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  • newForeigner Brews Up "Very Important Beer" (VIB) Upgrade Package for Band's 40th Anniversary Tour
    FOREIGNER AND LIVE NATION BREW UP A "VERY IMPORTANT BEER "(VIB) MEET & GREET UPGRADE PACKAGE" FOR ICONIC BAND’S 40th ANNIVERSARY TOURCOLD AS ICE "VIB UPGRADE PACKAGE” AVAILABLE FOR FOREIGNER FANS INCLUDING LOCALLY BREWED BEER SAMPLING, MEET & GR…
    - 5 hours ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newFounders - 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…
    - 6 hours ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newBud Light new quality/ingredients commercial

    Bud Light new quality/ingredients commercial

    Really? Why? I get so tired of this kind of thing. I know nothing about marketing, I'm just a consumer, but does something like this really appeal to beer drinkers? I'm not saying there is anything wrong with telling consumers what goes in the beer,…
    - 7 hours ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newFunky Buddha Joins Constellation Brands
    VICTOR, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) (NYSE:STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today its purchase of Florida-based Funky Buddha Brewery, reinforcing its strategy to lead the high-end…
    - 13 hours ago Aug 20, 2017 -
  • newSierra Nevada Oktoberfest 2016

    Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest 2016

    Surprised to see it so early. Pickup up a 6er today.
    - 18 hours ago Aug 20, 2017 -
  • newLagunitas High Westified 6 packs
    Just saw that my prayers have been answered and these are out. Surprised I haven't heard anything about it.
    - 19 hours ago Aug 20, 2017 -
  • newGreen Flash to Open 3rd Brewery in Lincoln, Nebraska
    NEW MIDWEST PRODUCTION FACILITY WILL FEATURE TASTING ROOM AND RESTAURANTSan Diego, CA – August 16, 2017 – Less than one year after opening doors to their second brewery on the east coast, Green Flash Brewing Co. announces they are expanding int…
    - 19 hours ago Aug 20, 2017 -
  • newSierra Nevada Oktoberfest 2017 - Brauhaus Miltenburger

    Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest 2017 - Brauhaus Miltenburger

    Didn't see a yearly thread dedicated to 2017 yet....apologies if I missed it.I seem to remember Sierra Nevada's annual Oktoberfest getting distribution as early as late July last year. I know summer is just getting into full swing but football and…
    - 20 hours ago Aug 20, 2017 -
  • Samuel Adams Winter Classics 2017
    I know its August but with the Samuel Adams Beers of Fall pack already out I was wondering if anyone had any information on what is going to be in the Samuel Adams Winter Classics pack this year. It's pretty safe to say that the Boston Lager and the…
    - 1 day ago Aug 19, 2017 -
  • Dogfish Head Oak-Aged Vanilla World Wide Stout

    Dogfish Head Oak-Aged Vanilla World Wide Stout

    According to Tenemu, this will be the first bottled variant of World Wide Stout. Coming August, 2017 in 12oz bottles!I don't know about you, but I am looking forward to this.http://tenemu.com/news/dogfish-head-oak-aged-vanilla-world-wide-stout-detai…
    - 1 day ago Aug 19, 2017 -
  • Sam Adams Fall Variety Pack 2017

    Sam Adams Fall Variety Pack 2017

    I started this thread last year near the end of July, and thought I would start it again this year Fall is my favorite time of the year and when I start hearing about/spotting the SA Fall Variety Pack I begin to get excited for crisp Fall days, foot…
    - 2 days ago Aug 19, 2017 -
  • "How everything changed for a craft beer brewer after it sold itself to MillerCoors"
    Here's an interview with Terrapin focusing on their perspective of business after a buyout.http://www.marketwatch.com/story/ho...fter-it-sold-itself-to-millercoors-2017-08-04
    - 2 days ago Aug 19, 2017 -
  • Diageo Announces Intention to Bring Highly Successful Guinness Open Gate Brewery Concept to US Shore
    RELAY, Md., January 31, 2017 – Continuing the momentum from Diageo Beer Company USA’s positive half year financial results, Diageo today announced its intention to build a US version of Dublin’s popular Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Baltimore C…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Swearing is banned at Samuel Smith owned pubs
    Last night member @911CROFT mentioned that he was at a pub where swearing was banned. I thought this was interesting, though I may have to hang up my Samuel Smith's nonic after reading about the behavior of owner Humphrey Smith.https://www.theguardia…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Sierra Nevada Fresh Hop Pack in Cans
    Looks like an interesting 12 pack: Fresh Hop IPAFresh Hop DIPAFresh Hop IPLFresh Hop Session IPAhttp://www.sierranevada.com/beer/specialty/fresh-hop-pack
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • 2017 Sierra Nevada Hoptimum
    Wasn't going to make a post about this as it is a recurring seasonal, but they changed the recipe this year so I thought it would be good for everyone to know. They dropped the abv and ibu a touch and rearranged the hop schedule. Picked some up the o…
    - 4 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -
  • Paste Magazine - 64 Goses blind tasted and ranked
    https://www.pastemagazine.com/artic...-best-gose-beers-blind-tasted-and-ranked.html
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -
  • Paste Magazine 143 Sour/Wild Ales Blind Tasted & Ranked
    My favorite Beer Journalism, Paste Mag's monthly blind tasting. This time it is Sours & Wild Ales, 143 of them.They address the always discussed, that not all beers are the same, in the article.'On some level, what you’re about to read is the mos…
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -
  • Traveling Beer Mansion
    Now this is a cool idea! I like the way they want to bring varieties to beer to varieties of people. I appreciate they recognized beer as a "cultural connector" as well.The closest of seen to this are the shared taprooms in Denver, but its by brewer…
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017 -
  • Zwanze Day 2017 (September 23rd)

    Zwanze Day 2017 (September 23rd)

    Officially announced via their Facebook page.Thoughts?
    - 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017 -
  • Short's Brewing Co. sells 19.99% stake to Lagunitas/Heineken
    The partnership stems from Short’s desire to successfully navigate the ever-evolving craft market while maintaining its creatively fearless identity. Lagunitas’ 19.99% equity stake in Short’s will be managed by Lagunitas U.S. Holdings — or…
    - 8 days ago Aug 13, 2017 -
  • New Belgium Brewing Group Acquires San Francisco's Magnolia Brewing Company
    Elysian Founder Dick Cantwell is Back in the Brewing Biz, and Belgium’s Oud Beersel Plans to Help Establish World’s First Dedicated Lambic Blendery Outside Belgium(SAN FRANCISCO/FORT COLLINS) A group led by New Belgium Brewing Company has entered…
    - 8 days ago Aug 12, 2017 -
  • BrewDog to Build a Craft Beer Bar on US-Mexico Border

    BrewDog to Build a Craft Beer Bar on US-Mexico Border

    BrewDog is at it again...The remote location of the new bar, dubbed ‘The Bar on the Edge’, reflects the Scottish brewery’s intention to expand to the ‘farthest reaches’ of the United States, while its controversial positioning makes a phy…
    - 9 days ago Aug 12, 2017 -
  • The Craft Beer Boom Has Gone Flat
    Saw this pop up in my Google news feed. Thoughts?Mid-year figures from the Brewers Association, the trade group for independent brewers, shows that American craft beer production volumes increased 5% in the first half of 2017.That's slightly less…
    - 11 days ago Aug 10, 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.
    - 11 days ago Aug 10, 2017 -
  • Destihl Brewing wants to make a billion the hard way.
    Was reading this article in Paste today about Destihl's grand expansion, was a good read. Curious to see if they get an offer down the road to sell and if they do. https://www.pastemagazine.com/artic...ewery-wants-to-make-a-billion-the-hard-w.html
    - 12 days ago Aug 9, 2017 -
  • Anchor Brewing to be acquired by Sapporo
    Anchor Brewing, San Francisco’s beloved 121-year-old brewery and creator of the city’s most famous beer, is being sold to Japan’s Sapporo Holdings Ltd. in a landmark deal.According to Keith Greggor, Anchor’s president and CEO, the move was…
    - 12 days ago Aug 9, 2017 -
  • Brooklyn Brewery, 21st Amendment, Funkwerks Announce Joint Sales & Distribution Platform
    The Brooklyn Brewery (Brooklyn, NY), 21st Amendment Brewery (San Leandro, CA) and Funkwerks Brewing Company (Fort Collins, CO) are launching a new sales and distribution platform effective January 1, 2018. The combined sales organization includes a f…
    - 13 days ago Aug 8, 2017 -
  • Sixpoint to Release Lo-Res IPA
    Greetings. It is i. Sixpoint super fan urk. Here's the thread. I spilled the beans the other day and got the ball rolling on questions.@MJS08Link courtesy of this individual ^^http://tenemu.com/news/sixpoint-schedules-lo-res-ipa-june/05/2017Excited…
    - 14 days ago Aug 7, 2017 -
  • Left Hand Brewing Makes History Again with First US Production Run of Nitro Widget Cans
    LONGMONT, CO • July 2017 – In 2011, Left Hand made history and pioneered the way for beer drinkers to enjoy a draft-like experience at home with the release of Milk Stout Nitro bottles. Left Hand Brewing Co. is back at it again with the first eve…
    - 14 days ago Aug 7, 2017 -

Reddit - Beer

Brewer's Association

Using the Independent Craft Brewer Seal in Your Brewery Taproom

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Who is the Brewers Association Technical Committee?

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Craft Beer Quality: The Pursuit of Perfection

- 32 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
Independent Craft Brewer Seal

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John Palmer Week: June 26-30, 2017

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Brewing beer is so easy with the new How To Brew book

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Craft Beer

  • newBlack Shirt Brewing Presents Beer, Bacon & Bluegrass

    Black Shirt Brewing Presents Beer, Bacon & Bluegrass

    Join Black Shirt Brewing Co. and Tender Belly for an afternoon of beer, bacon and live bluegrass by Grassfed and Big Time Rascals!The post Black Shirt Brewing Presents Beer, Bacon & Bluegrass appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 18 hours ago Aug 20, 2017 -
  • Great Divide White Stout, Fifth Local Knowledge Series Released

    Great Divide White Stout, Fifth Local Knowledge Series Released

    Great Divide Brewing’s newest Local Knowledge series beer, White Stout, will release on Saturday August 26th at 12 p.m.The post Great Divide White Stout, Fifth Local Knowledge Series Released appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 2 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Boondocks Brewing CROWLER® Cans Now Available

    Boondocks Brewing CROWLER® Cans Now Available

    Another High Country first. Boondocks Brewing is now filling on-demand 32 ounce cans at their Tap Room & Restaurant thanks to the recent passing of NC SB155 “ABC Omnibus Legislation. Boondocks Brewing’s founder and Head Brewer, Gary Brown, was r…
    - 2 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Creature Comforts Subtle Alchemy Series Announced

    Creature Comforts Subtle Alchemy Series Announced

    Creature Comforts Brewing Co. will release Subtle Alchemy, a series of continuously evolving expressions from its wood cellar, beginning this Fall. The post Creature Comforts Subtle Alchemy Series Announced appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 2 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Meet the 70-year-old Racking Up Homebrewing Awards

    Meet the 70-year-old Racking Up Homebrewing Awards

    Nancy Noll has only been homebrewing for three years, but she's sweeping up awards, including one for her Nasty Woman IPA. This is her story.The post Meet the 70-year-old Racking Up Homebrewing Awards appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Washington Brewers Guild President has Something to Say About Transparency in Beer

    Washington Brewers Guild President has Something to Say About Transparency in Beer

    In a new op-ed, brewery founder Pam Brulotte talks about the value of supporting local business and overall transparency in beer.The post Washington Brewers Guild President has Something to Say About Transparency in Beer appeared first on CraftBeer.…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Announcing The Stoup Brewing Yard Party!

    Announcing The Stoup Brewing Yard Party!

    Stoup Brewing is excited to announce their largest event of the summer: a yard party! The post Announcing The Stoup Brewing Yard Party! appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • SweetWater Brewing Expands Distribution in Indiana

    SweetWater Brewing Expands Distribution in Indiana

    SweetWater Brewing Company announces expanded distribution to Northern Indiana with Indiana Beverage & Five Star Distributing.The post SweetWater Brewing Expands Distribution in Indiana appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • Connecticut Craft Brewers Re-Release Waves Not Worries

    Connecticut Craft Brewers Re-Release Waves Not Worries

    It’s the return of Waves Not Worries! Outer Light (Groton) and No Worries Brewing Company (Hamden) teamed up once again to brew their third collaboration brew, Waves Not Worries. This year, the two breweries decided on an American-style barleywine.…
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • Upslope Brewing Announces Third Annual Backcountry Tap Room

    Upslope Brewing Announces Third Annual Backcountry Tap Room

    Boulder, Colo. — Upslope Brewing Co, the Boulder-based craft brewer known for its mountain culture and a passion for the outdoors, will host its third annual Backcountry Tap Room on Sept. 16, 2017. The experience offers craft beer fans and outdoor…
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • September BRU Beer Dinner with Chef Ian Clark

    September BRU Beer Dinner with Chef Ian Clark

    Beer Chef Ian Clark brings the art of pairing beer and food together with his monthly BRU beer dinner. The post September BRU Beer Dinner with Chef Ian Clark appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • War Horse Brewing: A Decade in the Making

    War Horse Brewing: A Decade in the Making

    When War Horse Brewing, an offshoot of Three Brothers Winery and Estates, opened their on-site brewery at the vineyard, people took notice.The post War Horse Brewing: A Decade in the Making appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • 8th Annual Rahr & Sons Oktoberfest 5K

    8th Annual Rahr & Sons Oktoberfest 5K

    Lace up your running shoes and lederhosen for Rahr & Sons Oktoberfest 5K! Costumes are highly encouraged for the fun run.The post 8th Annual Rahr & Sons Oktoberfest 5K appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • Green Flash Announces New Midwest Brewery

    Green Flash Announces New Midwest Brewery

    Green Flash Brewing Co. announces they are expanding into the Midwest and opening a third location in Lincoln, NE.The post Green Flash Announces New Midwest Brewery appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -
  • Denver Rare Beer Tasting IX Beer List Unveiled

    Denver Rare Beer Tasting IX Beer List Unveiled

    The beer list for the ninth Denver Rare Beer Tasting is a mix of rare, vintage and exotic brews from 68 of America’s most highly regarded craft brewers.The post Denver Rare Beer Tasting IX Beer List Unveiled appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -
  • BSB LIVE Presents: Shakewell

    BSB LIVE Presents: Shakewell

    A funk brotherhood of lifelong friends and collaborators, Shakewell thumps out funk, neo-soul, and rock'n'roll.The post BSB LIVE Presents: Shakewell appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -
  • 2017 Barrel of Monks Grand Cru Bottle Release

    2017 Barrel of Monks Grand Cru Bottle Release

    Never the same beer twice, Barrel of Monks Grand Cru is back Saturday, August 19th.The post 2017 Barrel of Monks Grand Cru Bottle Release appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 5 days ago Aug 15, 2017 -
  • 2SP Brewing Company Beer Muscles

    2SP Brewing Company Beer Muscles

    2SP Brewing Company and Power Plant Gym are excited to present Beer Muscles, the only Strongman competition of its kind.The post 2SP Brewing Company Beer Muscles appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 5 days ago Aug 15, 2017 -
  • 3rd Annual City Star Brewing Flap Jack Day

    3rd Annual City Star Brewing Flap Jack Day

    The 3rd Annual City Star Brewing Flap Jack Day will be held on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th in downtown Berthoud.The post 3rd Annual City Star Brewing Flap Jack Day appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 5 days ago Aug 15, 2017 -
  • Collaborative Laws Nightmare on Brett Release Announced

    Collaborative Laws Nightmare on Brett Release Announced

    Molly’s Spirits is releasing a collaborative Nightmare on Brett with Crooked Stave and Laws Whiskey House. The post Collaborative Laws Nightmare on Brett Release Announced appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 5 days ago Aug 15, 2017 -
  • 5 Epic Craft Beer Road Trips

    5 Epic Craft Beer Road Trips

    This year, skip the traditional asphalt crawl for a few of these ultimate craft beer road trips.The post 5 Epic Craft Beer Road Trips appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017 -
  • Blue Blaze Brewing Celebrates Women’s Equality Day

    Blue Blaze Brewing Celebrates Women’s Equality Day

    Blue Blaze Brewing is celebrating National Women’s Equality Day on Saturday, August 26th from 2-6pm! Join Blue Blaze in celebrating the accomplishment of women all over the world and especially in our beautiful Queen City of Charlotte! We will have…
    - 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017 -
  • Pink Boots Announces First Annual Women in Brewing Symposium

    Pink Boots Announces First Annual Women in Brewing Symposium

    Pink Boots Society, in conjunction with the Brewing Sciences Program at the University of the Sciences, will host the 1st Annual Women in Brewing Symposium.The post Pink Boots Announces First Annual Women in Brewing Symposium appeared first on Craft…
    - 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017 -
  • Joey Harrington Collaborates with Full Sail

    Joey Harrington Collaborates with Full Sail

    Joey Harrington led the huddle when Full Sail created his namesake beer.The post Joey Harrington Collaborates with Full Sail appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017 -
  • BSB LIVE Presents: New Mexican

    BSB LIVE Presents: New Mexican

    New Mexican has shared the stage with such acts as Jeffrey Foucault, Sean Rowe, and Marco Benevento.The post BSB LIVE Presents: New Mexican appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 8 days ago Aug 13, 2017 -
  • Save The Date for Payette Brewing Oktoberfest!

    Save The Date for Payette Brewing Oktoberfest!

    Bring your one liter thirst, grab your lederhosens and dirndl dresses and enjoy the Payette Brewing Oktoberfest, Saturday, September 16, 2017.The post Save The Date for Payette Brewing Oktoberfest! appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 10 days ago Aug 11, 2017 -
  • This Fried Chicken Double IPA is a Real Beer

    This Fried Chicken Double IPA is a Real Beer

    Just when you think you’ve tried every IPA, a Virginia craft brewery throws a good old Southern style curveball: a fried chicken double IPA.The post This Fried Chicken Double IPA is a Real Beer appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 10 days ago Aug 11, 2017 -
  • Northeast Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival

    Northeast Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival

    The Northeast Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival, with more than 200 beers, 50 breweries and unlimited sampling, you're bound to have fun.The post Northeast Wisconsin Craft Beer Festival appeared first on CraftBeer.com.
    - 10 days ago Aug 11, 2017 -
  • Boondocks Brewing Announces First Limited Bottle Releases

    Boondocks Brewing Announces First Limited Bottle Releases

    Boondocks Brewing will be bottling and releasing a very limited supply of 6 of their most popular beers this Fall/Winter.  This is the first time that Boondocks Brewing has placed their beers in bottles.  Each will be hand packaged, dated and numbe…
    - 10 days ago Aug 11, 2017 -
  • Grimm Bros. Releases Farmer’s Daughter Oktoberfest August 8th

    Grimm Bros. Releases Farmer’s Daughter Oktoberfest August 8th

    Grimm Brothers is excited to announce the release of Farmer’s Daughter Oktoberfest. Farmer’s Daughter is a great fall seasonal just in time for Harvest.The post Grimm Bros. Releases Farmer’s Daughter Oktoberfest August 8th appeared first on Cr…
    - 10 days ago Aug 11, 2017 -

All About Beer

  • newBeervana Podcast, Episode 43: New England IPAs

    Beervana Podcast, Episode 43: New England IPAs

    Jeff Alworth recently traveled to Boston to divine the secrets of the region’s hazy, juicy IPAs. He brought back several cans of New England IPAs from his trip, and in an effort to determine a correlation between flavor and cloudiness, he and Patri…
    - 17 hours ago Aug 20, 2017 -
  • Scofflaw Hooligan
    The post Scofflaw Hooligan appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 2 days ago Aug 19, 2017 -
  • DESTIHL Amra
    The post DESTIHL Amra appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Green Flash to open brewery in Lincoln, Nebraska

    Green Flash to open brewery in Lincoln, Nebraska

    (Press Release) SAN DIEGO, Calif.—Less than one year after opening doors to their second brewery on the east coast, Green Flash Brewing Co. announces they are expanding into the Midwest and opening a third location in Lincoln, NE.  They have purc…
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -
  • Total Eclipse of the Hops

    Total Eclipse of the Hops

    On August 21, astral geeks will outshine beer geeks. Beer we theoretically get to enjoy everyday, but a total eclipse of the sun is, for most people, a once in a lifetime opportunity. For those who find themselves along the path of totality that will…
    - 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017 -
  • New Belgium Brewing Group Acquires San Francisco’s Magnolia Brewing Co.

    New Belgium Brewing Group Acquires San Francisco’s Magnolia Brewing Co.

    (Press Release)  SAN FRANCISCO & FORT COLLINS, Colo.—A group led by New Belgium Brewing Company has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of San Francisco’s iconic Magnolia Brewing as part of a bankruptcy proceeding. The newly-formed…
    - 11 days ago Aug 10, 2017 -
  • Constellation Brands acquires Funky Buddha Brewery

    Constellation Brands acquires Funky Buddha Brewery

    (Press Release) VICTOR, N.Y.—Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) (NYSE:STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today its purchase of Florida-based Funky Buddha Brewery, reinforcing its strategy to lead the high-end beer segment in t…
    - 11 days ago Aug 10, 2017 -
  • How Icehouse Got To Your House

    How Icehouse Got To Your House

    Twenty-five years ago, the then-Miller Brewing Co. was preparing to roll out a beer it called Icehouse, which it clearly considered an answer to twin realities in American beer in the very early 1990s. One was that beer consumption and sales were bas…
    - 12 days ago Aug 8, 2017 -
  • The Pinehurst Brewery coming to The Village of Pinehurst

    The Pinehurst Brewery coming to The Village of Pinehurst

    (Press Release) PINEHURST, N.C.—Next spring, Pinehurst will open the doors of a new craft brewery and restaurant in The Village of Pinehurst. The Pinehurst Brewery will occupy what was the original Village steam plant, which was built in 1895, and…
    - 13 days ago Aug 8, 2017 -
  • Mit Schuss: Fruit and Herbal Flavors are the Unsung Heroes of Berliner-Weisse Style Ales

    Mit Schuss: Fruit and Herbal Flavors are the Unsung Heroes of Berliner-Weisse Style Ales

    Fruit and herbally enhanced beers can be pretty polarizing, but one style that often gets a pass among even some of the staunchest purists is the Berliner-style weisse. While plenty of drinkers prefer the tart, sessionable brew au naturel, there’s…
    - 13 days ago Aug 7, 2017 -
  • Beervana Podcast, Episode 42: Summer Hot Takes

    Beervana Podcast, Episode 42: Summer Hot Takes

    What do Mexican lagers, the Independent Craft Brewer Seal and Kelsey Grammer’s new brewery have in common?  They’re just a few of the summer hot takes discussed on the latest Beervana podcast.  Jeff Alworth is the author of The Secrets of Maste…
    - 17 days ago Aug 4, 2017 -
  • Beer of the Moment: Offshoot Line Cutter
    The post Beer of the Moment: Offshoot Line Cutter appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 18 days ago Aug 3, 2017 -
  • Sapporo to acquire Anchor Brewing Co.

    Sapporo to acquire Anchor Brewing Co.

    Sapporo Holdings Limited has announced plans to acquire San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing Co., which many consider the country’s first craft brewery.  The brewery, which was founded in 1896, was near bankruptcy when 27-year-old Fritz Maytag purchas…
    - 18 days ago Aug 3, 2017 -
  • Coming Soon: August 2017

    Coming Soon: August 2017

    EVENTS Aug. 8-12 Great British Beer Festival London, England Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Great British Beer Festival is the Campaign for Real Ale’s flagship event, bringing hundreds of beers, ciders and perries together with informati…
    - 20 days ago Aug 1, 2017 -
  • Brewers Association Releases Mid-Year Metrics

    Brewers Association Releases Mid-Year Metrics

    (Press Release) BOULDER, Colo.—Small and independent craft brewers demonstrated continued, but slowed, growth, according to new mid-year metrics released by the Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small a…
    - 20 days ago Aug 1, 2017 -
  • New Tech Sends Shockwaves Through Beer

    New Tech Sends Shockwaves Through Beer

    When it comes to brewing, hops can be challenging. There’s the taste end of things, for every hop can offer something novel and different to a particular beer; there’s the agricultural end of things, since hops are very particular about where the…
    - 24 days ago Jul 28, 2017 -
  • Beervana Podcast, Episode 41: Oregon Brewers Festival 2017 Preview and Trends

    Beervana Podcast, Episode 41: Oregon Brewers Festival 2017 Preview and Trends

    Ahead of the 30th annual Oregon Brewers Festival, Jeff Alworth and Patrick Emerson run through the festival’s beer list to discuss the beers they are most looking forward to, and how the festival’s lineup reflects larger trends in the beer indust…
    - 25 days ago Jul 27, 2017 -
  • Lagunitas Brewing Co. acquires stake in Short’s Brewing Co.

    Lagunitas Brewing Co. acquires stake in Short’s Brewing Co.


    - 26 days ago Jul 26, 2017 -
  • Left Hand introduces Milk Stout Nitro cans

    Left Hand introduces Milk Stout Nitro cans

    (Press Release) LONGMONT, Colo.—In 2011, Left Hand made history and pioneered the way for beer drinkers to enjoy a draft-like experience at home with the release of Milk Stout Nitro bottles. Left Hand Brewing Co. is back at it again with the first…
    - 26 days ago Jul 25, 2017 -
  • Craft Beer’s First Seal of Independence

    Craft Beer’s First Seal of Independence

    The idea was a simple one: a seal to honor those independently owned purveyors of smaller-batch, more traditionally made beer. The seal caught on pretty quickly after it was announced, and, eventually, dozens of such purveyors proudly bore it. The Br…
    - 33 days ago Jul 19, 2017 -
  • Coronado Brewing Co. to acquire majority share in Monkey Paw Brewing Co.

    Coronado Brewing Co. to acquire majority share in Monkey Paw Brewing Co.

    (Press Release) SAN DIEGO—In today’s tumultuous beer climate, two of San Diego’s most respected and award-winning independent craft breweries are joining forces to deliver more beer to thirsty fans. Coronado Brewing Company will acquire a major…
    - 34 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • New Belgium Brewing Names Steve Fechheimer CEO
    (Press Release) FT. COLLINS, Colo.–New Belgium Brewing is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Fechheimer as Chief Executive Officer. Steve will oversee New Belgium’s executive team, short-term strategy, industry leadership, and day-to-d…
    - 35 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • Samuel Adams Collaborates with Five Breweries for New 12-Pack

    Samuel Adams Collaborates with Five Breweries for New 12-Pack

    (Press Release)  BOSTON–To celebrate the independent and entrepreneurial spirit of the craft beer industry, Samuel Adams has collaborated with five different breweries across the country to brew a limited release 12-pack for the first-time ever, a…
    - 35 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -
  • Beer of the Moment: Pelicano Extra!
    The post Beer of the Moment: Pelicano Extra! appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 38 days ago Jul 14, 2017 -
  • Funky Buddha announces The Living Barrel series

    Funky Buddha announces The Living Barrel series

    (Press Release) OAKLAND PARK, Fla.–Funky Buddha is proud to announce The Living Barrel Series, its latest line of specialty beers with a new, enlightened look. A bit about the series: “Like the spiraling growth of a tree’s branches, so too are…
    - 38 days ago Jul 14, 2017 -
  • The Delicious Deception of White Stouts

    The Delicious Deception of White Stouts

    The pour is a deep gold, the head a rich blossom of off-white foam. But as you raise the glass, you start to wonder if you’re a little delirious.  In fact, a quote from Shakespeare’s King Lear seems appropriate: “All that follow their noses ar…
    - 41 days ago Jul 11, 2017 -
  • Mikkeller Brewing NYC to open this fall at Citi Field in Queens, NY

    Mikkeller Brewing NYC to open this fall at Citi Field in Queens, NY

    (Press Release) Mikkeller, and its founder Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, are proud to announce their first East Coast brewery “Mikkeller Brewing NYC” (a.k.a “Mikkeller NYC”). MKNYC is scheduled to open this fall at Citi Field, in Flushing, Queens. Mi…
    - 41 days ago Jul 11, 2017 -
  • U.S. Open Beer Championship Announces Grand National Champion & Medal Winners

    U.S. Open Beer Championship Announces Grand National Champion & Medal Winners

    (Press Release) OXFORD, Ohio—Breweries from Vermont to Vietnam sent in more than 6,000 beers representing over 100 different styles for the 2017 U.S. Open Beer Championship, which announced winners today. The competition includes professional brewe…
    - 42 days ago Jul 10, 2017 -
  • British Columbia’s Craft Beer Renaissance

    British Columbia’s Craft Beer Renaissance

    Presented by The BC Ale Trail Craft beer’s re-emergence in the late part of the 20th century has followed many crooked and winding paths. In Canada, in the late 1970s, an ongoing series of worker strikes at the big three breweries (Molson, Labatt,…
    - 48 days ago Jul 4, 2017 -
  • Hale’s Ales: The Northwest’s Oldest Indy Brewery

    Hale’s Ales: The Northwest’s Oldest Indy Brewery

    Though his brewery shares an anniversary with America’s Independence Day, it was during an extended stay in Europe that Mike Hale was inspired to launch what has become the oldest independently-owned, small-batch brewery in the Pacific Northwest. H…
    - 48 days ago Jul 4, 2017 -
  • Trending: New-Hop Beers

    Trending: New-Hop Beers

    Every year, hop growers commercially release a new group of hops, which often transition from the mysterious and numerical (e.g. Hopsteiner 01210) to something more memorable (Hopsteiner 01210 debuted in 2014 as “Lemondrop”). Some new hops are br…
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • Drake’s Hop Vice
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    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • Fogbelt Sentinel (100% Eureka!)
    The post Fogbelt Sentinel (100% Eureka!) appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • Cascade Lakes Drop The Mic
    The post Cascade Lakes Drop The Mic appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • Fieldwork Storm Surge
    The post Fieldwork Storm Surge appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • 21st Amendment Blah Blah Blah IPA
    The post 21st Amendment Blah Blah Blah IPA appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • Grand Teton Teton Range IPA
    The post Grand Teton Teton Range IPA appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • Winning the Revolution, Losing the Peace

    Winning the Revolution, Losing the Peace

    This story was adapted from the newly published second edition of The Audacity of Hops: The History of America’s Craft Beer Revolution by Tom Acitelli. Another book by Acitelli, Whiskey Business: How Small-Batch Distillers Are Transforming American…
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • Upslope 2017 Experimental India Pale Ale
    The post Upslope 2017 Experimental India Pale Ale appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • O’so Hop Debacle
    The post O’so Hop Debacle appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • Fort Collins Double Down
    The post Fort Collins Double Down appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • Alvarado Street Growers Pale Ale
    The post Alvarado Street Growers Pale Ale appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • Black Hog Easy Rye’Da
    The post Black Hog Easy Rye’Da appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • Creature Comforts Cosmik Debris
    The post Creature Comforts Cosmik Debris appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 51 days ago Jul 1, 2017 -
  • Breweries Dabble with Beer-Infused Sauces

    Breweries Dabble with Beer-Infused Sauces

    What pairs better with a crisp pilsner or lager than a rack of ribs slathered with vinegar sauce at a cookout? Or matches the collaborative fireworks of spicily sauced dishes and IPAs? Brewers with marketing savvy (and, frequently, culinary sides to…
    - 52 days ago Jun 30, 2017 -
  • Unibroue Unveils Lune de Miel for Summer

    Unibroue Unveils Lune de Miel for Summer

    (Press Release)  CHAMBLY, Canada—Quebec’s top craft brewer Unibroue announces the launch of its most recent seasonal offering, Lune de Miel, a specialty brew arriving just in time for summer. The new beer will be gradually available as of mid-Ju…
    - 54 days ago Jun 28, 2017 -
  • New 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…
    - 55 days ago Jun 27, 2017 -
  • Sante Adairius Lady in Grey
    The post Sante Adairius Lady in Grey appeared first on All About Beer.
    - 63 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,…
    - 64 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…
    - 64 days ago Jun 18, 2017 -

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Better Beer Authority

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New Belgium Cocoa Mole - BBA Solos

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

- Mar 26, 2015 -
Foothills Brewing Sexual Chocolate - BBA Solos

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The Full Pint

  • Lawson’s Finest Liquids Announces Construction Kickoff For New Brewery
    (Warren, VT) – Lawson’s Finest Liquids is excited to announce the construction kickoff of our new brewery, retail store a…The post Lawson’s Finest Liquids Announces Construction Kickoff For New Brewery appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Get VIP Tix + Beer for NOFX Punk in Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival
    [This post is sponsored by our partners at CraftShack] Do you love NOFX? Do you love craft beer, do you love to go to concerts and party…The post Get VIP Tix + Beer for NOFX Punk in Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival appeared first on thefullpint…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • The Full Pint Podcast EP 51 – Wisconsin Funk
    This week, we are joined by Levi Funk. Levi Funk is the owner and founder of Funk Factory Geuzeria in Wisconsin, as well as the owner of …The post The Full Pint Podcast EP 51 – Wisconsin Funk appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Iron Hill Releases Pumpkin Ale in Cans
    (Delaware, Valley USA) – On Wednesday, September 6 – the same day as the Full Corn Moon, the final full moon before the H…The post Iron Hill Releases Pumpkin Ale in Cans appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Review – Stone 21st Anniversary Hail to the Hop Thief Double IPA
    Product description: Stone 21st Anniversary Hail to the Hop Thief Double IPA will hit stores this week, bringing with it a bold, hop…The post Review – Stone 21st Anniversary Hail to the Hop Thief Double IPA appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • Creature Comforts Announces Subtle Alchemy Series
    (ATHENS, GA) – Creature Comforts Brewing Co. will release Subtle Alchemy, a series of continuously evolving expressions from i…The post Creature Comforts Announces Subtle Alchemy Series appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • Rahr & Sons’ 8th annual Oktoberfest 5K
    Lace up your running shoes and lederhosen for Rahr & Sons’ 8th annual Oktoberfest 5K! Costumes are highly encouraged fo…The post Rahr & Sons’ 8th annual Oktoberfest 5K appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • Avery Brewing Appoints New COO & Director of Sales and Marketing
    (Boulder, CO) — Avery Brewing Company, a Boulder-based craft brewery is excited to share that Dustin LeMoine will be the Chief Op…The post Avery Brewing Appoints New COO & Director of Sales and Marketing appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 4 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -
  • Firestone Walker Releases Draft Only Generation 1
    Venice and Paso Robles, CA: Straight from the R&D program at Firestone Walker’s Propagator pilot brewhouse comes Generati…The post Firestone Walker Releases Draft Only Generation 1 appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -
  • Green Flash Brewing Announces Third Brewery
    (San Diego, CA) – Less than one year after opening doors to their second brewery on the east coast, Green Flash Brewing Co. announc…The post Green Flash Brewing Announces Third Brewery appeared first on thefullpint.com.
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -

Rate Beer

  • newHow is search working?
    Posted by joetRight now we have a variety of searches. We want to bring them closer together. We’re wondering what works and what doesn’t for you and would like to hear any ideas you have about search. (29 replies) Read more of this discussi…
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newcocktails Lounges
    Posted by thesequoiaWhich are the Top Floor Bar in San Francisco? ( replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newfuckin love ciders omg
    Posted by radarsockcider is life should really be a thing. i mean... fuuuuuuuuck. a new group will be created and you’re all invited to participate via meaningless Facebook banter! excited! got a cider you haven’t ever been able to quit, my…
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  • newAnother One Bites the Dust...
    Posted by GTAEgeekhttp://www.cbrands.com/news-media/craft-brewer-funky-buddha-joins-constellation-brands(9 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newCucumber Saison Trend
    Posted by nuplastikkanyone else noticing this? Was Cigar City the original?(25 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newLehe Monky Business
    Posted by ChristosWhy is this beer still on the database? www.ratebeer.com/beer/lehe-monky-business/506255/ I just read the Ratebeer Weekly so it is well known that the beer was bottles of Westvleteren 12 poured in a keg and then tapped as…
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  • newCocktails and Beer Bar
    Posted by thesequoiaWhich are the Top Floor Bar in San Francisco? ( replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newAbbaye De Saint Bon-Chien Grand Cru 2017 ?
    Posted by hopdogAnyone know if this is a new beer or re-brew / alias for an older vintage? Description from label - Best of Pinot Noir and another barrel. 698 bottles produced. Brewed in 2015 bottled in 2017.(11 replies) Read more of this discussion…
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • new2017 Beer Goals - mid-year status
    Posted by CH-303How are you doing on your 2017 goals? https://www.ratebeer.com/forums/2017-beer-goals_292774.htm(43 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newWe are looking for RateBeer mobile app beta testers
    Posted by joetPlease let us know if you can test new features in the mobile app by filling out the form below. Get new features before everyone else Have a line of feedback to our developers Your participation helps the whole community!…
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newProblem with accents
    Posted by ardeoI have problems with my ratings because of the accents. I thought it was because of me but I saw that other people had the same problem! Example : https://www.ratebeer.com/beer/sainte-crucienne-sombre-hro/189209/393536/ Cheers Ar…
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newwhere are my ratings?and#033;?and#033;?
    Posted by pdoorrHi, anyone has the same problem? It seems all my ratings are disappeared!!! 8((11 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newWhy did I lose a dozen ratings?
    Posted by MarcoDLAll of a sudden, I lost about a dozen ratings. I don’t believe I rated this much alliases recently, but this might match the number of ratings I tried on the new app. Anyone else had this problem? Would like to see this fix…
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newAvoiding/treating hangover
    Posted by DocJitsuI’m meeting some friends at GABF. I know me at a beer sampling festival--I’m going to overindulge in spite of making my best effort to take it slow and steady (just too many to sample in such a short time). I also know that I’…
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newMichelob Ultra and The Cramps??
    Posted by ReidWatching TV late night and an ad for Ultra comes up with a Cramps song. Bizarre..You Got Good Taste. Ultra drinkers sexual deviants? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwoZ09TO7G8(7 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newRegions and beer scoring
    Posted by BlackHaddockTake a look at your ’region’ totals. I have had beers from 117 different ones, only had ten beers or more from 68 regions though. Of the 68 with over ten rates I have found my top and bottom ’regions’, plea…
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  • newI just blank replied my way into a good company awardand#033;
    Posted by solidfunkThis is what being social is all about. Now I gotta blank my way to golden troll.(66 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newBeer menu app
    Posted by monsieurpoohI used to have a lot of trouble picking beer from a menu because it was hard to guess which ones were the best. Trying to search them all by hand takes way too long. So I finally made an app to solve this problem: All you do is…
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newIso: Edmund Fitgerald sign
    Posted by thebaldwizardGreat lakes Edmund Fitzgerald sign is what I’m after. Cost/value is no object. Would appreciate a lead, link or direct trade with someone. Thanks.(3 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newRichTheVillan Hits 1000 Badges on Untappd
    Posted by b3shine1003, to be precise. Cheers, Ritchy!!! (45 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
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  • newDowntown Denver
    Posted by slowrunner77Are there bottle shops downtown that are better for singles than Mr B’s and Argonaut? I’d like to bring back a good selection so 6-packs aren’t gonna fly. Thanks.(3 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
    - 59 mins ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newWhat ya drinkin part XVI
    Posted by Quick3BeersLast thread frozen Harpoon Camp Wannamango(188 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
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  • newRich the TV hits 1461 badges on untappdand#033;
    Posted by MacBoostCongrats!!! I felt a new accomplishment like this deserves its own thread. (29 replies) Read more of this discussion at RateBeer
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  • newBest Beer City in America
    Posted by b3shineBeer City, USA vacillates back and forth between Asheville, NC and Grand Rapids, MI, but I’m not sure the number of breweries - per capita or not - should be the primary variable. To me, St. Louis takes the cake for best beer city…
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  • newWestvletern 12 - My 40 page journey to monastery in Belgium to finally try the Westvleteren 12
    Posted by BeerSensationsSo, I had some time on my hands, and went to Belgium on a pilgrim journey for this legendary beer. I did alot of research to find this beer outside the monastery gates. I actually found some places, where you can find this bee…
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Brookston Beer Bulletin

  • newHistoric Beer Birthday: Fritz Goetz
    Today is the birthday of Fritz Goetz (August 20, 1849-May 3, 1917). He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but moved to Chicago as a young man, eventually going into the copper business, which changed names a few times, but settled on the Goetz Company…
    - 5 hours ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newHistoric Beer Birthday: Bernhard Stroh
    Today is the birthday of Bernhard Stroh (August 20, 1822-June 24, 1882). He was born in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, and after a detour in Brazil, emigrated to the U.S. and settled in Detroit. This biography is from Find-a-Grave: Businessman. He left Ge…
    - 7 hours ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • newBeer Birthday: Julie Radcliffe Atallah
    Today is the birthday of Julie Radcliffe Atallah, co-owner of one of the nation’s premiere beer stores, Bruisin’ Ales in Asheville, North Carolina. We took a family vacation to Asheville a few years ago and got to know Julie and her husband Jason…
    - 13 hours ago Aug 20, 2017 -
  • newHistoric Beer Birthday: John Hauck
    Today is the birthday of John Hauck (August 20, 1829-June 4, 1896). He was born in Bavaria, but came to the U.S. as a young man. He “worked for his uncle, Cincinnati brewer George M. Herancourt, before starting his own brewery in 1863, the John Hau…
    - 15 hours ago Aug 20, 2017 -
  • Beer In Ads #2373: The Joy Of Living
    Saturday’s ad is from Pabst, from 1903. Many brewers made other related products besides beer, notably malt extract, to be used primarily in cooking as an ingredient in breads and desserts and even as a tonic. According to Briess, which still offer…
    - 1 day ago Aug 20, 2017 -
  • Historic Beer Birthday: George Younger
    Today is the birthday of George Younger (August 19, 1790-September 25, 1853). He was the son of James Younger and the grandson of George Younger, who founded the brewery that would become George Younger and Son in 1764. It was located in Alloa, Clack…
    - 2 days ago Aug 19, 2017 -
  • Beer In Ads #2372: Strength
    Friday’s ad is from Pabst, from 1903. Many brewers made other related products besides beer, notably malt extract, to be used primarily in cooking as an ingredient in breads and desserts and even as a tonic. According to Briess, which still offers…
    - 2 days ago Aug 19, 2017 -
  • Beer Birthday: Don Feinberg
    Today is Don Feinberg’s 62nd birthday, along with his wife Wendy Littlefield, ran the Belgian export company Vanberg & DeWulf. Their portfolio included such great beer lines as Dupont, Castelain and Dubuisson (Bush). They were also the original fou…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Beer In Ads #2371: Steady Nerves
    Thursday’s ad is from Pabst, from 1901. Many brewers made other related products besides beer, notably malt extract, to be used primarily in cooking as an ingredient in breads and desserts and even as a tonic. According to Briess, which still offer…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Beer Birthday: Jen Garris
    Originally a sculptor, Jen Garris, has been involved in San Francisco’s beer scene as long as anyone I know. She’s worked for Magnolia and New Belgium, as well as many others in the Bay Area. A few years ago she opened the Pi Bar in San Francisco…
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -

Real Ale Guide

Basqueland Brewing Project Oatmeal Stout | Spanish Craft Beer Review

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Brains Point Break Craft Lager By Brains Craft Brewery | British Craft Beer Review

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Optimist Toast Wit' Orange By Optimist Beer Co | British Craft Beer Review

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Phoenix Beer By Phoenix Beverages Limited | Mauritius Beer Review

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Lilla London Bitter By Göteborgs Nya Bryggeri | Swedish Craft Beer Review

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Wästkust American IPA By Två Feta Grisar | Swedish Craft Beer Review

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Beer Sessions Radio

  • Episode 396: Farm Breweries
    On the season finale of Beer Sessions Radio, we've got Evan Watson from Plan Bee Farm Brewery, Barry Labendz and Derek Dellinger from Kent Falls Brewing, and Blake Arrowood, Jacob Meglio, and from Arrowood Farms Brewery. Tune in to hear us talk about…
    - 12 days ago Aug 8, 2017 -
  • Episode 395: Allagash Brewery Founder, Rob Tod
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we've got a special episode featuring Allagash Brewery Founder and Brewers Association chair, Rob Tod. We talked about important, timely issues relevant to all independent craft breweries in the country, inclu…
    - 19 days ago Aug 1, 2017 -
  • Episode 394: Pine Box Rock Shop & Interboro
    This week on Beer Sessions Radio, we're joined in the studio by Heather and Jeff Rush of Pine Box Rock Shop, Jesse Ferguson and Jay Steinhauer of Interboro Spirits & Ales, and Gage Siegel of BeerMenus.
    - 26 days ago Jul 25, 2017 -
  • Episode 393: July Good Beer Month - Revisiting Good Beer Seal Bars
    It's July Good Beer Month here in NYC, and we’ve got some great guests joining us today on Beer Sessions Radio, including Dan McLaughlin (Pony Bar), Robert Sherrill-Moss (Covenhoven), Alicia Mekelburg (Mekelburgs), and Kyle Kensrue (Randolph…
    - 33 days ago Jul 18, 2017 -
  • Episode 392: HAVEN Festival (Copenhagen) & Mikkeller NYC
    On this episode of Beer Sessions Radio, we're joined by Mikkel Borg Bjergsø (Mikkeller), Jim Raras (Mikkeller), Hannah Goldman (Mikkeller), and BR Rolya (Shelton Brothers) to talk about Mikkeller opening a brewery at Citi Field – the home of…
    - 40 days ago Jul 11, 2017 -
  • Episode 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!
    - 55 days 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…
    - 61 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…
    - 66 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).
    - 68 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…
    - 75 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…
    - 82 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…
    - 89 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…
    - 96 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…
    - 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).
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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),…
    - 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 -

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

  • Rhubarb Beers - #293
    Chris tastes four different beers all with rhubarb in them.
    - 18 days ago Aug 3, 2017 -
  • Pliny the Elder and Adversus - #292
    Chris tastes Russian River Pliny the Elder and Firestone Walker Leo V. Ursus: Adversus. Both beers are double IPAs from California with a differing hop profile from one another.
    - 27 days ago Jul 25, 2017 -
  • Zebulon Artisan Ales - #291
    Chris sits down with Mike Karnowski of Zebulon Artisan Ales to taste and discuss the Zebulon's new collaborative 4-pack, Relics! Lost and Forgotten Beer Styles. Zebulon teamed up with beer historian, Ron Pattinson to brew a traditional Kotbusser, Gro…
    - 32 days ago Jul 20, 2017 -
  • De Proef And New Glarus - Abtsolution - #290
    Chris tastes Abtsolution, a Dark Belgian Ale brewed by De Proef in collaboration with New Glarus.
    - 52 days ago Jun 30, 2017 -
  • Wunderkammer Bier - #289
    Chris was sent some fun beers from Wunderkammer beer, featuring foraged and found ingredients.
    - 61 days ago Jun 21, 2017 -

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

  • newHazy Daze of Summer – New England Style IPA Festival
    When we head into the final weekend of August, Lardo on Southeast Hawthorne will host its Hazy Daze of Summer. This three-day event from August 25-27 will feature various takes on New England Style IPAs. Hazy Daze of Summer kicks off on Friday at 5:0…
    - 17 hours ago Aug 20, 2017 -
  • Cameron Murphy Takes Over As Brewmaster At Laurelwood Brewing
    Fresh out of graduating from Grant High School back in 2008 Cameron Murphy took his first paying job bussing tables at Laurelwood Brewing. A year later he decided that a potential career in brewing might be his calling. Just as many others that start…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Skamania Lodge Presents Its 2017 Celebration of Beer
    After a one year hiatus Skamania Lodge located in the scenic Columbia River Gorge hosts its Celebration of Beer. Taking place on Saturday, September 16th, one of the premier resorts in the Gorge will be host to an afternoon of craft beer and a cidery…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Roscoe’s Hosts Other Half Brewing On August 18th
    A rare occurrence will take place on Friday, August 18th when Day One Distributing brings in a large offering of beers from New York City based Other Half Brewing to Roscoe’s. Founded by former Portland resident Sam Richardson along with Matt Monah…
    - 3 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • Culmination Brewing & Imperial Brewers Dinner
    One of our favorite chefs in Portland is preparing to host his next Brewers Dinner. Vitaly Paley, owner/chef at downtown Portland’s Imperial will host Culmination Brewing on Saturday, September 30th for a Culmination Brewers Dinner. Paley who also…
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -

Shut Up About Barclay Perkins

  • newBaldo there we go

    Baldo there we go

    Dave wakes me with a cup of tea at around ten. I’m not feeling that bad, considering, now I recall the Lagavullin.The kids look pretty rough when they come downstairs. Andrew just lies on the settee, staring into space. Alexei looks a bit livelier.…
    - 2 hours ago Aug 21, 2017 -
  • Cat Asylum here we come

    Cat Asylum here we come

    I rise at nine, wondering where my cup of tea is.Ah, that’s the answer. Dave isn’t up yet. That’s a bit of a bummer. I fancy a cup of tea. I make do with a pint of Red Barrel instead. It’s only 3.7% ABV so perfectly fine as a breakfast beer.I…
    - 1 day ago Aug 20, 2017 -
  • In case you'd forgotten

    In case you'd forgotten

    I've a new recipe book out:It has over 200 recipes. Loads of intersting stuff. Lagers, North American things. Please buy it. It's dead good. And Andrew is about to go to University.http://www.lulu.com/shop/ronald-pattinson/lets-brew/paperback/product…
    - 2 days ago Aug 19, 2017 -
  • Let’s brew 1919 Barclay Perkins X

    Let’s brew 1919 Barclay Perkins X

    I’m really enjoying this exercise in seeing the direct impact of government interference in the brewing industry.Even though hostilities had ceased three months earlier, there were still heavy restrictions on brewing. These were gradually lifted in…
    - 2 days ago Aug 19, 2017 -
  • Yet another book

    Yet another book

    Crazy, I know. Yet another one. Another bloody book.Me, swanning around, drinking beer, trying to flog my other Scottish book. Think it's all getting too recursive? Well so do I.Lovely cover image from Alexei again.
    - 2 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Wetherspoons here we come

    Wetherspoons here we come

    I’m awoken by my brother David bringing me a cup of tea before he leaves for work. Then get back to some heavy-duty dozing.I finally drag myself out of bed at 10. No sign of the kids. So I get myself a pint of Red Barrel while I wait for them to ge…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Baldo here we come

    Baldo here we come

    “Oh that’s good.”“What is, dad?”I’m just looking at the departures screen. “Our flight leaves from pier D.”“What’s so good about that?”“It’s where the Irish pub is.”We’ve already picked up sandwiches from La Place using…
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
  • Don't forget

    Don't forget

    I'm still trying to flog my new book:Please buy my new recipe book. It's dead good. And Andrew is about to go to University.http://www.lulu.com/shop/ronald-pattinson/lets-brew/paperback/product-23289812.html
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -
  • Let’s brew Wednesday - 1918 Barclay Perkins Ale 4d

    Let’s brew Wednesday - 1918 Barclay Perkins Ale 4d

    The next big change in Barclay Perkins wartime Mild Ale was also provoked by a change in the rules.Average gravity was cut again in early 1918:April 1 1918: Conditions changed by provision that average gravity of all beer brewed shall not exceed 1030…
    - 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -
  • Buy my book, please

    Buy my book, please

    Go on. It's dead good.Please buy my new recipe book. It's dead good. And Alexei is almost out of vodka.http://www.lulu.com/shop/ronald-pattinson/lets-brew/paperback/product-23289812.html
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017 -
  • In case you've forgotten

    In case you've forgotten

    I've a new book out. Full of that recipey stuff the young 'uns like. But with enough of the talky explainey stuff to interest twats as old as me.Did I mention Andrew is going to university?"We don't want to lumber him with a big debt.""Don't we, Dolo…
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017 -
  • What I drank in my Berlin hotel

    What I drank in my Berlin hotel

    Fascinating for you all, I'm sure. But I'm just back from Newark, a bit knacked and feeling lazy.As with my beer festival sups, Lager predominates. Now I've no time for Bavaria trips, I need to scratch my Lager itch somewhere.Apologies for the IPA. I…
    - 6 days ago Aug 15, 2017 -
  • We’re on our way home

    We’re on our way home

    I awake feeling totally knacked. It takes two cups of tea to get me out of bed. Even after a shower I’m not that lively.The selection of fried stuff is getting narrower every day. Yesterday there was no bacon. Today there are no meat balls, either.…
    - 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017 -
  • In case you missed it

    In case you missed it

    My new recipe book is out, packed full of, er, stuff. Loads of new recipes, including ones from North America and some Lagers. Quite a few Lagers, actually. And lots of other random shit.You should know me by now. What interests me. Which is everythi…
    - 7 days ago Aug 13, 2017 -
  • Last day at the Berliner Biermeile

    Last day at the Berliner Biermeile

    The day begins with the same routine. A cup of tea in bed, then downstairs to perform some fast breaking.Once again, I’m partially health conscious, eating a bowl of melon.“After that, I deserve an extra couple of beers.”“You said that yester…
    - 8 days ago Aug 13, 2017 -
  • Berliner Biermeile

    Berliner Biermeile

    It turns out Joe meant lamppost 47 yesterday. No wonder I couldn’t find him. We’ve arranged to meet there again today. It’s where Kout na Šumavě is. So I’m not arguing.Feeling all health-conscious, I have some fruit as well as fried stuff f…
    - 9 days ago Aug 12, 2017 -
  • Tränenpalast

    Tränenpalast

    We’re up pretty early for a busy day. Lots of stuff planned. Starting with brekkie.Breakfast is one of the main reason we stay at Opstalboom. They have a good buffet spread. Fried stuff for me, herring and cake for Dolores. Though obviously she doe…
    - 10 days ago Aug 11, 2017 -
  • Let's Brew - the book

    Let's Brew - the book

    Just reminding you that my wonderful new recipe book is out:What's in it? This:I Mild Ale1914 Adnams XX Mild1950 Adnams XX Mild1904 Amsdell XX1838 Barclay Perkins X Ale1839 Barclay Perkins XX Ale1839 Barclay Perkins XXX Ale1857 Barclay Perkins X Ale1…
    - 11 days ago Aug 10, 2017 -
  • Flying to Berlin

    Flying to Berlin

    Our flight is at a fairly civilised time, a little after noon. No need to get up at a silly time.But we don’t leave it too late. Not when it can take two hours to get through security. It’s been rather chaotic at Schiphol this summer. Massive que…
    - 11 days ago Aug 10, 2017 -
  • Yeah! - published my new book

    Yeah! - published my new book

    Let's Brew!, my out of the hand walked book, as the Dutch would say, is finally done.If I'd emailed the image I wanted to work his magic on to the right email, it would have been done last week."I keep telling you that's the wrong email, dad."That mi…
    - 12 days ago Aug 9, 2017 -
  • Let's Brew Wednesday - 1887 Truman LB

    Let's Brew Wednesday - 1887 Truman LB

    Another preview from my upcoming book, Let's Brew! In the 1887 Truman (Burton) brewing record a new beer appears. A type of Pale Ale called LB.My guess would be that that stands for “Light Bitter”. Though with a gravity north of 1060º, it’s no…
    - 12 days ago Aug 9, 2017 -
  • Amstel beers in 1956

    Amstel beers in 1956

    Continuing with my theme of stuff I didn't really do anything with for years, here's a look at Amstel's beers in 1956.These are in the archive that's most accessible to me, the Amsterdam Stadsarchief. I really should get down there more often. But it…
    - 13 days ago Aug 8, 2017 -
  • Truman (Burton) beers in 1877

    Truman (Burton) beers in 1877

    Another set of records which I haven't exploited much are those from Truman's brewery in Burton.There are a couple of random brewing books from the 19th century in the London Metropolitan Archives. And I think I might know why I've not done much with…
    - 14 days ago Aug 7, 2017 -
  • Reid Porter and Stout grists in 1845

    Reid Porter and Stout grists in 1845

    As promised, a look at the grists of Reid's Black Beers in 1845.I'll warn you right at the start. They aren't all that exciting. Why? Because before 1880 London Porter brewers used a limited set of ingredients in their beers. Pale, brown and black ma…
    - 15 days ago Aug 6, 2017 -
  • Let's Brew 1877 Truman K4

    Let's Brew 1877 Truman K4

    Truman didn’t just use their Burton brewery for brewing Pale Ales. They also made Burton Ales there.There’s been a fair bit of confusion in the beer world about Burton Ale. I partly blame allied who, when they released a cask version of Double Di…
    - 16 days ago Aug 5, 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.
    - 66 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.
    - 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'.
    - 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

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

- 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…
    - 56 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

Stone 21st Anniversary Hail To The Hop Thief Double IPA

- 4 days ago Aug 17, 2017 -
Stone Mocha IPA - 2017

- 5 days ago Aug 16, 2017 -
Stone Brewing Presents: Stone's Throw Down In RVA

- 7 days ago Aug 14, 2017 -
Coming Soon - Stone Napa Location

- 21 days ago Jul 31, 2017 -
Maui / Stone "Aloha! Berlin"

- 21 days ago Jul 31, 2017 -
Aleman / Two Brothers / Stone "Champion Of The Sun"

- 35 days ago Jul 17, 2017 -

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

  • Breakside Brewery Releases “What Rough Beast,” a Hazy New England-style IPA

    Breakside Brewery Releases “What Rough Beast,” a Hazy New England-style IPA

    Breakside Brewery is swimming in those turbid New England waters with its latest “What Rough Beast,” a hazy New England-style IPA.  The new seasonal is being released in bottles and on draft and will be available late August through November, 20…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • DIY Invitational Fest at the New Growler’s Taproom

    DIY Invitational Fest at the New Growler’s Taproom

    The recently remodeled and rebranded Growler’s Taproom (formerly Growlers Hawthorne), under new ownership and with Jim Parker behind the bar, has announced the DIY Invitational. The inner southeast’s pub recently opened a beer garden in the forme…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Oregon State Offers 2-Day ‘Origins of Beer Flavors and Styles Course’
    Oregon State University is now offering a 20% discount on the 2-Day ‘Origins of Beer Flavors and Styles Course’ held in Corvallis this September or in Portland this coming March. This is a workshop that brings you through an experimental sensory…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Stone Brewing Releases Tangerine Express IPA in Cans

    Stone Brewing Releases Tangerine Express IPA in Cans

    Stone Brewing is taking its Tangerine Expresss IPA that was released last February and putting it into 12oz cans and six packs. This tropical juicy IPA is brewed with whole tangerine and pineapple. More from the press release: “We brew beers we li…
    - 3 days ago Aug 18, 2017 -
  • Brews for New Avenues – Premier Rare Beer Charity Event in Portland

    Brews for New Avenues – Premier Rare Beer Charity Event in Portland

    This Saturday, August 19th, is the 6th Annual Brews for New Avenues, a gala charity event that features the world’s largest rare beer auction as well as a mini festival of treats that all goes to benefit at-risk and homeless youth. This can’t mis…
    - 4 days ago Aug 17, 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 -