POSTED ON February 12th - POSTED IN BlogThis week, we’re looking at a well-known, yet little understood way of measuring how bitter a beer is. IBU’s are often thrown around as a trendy stat on product labels and beer descriptions, and while they’re a very relevant way of measuring certain aspects of a beer’s flavor and aroma, they do not (in any way) make […]
POSTED ON February 4th - POSTED IN BlogLeave it to the Koreans to come up with innovative and sometimes bizarre food and beverage combinations. Have you tried the whipped cream and beer combination that we introduced previously? If that hit the spot for you, there’s more where that came from, so read on and find your next drinking experiment!
POSTED ON January 6th - POSTED IN BlogMore and more breweries are crafting recipes with gluten-free grains and dabbling in gluten removal in their beers. Here are five gluten-free beers to try in 2015. New Grist Lakefront Brewery (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) The Lakefront Brewery New Grist pilsner was the first gluten-free beer to be granted label approval by the U.S. government. Each batch […]
POSTED ON December 17th - POSTED IN BlogDon’t re-gift that tin you got from your insurance guy: Try these beer pairings for a holiday snack that really pops. cheddar + brown ale Cheddar popcorn’s addiction factor sails when salty, cheesy tang melts right into a brown ale’s soft dark malt and chocolate; you’ll be caught orange-handed. butter + ESB If only you […]
POSTED ON December 4th - POSTED IN UncategorizedSriracha, the beloved and now iconic chili sauce, has made its way into chips, hummus, and even ice cream, so it was only a matter of time before a brewery rolled out their own tangy take. And here it is: Oregon’s Rogue Ales announced that they will be releasing a Sriracha Hot Stout in December. The […]
POSTED ON October 29th - POSTED IN UncategorizedWith Halloween only a couple days away, we pulled together a list of some of the scariest beers out there. Terrifying names and frightening labels make these brews perfect for setting the scene at your Halloween party — you’ll get the chills before you even take your first sip.
POSTED ON October 28th - POSTED IN BlogHalloween candy is just fine, but come fall, I crave creamy, chocolatey oatmeal stout. These beers are silky-smooth thanks to the oaty addition, and the flavors tend to evoke roasty coffee with cream. They’re ideal for serving with all sorts of autumnal meals: roasted root vegetables and pork shoulder, slow-braised beef stews or chili. When […]