Turn your growler into a mini-keg with GrowlTap, our video first look.
Like peanut butter and chocolate, Star Wars and beer just go together and with winter setting in here in North America, there’s sure to be a lot of watching of Star Wars now that all six films are available on blu-ray. So in that vein, we present the Star Wars Beer Pairing. James normally writes about […]
The tartness of the cranberry complements the full-flavored Oud Bruin called “The Dissident” (a Flanders-style sour brown ale) from Deschutes. Adding cherries and orange peel amplifies. via Giving Thanks for Beer, Beer Advocate issue #58. Thanks to @DeschutesBeer for link, @BeerAdvocate for reporting #Beer
Funny antics in Seattle this week as Kathie Lee and Hoda go up against Washington Beer Blog’s Kendall “Beer Boy” Evans and Barbara Evans Seattle Wine Gal. Kendall takes on Kathie Lee from the get-go. It’s clear the co-hosts weren’t prepared for what Kendall had to offer. Barbara’s selections were more palatable. Featured Beers: Elysian […]
Far from being a modern invention of the craft beer scene, pumpkin beers have a long history in the US. Samuel Stearns’ The American herbal; or, Materia medica (published in 1801), name-checked pumpkin beer just after porter and ale. via Pumpkin Beer History: Colonial Necessity to Seasonal Treat | Serious Eats: Drinks.
2010’s ‘Beer Trip’ led us to the Denver area for our little excursion. It included the spectacular Oskar Blues Brewery, the great Avery Brewing Company and an evening at the Falling Rock Taphouse, which is one of the best taphouses in the country. 2011’s trip led us to be a little more adventurous, so we […]
A team up in Sprint’s Burlingame, Calif., facility is working on a kegerator that can monitor the beer volume, carbon dioxide level, the type of beer dispensed, and how many times a tap is pulled. Nelson noted that the project drew in an unusually high number of team members. I wonder why. (Unfortunately, the keg […]
In the past 17 days, people visiting Munich’s Oktoberfest drank a record 7.5 million liters of beer — around 1.98 million U.S. gallons. That figure is made more striking if one notes that the festival, which ended Monday, hosted some 6.9 million visitors this year — or 200,000 people short of a record turnout. Despite […]
Any fresh hop brew can only be brewed during the annual hop harvest. Now, just like harvest season at the wineries, that fresh hop season all depends on the year’s weather.