What Kind of Craft Beer Drinker Are You?

What Kind of Craft Beer Drinker Are You? Here in this blog lists ten different kinds of beer drinkers, and their styles when it comes to drinking craft beer. I feel like I identify with more than one, really. I’m definitely a local drinker,  with a side of beer snobbery. I’m not ashamed to admit…

Organic Beer: Here to Stay, or Barley There?

Organic Beer: Here to Stay, or Barley There? i thought this article was very interesting, and made some interesting points and arguments for organic craft beer. As a strong supporter of brewers like Bison out of Berkeley, California; I think organic beer has it’s place in the craft beer industry. Not every organic beer can…

Why is Beer So Male?

Why is Beer So Male? I recently discovered a great blog from the East Bay of California, which primarily seems to be written by a woman named Jen who does a lot of writing about local brews,events, and also women in the industry. This is how I found her blog. I really agree with her…

Forbes’ 5 Beer Cities to Hit This Summer

Forbes recently published an article, which can be read here , about upcoming summer beer events through out the country.  They listed: Philadelphia, PA Asheville, NC Portland, OR New York City San Francisco, CA

Shit Beer Geeks Say!

Good Beer Week out of Australia posted this hilarious video of some classic lines I’ve heard beer geeks/snobs/groupies say about beer,styles, and culture. Check it out!

Reject Abject Consumerism & We Save Ourselves

I absolutely love TEDx talks, and I am always REALLY stoked when the speakers are brewers that I truly respect. Here’s one from Greg Koch, the owner of Stone Brewing Company in San Diego. Enjoy!

Benno Is Here!

I know I just posted about Gregorius the other day, and I was super stoked to finally try this beer. Now, I’ve learned that Benno, their farmhouse style, is now available as well. I need to find this beer, for three main reasons: 1. I love farmhouse beers 2. I love Trappist beers 3. I…

Clown Shoes’ “Tramp Stamp”

This was my first beer from Clown Shoes, and it definitely won’t be my last. I probably let this sit for too long as it’s a Belgo-IPA. The yeast in this definitely gave it a nice flavour, but it has a nice hoppy bite at the end. It was a little maltier, but I’m not…

Happiness is Trappist Beer

I can now happily say I’ve had all of the Trappist beers available in the United States! Hurray for me?

Savoring the Principles of Craft Beer and Food Pairings

I wanted to share this article from the Huffington Post about pairing food with beer. As someone who is increasingly more interested in the food/beer industry, I found it to be very straight-forward, but also very accessible to those who may not know which things to pick, or pair. While it comes from Julia Herz…

Happy American Craft Beer Week!

It’s the moooooost wonderful time of the year! This week marks the annual American Craft Beer celebration, how are all of you celebrating? Each day this week, I am making sure to drink some quality craft brews, and the more local, the better. As I previously posted, the bar I work at will be hosting…

Bike Dog Brewing

There’s a new brewery opening up in Sacramento in the next couple of months (date still TBA), and I’m really excited about the concept behind their beer, and company. Bike Dog is a new brewery popping up that shares my three loves…beer, bikes, and dogs. While I have not had the fortune to try their beers yet,…