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  • Macon Bacon Amber Ale
    Maple and bacon. Who needs coffee when you have beer?
    Macon Bacon Amber Ale is home brewed by a man named Jim in Camp Hill, Pa. It was initially formulated on August 7, 2014 and follows a recipe for a maple bacon ale. It has an alcohol by volume of 7.36 percent and intended to be drank during the...
  • Pumpkin ale
    5 spicy and boozy pumpkin ales to drink on Halloween
    Halloween is days away and you've already found the perfect costume. Now it's time to find a spicy, high ABV pumpkin ale that screams craft beer and Halloween. Here are some pumpkin ales to try if you are lucky enough to find them:Witch&...
  • Oculus
    Dos Equis Virtual Reality Masquerade coming to Houston
    He once won a staring contest with his own reflectionIf opportunity knocks and he is not home, opportunity waitsWhen in Rome, they do as HE doesHe is the Most Interesting Man in the World, the man who doesn’t always drink beer, but makes...
  • Beer Tasting: Zio Carlo Brew Pub's Chimiracle Spiced Ale
    Beer Tasting: Zio Carlo Brew Pub's Chimiracle Spiced Ale
    Zio Carlo Brew Pub: Chimiracle Spiced AleABV: 6.6%SRM: 20-24IBU: 35Aroma: Cinnamon, nutmegmalts and nut like aromas really dominate this ale along with herbal andspicy notes.Flavor:Malts, nutmeg, cinnamon and spicestake over the senses whilea...
  • IPA refreshment all day
    Beer Tasting: Odell Brewing Comapanies IPA
    Odell Brewing Company: IPAABV: 7.0%SRM: 6IBU: 60Calories: 210Aroma: Wonderful floral, piney and hoppyaromas bring about a tingling sensation throughout the nasal passages.Hints of citrusy andfruity characters blended in as well as some sweet and...
  • Dead Reckoning Porter
    A hoppy surprise from Troegs' porter
    Dead Reckoning is an American Porter crafted by The Troegs Brewing Company, located in Hershey, Pa. It is available during the fall season and has an alcohol by volume of 5.8 percent. Troegs’ hopped-up porter is brewed with pilsner, caramel,...
  • Promo photo for Stone Smoked Porter with Chocolate & Orange Peel
    Stone Smoked Porter with Chocolate & Orange Peel debuts as new fall release
    Stone Brewing Co. (Escondido, California) has a new treat available for craft beer fans with the recent release of their Stone Smoked Porter with Chocolate & Orange Peel. This special release is another in a series of variants that takes the...
  • East Coast vs. West Coast: Pumpkin Ales (Round Two)
    East Coast vs. West Coast: Pumpkin Ales (Round Two)
    In continuation of comparing how the east coast makes pumpkin ales differently from the west coast comes the second round of the competition. (Please read the first round here.) For the second and final round (Halloween will be over and done with...
  • Spooktacular Nashville Halloween events
    Spooktacular Nashville Halloween events
    Several Spooktacular Nashville Halloween events kick off the weekend.Spooktacular? Yeah, sorry about that. Anyway, Halloween is on a Friday night this year. As crazy as Halloween can be, leading off the weekend will likely make it that much more...
  • Beer Feast 2014
    Sugar Land Flying Saucer BeerFeast coming to Town Square
    Beer festivals just keep on happening and the month of October has produced some great and distinctive festivals in the Houston area. November is only a few days away and another beer festival is planned to continue October’s beer- enhanced...
  • Brewery at Whole Foods on The Alameda in San Jose
    Whole Foods brewery on The Alameda selects brewmaster plus beer manager Q & A
    The much-anticipated Whole Foods Market on The Alameda in San Jose created quite a buzz last month with the announcement of its Dec. 9 grand opening date. Some highlights from the news release included:42nd Whole Foods store in Northern California...
  • Quality in a casual setting: Abingdon, Va's Sister's American Grill/The Martha
    Quality in a casual setting: Abingdon, Va's Sister's American Grill/The Martha
    Those of you who are up on your Southern pioneer history know that "The Wagon Road" going through "Wolf Hills" refers to modern day US 11 in Abingdon, Virginia. Washington County's seat is 11 miles from the Tennessee line....
  • Hermano from Three Barrel
    Hermano: Three Barrel Brewing Company
    Colorado beer isn’t consigned to the Front Range. While the majority of the state’s better known breweries reside in the foothill metros of Denver, Boulder, Ft. Collins, and Colorado Springs, there’re still plenty of good suds in...
  • Peticolas
    7,000 breweries and counting
    There’s been a lot written about the explosion of small and independent craft brewers in the USA. Certainly 3,100 + breweries in the United States is a remarkable circumstance, that has in large part shown the beer world a way forward....
  • Smooth and Bold
    Beer Tasting: Deschutes Brewery Black Butte Porter
    Deschutes Brewery: Black Butte PorterABV: 5.2%SRM: 40IBU: 30Calories:192Aroma:Coffee and chocolate aromas with hints of malts and cola notes. A slightly smoky aroma comes with it which really brings about a smooth, bold flavor.Flavor:Good coffee...