Tag: Spotlight

Grills, Recipes

Grilled BBQ Corn with Chimayo Butter

This one is an instant hit at any BBQ party.  The slightly sweet and smoky heat combined with the citrus tang of the lime turns boring corn into a fiesta of flavors.  This corn pairs perfectly with our Santa Maria Tri-Tip Recipe and a nice Tempranillo.   In our case, we enjoyed our friend and […]

Growlers, Reviews

The Ultimate Star Wars Beer Pairing

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 […]

Growlers, Reviews, Travel

West Coast Brewery Road Trip

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 […]

Growlers

Fresh Hops are Here!

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.