good enough to scan them last fall and…
    - Jul 31, 2016 -
  • Cream Beer Before Cream Ale In 1820s New York City

    Cream Beer Before Cream Ale In 1820s New York City

    Look at that. Just look at that. It is a notice in the New York Gazette from 30 October 1821. James H. De Lamater had brought in a supply of Larer's Superior Cream Beer. Imported by the sloop David. Shipping is not any sort of surprise. Beer and ale…
    - Jul 28, 2016 -
  • "...In The West Indies And In The Southern States..."

    "...In The West Indies And In The Southern States..."

    That is from the 3 April 1820 edition of the Albany Gazette. Harkening back to an earlier era when Albany ale had a reputation - "a great and high character" - in the West Indies and the southern states. I think this both confuses and confirms a numb…
    - Jul 21, 2016 -
  • The Dreary Reality Of Those Disclosures
    Even starting to type this post initially weighs upon me in my pre-coffee haze.* Really? Has it come to this? Thinking about beer writing again? I suppose I am somewhat insulated from the quandary by being well past it. Few people consider the comfy…
    - Jul 15, 2016 -

New School Beer Blog

  • newEngine House No. 9 Beers now available in Oregon

    Engine House No. 9 Beers now available in Oregon

    The well respected but tiny Engine House No. 9 brewery in Tacoma, Washington has made a name for their sour and wild ales and now thanks to Shelton Brothers Oregon distribution they are available in Oregon. Taking up residence in an old firestation,…
    - 1 hour ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newLaurelwood releases Boysenberry Berliner Weisse in Bottles

    Laurelwood releases Boysenberry Berliner Weisse in Bottles

    Laurelwood Brewing Co. is releasing a new Summer seasonal called Boysenberry Berliner Weisse to their 22oz packaged offering line up. Their Boysenberry Berliner Weisse was brewed with the long hot days of summer in mind. The sweet and tart boysenberr…
    - 2 hours ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • newBrewers Association launches Seal to Designate Independent Beers

    Brewers Association launches Seal to Designate Independent Beers

    Boulder, CO • June 27, 2017—In an effort to educate beer lovers about which beers are independently produced, the Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade group dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s small and independent cra…
    - 17 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • newFeckin Brewery in Oregon City launches Smokehouse

    Feckin Brewery in Oregon City launches Smokehouse

    In Oregon City Feckin Brewery has launched their own Smokehouse by expanding into the next door space to add a kitchen. Feckin recently remodeled and upgraded the brewery taproom located along the edges of the Willamette. Feckin Brewery & Smokehouse…
    - 17 hours ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • New Happy Valley Public House to Feature Taproom, Bunk, Pizza Jerk, Mi Mero Mole, and Others

    New Happy Valley Public House to Feature Taproom, Bunk, Pizza Jerk, Mi Mero Mole, and Others

    A new mixed-use complex called Happy Valley Public House that will feature a new larger Valley Growlers taproom and new locations of Portland favorites BUNK Sandwiches, Pizza Jerk, and Mi Mero Mole, among others. The 22,000 sq. ft. space constructio…
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Scout Beer Opening New Taproom & Food Cart Pod

    Scout Beer Opening New Taproom & Food Cart Pod

    Scout Beer and Brewery is opening a new location at SE 50th and Division by saving an old house and parking lot to create a taproom and food cart pod. Scout Beer started as a series of “beer carts,” i.e. carts that serve beer at existing food car…
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Ommegang Gets into the Hazy, Tropical IPA Game with ‘Fruition’

    Ommegang Gets into the Hazy, Tropical IPA Game with ‘Fruition’

      Brewery Ommegang, part of Duvel-Moortgat’s empire, is known mostly for Belgian-style ales and saisons, but the brewer has been branching out, especially with the new year-round hazy, tropical Fruition IPA.  Nearly a session beer at 5.3% ABV, it…
    - 2 days ago Jun 26, 2017 -
  • Snakebite Showdown Pits NW Beer Against Cider

    Snakebite Showdown Pits NW Beer Against Cider

    Portland Cider Co. in Clackamas is hosting 13 cideries and breweries in a collaboration mini-brewfest style Snakebite Showdown to end Oregon Cider Week this Saturday, June 24th. Snakebite Showdown is the only festival featuring the popular English b…
    - 5 days ago Jun 23, 2017 -
  • Baerlic Brewing Celebrates 3rd Anniversary and New Noise IPA release

    Baerlic Brewing Celebrates 3rd Anniversary and New Noise IPA release

    Inner southeast Portland’s Baerlic Brewing is celebrating their 3rd anniversary this coming Wednesday, June 28th. The brewery has lots of reasons to celebrate, not the least of their win for Best Small Brewery at the 2017 Oregon Beer Awards, the f…
    - 5 days ago Jun 23, 2017 -
  • Ruse Brewing Opening Taproom & Brewery in Southeast Portland

    Ruse Brewing Opening Taproom & Brewery in Southeast Portland

    Ruse Brewing started as the project of Shaun Kalis who began developing his brand in an alternating proprietorship at Culmination Brewing, with Culmination brewer Devin Benware joing now as a partner. The pair has just signed the lease on a space to…
    - 6 days ago Jun 22, 2017 -
  • Double Mountain releases new PÊche Mode sour

    Double Mountain releases new PÊche Mode sour

    Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom has released the annual edition of PÊche Mode, Belgian Style Sour Ale brewed with Peaches. Currently available on draft and in bottles at the downtown Hood River Taproom and SE Portland Taproom in the Woodstock nei…
    - 6 days ago Jun 22, 2017 -
  • 2 Towns releases 2015 vintage La Mûre Lambic-style Cider

    2 Towns releases 2015 vintage La Mûre Lambic-style Cider

    The 2015 vintage La Mûre (6.9% ABV) from 2 Towns Ciderhouse is available starting this week. La Mûre, a lambic-style craft cider, is inspired by the famous lambic beers of Belgium and embodies the Flemish styles of old. Northwest apples and Oregon-…
    - 6 days ago Jun 22, 2017 -
  • Portland’s Beer Festival Season gets Contentious

    Portland’s Beer Festival Season gets Contentious

    This weekend looks to test the Portland market for beer festival oversaturation as the old guard beer fest Portland International Beerfest goes up against the newly reimagined Organic fest now called BrewFest in the Park. Portland International Beerf…
    - 7 days ago Jun 21, 2017 -
  • Red, White & Lavender collaboration event with Finnriver Cider

    Red, White & Lavender collaboration event with Finnriver Cider

    Finnriver Farm & Cidery, Hope Haven Family Farm and Portland Juice Co collaborate to bring the beauty and bounty of cider and lavender to Portland’s Bushwhacker Cider on July 1st. Finnriver invites you to “drink in summer” at the Red, W…
    - 7 days ago Jun 21, 2017 -
  • Photo Recap of the 2017 Portland Beer Week

    Photo Recap of the 2017 Portland Beer Week

    This past Sunday, June 18th, marked the finale of the 7th annual Portland Beer Week, capping a whirlwind 100+ events, some of which we attempted to capture on camera (in case you don’t know, I am one of the organizers). The week was full of great e…
    - 8 days ago Jun 20, 2017 -

Beervana

  • The Beervana Blog Has Moved
    The Beervana Blog has moved. This site is no longer actively updated, though I'm not doing an automatic redirect for people who are landing in the archives. Please bookmark the new site and visit it for current content.www.beervanablog.comThanks…
    - 85 days ago Apr 3, 2017 -
  • An Update on Cider in Oregon

    An Update on Cider in Oregon

    On Monday, Cider Riot's Abram Goldman-Armstrong put 63 hectoliters--nearly 60 barrels--of cider in cans for the first time. Yesterday he had a media event at his pub and cidery to introduce Everyday Cider and it made me realize some things have c…
    - 89 days ago Mar 30, 2017 -
  • A Brand New Blog!

    A Brand New Blog!

    At long last, and with surprisingly few nostalgic glances over the shoulder, I am leaving Blogspot forever. Yes, I've embraced parallax scrolling, big, grabby titles, and vivid, full-page photos. Please welcome the new and future site of this here ra…
    - 91 days ago Mar 29, 2017 -
  • More on Mexico; A Lupulin Powder Blind Tasting
    We have a new podcast for your listening pleasure. The main subject is Mexican craft beer, featuring an interview with Enrique Aceves-Vincent Ramirez of  Guadalajara’s Loba Brewing. We talk about the Mexican market, what it's like getting started…
    - 92 days ago Mar 28, 2017 -
  • Vignette #14: Carlo Grootaert (De Struise Brouwers)

    Vignette #14: Carlo Grootaert (De Struise Brouwers)

    Brewer vignettes feature quotes from brewers I picked up in my travels around the world.On the origins of Pannepot, the brewery's flagship.“I heard that in my family, there were homebrewers at the time—100 years ago. The women were the brewer…
    - 93 days ago Mar 27, 2017 -
  • La Cerveza Artesanal de México, Part 1

    La Cerveza Artesanal de México, Part 1

    My journey into cervezas artesanales--Mexican craft beer--began at Societe Brewing in San Diego. I'd just flown in from Portland, and Hector Ferreira thought it would be a shame to miss one of San Diego's bounty when so many were at hand. This turned…
    - 95 days ago Mar 25, 2017 -
  • The Secrets of Master Brewers

    The Secrets of Master Brewers

    A new title has elbowed its way onto the increasingly-crowded beer section at your local bookseller: The Secrets of Master Brewers, my latest book. It is, foremost, a guide to homebrewing. But it's not just a brewing manual. The idea behind the book…
    - 98 days ago Mar 22, 2017 -
  • The Baja "Colectivo"

    The Baja "Colectivo"

    Yesterday afternoon, those of us who were still around following the Ensenada Beer Fest made a couple stops. Hey, what else would you expect beer people to do? The second—and for me, final—stop was at Baja Brews, a “colectivo” where several b…
    - 100 days ago Mar 20, 2017 -
  • En Mexico

    En Mexico

    I send my dispatch today from under the sunny(ish) skies of Ensenada, Mexico. There's an annual craft beer festival down here that has grown to become one of the more important dates on the annual calendar. Over a hundred breweries will be pouring…
    - Mar 16, 2017 -
  • New Book + Book Launch

    New Book + Book Launch

    In one week's time, my latest book will officially be published: The Secrets of Master Brewers from Storey Publishers. Next Thursday, March 23rd, the book launches at a very cool event in Hood River, where I've sagely arranged to have Josh Pfriem, Ma…
    - Mar 14, 2017 -
  • Once Again, Whose Culture?
    Follow-up posts are like newspaper corrections: only a tiny percent of the people who saw the original error will ever notice the correction. Nevertheless, the conversation following that post along with Stan Hieronymus' comments convince me there's…
    - Mar 13, 2017 -
  • Lessons From Speakeasy's Closure

    Lessons From Speakeasy's Closure

    Update: I finally had a chance to correct that egregious typo in the title. So many apologies.Yesterday afternoon, San Francisco's Speakeasy Brewery shuttered their doors. A tweet came out followed by this announcement:"Speakeasy Ales…
    - Mar 11, 2017 -
  • Louis the 14th Tavern, 1985, The Widmer Brothers' First Account

    Louis the 14th Tavern, 1985, The Widmer Brothers' First Account

    Over the course of the coming year, I hope to post these kinds of things from time to time. Below is a short audio clip of Kurt and Rob describing their first sale. It captures the rawness of experience, both of young brewers and also bars used to de…
    - Mar 11, 2017 -
  • Whose Culture?

    Whose Culture?

    For the most part, modern beer is a European expression. The styles available in nearly every commercial setting issue from a handful of countries in a plot of land that would fit inside California. So any time an American or New Zealand or Japanese…
    - Mar 10, 2017 -
  • Vignette #13: Ken Grossman

    Vignette #13: Ken Grossman

    Brewer vignettes feature quotes from brewers I picked up in my travels around the world.“I was an avid homebrewer, starting back in 1969, and brewed through the seventies and ran a homebrewing supply store that I founded in 1976. I had brewed a r…
    - Mar 8, 2017 -
  • Why We Will Never Abandon Our IPAs
    Yesterday afternoon, I tansferred two half-batches of beer to into kegs. They contained a pale ale--and an experiment. One had been infused with two ounces of Simcoe hops (pellets), one two ounces of Yakima Chief's soon-to-be-released hop product…
    - Mar 6, 2017 -
  • The Riddle of Bitterness

    The Riddle of Bitterness

    Scientists long ago figured out the mechanism through which hops turn beer bitter: the alpha acids in the lupulin glands become isomerized over the boil--a process that allows the bittering compounds to become soluble. There's a mathematical curve th…
    - Mar 3, 2017 -
  • Oregon Beer Awards

    Oregon Beer Awards

    The Oregon Beer Awards were handed out last night, and there were a few surprises. The first came when Wolf Tree (Seal Rock) won the first gold medal. Wait, who? That happened several times throughout the night, as obscure breweries took home medal…
    - Mar 1, 2017 -
  • Big Beer Makes a Big Move

    Big Beer Makes a Big Move

    Each year, General Distribution's Jim Fick closely tracks the sales of Oregon beer in Oregon, and he very graciously forwards me the spreadsheet with the numbers. Frustratingly, the OLCC, which tracks these numbers, has gotten fairly lax and the fi…
    - Feb 28, 2017 -
  • Troubles With Travel

    Troubles With Travel

    If you were to name the four or five hottest breweries right now, measured in beer geek coolness points, Boston's Trillium Brewing would have to be on that list. They are makers of many different types of beer, but are famous for being one of the cha…
    - Feb 27, 2017 -
  • The Beer There: Olde Mecklenburg (Charlotte, NC)

    The Beer There: Olde Mecklenburg (Charlotte, NC)

    Periodically--too infrequently, if you want my opinion--a friend of the blog will feel inspired to send me beer from their distant location. When breweries send me beer, I make no promises to review or ever even comment on them (though I will drink t…
    - Feb 24, 2017 -
  • Understanding Hop Aromas and Flavors

    Understanding Hop Aromas and Flavors

    We have a very special episode of the Beervana Podcast for you this week, and I want to tease it by quoting from a section of the interview. Patrick and I visited the labs and brewery of Tom Shellhammer, who is a professor of fermentation science at…
    - Feb 22, 2017 -
  • How Doomed Are We?

    How Doomed Are We?

    Raptor of death.Pete Dunlop has an excellent but alarming post in which he warns:AB is quietly implementing a plan designed to bury independent craft brewers. And they might just pull it off...You might not know it, but the High End kicked…
    - Feb 21, 2017 -
  • Oregon Breweries Get Political

    Oregon Breweries Get Political

    Yesterday, the President of the United States stood before the press and told them: "We got 306 because people came out and voted like they've never seen before so that's the way it goes. I guess it was the biggest electoral college win since Ronal…
    - Feb 17, 2017 -
  • How to Tank Spectacularly in the New Market

    How to Tank Spectacularly in the New Market

    Update. By some cosmic serendipity, Patrick and I went to Corvallis yesterday to record an interview with Tom Shellhammer--a hops researcher and professor in the Fermentation Sciences program at OSU. As we were touring their test brewery, he mentione…
    - Feb 15, 2017 -

NZ Craft Beer TV

NZ Craft Beer TV - Mash Up - Episode 12 - Blenheim

- Jun 25, 2012 -
NZ Craft Beer TV - Mash Up - Episode 11 - Nelson - Bays Brewery and Founders Brewery

- Jun 11, 2012 -
NZ Craft Beer TV - Mash Up - Episode 10 - Nelson - Golden Bear, Sprig & Fern and Lighthouse Brewery

- Mar 23, 2012 -
NZ Craft Beer TV - Mash Up - Episode 9 - Townshend, Monkey Wizard and The Mussel Inn

- Mar 7, 2012 -
NZ Craft Beer TV - Mash Up - Episode 8 - Stoke

- Nov 4, 2011 -
NZ Craft Beer TV - Mash Up - Episode 7 - Hop Farm and Totara Brewing

- Oct 25, 2011 -

World of Beer

  • Repeat After Me…
    A beer style is an informal agreement between a brewer and a drinker, expressed via a label, by which the former tells the latter roughly what sort of beer they are about to buy. –  From The World Atlas of Beer, second edition, 2016
    - Aug 26, 2016 -
  • Muskoka and Howe Sound Team Up on a Surprisingly Restrained Effort

    Muskoka and Howe Sound Team Up on a Surprisingly Restrained Effort

    I have on my desk a bottle of a beer called Heffy Anniversary, brewed in collaboration by Howe Sound Brewing of Squamish, British Columbia, and Muskoka Brewing of Bracebridge, Ontario. It was created to celebrate the 20th anniversary milestone of bot…
    - Jul 15, 2016 -
  • Cynical and Opportunistic? You Don’t Know the Half of It!

    Cynical and Opportunistic? You Don’t Know the Half of It!

    So the Internet exploded yesterday with news that Anheuser-Busch InBev, the Belgo-Brazilian monster brewing company that owns the Budweiser brand, wants to replace “Budweiser” on the labels of its U.S. flagship beer with “America.” Early rep…
    - May 11, 2016 -
  • Stone Enjoy by 05.04.16 Black IPA

    Stone Enjoy by 05.04.16 Black IPA

    So, fearful of Greg Koch showing up at my door tomorrow morning and screaming “I TOLD YOU TO ENJOY IT BY YESTERDAY!” at me, I open this bottle of quite strong, very black ale and give it a sniff. The first thing I get on the nose is blackberry, t…
    - May 4, 2016 -
  • Tasted: Ommegang Game of Thrones Seven Kingdoms

    Tasted: Ommegang Game of Thrones Seven Kingdoms

    So I missed reviewing this for the premier of the new season of Game of Thrones, partly because I was in Pittsburgh celebrating my birthday, but principally because I don’t watch the show and thus was only vaguely aware of its return. But now that…
    - May 1, 2016 -
  • Tasted: Ottakringer Wiener Original

    Tasted: Ottakringer Wiener Original

    It’s been a number of years since I last had an Ottakringer and this is much more as I would define a Vienna lager than was what I recall, beginning with its bright copper colour and well-defined collar of just off-white foam. (In hindsight, and wi…
    - Apr 28, 2016 -
  • It’s All the Same Thing, Really
    A couple of important things have occurred recently in the English-speaking beer world.* First off, the U.K. beer consumers group, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), have launched a “Revitalisation Project” centered around what the group should r…
    - Apr 6, 2016 -
  • Two New Ontario Beers – Molson & Muskoka

    Two New Ontario Beers – Molson & Muskoka

    So, it’s late on a Sunday afternoon and my work for the day is done. Time to dig in to a pair of new releases from my sampling fridge. Muskoka Brewery Legendary Oddity – This 7.1% abv spring seasonal was shelved by the brewery a couple of years b…
    - Mar 20, 2016 -
  • Tasted: Smuttynose Rocky Road

    Tasted: Smuttynose Rocky Road

    The label of this 7.3%, alcohol beer says that it’s a “stout brewed with cacao nibs and marshmallow cream and aged on oak chips,” which if you’re like me has you fearing a sugary and s’mores-ish monstrosity. But don’t worry, because Smu…
    - Feb 25, 2016 -
  • Tasted: Anniversary No. 3 by Left Field Brewing

    Tasted: Anniversary No. 3 by Left Field Brewing

    The history of Toronto’s Left Field Brewing has been, if you’ll allow me to indulge in a little baseball lingo, one of hits and foul balls. Which is to say that when Mark and Mandie Murphy have a hit, it is a screaming line drive to the left fiel…
    - Feb 24, 2016 -

Better Beer Blog

  • Sierra Nevada Barrel Aged Narwhal on Bourbon

    Sierra Nevada Barrel Aged Narwhal on Bourbon

    A recent road trip to Ashland, Oregon took us conveniently near the vicinity of the famed Sierra Nevada Brewing.  After recently reading "Beyond the Pale" I felt that it would be rude not to stop in for a bite and a beer at the Taproom.  After a sa…
    - Dec 1, 2015 -
  • Death and Taxes by Moonlight Brewing

    Death and Taxes by Moonlight Brewing

    The famous statesman and historical brewer Ben Franklin once stated that "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes".  I'm pretty certain that you can count on at least one other thing and that is that any beer produced…
    - Mar 28, 2013 -
  • BROTHER THELONIOUS at North Coast Brewing

    BROTHER THELONIOUS at North Coast Brewing

    Our final brewery stop on our trip brings us to the home of such greats as Brother Thelonious and Old Rasputin.  North Coast Brewing sits along the main street in Fort Bragg just north of town.  The tasting room and restaurant are situated across t…
    - Jan 16, 2013 -
  • Anderson Valley Brewing Company

    Anderson Valley Brewing Company

    What do Frisbee golf and beer have in common?  I have no idea but you can find both of them at Anderson Valley brewing Company. Our fourth brewery stop brings us to AVBC just outside of Boonville, California.  Besides the amazing variety of c…
    - Jan 16, 2013 -
  • Cafe Racer 15 from Bear Republic Brewing in Healdsburg

    Cafe Racer 15 from Bear Republic Brewing in Healdsburg

    The town of Healdsburg has been synonymous with wine for a lot longer than it has with beer.  That began to change when the Norgrove family founded Bear Republic Brewing in 1995.  The first stop on our second day brings us to a brewpub on the…
    - Jan 4, 2013 -
  • Russian River; Perdition, Biere De Sonoma

    Russian River; Perdition, Biere De Sonoma

    The second stop on our "Northern California Better Beer Tour" brought us to Russian River Brewing where we attempted to have dinner.  (Note to all: do not try to go to Russian River Brewing for dinner on a holiday Friday night and expect to be able…
    - Jan 3, 2013 -
  • Around The World at Lagunitas Brewing

    Around The World at Lagunitas Brewing

    Inspired by an article in Sunset Magazine my lovely wife planned a 4 day road trip to visit breweries from Petaluma to Fort Bragg.  Starting in Petaluma of course means a visit Lagunitas Brewing.  With so many wonderful beers on tap we couldn't de…
    - Jan 2, 2013 -
  • North Peak Diabolical IPA at the Jolly Pumpkin Brewery

    North Peak Diabolical IPA at the Jolly Pumpkin Brewery

    A surprise vacation brings me to Northern Michigan to spend time with my Dad and hunt for Petoskey stones..  On day one I had the pleasure of dining at the Jolly Pumpkin Brewery where they were pouring the Diabolical IPA as a guest tap.  The name…
    - Sep 22, 2012 -
  • Tasty Greens IPA from Seabright Brewery in Santa Cruz

    Tasty Greens IPA from Seabright Brewery in Santa Cruz

    Our seemingly continual travels took us to Santa Cruz this past weekend for a photo shoot at Seabright Beach and tattoo at Lovedog Tattoo.  Amazingly, despite our hectic schedule we were able to squeeze in a visit to the local restaurant and waterin…
    - Aug 22, 2012 -
  • Sierra Nevada Old Chico Crystal Wheat

    Sierra Nevada Old Chico Crystal Wheat

    On the other end of the scale from my last post is the lightest offering from Sierra Nevada Brewing.  Old Chico Crystal Wheat is supposedly only available in and around Chico, CA.  That said, my first encounter with this wonderfully drinkable libat…
    - Aug 16, 2012 -
  • Sierra Nevada Hoptimum 2012

    Sierra Nevada Hoptimum 2012

    On November 15, 1980,  Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. produced a beer that would change the face of the American beer culture. Sierra Nevada's Pale Ale launched a cultural revolution that has spread across the country and inspired brewers from Chico to…
    - Mar 3, 2012 -
  • ACME IPA at the Heyday Cafe in Placerville.

    ACME IPA  at the Heyday Cafe in Placerville.

    While visiting family in Fort Bragg last week I had the chance to grab lunch at the North Coast Brewery.  Unfortunately I had a 4 hour drive ahead of me so I stuck to the food and skipped the beer.  Not an easy feat for someone who loves to try out…
    - Feb 28, 2012 -
  • How would you like to have one of these in your garage?

    How would you like to have one of these in your garage?


    - Sep 8, 2011 -
  • "PU 240" from Auburn Ale House

    "PU 240" from Auburn Ale House

    With Thanksgiving past us I have heard that the "autumn beers" are about to give way to the Christmas beers (4 weeks ago I had no idea that beers changed with the seasons).  As I understand it the Christmas beers have more of a lean towards maltines…
    - Aug 9, 2011 -
  • "Guiness Stout" at Plainfield Station

    "Guiness Stout" at Plainfield Station

    Well of course Guinness needs no introduction as it is probably one of the most recognizable beers in the world.  When you have been making beer for over 200 years you certainly know how to do it well.  But in case you haven't taken the leap of fa…
    - Aug 9, 2011 -
  • "Alaskan IPA" from Alaskan Brewing company.

    "Alaskan IPA" from Alaskan Brewing company.

    Surfing in Alaska???  You bet.  The inspiration for this beer is comes from Alaska's own surf mecca Yakutat.  The label features a surfer riding a wave while Mount Saint Elias looms at an impressive elevation of 18,000 feet in the background.  Wh…
    - Aug 9, 2011 -
  • "Purple Haze" by Abita

    "Purple Haze" by Abita

    A recent trip to LA provided me with several hours of "nothing to do" so I pulled up a bar stool at Dillon's Irish Pub at the corner of Hollywood and Vine.  I counted 37 beers on tap and they were all just $3 a pint.  Since I had already tried m…
    - Aug 9, 2011 -
  • Santa Barbara Edition - Island Brewing's Weiss

    Santa Barbara Edition - Island Brewing's Weiss

    Our family vacation brings us to Santa Barbara and more specifically Carpinteria.  Carpinteria, so named by the Spanish for the “carpentry shop” located on on of the few south facing beaches in California. Established by local Chumash tribe  t…
    - Aug 9, 2011 -
  • Ukiah Brewing Orr Springs IPA

    Ukiah Brewing Orr Springs IPA

    A recent Photography Gig allowed us to spend some time in the wonderfully diverse town of Ukiah, CA.  Ukiah is full of organic taco stands, vegan lifestyle stores, quaint coffee shops and the Ukiah Brewing Company.  The UBC is a rustic place on th…
    - Aug 9, 2011 -
  • "Celebration Ale" from Sierra Nevada

    "Celebration Ale" from Sierra Nevada

    Day 24 brings us back to Folsom and my trusty neighborhood pub Samuel Hornes.   With 16 beers on tap I don't expect to run out of unique beers to profile.  That said I have whittled away at more than half of their selection for this Blog.  Luckil…
    - Aug 9, 2011 -
  • "Hop Rod Rye" from Bear Republic

    "Hop Rod Rye" from Bear Republic

    For Day 23 I am profiling another fabulous beer from Bear Republic.  The Hop Rod Rye is a high gravity IPA brewed with 18% rye malt.  I enjoyed this hoppy little number along with a cheese plate and sausage roll at Murphy's Irish Pub in Sonoma. …
    - Aug 9, 2011 -
  • "Alley Pale Ale" from Murphy's Irish Pub in Sonoma

    "Alley Pale Ale" from Murphy's Irish Pub in Sonoma

    If you have never been to Murphy's Irish Pub then the name of their flagship beer may sound a little funny.  If you have been there then you will certainly understand.  Murphy's is located in an alley (really more of a paseo or breezeway) smack i…
    - Aug 9, 2011 -
  • "Hopmonk Dunkelweizen" from Hopmunk Tavern in Sebastopol, Ca

    "Hopmonk Dunkelweizen" from Hopmunk Tavern in Sebastopol, Ca

    Day 20 brings us to Sebastopol, Ca for a visit to Hopmunk Tavern.  Today is my lovely Wife's Birthday and we are headed to The second annual Purple Pachyderm Pinot Party and musical extravaganza featuring the music of Les Claypool and friends.  The…
    - Aug 9, 2011 -
  • "Bahl Hornin" from Anderson Valley Brewing Company

    "Bahl Hornin" from Anderson Valley Brewing Company

    A while back I profiled Anderson Valley's Boont Amber Ale and mentioned the phrase Bahl Hornin'.  Well that was before I realized that AVBC actually made a beer called Bahl Hornin'.  I figured it was only fair that I profile the Bahl Hornin' today.…
    - Aug 9, 2011 -
  • "Boont Amber Ale" from Anderson Valley Brewing Company

    "Boont Amber Ale" from Anderson Valley Brewing Company

    Once named the “best beer brewed in Northern California,” by the San Francisco Bay Guardian the Boont Amber Ale is the flagship beer from  Anderson Valley Brewing Company.  This is an exceptionally smooth medium bodied Pale Ale.  Boont Amber A…
    - Aug 9, 2011 -

Drink With The Wench

  • Happy 21st Amendment Day! Long Live Craft Beer!

    Happy 21st Amendment Day! Long Live Craft Beer!

    Today marks the 80th anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition in the United States! On December 5th 1933, Utah (ironic enough) was the final state to ratify the 21st Amendment, fulfilling the 1/3 majority vote needed for its passage. And thus, the 18…
    - Dec 5, 2013 -
  • Happy #StoutDay! How are you Celebrating?

    Happy #StoutDay! How are you Celebrating?

    As I’m sure you can tell by the title of this post, today is International Stout Day! Like IPA Day, Stout Day is a worldwide celebration of craft beer that was designed to unite the world in a giant toast of this iconic beer style–the stout! In h…
    - Nov 8, 2013 -
  • 5 Spooktastic Halloween Candy & Beer Pairings

    5 Spooktastic Halloween Candy & Beer Pairings

    Candy with beer? Why not! After some grueling and palate-intensive research and taste testing, I’ve come up with beer pairings recommendations for some of the most popular Halloween candies on the market. Whether your night consists of handing out…
    - Oct 31, 2013 -
  • Triumph Visits the Great American Beer Festival
    This morning, I literally peed my pants watching this video of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog visiting the Great American Beer Festival.
    - Oct 23, 2013 -
  • CraftGeer: Making Beer Geeks Fashionable

    CraftGeer: Making Beer Geeks Fashionable

    Let's face it. The craft beer crowd isn't exactly known for its fashion sense. But thanks to CraftGeer.com, we can drink our beer in style.
    - Oct 23, 2013 -
  • My #GABF with AGA Marvel-ous

    My #GABF with AGA Marvel-ous

    The craft beer industry is quite possibly the best industry in the world.  From vendors to distributors to brewers to the media–I am constantly blown away by the amount of kindness, generosity and love that is given and shared amongst our amazing…
    - Oct 16, 2013 -
  • Southwest Berkeley: A New Craft Beer Frontier?

    Southwest Berkeley: A New Craft Beer Frontier?

    With the addition of Sierra Nevada's new taproom, The Torpedo Room, as well as the new all-sour beer project, The Rare Barrel––Southwest Berkeley is quickly becoming a new craft beer destination in the Bay Area.
    - Oct 1, 2013 -
  • The Beer Wagon needs your help!!!

    The Beer Wagon needs your help!!!

    I'm proud to share a project that I have been working hard and diligently on over the past few months with my team over at Bison Organic Beer. Meet The Beer Wagon–a community-focused, sustainable mobile beer garden that donates 100% of its profits…
    - Sep 12, 2013 -
  • Bacon & Beer Fest Coming to San Francisco August 25th
    Is there anything (seriously, anything) on this planet better than bacon and beer? Oh hell no! On August 25th, join me and 25+ breweries for San Francisco's first annual Beer & Bacon Festival.
    - Aug 7, 2013 -
  • Official #IPAday 2013 Twitter Stats

    Official #IPAday 2013 Twitter Stats

    Last Thursday marked the 3nd Annual IPA Day — a global celebration dedicated to one of craft beer’s most beloved and iconic styles — the India Pale Ale. This year was, by far, the most successful IPA Day yet—as evidenced by the statistics I a…
    - Aug 5, 2013 -

The Beer Diaries

The Beer Diaries World Tour: Belize - Full Concert in Hopkins

- May 23, 2016 -
The Beer Diaries World Tour: Belize - Yalifu Music Video

- May 16, 2016 -
The Beer Diaries World Tour: Belize - Belikin Full Tour

- May 9, 2016 -
The Beer Diaries World Tour: Belize - Looking Back

- May 2, 2016 -
The Beer Diaries World Tour: Belize - Island Time

- Apr 25, 2016 -
The Beer Diaries World Tour: Belize - The Maya

- Apr 18, 2016 -