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7 Best Beer from The Bruery

The 7 Best Beers By The Bruery

Our friends at The Bruery are in the middle of celebrating their 7th Anniversary. It's amazing how fast time flies, and even more amazing at how many experimental beers The Bruery has made in the span of seven years. While not every beer has … [Read more...]

four dankest beers for four twenty

The Four Dankest Beers For Four Twenty

Hoppy Holidaze! Today we are celebrating dank culture. No, we are not talking about a smelly, mildew filled basement, we are talking about our favorite green plants that provide some of the most amazing, pungent aromas. One of those plants so happens … [Read more...]

Top 7 Session IPAs

Top 7 Session IPAs

Traditionally, beer drinkers have enjoyed spring and summer time beer styles such as light lagers, bocks, Kolsch's. The game has changed over the past few seasons, as Session IPAs have taken the easy drinking world by storm. No longer does one have … [Read more...]

Cigar City Hunahpu's Day 2015

A Prayer for Cigar City Hunahpu’s Day 2015

I would like to say a blessing/toast for tomorrow's Cigar City Hunahpu's Day 2015.  Last year, I had a horrible experience there, as did many others. We can all agree that some of the negative things that happened are not what craft beer stands for. … [Read more...]

5 Great Alternatives to Pliny The Younger

5 Great Alternatives to Pliny The Younger

Every year, a new group of starry eyed craft beer enthusiasts will hear about the illustrious Russian River Pliny The Younger, and swarm Southern California bars until it's arrival is announced. From there, a line will form the night before, as … [Read more...]

5 Beer Craft Beer Targets

5 Craft Beer Targets for AB InBev

Two weeks after the announcement of Elysian Brewing being acquired by AB InBev, and their sluggish Budweiser brand taking a shot at craft beer during the Super Bowl, there is still plenty of chatter about the bitter dynamic between the corporate … [Read more...]

Top 5 Peach Beers

Top 5 Peach Beers

If there's one type of craft beer that I love more than pumpkin beer, it's peach beer.  Many brewers have experimented with fruits over the years, many have had success while some other's have not. From my perspective any fruit beer, peach or not, … [Read more...]