Every last one of the craft beers from SanTan Brewing Company are specifically brewed (and designed) for hotter climates…hence the name ‘Southwestern’ Style Ales. This Arizona-based brewery began distributing in Texas last June, on the belief that great craft beer can be inspiration fro the conversations that can change the world!
The holidays are top of the mind now that December has arrived. Breckenridge Brewery’s Christmas Ale captures that extra flavor and strength we’re currently looking for in a winter warmer. It’s a bit of bottled joy to the world!
Now that fall has all but arrived, one of the most popular seasonal beers of…well, EVER has hit the shelves. It’s pumpkin beer time! Each varietal is a little bit different from the next, and come from all over the US, brewed with the kind of aromatic ingredients you’d expect when thinking of Mom’s pumpkin pie.
There are several seasonal releases to take stock of from the Real Ale Brewing Company. Looking ahead towards the remainder of the year, these craft standouts take centerfold: the Shade Grown Coffee Porter, Real Ale’s version of the Oktoberfest and their ‘double extra special bitter’ Phoenixx…
We’re taking a refresher course in summer beer from the last frontier! Alaskan Brewing Company is still one of our top craft choices around. Inspired by the majestic setting that surrounds them, the folks at this brewery do their best to put a little bit of Alaska in every bottle…
Remember the ALAMO…beer that is! With Fiesta finally here and in good form, take a moment to appreciate a finely crafted beer from one of San Antonio’s own. The formula for ALAMO was based upon it being a good introductory lighter style ale — and an excellent starting point for folks that were just starting to try micro brews…
Spring has finally arrived – and it feels long overdue! We’re ready to lighten up for the sunshine with a superb selection of seasonal beers and top notch cocktail mixers from H-E-B.
One thing is for certain: it’s hard to pass up on an ice-cold beer — even in the dead of winter! When hectic schedules and frigid temps become too overwhelming, it can be the perfect reward after a long day. In fact, some of our favorite seasonal eats featured on this site taste all the better with a ‘cold one’ as a companion…
All of your favorite things whipped into one! Wine milkshakes have become incredibly popular…the combinations are endless. Believe it or not, they’re just as good with beer too. These are a couple of my current faves. Play around with the ingredients, there are no wrong answers here — just some simple recipes to revel in!
After a slew of well balanced but ‘unremarkable beers,’ Founders founders, Mike Stevens and Dave Engbers, along with the tight-knit crew at this grassroots, Grand Rapids brewery, decided it was time to shake up the formula — and there was no turning back! Today, the brewery that strives for complex, in-your-face ales, with huge aromatics, bigger body, and tons of flavor is one of the highest rated craft setups in the country!
Did you know that one percent of Americans are gluten-intolerant? The good news is that there are more options now for gluten-free products than ever before, including gluten-free beer! In these beverages, barley malt is substituted for traditional ingredients traditionally like wheat, barley and rye.
All the hail the ale of winter! I’ve previewed the Alaskan Brewing Company before on my site. This award-winning craft brewery seems to do no wrong. I’ve liked everything I’ve tried from them (especially their Amber Ale), and this frosty, seasonal Alaskan Winter is no different!
High five for this fall hybrid! The Breckenridge Autumn Ale combines the malty goodness you’d expect from a German lager, with the clean crispness of an American Brown ale for one superb seasonal beer.
Don’t let a quirky name like ‘Dogfish Head’ turn you away from this oft-celebrated craft brewery based out of Milton, Delaware. It’s “off-centerd stuff for off-centered people” slogan is actually dead on as far as taste and drinkability goes!
‘Tis the season to be jolly…and a worthy holiday brew sure does help to set the mood! Stretching back all the way to 1975, the real “San Francisco treat” come late November has always been Anchor Brewing Company’s ever-evolving Anchor Christmas Ale.