Monthly Archives: November 2012

How about squash with your beer?

Magic Hat’s new Winterland variety pack has the brewery’s #9 ale, plus three other brews. Green Man brewer Mike Karnowski has crafted some new small batch beers including a winter farmhouse ale made with squash and a berliner weiss. / … Continue reading

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Wet hop Beers, Once a Year…

Craft brewers turn to local ‘wet hops’ for special beers Lakefront Brewery, Sprecher Brewing, Central Waters Brewing, Bull Falls Brewery and South Shore Brewery have joined forces to market a limited run of beers using freshly harvested “wet hops” grown … Continue reading

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If You Can Find This, Buy It. Excellent IPA!!

Beer of the Week: Stone Brewing ‘Enjoy by 12.21.12 IPA’ If you’re a Bay Area beer aficionado, chances are you’ve seen a bottle of our hoppy gold standard: Russian River Brewing’sPliny the Elder. Taking a close look at the label, … Continue reading

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Beyond Sapporo…

Craft brewing reawakens in Japan On a recent night at H Street’s Toki Underground, the aromas of braised pork and ramen broth melded with the grapefruit, lemon and pine wafting from my beer glass. Each sip was both familiar and … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheeseburgers, Hmmmm…

Smashburger puts emphasis on craft beer pairings Smashburger is pairing specific burgers with beer in its 12 Houston locations. The new matches feature craft beers from Saint Arnold Brewing Company and start at $8.68 each, according to yourhoustonnews.com. Colorado and … Continue reading

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More Beer Gifting….

Shopping for your beer lover It’s that time of year again, with the holidays coming up quick I’m sure some of you are starting to think about shopping for your friends and family. I’m sure you have a good plan … Continue reading

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Drink Carefully, People!!

Groom falls on beer glass, bleeds to death RIO DE JANEIRO — Media reports say a Brazilian bridegroom bled to death at his wedding reception when he tripped and fell on a beer glass. The G1 news website says the … Continue reading

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Beer Geek Gifts…

10 gifts to make your beer geek hoppy this holiday Get the beer lover in your life something he or she will really love! If you have a beer geek in your life, chances are you’ve learned to ignore their … Continue reading

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Some Beer Apps….

Having a Beer With a Smartphone   Drinking beer used to be simple. But the exploding popularity of craft beer over the past several years has changed that, giving beer drinkers a new world of possibilities — and a range … Continue reading

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Ligero Brewing Pitch Pale

We put a few simcoe flowers into the press and added our own Eastern PA Cream Ale, “Gwyndolyn”. We let the flavors infuse for about 10 min. Drank and enjoyed the aroma and flavor!!     Then, we put the … Continue reading

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One More T-Day Beer Story…

Top American beers for your Thanksgiving table Forget the wine. The wide range of interesting beer offerings can add to any Thanksgiving table. Jimmy Carbone: “What you pair really depends on beer, and how hoppy or how strong it might … Continue reading

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Gotta Love Pearls…

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Cicerones, You Will See Lots of Them…

Forget Sommeliers: Today’s Booze Guide Is the Cicerone And he’s guiding you through the world of beer (Newser) – Craft beer is the darling of the booze industry these days, with sales up 14% for the first half of the … Continue reading

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Turkey Day Brews!!

Try craft beers with your turkey or ham. You need to find ‘flavorful beers that are going to complement but not overpower’ the food, says Bruce Lish, brewmaster at Custom BrewCrafters in Honeoye Falls. Beer pairing guidelines The guidelines for … Continue reading

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Hi Desert Craft Beer! This Is BrewingReport’s Turf!!

New Oak Hills Brewery on tap [Daily Press, Victorville, Calif.] Nov. 17–HESPERIA — Beer connoisseurs rejoice. A new microbrewery is open for business in the High Desert, and owners Jerry Hackbarth and John Brock are toasting the event with a … Continue reading

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