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  • Freetail Brewing
    Freetail Brewing expands distribution to Houston
    Freetail Brewing, the San Antonio- based brewpub turned full- fledged brewing operation, has expanded into the Houston area. Silver Eagle has taken control of distribution duties and will begin delivery of Freetail beer today, March 30, 2015...
  • 10 Fails of the Craft Beer Movement
    10 Biggest Fails of the Craft Beer Movement
    Who knew 30 years ago that there would be so many problems associated with having SO MANY new beers and beer styles to choose from? Yet here we are:10. Is it Craft? Is it Micro? Is it Nano? Does it fit into an exact Classic Style? Is it &ldquo...
  • Hop Ranch Imperial India Pale Ale
    A striking imperial IPA dedicated to its hop ranchers
    Victory Brewing Company has created a beer dedicated to the company's hop ranchers, the farmers that cultivate all of their freshly grown hops. Thus, Hop Ranch Imperial India Pale Ale, an intense IPA made from whole flower hops, was born to...
  • BottlePops
    BottlePops makes opening a beer fun
    With baseball season about to officially get underway real soon, we in Red Sox Nation couldn’t be happier, until now. Cracking open a beer has just gotten better thanks to the folks at BottlePops.This might be the most fun way to open a cold...
  • Runaway Sun
    Runaway Sun video premiere and party at Buffalo Bayou Brewing
    Creativity is the essence of life and a small amount goes a long way toward the enhancement of any experience. Here in Houston, we happen to have one local brewery at the forefront of creativity and this Saturday, it plans to join with a creative...
  • Victory Brewing Company
    Victory Brewing Company introduces Victory Helles Lager
    Spring is almost here and we couldn’t be happier. To celebrate, we recommend cracking open a bottle of Victory Brewing Company’s Anniversary 19. This delicious beer combines the distinct flavors of a session with the German malts for a...
  • Want to be a beer connoisseur: 3 things you need to know
    3 things you need to know to become a beer connoisseur
    I was recently introduced to Man Crates, who have some awesome gifts for guys. They posed the question, what would help a beginner that is looking to get into beer. So I thought about it a bit and came to the conclusion that we should start at the...
  • Plan B Burger Bar's five-pour flight
    D.C. bars serve flights of craft beer for a tasting room experience
    D.C. is home to many breweries that distribute locally and offer enjoyable tasting room experiences. Several local bars are adopting the tasting room vibe by offering customers the option to buy flights of beers. This is the perfect way for craft...
  • Bearded Iris Brewing kegs first batch of beer
    Bearded Iris Brewing kegs first batch of beer
    Long time friends (since like 4th grade in Murfreesboro) Paul Vaughn and Kavon Togrye have been homebrewing since they were 18. One went on to become an attorney, the other a financial analyst, but the desire to brew together never faded.As their...
  • Craft Beer Preview: Forbidden Root Heavy Petal
    Craft Beer Preview: Forbidden Root Heavy Petal
    Forbidden Root, the botanical brewers in Chicago, have embarked on a new series of specialty brews, available for a limited time only in 750 ml champagne style bottles. It's along the lines of "single hop beers" many other brewers do...
  • Stone Chai-Spiced Imperial Russian Stout
    Stone Brewing Company releases Chai-Spiced Imperial Russian Stout
    While Stone Brewing Company always has a flair for doing things a little bit differently, every other year the brewers at the Escondido powerhouse seize the opportunity to take an even bigger step outside of the proverbial box. On the odd years...
  • Photo of Druid City Brewing Company's Downtown North Porter bottles
    Druid City Brewing bottling Downtown North Porter for limited release
    Beginning this week, Druid City Brewing Company (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) will release bottles of itsDowntown North Porter as the brewery's first packaged offering to hit shelves.Druid City Brewing is dipping its toes into the world of packaging...
  • BeerWorldFavorites
    The world and its beers, every country has a favorite
    It’s no secret that the world loves its beers. Brewing beer is one of civilization’s oldest (and finest) traditions and at any given moment there’s at least one other person reaching for a cold draft lager or ale. Is that not a...
  • BeerBubbles Colorized
    Origin of beer species & beer bang theory
    This essay was originally published in my 1994 1st edition of The Homebrewers Companion. Adding new and more up to date material forced a casualty; it was deleted from the recently released 2nd Edition. It was a fun essay to write during one of my...
  • Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant
    Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant celebrates 2nd anniversary on Sat., March 28
    Local beer aficionado Ted Kim and his team opened Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant in downtown Mountain View (895 Villa St.) two years ago. To commemorate their second anniversary, Steins will throw a celebration on Sat., March 28 from 12-7pm...